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Ovarian Cyst Symptoms: How They Develop, How to Treat Them

Ovarian Cyst Symptoms: How They Develop, How to Treat Them

Cysts are fluid-filled sacs that can develop anywhere in the body. Ovarian cyst symptoms don’t affect all women who develop cysts on ovaries, and ovarian cysts can clear up without treatment. But for some women, ovarian cyst symptoms can lead to potentially serious complications.
The main ovarian cyst symptoms include pelvic

Hormonal Imbalance in Women: A Simple DIY Test

Menopause or perimenopause can be a rough time in a woman’s life as estrogen levels decline often causing a host of symptoms. Weight gain, dry skin, food cravings, and irritability – these can all be clues that your hormones…

Ask the Doctor: Stabbing Breast Pain; Endometriosis; Polyarthritis

Q: I’ve recently been experiencing occasional stabbing pain in my breasts. Might this be a sign of a serious problem?

A: Report the pain to your doctor, who can assess whether the pain you are experiencing is related to an underlying health problem. Assuming there isn’t one, it is likely that

Should You Be Concerned About Flaxseed?

Despite the evidence which points to flax as being a powerful “superfood”, there does remain controversy over whether or not certain people should avoid them completely. Particularly, women who have a history of…

Frontline: Hysterectomy; Metabolic Syndrome; and Hot Flashes

Explore Other Options Before Undergoing a Hysterectomy
Researchers who analyzed data on more than 3,300 women who had undergone a hysterectomy found that nearly 20 percent had benign (non-cancerous) conditions for which other, less invasive treatment may have been more appropriate. The findings were published in the January 2015 issue of

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Can Be Identified and Treated

Chronic fatigue syndrome—CFS—can develop in anyone, but it is twice as likely to affect women as men.
As a result of studies published in 2015 alone, three new discoveries about CFS have been made:
1. CFS appears to be a biological illness, not a psychological disorder, according to a study published

Ovarian Cancer Risk Linked to Number of Children Birthed

Researchers have discovered that women who have given birth to more children, as well as those who have undergone tubal ligation, have a lower risk of ovarian cancer. The researchers, who studied risk factors for four different types of ovarian cancer, presented their findings on Nov. 3, 2015 at a

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