Comorbid Conditions

so what is interstitial cystitis in women anyway

What Is Interstitial Cystitis in Women?

Burning sensations when urinating, increasing urges to urinate and recurring lower abdominal pain prompt many women to make an appointment with their physician to get antibiotics to treat yet another bladder infection. But when they undergo testing, their doctor informs them no infection exists. Yet these symptoms still deserve prompt medical attention, as they may […] Read more…

common placental disorders in pregnancy to be aware of

Placental Disorders in Pregnancy

Pregnancy represents a magical time in a woman’s life, but not every one goes smoothly. Placental disorders in pregnancy can strike seemingly without warning and endanger the health of a woman and her unborn child. Women planning on becoming pregnant benefit from a solid heart-to-heart talk with their OB-GYN first. Some placental disorders are easily […] Read more…

can alcohol cause anxiety in women

Can Alcohol Cause Anxiety?

Nearly one-quarter of American women suffer from some form of anxiety disorder. Many of those suffering from such disorders remain undiagnosed by medical professionals, either due to a lack of health insurance coverage, personal factors like long work days or a combination of multiple reasons. This leads many women with undiagnosed anxiety disorders to seek […] Read more…

heart disease in women symptoms and treatments

Heart Disease in Women: What You Should Know

While many people may associate heart disease with men’s health, it should receive just as much attention when discussing women’s health, too. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the top cause of death in women living in the U.S. and is responsible for nearly 25 percent of female deaths. […] Read more…

how does diabetes affect a woman sexually and what are the symptoms of diabetes in women

Symptoms of Diabetes in Women

Diabetes is a metabolic disease that manifests when an individual’s insulin levels are irregular. The symptoms of diabetes can have a considerable influence on the lifestyles of both women and men alike. However, while this disease afflicts patients of both genders, there are symptoms of diabetes in women that are unique to their gender. Many […] Read more…

stroke risk factors for women to know

Stroke Risk Factors for Women

Nothing is more vital to a woman’s sense of well-being than knowing how to avoid illnesses or medical emergencies that threaten her overall health. For many, awareness is the key to a healthy life — meaning you’re already off to a great start since you’ve landed on this page. However, many women don’t know the […] Read more…

osteoarthritis in women facts

Osteoarthritis in Women: What You Should Know

Most of us expect a few aches and pains as part of the natural aging process. However, osteoarthritis in women cripples far too many females who still have much life remaining to live. Osteoarthritis refers to the gradual wearing away of the cartilage protecting our joints when they rub against each other. When this cartilage […] Read more…

woman lying down: autoimmune diseases in women

Common Autoimmune Diseases in Women

Autoimmune diseases occur when the body’s immune system goes a bit rogue and switches from only attacking microbes to attacking healthy tissue. Women make up 75 percent of all autoimmune disease sufferers, yet medical science hasn’t performed much research to date on why or how these disorders affect women differently. Treating autoimmune diseases more common in […] Read more…

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