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Menopause

Menopause is the cessation of the monthly female menstrual cycle. Women who have not had a menstrual period for a year are considered...

Menstrual cramps

Dysmenorrhea is painful menstruation. It is classified as either primary or secondary. Primary dysmenorrhea generally occurs within a couple of...

Menstruation problems

The menstrual cycle is the series of changes a woman's body goes through to prepare for a pregnancy. About once a month, the uterus grows a new...

Pelvic pain

Female pelvic pain is pain below a woman’s belly button. It is considered chronic, which means long-lasting, if you have had it for at least six...

Pregnancy

Early signs of pregnancy: Your first sign of pregnancy may be a missed menstrual period. Other early signs of pregnancy, caused by hormonal...

Pregnancy-related hypertension

Two types of high blood pressure can cause problems during pregnancy. Chronic hypertension refers to blood pressure that is high before pregnancy...

Premature menopause

Premature ovarian failure occurs when your ovaries—which store and release eggs—stop working before age 40. You may have no or few eggs. Depending...

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)

Most women have tender breasts, bloating, and muscle aches a few days before they start their menstrual periods. These are normal premenstrual...

Primary ovarian insufficiency

Primary ovarian insufficiency describes a stop in the normal functioning of the ovaries in a woman younger than age 40.  Women suffering from...

Yeast infection

Yeast infections usually result from an overgrowth of a species of fungus called Candida albicans. They can occur on the skin, under nails or...