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The Connection Between Your Heart and Thyroid

Thyroid problems are a common cause of heart-related symptoms and conditions that increase your risk of heart attack, heart failure, and stroke.

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The Most Common Concerns About Vaginal Health, According to an OB-GYN

How well do you know your own vagina? Alyssa Dweck, M.D., an obstetrician-gynecologist and author, addresses some of the most common worries women may have.

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Breast Cancer Funds for Uninsured Women

If you find a lump in your breast and don't have insurance, you might be eligible for breast cancer screening and treatment through this government program.

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Lumps and Bumps Near the Vagina: What Are They?

No one wants to discover a lump or bump down there, but many causes are not serious and easily treated.

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Is it Menopause, or Your Thyroid?

Since exhaustion, weight gain, and brain fog are symptoms of menopause and thyroid, it’s hard to know which it is.

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Causes of Vaginal Bumps: When Is It Serious?

It’s normal to feel concerned about unexplained bumps in the genital area. But don’t think the worst just yet.

Fixes for Fecal Incontinence

Several options exist for managing this embarrassing, and sometimes debilitating, condition.

Can Menopause Raise Your Blood Pressure?

Can Menopause Raise Your Blood Pressure?

Blood pressure numbers increase considerably for women after menopause. Here’s what the research shows.

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10 Warning Signs of Gynecologic Cancers

Paying close attention to these changes in your body can help you detecting gynecologic cancers early.

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Menopause Tied to Loss of Lung Function

Your ability to fully expand your lungs diminishes during and after menopause, a decline that may be on par with smoking 20 cigarettes a day for 10 years.