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High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy

High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy: Chronic vs. Gestational Hypertension Why the Difference Matters

Gestational Hypertension Chronic Hypertension What Is the Difference Between Chronic Hypertension and Gestational Hypertension? Can Hypertension Affect My Pregnancy? How Can Hypertension Affect My Baby? Will I Be Monitored…

Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy

Key Takeaways What Is Blood Pressure? Can High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy Cause Complications? How Do I Know If I Have Hypertension? What Should I Do if I Have High Blood Pressure Before, During, or After Pregnancy? …
Preeclampsia and Eclampsia: What You Need to Know

Preeclampsia and Eclampsia: What You Need to Know

TABLE OF CONTENTS Key Takeaways What Is Preeclampsia? Are You at Increased Risk of Developing Preeclampsia? Symptoms of Preeclampsia Signs and Symptoms of Severe Preeclampsia Preeclampsia’s Effects on Babies in Utero …



Heavy, Prolonged Periods (Menorrhagia) Symptoms, Treatments, and More

Key Takeaways What Is Menorrhagia (Heavy Periods)? How Do I Know if I Have Menorrhagia? How Do I Know if I Need to Go to the Emergency Room? Why Am I Having Heavy Periods? What Uterine Problems Cause Heavy Periods? …
Turner Syndrome-More Than a Missing-X

Turner Syndrome: More Than a Missing “X”

What Is Turner Syndrome (TS)? What Are Sex Chromosomes? What Causes Turner Syndrome? Mosaic Turner Syndrome How Is Turner Syndrome Diagnosed? Prenatal Diagnosis (Before Birth) Diagnosis in Infancy …
Vaginal Yeast Infections-All You Need to Know

Vaginal Yeast Infections: All You Need to Know

What is vaginal candidiasis? Common Causes of Vaginal Yeast Infection Symptoms of Vaginal Yeast Infection Diagnosing Vaginal Yeast Infection Treatment for Vaginal Yeast Infections What is a Complicated Vaginal Yeast Infection? …

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5 Best Diets for Weight Loss

Nutritional Basics Advanced Nutrition The Mediterranean Diet The Low-Carb Diet, aka the Atkins Diet The Paleo Diet The Intermittent Fasting Diet The Ketogenic Diet (“Keto” Diet) Other Things to Consider The Do-It…
Kratom: What You Need to Know

Kratom: What You Need to Know

Kratom is a substance obtained from the leaves of the kratom tree—a tropical evergreen in the coffee family that is native to Southeast Asia.

Fibromyalgia Your Complete Guide

What is fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia Symptoms  What causes fibromyalgia? What Makes Fibromyalgia So Difficult to Treat-Central Sensitization How do I know if I have fibromyalgia?  What is the difference between a tender point…

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Sleep Disorders

Sleep Disorders: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Key Takeaways What are Sleep Disorders? Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) Symptoms of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Risk Factors for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Obstructive Sleep Apnea Diagnosis Treatments for Obstructive Sleep Apnea …
Meditation for Stress Relief The Relaxation Response Revealed

Meditation for Stress Relief: The Relaxation Response Revealed

Life can be stressful. In fact, some experts estimate that between 60 and 90 percent of doctor’s visits are stress related. Though occasional stress is normal, chronic stress can have significant negative impacts on our health. While…
Urinary Tract Infection-Frequently Asked Questions

Urinary Tract Infection – Frequently Asked Questions

Can I Pass a UTI Sexually To My Partner? No, UTIs are not sexually transmitted infections. Women should urinate immediately before and after intercourse to decrease her risk of developing a UTI. If you repeatedly get a UTI after sex, your…