Women's Health

Women's Health articles focus on specific health needs for women. Find information on health and wellness issues specifically targeted to women.


A 2017 study found that acupuncture, used on its own or with fertility medication, just didn't work for women with polycystic ovarian syndrome.

The disorder can affect as many as 1 in 10 women between the ages of 15 and 44. And, until now, it's been frustratingly difficult to figure out the root cause.

It may have taken three decades, but a new exhaustive study shows U.S. women may be less dissatisfied with their weight than they used to be. And that's good news.

A new product swears it will get rid of period pain via electrical impulses. But it seems like some old technology in sexier new clothing.

Even though almost every woman gets a period, the number of products available to manage it is shockingly small. But the 21st century has seen a flurry of innovation.

Knowing the common symptoms of a vaginal yeast infection can help you better communicate your concerns to your doctor. Learn about the diagnosis of yeast infections in this article.

Yeast infections, especially recurrent ones, are a signal that your body is out of balance. Take a look at some of the common causes of yeast infections and typical symptoms.

Common symptoms of menstruation include diarrhea, headache, irritability, fatigue, moodiness, breast tenderness, feeling bloated, and food cravings. Learn about symptoms of menstruation from this article.

Everyone's experience with menopause is different, but knowing what to expect can help you cope with the changes. Read along as one woman shares her menopausal experiences in a menopause journal.

Losing your hair can be embarrassing and disappointing, especially for women. Learn about several nutritional approaches to help get the hair growing again.

Despite the growing plus-size industry, society today still pushes us to be thin -- and the bathing suit manufacturers feed into that. Learn how to maintain a good self-image even when you don't feel pretty on the beach.

What is the definition of menopause? Learn about the symptoms, causes and treatments of menopause in middle aged women.

Men and women both have headaches, yet nearly three times as many women are affected by migraine pain. Are women simply more sensitive to pain than men, or is there something else going on here?

The strange feeling arrives suddenly. Intense heat feels like a blast furnace has just been ignited below the surface of your skin. As quickly as it arrived, it vanishes. What causes hot flashes?

Cholesterol presents a different problem for women than it does for men. Typically, women have high level of the good kind, but this doesn't always protect them from the bad kind. Find out what women should do to control their cholesterol.

Why are there so many questions surrounding menopause? Because women are now living long enough to ask them! Now, many women have a full third to half of their lives ahead of them after menopause.

When your breasts begin to jiggle, feel sensitive when you run or feel heavy, it's time to consider a bra. Check out these tips that we have gathered for you on how to select a bra.

What should I watch out for when looking for the signs of PMS? Learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatments you can use to manage PMS.

Music has long been recognized for its therapeutic value. Take a closer look into the power of music on healing the body, mind and soul in this article.

Are there alternative treatments for PMS? Find out how PMS is perceived in the mind and learn how to channel your energy to manage PMS in this article.

While not all women experience a difficult menopause, for those that do, it can be a nightmare. Learn more about menopause, what you can expect and the therapies that can help alleviate some of the symptoms.

Many traditional cultures celebrate menopause as a rite of passage, a coming into wisdom, but as ovaries stop producing eggs, and hormone levels drop, most Western women don't feel like celebrating. Check out some of the herbal remedies that are available for menopause in this article.

Every month like clockwork, some women may become irritable, forgetful, distracted, bloated and tired. We're quick to give these symptoms a label: PMS. But what exactly is that? Find out about premenstrual syndrome.

It is no surprise that men and women have many differences and the heart is no exception. Take an in depth look into the female heart in this article.

Osteoporosis is a preventable and treatable disease that thins and weakens your bones. Learn the basics of osteoporosis, and find out what you can do to prevent this health problem.