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Women's General Health

Women's general health articles explore the various facets of caring for and maintaining women's health. Find information about promoting good health on a day-to-day basis.

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Syndrome W

Midriff weight gain in mid-life could be the sign of a serious metabolic problem. Learn more about this syndrome and how you can avoid it in this article.


Women More OK With Their Bodies Than They Used to Be

Women may be more accepting of their bodies these days, but researchers didn't find that to be the case for men. Learn more at HowStuffWorks Now. See more »

Products for Your Period Finally Enter the 21st Century

The 21st century is shaping up to be a golden time for period products. HowStuffWorks Now checks out a few. See more »

Preventing Female Hair Loss with Nutrition

Female hair loss can be embarrassing and disappointing. Learn how nutrition can help prevent and reduce female hair loss. See more »

Bathing Suit Blues: Coping With Self-Image

Coping with self image can be difficult for many people. Learn about coping with self image at Discovery Health. See more »

Why do women have more migraines than men?

Why do women have more migraines than men? Read this article to discover why women have more migraines than men. See more »

High Cholesterol and Women

Women are usually protected from high cholesterol by high levels of HDL cholesterol, at least until menopause. Find out more about women cholesterol. See more »

Checklist for Choosing a Bra

Choosing a bra is important, and you should know what to look for. Check out this checklist for choosing a bra from Discovery Health. See more »

Premenstrual Syndrome

Premenstrual syndrome is good information to know for your overall health. Learn more about premenstrual syndrome from Discovery Health. See more »

Premenstrual syndrome signs and symptoms is good information to know for your overall health. Learn more about premenstrual syndrome signs and symptoms from Discovery Health. See more »

Healing the female heart is different than that of a man's. Learn more about healing the female heart from Discovery Health. See more »