Infertility in Women

Pregnancy is a biological miracle involving several requirements to be met for success. A female ovum must be released from the ovaries. A sperm must attach to the egg for…

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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a women’s health condition that causes hormonal alterations in the body as well as many metabolic issues. Although its root cause is not yet known,…

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Postmenopausal Bleeding and its Causes

Postmenopausal bleeding is the condition in which uterine bleeding occurs after a female has gone through menopause. While some bleeding is common during the perimenopausal time frame, uterine bleeding after…

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Incidence, Causes, and Treatments

Endometriosis is a female reproductive organ disease that affects about 10% of women (of the reproductive age) globally. The condition is defined by the growth of endometrial tissue outside of…

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Common Menopausal Issues

What is Menopause? Menopause is a natural biological process that begins when the ovaries stop producing hormones. It is usually officially diagnosed 12 months after a woman’s last menstrual cycle….

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Breast Cancer in Women

Although there are several types of breast cancer, it remains a disease whereby cells within the breast grow at an abnormally rapid speed. Most breast cancers develop in the ducts…

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Gynecological Cancer

Gynecological cancer includes any cancerous tumor involving the female reproductive organs. Cancer occurs when abnormal cell growth occurs, leading to rapid overgrowth of other abnormal cells. Sometimes this growth occurs…

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Sexually Transmitted Infections

An STI, or sexually transmitted infection, is an infection that has been contracted and spread from sexual contact. Previously, the term STD (Sexually Transmitted Disease) has been used to describe…

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Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

The term perimenopause simply refers to the time period leading up to menopause. During this time period, typically between the ages of 40-55, the female body experiences several changes that…

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Types of Vaginitis

Vaginitis is defined as any condition resulting in inflammation of the vagina. Vaginitis symptoms can vary, ranging from asymptomatic to painful. In addition, the condition can be infectious or non-infectious….

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