Women's Health

Get the latest information and tips on women's health, including sex, reproductive health, fitness and exercise, nutrition and diet advice, recipes, and more.

Is Your Hair Loss Due to Your Thyroid?

Learn about the link between your thyroid and hair thinning, breakage, and hair loss.

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Tips and Products to Help You Sleep During Menopause

Night sweats and hot flashes keeping you awake? These suggestions can help.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

The Evolution of Birth Control Throughout History

From 3000 B.C. to present day, birth control has come a long way. Here's a health history lesson on how it developed into what it is today.

By Eileen Bailey

Women and Migraines: Hormones Are Key

More women than men are affected by migraine because of sex hormones, particularly estrogen, suggests a Spanish study analyzing decades of medical literature.

By Diane Domina

Answering Work Email Off the Clock? You're Risking Your Health

Flexible work boundaries can produce harmful effects even when employees aren’t actually “working” extended off-hours, according to a study .

By Diane Domina

Women Are More Likely to Survive a Heart Attack With a Female Doctor

Gender inequality can raise the risk of dying from heart attack: Female heart attack patients are less likely to survive when treated by a male physician.

By Diane Domina

Chronic Hives and PMS: 12 Things You Need to Know

For many women, chronic hives are worse during PMS and other times in their menstrual cycle. Learn how a woman's menstrual cyle affects her hives.

By Rachel Zohn

What I Wish I’d Known Before Having Surgery for Endometriosis

“In 2013, I had the first of three laparoscopic surgeries for endometriosis. Had I known then what I know now, I could have avoided at least one of those surgeries.”

By Julie Ryan

PCOS and Autism: What's the Connection?

According to a British study, polycystic ovary syndrome increases a woman’s risk for having a child with autism.

By Diane Domina

If You're a Woman With RA, You're Susceptible to Other Conditions

It's not enough that you live with RA — if you are a woman with RA it opens up your immune system to other chronic conditions. But, unlike with RA, there are things you can do to prevent these comorbidities.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

Women Are More Likely Than Men to Have a Chronic Disease

Just what every woman wants to hear. But, unfortunately, 38 percent of American women have at least one chronic health condition, compared to 30 percent of men. Find out what it’s costing women — in finances and life.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

Meet the Experts

Eileen Bailey

Health Writer

Eileen Bailey is an award-winner author of six books on health and parenting. She specializes in ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer.

Mary Shomon

Patient Expert

Mary Shomon is a patient advocate and bestselling author on thyroid disease, diabetes, weight loss and hormonal health.

Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Health Professional

Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D., LCCE, CLC, AdvCD(DONA) is a childbirth educator, doula, founder of Childbirth.org, and author.

Eileen Bailey

Health Writer

Eileen Bailey is an award-winner author of six books on health and parenting. She specializes in ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer.