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common health problems in middle adulthood women face

6 Common Health Problems in Middle Adulthood Women Face

Aging happens to all of us. When we reach those anticipated birthdays, we often find ourselves facing new and unfamiliar health challenges. What are the most common health problems in middle adulthood, and what symptoms should those between the ages of 40 and 65 be on the lookout for? 1. Menopause Menopause is probably the […] Read more…

unexplained weight gain causes in women

8 Unexplained Weight Gain Causes in Women

When you’re trying to lose weight, getting on the scale to find that you’ve gained a few pounds is distressing. Often, you can pinpoint a cause — a heavy meal the night before or scarfing down a super-salty bag of chips. However, what if you consistently gain weight with no identifiable unexplained weight gain causes? […] Read more…

is a sudden change in menstrual cycle length worrisome at all

Is a Sudden Change in Menstrual Cycle Length Worrisome?

Think of the menstrual cycle as a hormone-driven 30-day calendar your body follows naturally. Day one is when you begin your period and start to bleed, called menstruation. This bleeding typically ends on day three or five. On day 14, ovulation will occur. If the egg is not fertilized by the 25th day, it will dissolve, […] Read more…

why is my menstrual cycle getting shorter all of a sudden

Why Is My Menstrual Cycle Getting Shorter?

Your period is probably not something you look forward to. However, as you grow accustomed to the ritual, you may notice changes that occur in your body, such as a shorter or missed period. Have you been asking yourself, “Why is my menstrual cycle getting shorter?” You’re not alone. Irregular periods are very prevalent, affecting […] Read more…

why is my face breaking out all of a sudden anyway

Why Is My Face Breaking out All of a Sudden?

Acne affects a lot of people — in fact, it’s the eighth most common disease worldwide. One myth is that acne is caused by not washing your face, but there are a lot of reasons you might be experiencing a sudden breakout. People who scrub and exfoliate each day can still get pimples. “But why is […] Read more…

will i still have a period after a partial hysterectomy procedure

Will I Still Have a Period After a Partial Hysterectomy?

Women undergo hysterectomies for various reasons, from uterine fibroids to certain forms of cancer. Different types of hysterectomies exist: full, partial and radical. With a full or radical hysterectomy, the entirety of the uterus is removed, sometimes along with other organs in the case of a radical hysterectomy. If you’re wondering, “Will I still have […] Read more…

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