Some women develop high blood sugar issues when pregnant. This high sugar level condition during pregnancy is known as gestational diabetes. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 6% to 9% of pregnant women in the United States develop gestational diabetes annually.
Unbelievably, there are almost 4 million women in the United States that have a history of breast cancer. Breast cancer is, in fact, the most common cancer diagnosis for women. Many of us have encouraged friends or family members who have bravely fought breast cancer. It may even be a disease we fear that we will be diagnosed with one day.
You can’t go to a restaurant or grocery store without seeing a variety of options labeled “gluten-free.” So why is gluten bad for some people?
Did you know that one in eight babies is born prematurely? In fact, this is the primary cause of newborn death in the United States. For millions of babies who are born prematurely, some physical and mental problems can follow them throughout their life.
While there are things we can't control when it comes to the health of our heart, there are other factors we can control, like our diet, that can decrease the chances of us getting heart disease. While our diet can be hard to change, the small sacrifices and adjustments we make can have monumental impacts.
February is National Heart Month, and an increased awareness amongst all women when it comes to heart health will help us significantly drop the frightening statistics of heart disease in women.
Nutrition is by far the most important aspect that influences your overall performance during workouts. Deciding what to eat before and after working out will undoubtedly impact your level of performance and the gains of each exercise session.
While cervical cancer was once the leading cause of cancer related deaths in women, awareness and screening have helped reduce this statistic greatly over the last few decades. Still, there is work to be done to continue to #savethecervix, work that begins with acknowledging and understanding the risk factors and committing to regular screening.
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and The Women's Clinic wants to make sure you are running into 2021 on a mission for great overall health along with an awareness of what it takes to help improve your odds for preventing cervical cancer.
Fibromyalgia is an often misunderstood condition that affects over 4 million people in the United States each year, with the vast majority of them being women. While there is no known cure for fibromyalgia, there are ways to help manage the pain and other symptoms.