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The Importance of Obesity Treatment

It’s always a successful day at the office for Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA., when you can review a patient’s history, see a diagnosis of diabetes, high cholesterol or hypertension and see the progress in their health or the resolution of a health problem. Shanna Tucker, MD, an obesity

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What Is POTS? – HealthyWomen

If you’ve ever gotten up too quickly and felt dizzy for a moment, you know how disorienting it can be. This happens because your blood pressure drops and your blood moves to the lower part of your body when you stand up. Sometimes it can take a second for your

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Fighting Breast Cancer My Way

as told to Erica Rimlinger For 42 years I have been living with complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), a disorder that causes severe and continuous pain. At that time, doctors called me crazy, delusional and a liar. One doctor was so abusive that he told me he should “just shoot

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Treatment Options for Insomnia – HealthyWomen

Is it ironic to write a story about insomnia treatments after tossing and turning all night? I think so. But I know that my restless night was just that: a restless night. However, insomnia is more than just a sleepless night. It is a serious sleep disorder. “It’s not just

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Racial Disparities in Lung Cancer Screening

Ayanay Ferguson knew something was wrong with her body when she returned from vacation with her husband in April 2021. “My ankles were swollen and I was short of breath,” recalled Ferguson, 50, a clinical psychologist in the Atlanta area. She initially thought her symptoms were due to post-vacation fatigue

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FAQs on Gestational Diabetes – HealthyWomen

As much as 1 in 10 Pregnancies will be affected by gestational diabetes. Factors such as the mother’s age and increasing rates of obesity influence this increasingly common complication of pregnancy. HealthyWomen spoke with Maureen E. Farrell, MD, FACOGOB-GYN and Navy veteran, about what a diagnosis of gestational diabetes means

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Managing Uterine Health Conditions at Work

1 in 4 people who menstruate in the US face menstrual problems so serious that they affect quality of life, even at work. Many of them deal with uterine health issues, such as: Fibroids, noncancerous growths in the muscular wall of the uterus, affect about 8 in 10 women at

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Facts About the Pelvic Floor

If you’re not exactly sure what your pelvic floor is, you’re not alone. “It was never talked about during my generation,” said Robyn Faye, MD, an OB-GYN and member of HealthyWomen’s Women’s Health Advisory Council. “That’s why women my age come in and have problems and all they know is

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Prolapse Changed My Life – HealthyWomen

as told to Jacqueline Froeber June is Pelvic Organ Prolapse Awareness Month Sitting in a waiting room with mostly 80-year-old men, I wondered how I got here. He was 50 years old. Asset. In good health. But apparently my bladder thought he was twice his age. The urge to urinate

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Mental Health and Urothelial Bladder Cancer

Video/Image Voice over/Audio Mental health and urothelial bladder cancer Doctor, woman of color, talking to a patient: the doctor seems attentive, the patient seems concerned. Finding out that you have urothelial bladder cancer can be overwhelming and frightening, leading to feelings of anxiety and depression. Patient, about 55 years old,

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