Women’s health: Which symptoms should signal a doctor’s visit
Many women ignore gynecological symptoms, believing they are a normal part of their regular menstrual cycle or related to approaching menopause. Recognizing the symptoms of different conditions can help
Approaching menopause and worried about your weight? In this Health Smarts video, women's health expert Robin Miller, MD, shares 3 tips to avoid menopausal weight gain.
Coping with Menopause and Its Effects on Your Body
Menopause announces its presence through a sizable list of hormonal and possible physical changes for a woman.
How Your Vagina Changes During Menopause—And 5 Things You Can Do About It
There are a lot of good things about getting older, but the strange changes that may happen to your body as you approach menopause probably aren't among them. While everyone experiences menopause symptoms differently, vaginal dryness and pain during sex are pretty common complaints.
6 Ways Your Gynecologist Manages Her Own Menopause Symptoms
Hot flashes, night sweats, brain fog, oh my! Menopause can be a seriously uncomfortable experience for many women, with symptoms lasting not just around 7 years, as we once thought, but up to 14 years, according to a 2015 study in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Menopause Can Affect Your Oral Health
The link between menopause and oral health is important to understand: its ties to gum disease puts you at higher risk for heart disease and oral cancer.
Why Women Gain Weight During Menopause?
Notably, most women have the issue of being overweight during the period of menopause. While hormonal factors may be the major cause of the change, lifestyle options play a huge portion in weight gain. Therefore, even with the several changes, women experience during menopause, the essence of proper and healthy living is advised. It …
Heart Disease Risk Rises Just Before Menopause
Doctors thought the onset of menopause increased women’s risk of heart disease. New research shows the trouble starts even earlier.
What are the symptoms of Zika virus?
With the virus now spreading in South Florida, these are the signs you should look out for
10 Symptoms Not to Ignore
Some arthritis symptoms can be serious and require immediate medical attention. Here are 10 serious arthritis symptoms you should never ignore, why – and when to call your doctor about them.
How to Lose Weight Around Menopause (And Keep It Off)
Losing weight during and after menopause may seem impossible. Hormone changes, stress and the aging process can all work against you. However, there are se
10 Ways to Beat Menopausal Belly Fat
As women age, hormones change and metabolism slows, causing pounds to pile on around the belly. Get tips for fighting menopausal belly fat.
Menopause Mystery: Why Do Female Killer Whales Experience The Change Of Life?
Killer whales are one of only three species known to have menopause. Researchers are looking at the conflict and cooperation between older and younger female whales to understand why.
6 Heart Health Mistakes Made by Women—and How to Avoid Them
Even though you think you’re being careful, it’s still easy to slip up when it comes to keeping your heart healthy. Johns Hopkins experts give tips on how to stay on track Research Shows Take Diabetes Seriously Women under 60 who have diabetes have up to four times the risk of developing coronary artery disease as women without diabetes, Johns Hopkins research has shown—much higher than…
What are the Symptoms of High Blood Pressure?
The American Heart Association explains the signs and symptoms of high blood pressure, also called hypertension and the "silent killer" because it generally has no symptoms.
What Is Chronic Pain and What Are the Symptoms?
Everyone feels pain from time to time, but chronic pain is different. Find out what causes chronic pain and how it can affect your emotional health.
6 Ways Your Brain Transforms During Menopause
Movies and TV shows have gotten a lot of laughs out of menopause, with its dramatic hot flashes and night sweats. But the midlife transition out of our reproductive years—marked by yo-yoing of hormones, mostly estrogen—is a serious quality-of-life issue for many women and, as we're now learning, may leave permanent marks on our health.
What Is Osteoarthritis? Treatment, Symptoms & Signs
Osteoarthritis (OA or degenerative arthritis) is a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint. Pain and stiffness are symptoms. Read about diagnosis and treatment, and learn how osteoarthritis differs from rheumatoid arthritis.
Fight The Symptoms and Effects of Menopause
Learn how Dr. Gregory Roche uses different treatments to help women throughout Michigan fight the symptoms and effects of menopause. Call (248) 338-1110 for ...
Depression in Children: Signs, Symptoms and How to Help
A UnityPoint Health counselor explains the signs & symptoms of depression in children and how parents can help.