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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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Do Too-tight Jog Bras Impair Breathing?

Could they be getting in the way of success? They might. If they're too tight.

4 Reasons Why Menstrual Cups Aren't More Popular

Menstrual cups still don’t get much love from many American women. Why's that?

Women More OK With Their Bodies Than They Used to Be

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.

Products for Your Period Finally Enter the 21st Century

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.

Why are breasts different sizes?

During puberty, breasts don't always receive identical amounts of the hormone that makes them grow. Why does this happen, and how common is perfect symmetry anyway?

10 Things Men Should Know About Female Hormones

Being knowledgeable about women's hormones is important because they not only affect behavior, they also figure prominently in women's overall health (and not just sexual health, either).

Preventing Female Hair Loss with Nutrition

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

Bathing Suit Blues: Coping With Self-Image

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.

How Female Puberty Works

When bras and tampons replace a girl's childish playthings during puberty, it can be tough. Growing up isn't easy, especially when so much is it visible, from acne to a sudden growth spurt.

Do you really need to have a period every month?

Is it a rite of passage or pure inconvenience? Women don't see their periods in the same way. But if you decide to trade in your tampon supply for birth control pills that suppress your period altogether, is it bad for you?

Why do women have more migraines than men?

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?

High Cholesterol and Women

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.

Checklist for Choosing a Bra

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.

Premenstrual Syndrome

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.

Premenstrual Syndrome: Signs and Symptoms

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.

Healing the Female Heart

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.

The Basics of Osteoporosis

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.

Women: Know Your Risk Factors for Heart Disease

Heart disease is the number one killer of women. Learn about the risk factors for heart disease and learn how to detect heart disease.

Women's Brains Harder Hit by Alcohol

Alcohol takes a greater toll on the bodies and brains of hard-drinking women than their male counterparts. Learn why women's brains are harder hit by alcohol and what health consequences alcohol can have.

Women's General Health Facts to Know

When managing your health, you should be aware of all the risks and benefits of treatments. Learn women's general health facts to know to ensure that you're taking care of your body.

Women's General Health Q & A

Make sure you're taking care of your health to the best of your ability by knowing about women's health care and conditions. Learn the answers to women's general health questions.

Your Good Health Starts With You

Take steps to reduce your risk of disease and talk to your health care professional about your health concerns. Learn how your good health starts with you and become a partner in your medical care.

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 and the Risk of HIV

HIV is a severe epidemic that has effected millions of people world wide. Learn more about women and their risk of contracting the HIV virus in this article.

AIDS/HIV Q & A

Learn the basics of AIDS and HIV with the answers to common questions about the health issue.

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