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Women's Health Issues

Talking to the doctorThis section is dedicated to health issues that generally affect women. We offer sections for men, children and general health issues as well. Just select the choice best suited to your needs at the bottom of this page.

Some of the issues listed below can affect men or children, however they are listed in this section because more times than not they affect women.

Breast Cancer:

Breast cancer is not just one single disease. There are several types of breast cancer. It can be found at an early or advanced stage of development. It can grow very slowly or very rapidly or somewhere in between.
Learn more about breast cancer, causes, risks and prevention here...

Cervical Cancer:

Cervical cancer is a tumor of the cervix. It is a common cancer in women and can be prevented by detecting precancerous cells in a cervical smear.
Learn more about cervical cancer, causes, risks and prevention here...

Cystitis:

Also commonly known as a urinary tract infection (UTI)
Learn more about cystitis, causes, risks and prevention here...

Endometriosis:

Endometriosis is an unusual and often misunderstood condition that usually only comes to light when a woman is investigated for infertility.
Learn more about endometriosis, causes, risks and prevention here...

Menopause:

A female "middle-age" change in life...
Learn more about osteoporosis, causes, risks and prevention here...

Pregnancy:

The process of creating life and carrying life to term...
Learn more about pregnancy, timeline and what to expect...

Osteoporosis:

Loss or breakdown of bone density, bone reformation and bone strength...
Learn more about osteoporosis, causes, risks and prevention here...

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