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

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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.

Doctors often prescribe hormone replacement therapy to menopausal women, but there are risks to go along with the benefits. Learn about alternatives to hormone replacement therapy to explore your options.

By DiscoveryHealth.com writers

Breakthroughs in modern medicine can provide a hysterectomy alternative if you don't want to undergo a hysterectomy. Learn about alternatives to hysterectomy to explore your options.

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About fifteen percent of menopausal women experience no symptoms. Learn how to tell if you're in menopause, even if you're one of those lucky few.

Understanding perimenopause symptoms can help you determine whether or not you might be experiencing perimenopause. Learn how to tell if you're perimenopausal with this guide to the symptoms.

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Hormone replacement therapy can help ease the symptoms that go along with postmenopause, but it's important to consider the risks in addition to the benefits. Learn about hormone replacement therapy alternatives.

Hysterectomy and fibroid resources can offer support and information about these women's health issues. Learn about hysterectomy and fibroid resources to find out more.

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Hormone replacement therapy is a common treatment prescribed to postmenopausal women, but it may have several health risks in addition to the benefits. Learn about the hormone replacement therapy controversy.

Menopause technically lasts for up to one year, but the physical and emotional changes caused by menopause will continue for the rest of your life. Learn about menopause and its effect on your body.

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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

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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.

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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.

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Do women in different cultures experience similar menopause symptoms? Learn more about menopause and how it effects women in different parts of the world.

By Dr. Vanda

Despite the beginning of perimenopausal symptoms, actual menopause may still be five, eight or even 10 years away. See these common symptoms to see if you are there yet.

By Katie Lambert

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Post menopause is the final phase of the menopausal transition. Learn what to expect in post-menopause, including body changes and health risks.

By Dr. Vanda

Are you looking for information on different treatment options for menopause? Take a look at the pros and cons of hormone replacement therapy and natural treatments.

By Dr. Vanda

Endometriosis is a noncancerous condition that affects 10 to 15 percent of reproductive-age women who menstruate. Learn more facts to know about endometriosis.

These endometriosis lifestyle tips will help you cope with the condition and avoid developing more serious health problems. Learn lifestyle tips for dealing with endometriosis.

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Endometriosis prevention methods are not guaranteed, but studies show that some women are more susceptible to endometriosis than others. Learn about endometriosis prevention methods.

If you have questions about the causes, symptoms and treatments of endometriosis, find the answers here. Learn the answers to common questions about the condition.

Endometriosis is a common condition among women in their menstruating years. Learn the basics of endometriosis symptoms and treatments.

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disturbance in women of reproductive age. Learn the basics of polycystic ovarian syndrome symptoms and causes.

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Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disturbance in women of reproductive age. Learn the facts to know about polycystic ovarian syndrome symptoms and causes.

Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a major health concern for women. Learn the answers to common questions about polycystic ovarian syndrome.