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Quick Women's Health Tips

Quick Women’s Health Tips

It’s Women’s History Month, which makes it the perfect time to talk about your health and issues with these quick women’s health tips.

Prenatal care and care after you give birth are key parts of a healthy pregnancy. Learn more about your pregnancy care.

 

Your yearly well-woman visit with your doctor is the right time to talk about issues like endometriosis and menopause and to get routine screenings for breast and cervical cancer and bone density.

 

Women are more likely to die from a heart attack, and one of the reasons for that is not knowing the heart attack symptoms for women, which are different than for men.

Women and Heart Attacks

 

Women are more likely to show signs of depression and anxiety than men.

Depression and Anxiety in Women

 

STDs can affect women more seriously than men, which makes screenings and the HPV vaccine very important.

STDs' Impact on Women

 

Osteoarthritis, which affects more women than men, can hurt your ability to be independent later in life.

Osteoarthritis and Women

 

Women are more likely to suffer from urinary tract issues throughout their lives.

UTIs and Women
Fighting for Endometriosis Awareness Month

Endometriosis Awareness Month

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month. Endometriosis is a disorder in which tissue that normally lines the uterus grows outside the uterus.

What is Endometriosis?

 

Endometriosis affects 176 million women from 15 to 49 years old worldwide.

The Reach of Endometriosis

 

Endometriosis isn’t caused by your lifestyle, but the severe pain it causes can hurt your quality of life.

Hurting Your Quality of Life

 

28% of women with endometriosis suffer from infertility.

Fighting the Effects of Endometriosis

 

Women with endometriosis usually aren’t diagnosed for 7 to 11 years, preventing many from having kids or living normal lives.

Identifying Endometriosis

 

Women usually see 7 doctors before endometriosis treatment starts. Raising awareness of what’s normal in teens and women can help!

Find a march or host a Yellow Tutu Tea Party and help fight endometriosis.

Make a Difference in Endometriosis