Effective Ways to Communicate with Someone with Hearing Loss

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Hearing loss is a common health condition for women that is linked to loneliness and depression. Hearing Loss in Women Hearing loss doesn’t just affect your ears. Research shows a correlation between hearing loss, overall quality of life, and several chronic health conditions. It’s also a common condition; according to the Hearing Health Foundation, as […]

Understanding Adenomyosis

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Adenomyosis is a condition that can cause painful, heavy periods. Adenomyosis Adenomyosis occurs when the inner lining of the uterus grows into the muscular wall. This displaced tissue can impact symptoms experienced during the menstrual cycle. Adenomyosis is a common condition, affecting up to 65% of American women. While its symptoms vary, the frequent pain […]

Periodontal Health Through the Years

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Fluctuating hormones in women of all ages can impact gum health. Understanding Periodontal Health Periodontal diseases are the result of inflammation and infections of the gum and bone that support the teeth. When the gums first turn swollen and red, it’s called gingivitis. If left untreated, this can evolve into periodontitis, a more serious gum […]

Understanding Pelvic Congestion Syndrome

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This vascular condition is a cause of chronic pelvic pain for women. Pelvic Congestion Syndrome Pelvic congestion syndrome (PCS) is a condition that affects women and occurs from dysfunctional veins in the pelvic region, which causes blood to pool within the pelvis. Because the blood is unable to drain properly, it creates pressure, resulting in […]

Combating the Effects of Menopause-Related Aging With Bioidentical Hormones

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Annual Aging Well Section Growing older is a gift, but as you grow into your golden years, it’s important to stay on top of your health. Being mindful of health and wellness changes eases the aging process and prevents unnecessary worry so you can fully enjoy this season of life. Here, we talk to experts […]

Birth Control

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Knowing Your Options Birth control can be incredibly important for women’s health for many reasons – from balancing hormones and regulating cycles to family planning. In this day and age, options abound, but all of those options can make it difficult to determine what might be best for you individually. Read on for a run-down […]

Personalizing Bioidentical Hormones

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Annual Women’s Health Section   It’s easy to let health fall by the wayside, especially when life gets busy. But it’s always important to listen to the little voice in your head that suspects something isn’t right. Here, we highlight common health concerns for women, what to look out for, and when to see your […]

Understanding PCOS

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Annual Women’s Health Section Approximately 1 in 10 women experience Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). Here’s what you should know. What Is PCOS? Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, often referred to as PCOS, is a common condition caused by a hormonal imbalance in women. This imbalance, if not controlled, can lead to a range of serious health issues, […]

Understanding Miscarriage

For those who are pregnant or trying to conceive, concerns about the possibility of miscarriage are understandable. After all, miscarriages are rather common. But the fact that many women experience them doesn’t make the loss any easier. Miscarriages are more common than most people realize. In fact, anywhere from 10-25% of pregnancies end in miscarriage, […]

Overcoming Postpartum Depression

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Helpful Information for Moms Dealing with Postpartum Depression When you bring your newborn home from the hospital, you know one thing’s for sure: Everything is going to change. But while ushering in this exciting new season of life, something may feel off. You may find yourself confronting unexpected feelings of sadness and anxiety. Postpartum depression […]

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