It’s estimated that between 70 and 75 percent of women will have vulvovaginal candidiasis at some point in their lifetime, with 40 to 45 percent having recurring cases. Also known as a yeast infection, this is a common gynecological problem that is easily treated by an OB/GYN or even a primary care physician.
LifeStage: 46-60 Years
Worldwide, statistics show that cervical cancer is the fourth-leading deadliest cancer among women. However, cervical cancer is preventable. Read on to learn more about Pap smears, what to expect during the procedure, and how often you should be tested.
Sexually transmitted diseases like gonorrhea can be difficult to talk about, but it’s important to discuss them openly in order to understand the risks and treatments. Early diagnosis and treatment can help prevent serious illness and protect you from permanent damage.
In western societies, and in some rapidly industrializing nations such as India, diabetes is one of the most prolific public health problems we face.
Conversations about sexually transmitted diseases can be tough. But those conversations are important, especially because you could have an STD without even knowing it
“It’s all in your head.” Sadly, this is what so many patients have heard in the past when they have tried to explain their symptoms of pain to family, friends, or even doctors.
Yeast infections are incredibly common. In fact, seventy-five percent of women will experience at least one yeast infection during their lifetime. Out of those women, about half of them will have two or more recurrences.
Do you work out your arms, legs, and even your abs, but ignore your back? You’re not alone. Even in upper-body workouts, back muscles often get neglected—but they shouldn’t!
You may know the classic stroke symptoms, but did you know that for women those stroke symptoms can be different? It’s important to guard yourself with information and know the symptoms and how to be proactive to reduce your chances.
Most female patients are familiar with the term menopause. Read on to learn about the time periods before and after menopause, what to expect, and how to manage symptoms.