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Knowing Your Breasts: Common Changes and Problems

Did you know that your breasts are always changing? A woman’s breasts change during the menstrual cycle, pregnancy, breastfeeding and menopause. Along with these normal changes, problems can arise. Most of the problems are minor, but a few can be serious. One major problem breast cancer, is a leading cause of cancer deaths in women. […]

4 Types Of Cysts That Every Woman Should Be Aware Of

The ovaries are two small organs located on either side of a woman’s uterus. An ovarian cyst is a sac or pouch filled with fluid or other tissue that forms on the ovary. It is normal for a small cyst to develop on the ovaries. In most cases, cysts are harmless and go away on […]

Essential Things To Know: Mammography

Cancer can often seem like a bolt from the blue…seemingly out of nowhere. Early detection can vastly improve survival figures and save women from a disease that can be costly, painful, debilitating and potentially fatal.  About 1 in 8 women will get breast cancer during their lives. Most cases of breast cancer occur in women […]

Hysterectomy: The Facts

Some information provided by the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology. An abdominal hysterectomy is a surgical procedure that removes your uterus through an incision in your lower abdomen. Your uterus — or womb — is where a baby grows if you’re pregnant. A partial hysterectomy removes just the uterus, leaving the cervix intact. A […]

Never Have To Worry About Heavy Menstrual Bleeding Again

Do heavy periods affect your life? It’s estimated that heavy menstrual bleeding affects 1 out of every 5 women. When you break that down, that’s about 10 million women! Many Women begin to experience heavy and/or irregular bleeding in their 30’s and 40’s, as they begin to get closer to menopause. Heavy periods take a […]