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How Fibroids Can Affect Your Fertility

Sad WomanThose non-cancerous tumors made up of cells and muscle known as fibroids can be a quirky lot. Many women with uterine fibroids have no symptoms whatsoever, and some never even know they have them. Others have painful and heavy periods and struggle with discomfort. With all these disparate situations you may be wondering if and how fibroids can affect your fertility.

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9 Things to Consider About IUDs

IUDIntrauterine devices, abbreviated as IUDs, have been around for years. However, they only recently became popular among women in the United States.

Learn why so many women are choosing IUDs as their method of birth control, and whether or not this type of birth control may be ideal for you.

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How Can Heat Affect Your Pregnancy?

Hot Pregnant WomanIf you are pregnant, summertime is not your friend.

You already know how uncomfortable you feel even with the AC cranked up, and how quickly any kind of activity wears you out. You are familiar with the humidity and the hot temperatures, but be aware also that the heat of summer can result in many unhealthy effects for you and your baby.

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Is a Mammogram Painful?

Woman SmilingTalk to twenty women who have had more than one mammogram in their life, and you will get several different answers to the question: “Is a mammogram painful?”

Uncomfortable and scary may be a common answer. A few might say painful, but it only lasted a few seconds. Others may say it was no big deal.

Anxiety about the test, your personal pain threshold, and the technician all play a huge part in a woman’s perspective relative to their mammogram

Let’s discover a few tips to reduce any discomfort during a mammogram, and review why a mammogram should be an essential part of a woman’s health plan.

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Common Health Issues For New Mothers

Mother and BabyNew moms may think they are ready to tackle anything once they’re at home with their sweet baby. After all, they have been through nine months of ups and downs, difficult sleeping, and morning sickness. Now that they have given birth, it should be smooth sailing, right? 

There are some common health issues for new mothers, so it’s best to be prepared both physically and emotionally to handle what may come next.

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Menopause And Dry Skin

Middle Aged WomanFirst there were the hot flashes and the sleepless nights. Then it became harder to zip your favorite jeans, and loved ones thought you had completely lost your mind due to mood swings.

Just when you thought you had gotten through the worst of menopause, well, not so fast. There’s more!

Here are  some ways to help you combat  “Mother Time.”

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Natural Ways to Shrink Fibroids

Any woman who has experienced the menstrual cramps, back aches, and other discomforts associated with uterine fibroids has probably wished for a non-invasive way to shrink their growth.

The good news is that hormonal balance is the key, and it can unlock natural ways to shrink fibroids and to reduce their growth. Continue reading