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

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.

Mother-daughter bonding can start at an early age. Learn how mother-daughter relationships form and how you can improve yours.

By DiscoveryHealth.com writers

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If you suffer with fibroids, here are the questions you should ask yourself before deciding on your course of treatment. Learn what questions to ask about hysterectomy and fibroids.

Keeping a journal is a great way to explore your deepest thoughts and feeling. Learn about self-discovery through journaling.

It's not just an unhealthy pastime -- shopping can double as therapy. Learn what research shows about shopping as a therapeutic activity.

Smoking-related diseases kill more than 140,000 some American women annually. Learn about health facts and the consequences of smoking to help motivate you to quit.

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New evidence points to the elevated role of calcium in preventing disease. Learn how calcium can benefit health and find out whether you're getting enough of this miracle mineral in your daily diet.

By Annette Kornblum

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.

By Annette Kornblum

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.

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.

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As women age there are certain things they will need to maintain a healthy life style. Learn more about what a women needs in her fifties in this article.

By Annette Kornblum

What can a woman expect in her twenties when it comes to nutrition is an important question that should not go unanswered. Find out the answer to this question and more in this article.

By Annette Kornblum

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder of the intestines that leads to abdominal discomfort, bloating and changes in bowel habits. Get a more in depth look into the signs, symptoms and causes of this common ailment.

By DiscoveryHealth.com writers

What is menopause and how do I know if I am going through it? Find out the answers to these questions with the information inside this article.

By DiscoveryHealth.com writers

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The menstrual cycle is the female reproductive cycle that makes eggs available for fertilization. Learn about the different phases of menstruation.

By Craig Freudenrich, Ph.D.