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Some diseases are unique to women; others are simply more common in women than in men. Learn to prevent, recognize and treat common women's health issues here.

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Cervical Dysplasia
Cervical dysplasia is a condition of abnormal cell growth in the uterine cervix, the opening from the uterus to the vagina.
 
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Cervical Cancer
The cervix is the lower part of the uterus that connects the uterus to the vagina. Most cervical cancers begin in the cells lining the cervix.
Cervical Dysplasia
Cervical dysplasia is a condition of abnormal cell growth in the uterine cervix, the opening from the uterus to the vagina.
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome refers to unexplained, persistent fatigue that lasts more than six months. Fortunately, there are many lifestyle changes that can help.
Fibromyalgia Treatment
Fibromyalgia is characterized by a generalized, aching pain. About 3.7 million Americans, mostly women of childbearing age, suffer from it.
Menopause
Eating whole soy foods can help balance hormone levels in women. Learn more about natural methods that may ease menopause symptoms.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Green tea may lower breast cancer risk. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month; a good time to learn more about preventive measures.
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis is common disease of old age, and there's more to slowing bone loss than taking calcium pills. Learn which nutrients help, and which foods to avoid.
Ovarian Cancer
Ovarian cancer is uncontrolled grown of aberrant cells in the ovaries. Like most cancers, ovarian cancer is staged on the basis of how far it has spread from the site where it originates.
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) is a bacterial infection of the uterus, fallopian tubes and other female reproductive organs. Take these precautionary measures.
Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a condition that involves a multitude of symptoms occurring during the last week of the luteal phase (one week before menstruation) in most menstrual cycles.
Urinary Tract Infections (UTI)
About 10 to 20 percent of women will develop a urinary tract infection (UTI) at some point in their lives. Cystitis (a bladder infection) is a common type of UTI, and is far more prevalent among women than men.
Vaginitis
Vaginitis most commonly occurs when the bacterial flora in the vagina becomes out of balance. While dietary changes can help, the best treatment is prevention.
Women's Health Tip - What Works for Varicose Veins?
Grape seed extract is commonly prescribed in France for varicose veins and other vascular problems.
RELATED Q&A'S
Alexia for Natural Breast Reduction?

I saw a product online called Alexia which claims to naturally reduce the size of a woman's breasts. Could there be any validity to such a claim?

Alternatives to Estrogen?
Is there any data on the safety of bio-identical hormones for someone whose mother had breast cancer post-menopause that was contained and estrogen-receptor positive? Also, what is considered short-term therapy when using bio-identical hormones?
Alternatives to Prescription Estrogen Cream?

Is there an alternative to Premarin vaginal cream? It has helped eliminate frequent bladder irritation/infection after sex, but I would prefer to use something else.

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