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What are Uterine Fibroids?

Uterine fibroids are growths that develop from the muscle tissue of the uterus. The technical name for a fibroid is leiomyoma, or myoma for short. Fibroids have different classifications depending on where in the uterus they are growing: Intramural fibroids grow within the uterine wall Submucosal fibroids grow inside the uterine cavity Subserosal fibroids are

Pelvic Organ Prolapse

When You Lose Support: Understanding Pelvic Organ Prolapse You have a lot of important organs in your pelvic area, including your vagina, uterus, bladder, urethra, and rectum. Have you ever thought about what holds them into place? The answer is the muscle of the pelvic floor, as well as layers of connective tissue. Sometimes conditions

Preventing Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are just what they sound like: infections that you can get by having sex and are spread through sexual contact. They are very common and very contagious, sort of like a cold or the flu. The difference is STIs can damage your body and even kill you. STIs are caused by

Nutrition During Pregnancy

Getting good nutrition during pregnancy isn’t overly complicated, it’s just a matter of eating smart. Your doctor will offer advice on what to eat – and what not to eat – but this guide works as a handy reference as well. Foods and Calories Get a customized nutrition plan of how many calories you should

Barrier Methods of Birth Control

Barrier methods of birth control work to keep sperm from reaching an egg in your uterus and causing pregnancy. Many women like them because they have no effect on their hormones like birth control pills do. You can also use barrier methods if you are breastfeeding, as they will have no effect on your milk

Marijuana Use and Pregnancy

Call it marijuana, call it pot, or call it by its legal name, cannabis. Evidence shows humans have had a relationship with the plant for thousands of years and the number of states in the U.S. in which marijuana is legal for recreational or medicinal use continues to grow. But that doesn’t mean marijuana is

Type 2 Diabetes: What You Need to Know

When you have diabetes, your body doesn’t make enough insulin or doesn’t use insulin as it should. Insulin is a hormone that helps balance the amount of glucose in your blood. Normally, your body changes most of the food you eat into glucose, which is also referred to as sugar. Glucose is the main source

Emergency Contraception

Things happen. You forget to take your birth control pills, a condom breaks or slips off, or you had unplanned sex and don’t have birth control at all. That’s where emergency contraception comes in. Emergency contraception keeps you from becoming pregnant after you had sex without using birth control. It doesn’t cause an abortion; it

Pregnancy and Addiction

Pregnancy should be an exciting and empowering time in a woman’s life. Unfortunately, addiction and mental health problems can compromise a woman’s safety and well-being. There’s hope for recovery, though. Help is available for pregnant women who are suffering from addiction. Click here to learn more from the Guide to Pregnancy and Addiction by DrugRehab.com

The “Breast Cancer” Genes: BRCA1 and BRCA2 Gene Mutations

Breast cancer and ovarian cancer can be caused by a number of different factors. Most women who get cancer don’t have a family history of the disease, but sometimes cancer will run in families. Known as hereditary or familial cancer, these types of cancer are caused by changes, or mutations, in genes that pass from

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