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Thyroid Problems After Pregnancy

How to know whether it’s just typical postpartum fatigue and hair loss, or if it’s a larger thyroid problem.

By Mary Shomon

Tech Tools to Help Manage Hot Flashes

Menopause can come with some not-so-fun symptoms, including hot flashes. Here are some handy gadgets to help manage them.

By Katherine Malmo

Is it PCOS, or Hypothyroidism — Or Both?

One of the most common signs of PCOS — ovarian cysts — are also frequently seen in women with hypothyroidism. If you have ovarian cysts and your doctor suspects that you have PCOS, make sure that he or she evaluates your thyroid before diagnosing you with or treating you for PCOS.

By Mary Shomon

Is it Hypothyroidism, or Something Else?

The best way to know if you have hypothyroidism, or any thyroid condition, is to get bloodwork done. But if you have a hunch that you have hypothyroidism, check out these symptoms, diagnosis details, and treatment options.

By Mary Shomon

You Might Have an Underactive Thyroid if…

If you’re feeling extra tired or can’t seem to lose weight despite your best efforts, you might have an underactive thyroid. Check into these 12 symptoms of hypothyroidism.

By Mary Shomon

7 Ways Your Skin May Change During Pregnancy

Pregnant? Here’s what you need to know about common skin changes and whether they may require treatment.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

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.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Why We Need to Talk About PMDD

Premenstrual dysphoric disorder is considered a mental disorder — but should it be?

By Claire Gillespie

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.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Endometriosis

Have you been diagnosed with this chronic pain condition? Here are some key questions and answers to help get the conversation started with your doctor.

By Eileen Bailey