Latest by Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

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Risk Factors

How Can Celiac Disease Affect Fertility and Pregnancy?

One in 100 people have celiac disease, but many of them remain undiagnosed. Here are ways in which celiac can affect your reproductive health.

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Risk Factors

How to Plan for a Baby When You've Had Postpartum Depression Before

If you’ve had postpartum depression (PPD) in the past, future pregnancies can be daunting. Here’s how to prepare for the postpartum period.

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Treatment

How Eating Disorders Can Affect Your Reproductive Health

You may not think of a gynecologist as someone who could help you deal with eating disorder symptoms, but in fact, they can play a key role.

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Baby

Managing Your Thyroid When You’re Postpartum

Being postpartum comes with its own host of hormone complications, and when you throw in thyroid disease you end up with a double whammy. While you’re taking care of your baby, it’s also important to make sure you’re taking care of yourself — especially your thyroid disease.

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Baby

No One Told Me Breastfeeding Would Be Hard With Thyroid Disease

We all know that breastfeeding has many benefits for you and your baby, but did you know that having thyroid disease could complicate your chances of breastfeeding? Find out how to increase your milk supply, and when it's okay to start weaning into formula.

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Treatment

Osteopenia Treatment: 9 Drug-Free Steps to Take

Learn about the different treatment options available and find out the actions you can take right now to lower your risk.

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Medication

Advice For Postpartum Pain Relief

Wondering about pain relief after childbirth? Learn the treatment options available and how the opioid epidemic is affecting treatment guidelines.

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Treatment

Urinary Incontinence in Women: What You Should Know

While urinary incontinence isn’t an uncommon problem for women, the silence around the topic can lead to a lot of unnecessary embarrassment. Learn the types, causes, symptoms, and treatments.

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Treatment

Birth Control Options After Baratric Surgery

If you're planning to get weight loss surgery, here’s what you should know about contraception during your recovery and beyond.

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Symptoms

How to Prevent and Treat UTIs

Urinary tract infections can be extremely painful. Here’s what you need to know to stop them in their tracks.