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Learning to Take Menstrual Disorders Seriously

 

Many women suffer from menstrual disorders without ever complaining. Although our society has come a long way, openly discussing periods is still considered taboo. This often leads to women having no way of identifying potentially serious health problems associated with menstruation. In the past, women had to rely on memory to monitor the cycle and …

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Tips to Ease Chronic Pelvic Pain

 

If you are experiencing discomfort in the area between your hips and below your belly button that has lasted for half a year or more, you may be dealing with chronic pelvic pain (CPP). It could be caused by various conditions (urinary, reproductive or digestive), or it could be caused by nothing. Common Causes of …

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High-Risk Pregnancy Benefits from High-Risk Pregnancy Experts in Marietta

 

“High-risk pregnancy” is one of the scariest phrases you can hear. No parent wants to battle the inherent dangers of a high-risk pregnancy. Unfortunately, for some mothers-to-be, this is real life for various reasons. Having an OB/GYN you can trust and who is experienced in high-risk pregnancy care can make an enormous difference in how …

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When to Discuss Vaginal Itching with Your Doctor

 

Any itching on your body can be annoying; but when it happens “down there,” not only is it annoying, it can also be very uncomfortable and embarrassing. Most vaginal itching is not serious and if it does not go away on its own after a day or so, it usually responds to simple treatment. When …

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Do You Suffer from Heavy Periods?

 

Although a perfectly natural part of living, periods are an unpleasant and often painful experience for many. If you have a very heavy menstrual flow, your time of the month poses additional challenges. Producing a higher amount of blood than average during your menses requires planning and organization. As you may have to change your …

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3 Ways to Help Prevent Hypertensive Pregnancy

 

While pregnancy can be a wonderful and exciting time in a woman’s life, there can be certain health conditions that can create life-threatening complications. A medical condition known as preeclampsia is a type of hypertension, or high blood pressure, that can occur typically after 20 weeks of pregnancy. While treatable, this health condition can cause …

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Why Your Child’s First Visit to the Gynecologist Should be at Age 13

 

Most parents are familiar with child timetables, like when they need to have an annual physical, because otherwise, their child won’t be able to play school sports. They also know when to start their kids on dental checks and eventually, orthodontia. However, many parents are unaware that adolescent females should see a gynecologist between 13 …

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What You Cannot Do When Pregnant with Multiples

 

When you are pregnant with multiples, you need to take extra precautions. The additional weight and demand on your body make such pregnancies riskier than a singleton pregnancy. That means you will have to modify how you eat, exercise and dress differently than do moms of singletons. Things You Cannot Do During this exciting time, …

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What is the Difference Between Hormonal and Nonhormonal Birth Control?

 

Thanks to scientific advances, there are various birth control options available. But how can you choose the best method for you? All Contraception is Either Hormonal or Non-Hormonal All contraception options fall into two categories: hormonal and non-hormonal. Understanding the differences between these two options is key to selecting a method. You will be able …

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