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Healthy Summer Eating Tips

Here are five incredible and simple tips for healthier eating this summer: Work more veggies into your diet. I like adding avocado to my sandwiches. Or the next time you’re cooking fish, meat, or poultry, try this: sauté some peppers, onion, garlic, … Continue reading

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2019 Health Resolutions For Women

If you’re looking for New Year’s health resolution ideas you can actually stick to, well, here are some that you can and should keep: 1. Make annual primary care appointments. A lot of women skip seeing their primary care doctor … Continue reading

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Alcohol & Birth Control – What You Need To Know

Does alcohol reduce the effectiveness of the pill? Alcohol does not affect the functioning of the birth control pill. According to Planned Parenthood, the following forms of contraception will continue to work in the same way if a person drinks … Continue reading

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Causes Of Cramps & Discharge

Many women experience abdominal cramps and vaginal discharge. Pain low in the tummy and around the belly button is usually described as cramping. Some discharge from the vagina and cervix is usual. It varies in response to hormones produced as part of … Continue reading

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What To Expect Before, During & After An Oophorectomy Surgery

The term oophorectomy is used to describe the surgical removal of one or both of the ovaries. It is also called ovariectomy. The surgery may just remove the ovaries, or it may be a part of a hysterectomy, which is the … Continue reading

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The Anatomy And Early Warning Signs Of Breast Cancer

  Certain changes in the breast may be early signs of breast cancer. Knowing what these changes look like can help people access the right treatment, as soon as possible. Understanding the different parts of the breast and their functions can … Continue reading

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Experimental Drug Offers Hope For Women With Frequent Menopausal Hot Flushes

Women plagued by frequent hot flushes/flashes during menopause could cut the number of flushes/flashes by almost three-quarters, thanks to a new drug compound. In a trial carried out at Imperial College London, researchers showed that women who suffered seven or more … Continue reading

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Catch a Cold When Pregnant? Here’s What To Do

The chances of a woman catching a cold while pregnant are high because the immune system is affected by pregnancy. The seasonal cold is one of the most common respiratory sicknesses in humans. According to the Centers for Disease Control and … Continue reading

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What You Need To Know About IUD Removal

A guide to IUD removal Removal of an IUD usually takes place at a clinician’s office. It should only be carried out by a qualified healthcare professional. A device can be taken out at any time during the menstrual cycle. … Continue reading

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Study Shows Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder May Be Triggered By Miscarriage And Ectopic Pregnancy

Women may be at risk of post-traumatic stress disorder following a miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy, suggests a new study. The team behind the research, from Imperial College London, say the findings suggest women should be routinely screened for the condition, and receive … Continue reading

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