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Mental Health Issues that Women Face

The risks for common mental health issues like depression and anxiety are much higher for the female population than the male population. Women are actually 1.7 times more likely to develop clinical depression, and similarities are present with…
OBGYN specialist explaining to a patient everything she needs to know about ovarian cysts

What You Need to Know About Ovarian Cysts

Ovaries are a part of the women’s reproductive organs, so they play a huge role in having a baby and monthly menstruation. Yet, most of the time women don’t actively think about their ovaries if it’s not that time of the month or if they’re…
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Health Conditions That Are Related to Reproductive Health

The reproductive system that women have is complex. While there are a lot of issues that can affect a woman's reproductive system directly such as endometriosis, uterine fibroids, and reproductive cancers, what about the other health issues…
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Risks Women Face When Having Children

Most people associate giving birth as one of the most painful things a person can experience. The good news is that modern medicine has come a long way and, now, typically, labor and delivery are straightforward and don’t involve serious complications.…

The Different Kinds of Birth Control and How to Figure Out Which is Best for You

The Different Kinds of Birth Control and How to Figure Out Which is Best for You According to the Centers for Diseases Control, about 62 percent of women of reproductive age use some form of contraception to avoid unplanned pregnancy. If…

Should I Get STD or HIV Testing Done at my Next Wellness Exam?

You’ve likely been asked if you’d like to receive STD, STI, or HIV testing at a past wellness exam. If you didn’t know what these kinds of tests were before walking into the doctor’s office, chances are you said no. But here’s why…