Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)


What is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)? Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is characterized by multiple hormonal disturbances leading to a constellation of symptoms. What are the common signs and symptoms associated with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)?  Irregular or missed menstrual periods Elevated male hormones Oily skin, acne, skin discolorations Excessive [...]

Uterine Fibroids


What are Uterine Fibroids? Uterine Fibroids are non-cancerous growths that develop in the uterus during the child bearing years. What are the common signs, and symptoms, associated with Uterine Fibroids? Abdominal and pelvic pain Abdominal distention and pressure Menstrual and bowel difficulties Low back pain Bloating, cramping, and fluid [...]

Breast Health


What is Breast Health? Breast Health is defined as the maintenance of healthy breast tissue and the avoidance of breast disease. What are the common, conditions, and diseases associated with Breast tissue? Breast Cancer Fibrocystic breasts What is the difference between early detection of breast disease and maintaining breast [...]



What is Endometriosis? Endometriosis occurs when Endometrial tissue, which normally lines the inside the uterus, begins to grow outside the uterus in areas that it is not supposed to be. What are the common signs and symptoms associated with Endometriosis? Pelvic pain, abdominal area pain (can be severe) Painful, [...]

Painful Periods – Dysmenorrhea


What is Dysmenorrhea (Painful Periods)? Dysmenorrhea (Painful Periods) is defined as pain experienced during a woman's monthly menstrual period. There are two categories of Dymenorrhea, Primary, and Secondary. Secondary is related to other diseases or conditions of the female reproductive system such as Endometriosis, and Uterine Fibroids, which are [...]



What is Pre-menopause? Pre-menopause is described as the period of time before Menopause when a woman's monthly cycle becomes less regular and more unpredictable. She may experience light or heavy periods, Irregular or missed periods, as well as certain physical, and psychological symptoms What are the common symptoms, conditions, [...]



What is Menopause? Menopause is officially established when a woman's menstrual period has stopped occurring for at least one year. However, classic menopausal symptoms can begin to occur long before a woman is "officially" in menopause. What are the common signs, symptoms, conditions, and diseases associated with Menopause? Hot [...]

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