General Health, Disease & Wellness

Find crucial information on women’s health and wellness. We’ll cover common diseases and disorders diagnosed in women including thyroid conditions, varicose veins, migraines and others. Find information specific to women on nutritional needs, hair loss, physical health and wellbeing here.

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  • Progesterone? What Are the Most Frequently Asked Questions
    Discover the answers to some frequently asked questions about progesterone. Learn what progesterone is, and why it is vital to your health.
  • Treat Varicose Veins Naturally with Herbs
    Gotu kola and horse chestnut are a couple of herbal remedies used to get rid of bulging veins. Learn what causes this problem and know what other herbs for varicose veins can help treat and prevent them from coming back.
  • Low Levels of Testosterone in Women
    There are many symptoms of low testosterone in women. Many focus around sexual desire and arousal, though there are other areas of the body where signs can occur as well. It is important that you notice these signs so that you can get the problem fixed as quickly as possible.
  • Transvaginal Ultrasound to Diagnose Women's Health Issues
    Women’s health issues usually involve problems in the pelvic area where the organs of reproduction are located. Evaluation of these conditions may require imaging using the transvaginal ultrasound. Find out how this technique is done and how it can help in diagnosing female conditions.
  • Normal Testosterone Levels in Women
    Testosterone is usually thought of as a male hormone. On the contrary, women also produce testosterone, and although in smaller amounts, this hormone has important functions in the female body. Learn more about the role of normal levels of testosterone in women.
  • Insight on the NovaSure Procedure: A Type of Uterine Ablation
    Many women experience long-lasting and heavy menstrual bleeding, medically known as menorrhagia. While there is no cure for this condition, a uterine ablation, or endometrial ablation, can help alleviate such symptoms. There are various procedures, so what is the safest form of uterine ablation?
  • Side Effects of Stopping the Use of Progesterone Pills
    Side effects of stopping progesterone pills are generally mild; however, in some cases the side effects can be severe or persistent. Side effects can include breast tenderness and even an increased risk for cancer.
  • What Are the Causes of Spider Veins?
    Spider veins, very similar to varicose veins, are reddish-purple small veins appearing near the surface of the skin. Read on to find more information on the causes of spider veins, which are more of a cosmetic problem than a danger.
  • What Are the Causes of Swollen Lymph Nodes in the Armpit?
    Women often find swollen lymph nodes in their armpits for seemingly no reason at all. And while we tend to think the worst when we feel these puffy nodules, not all occurrences are cause for grave concern. Here are some of the most common causes of swollen lymph nodes.
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