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.

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.

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.

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.

AIDS/HIV Q & A

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

Women, are you getting enough iron?

Many women today do not get enough iron as part of their diet, leading to iron-deficiency anemia. Learn how to ensure that you're getting enough iron.

Become a Health Detective

With these helpful hints, you can be your own health detective to make sense of symptoms and determine whether you need professional medical help or a home remedy. Learn to become a health detective with these simple guidelines.

Can't Talk to Mom? Try Email!

If you find it hard to communicate face to face with your mother or daughter, try using email to break down old communications barriers. Learn how emailing can be an effective form of communication.

Fast Facts About AIDS and Women

The percentage of AIDS cases among American females has more than tripled since 1985. Learn fast facts about AIDS and women with these tidbits of information.

Fibroid Treatment Options

Fibroids are not always completely cured, and even with treatment they may come back within a few months. However, there are treatments available to reduce the symptoms and severity of the condition.

Fibromyalgia: Pain Syndrome Strikes Mostly Women

Fibromyalgia is a mysterious syndrome that causes pain, fatigue and other maladies that strikes mostly women. Learn more about the symptoms and causes of fibromyalgia.

Health Issues for Women Ages 14 to 25

After emerging from puberty, teenagers and young women should take charge of their health needs. Be on the look out for red flags like these health issues for women 14-25, and establish good health habits for a lifetime.

Health Issues for Women Ages 25 to 40

Women 25 to 40 should invest some time in their health to ensure that they feel and look great. Learn about health issues for women ages 25 to 40 so you can take charge of your health.

Health Issues for Women Ages 40 to 55

For many women ages 40 to 55, hormonal changes can make midlife less than 'prime time.' Learn about menopause and other health issues for women ages 40 to 55.

Health Issues for Women Ages 55 And Older

Women face unique health issues beginning at age 50 and throughout the rest of their lives. Learn about health issues for women ages 50 and older.

Kegel Exercises

Kegel exercises are the first line of treatment for urinary stress incontinence. Learn how to perform Kegel exercises to strengthen urinary muscles.

Kvetching for Better Health

Kvetching, Yiddish for complaining, may be more helpful than we thought. Find out how kvetching could be good for your health and learn how to complain and feel good about it.


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