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Uterine Fibroids: What You Need to Know

Get the answers to 10 common questions about fibroids, including information about symptoms, causes, treatments, and more.

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5 Things To Know Before Hysterectomy to Treat Endometriosis

When your endometriosis symptoms are severe, you may look to hysterectomy when nothing else has worked. Here’s what you should consider before making your final decision.

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A New Vaccine Could Treat Existing HPV and Precancer of the Cervix

The current HPV vaccine, Gardasil9, prevents cervical cancer—but a new vaccine could actually get rid of HPV and precancerous cells in people who are already affected.

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Women Beat Men When It Comes to Recovering After Trauma — But Why?

In cases of severe trauma — falls, accidents, assaults — women tend to have higher survival rates than men. But the reason for this is unknown.

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Period Problems Solved: 5 Ways to Ease Bloating

Struggling with premenstrual bloating? Here are things you can do to make that time of the month a bit easier.

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Ovarian Cysts: 'Watchful Waiting' or Surgery?

Women with non-cancerous (benign) ovarian cysts that don’t cause symptoms may not require surgery to remove them, suggests a study.

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How is Hypothyroidism Treated?

Featuring traditional and nontraditional options.

Woman frustrated with complications of her polycystic ovary syndrome.

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.

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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.

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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.