Women’s Health


Excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis) isn’t life-threatening, but it can threaten your quality of life. How do you know when it’s time to see a doctor about your excessive sweating?
Excessive Sweating: Too Much?

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There are many factors involved, but problems with ovulation are a very common issue with many women. According to a study led by researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health, women who followed a combination of five or more of the following healthy lifestyle factors experienced more than 80 percent less relative risk of infertility due to ovulatory disorders compared to women who engaged in none of these factors.

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There are many risk factors for type 2 diabetes. Some of them come from our family history and genetics and so are with us always, but some can be turned around to help reverse or prevent type 2 diabetes. What are they and what can we do to cut the risk?

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The holidays should be about making good memories, not about making things perfect. Do think about what’s important.

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1. MYTH: The best place to practice breast self-examination (BSE) is in the shower. FACT: BSE can be performed while in the shower. However, wet, soapy hands may make it difficult for a woman to feel the intricacies of her breast. Cold air or water also causes the breasts and nipples to contract.

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Women regard tampons as simple and convenient alternative to using conventional pads during menstruation. A day at the pool or the beach, or while engaging in exhaustive physical activities, tampons extend protection during menstruation, cause least discomfort, ensure menstrual hygiene and facilitate easy movement just like any other day.

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More than half of asthma cases in the U.S. are linked to allergies, with sensitivity to cats responsible for 29% of allergy-related asthmas, according to new research from the National Institutes of Health.

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Depending on your symptoms, your doctor may diagnose your allergies using one or more of a number of methods. Here are six tools your doctor is likely to use to conclusively determine which substances are causing your allergic symptoms.

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The term ‘Ashtanga’ means ‘eight limbs’ thereby referring to the eight limbs of the Ashtanga Yoga. Ashtanga yoga is done as part of a series quickly moving from one posture to another.

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In women 45 years of age or older, sixty percent of Caucasian women and seventy-nine percent of African-American women have hypertension. It is estimated that thirty percent of elderly women over 65 years are diagnosed with isolated systolic hypertension. Therefore, as you age your risk of developing high blood pressure increases drastically.

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