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Treatment of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) centers on lifestyle modifications and medication. Learn about effective treatment methods for polycystic ovarian syndrome.

Yeast infections are a common health concern for women. Learn what questions to ask about yeast infections so you're prepared to discuss this important health issue with your health care professional.

Vaginal yeast infections are common and easily treated in most women. Learn the basics of yeast infection symptoms and treatments.

By National Women's Health Resource Center


Over the course of a lifetime, 75 percent of all women are likely to have at least one yeast infection. Read these facts to know about yeast infections to learn about the causes, symptoms and treatments of this common condition.

Yeast infections are a common health problem for women, but they are easily prevented and treated with the help of medication and lifestyle changes. Learn lifestyle tips for soothing the symptoms of yeast infections.

Yeast infections are a common problem among women, but they can often be prevented with simple hygiene methods. Read about strategies that may help women prevent vaginal yeast infections.

Yeast infections affect about 75 percent of women at least once in a lifetime, so many women have questions about this health concern. Learn the answers to common questions about yeast infections.


Yeast infections can be treated with a variety of prescription and over-the-counter medications. Learn about the different types of medications available and how to know whether you should see a health care professional.

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

A woman's menstrual cycle can be filled with many complications. Learn more about the symptoms, causes and risks of menstrual disorders.

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


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.