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Patient Story

‘I feel like me again’

Having a women's health specialist look at the whole picture made all the difference for this 46-year-old.

Patient Story

‘A happy place’

Insulin dependent and overwhelmed, MacKenzie Wells took charge of her diabetes and polycystic ovary syndrome—and overhauled her life.

Love and low libido?

No matter what your age, no matter what your stage—don't accept sexual problems as your new, unalterable reality.

How to navigate menopause

The most normal thing about the peri-menopausal years? They're often laden with uncertainty and inconsistency.

Breastfeeding could delay menopause

It prevents ovulation and may slow the natural depletion of ovarian follicles, lowering the risk of early menopause.

When periods become problematic

A gynecologist shares solutions to the pain and discomfort of abnormal menstruation.

Humdrum sex life—a prompt for menopause?

Women who have less sex may be more likely to start menopause earlier, as their bodies adopt what experts call a "use it or lose it" response.

Miscarriage trauma could trigger PTSD

More than 1 in 4 women who experience pregnancy loss will experience post-traumatic stress disorder within weeks.

Lose weight, stave off breast cancer

The more pounds a woman loses, the lower her risk.

Sexual health—that must-have conversation

Patients need to feel comfortable talking to doctors about this important aspect of their personal health—and doctors need to encourage the talk.

Building a game plan

For women at midlife, commitment to a healthy lifestyle is an essential component of physical, sexual and mental well-being.

A guiding light

Midlife and menopause will conjure plenty of mood swings and emotional turmoil. Sometimes an expert therapist is your best course of action.

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