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Womens Health

The topics that make up "Womens Health" are vast, often times with several subcategories that make the subject of womens health somewhat intricate. It is important for women to remain knowledgeable on common health issues that could have both long and short term womens health implications.

Some of the more common womens health issues include:

  • Autoimmune Diseases - Autoimmune diseases that affect womens health include Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Graves' Disease, Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, Lupus and Myasthenia Gravis.
  • Cancer Treatment and Detection - As it applies to womens health, cancer treatment and detection includes breast cancer, cervical cancer, lung cancer, mammograms,ovarian cancer, skin cancer, and uterine cancer.
  • Circulatory System - Anemia, bleeding disorders,menstruation and the menstrual cycle are frequent topics for womens ciculatory system health.
  • Diabetes - Diabetes and Urinary Incontinence
  • Heart and Lung Conditions - Womans heart and lung health topics include heart disease, lung disease, and stroke
  • Kidney and Urinary Tract/Bladder Disorders - Womens health issues for this category include interstitial cystitis (bladder disorder), urinary incontinence and urinary tract infections (UTI)
  • Mental Health - Womens mental health topics include anorexia nervosa, binge eating disorder, bulimia nervosa, caregiver's stress, depression, depression during and after pregnancy, and insomnia.
  • Nutrition and Physical Activity - Womens nutrition health topics includeanorexia nervosa, binge eating disorder, bulimia nervosa, carpal tunnel syndrome, folic acid, heart healthy eating, obesity and weight loss, and physical activity.
  • Older Women - Health concerns by older women include mammograms, menopause and menopause treatments, osteoporosis, perimenopause, urinary incontinence, urinary yract infections, varicose veins and spider veins
  • Pain (Chronic Conditions & Treatment - carpal tunnel syndrome, fibromyalgia, lupus, menstruation & the menstrual cycle, migraine headaches,and premenstrual syndrome are some of the womens health topics in the pain category.
  • Pregnancy and Reproductive Health - Perhaps the most diverse womens health category, with topics that include: * Bacterial Vaginosis * Birth Control Methods * Breastfeeding * Depression During and After Pregnancy * Douching * Emergency Contraception * Endometriosis * Female Genital Cutting * Folic Acid * Hysterectomy * Infertility * Interstitial Cystitis (Bladder Condition) * Menopause and Menopause Treatments * Menstruation & the Menstrual Cycle * Mercury and Women's Health Fact Sheet * Ovarian Cysts * Pap Test * Pelvic Inflammatory Disease * Perimenopause * Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) * Pregnancy and Medications * Pregnancy Tests * Premenstrual Syndrome * Prenatal Care * Uterine Fibroids * Vaginal Yeast Infections
  • Preventive Care & Screenings - Womens health preventive care category topics include breast self-exam, health insurance and women, heart healthy eating, mammograms, oral health, osteoporosis,and pap tests
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases - Womens health issues related to sexually transmitted disease include bacterial vaginosis, chlamydia, genital herpes, gonorrhea, hepatitis, human papillomavirus (HPV) and genital warts, syphilis, and trichmoniasis.
  • Skin Conditions - Womens health issues related to the skin include acne, cosmetics, skin cancer, varicose veins, and spider veins.
  • Violence Against Women - Date rape drugs and sexual assault are top concerns for this category of womens health.
Subtopics: Anemia, Anorexia Nervosa, Autoimmune Diseases, Binge Eating Disorder, Breast Cancer, Breast Self Exam, Bulimia Nervosa, Cancer of the Uterus, Care Givers Stress, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Cervical Cancer, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Colorectal Cancer, Diabetes, Fibromyalgia, Graves Disease, Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, Heart Disease, Heart and Healthy Eating, Insomnia, Lung Cancer, Lung Disease, Lupus, Mammogram, Menstrual Cycle, Mental Depression, Myasthenia Gravis, Obesity, Ovarian Cancer, Pap Smear, Skin Cancer, Stroke, Urinary Incontinence, Urinary Tract Infection
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