Hyperemesis gravidarum is simply increased nausea and vomiting in pregnancy due to the normal increase in one of the pregnancy hormones. If you are experiencing these symptoms it is important to tell your obstetric provider because if left alone, it can cause severe dehydration.
Discover the truth about birth control effectiveness, benefits, and more.
Since the beginning of time, women have put their babies to breast.
Extending the physical bond that begins at conception, they have fed and
protected their babies with their bodies. These tender moments, in
return, have brought pleasure and fulfillment to the task of mothering.
Fibrocystic tendencies are very common. The signs and symptoms are cyclic breast pain, tenderness, lumps, and nipple discharge.
Double mastectomies have been featured more in the mainstream media,
increasing awareness of this option. But what is the real risk of developing a new cancer in
the other breast? Do double mastectomies really save lives or improve
quality of life? This article
seeks to address these issues and assist individuals in making the most
Jerold Woodhead, MD, a pediatrician at University of Iowa Health Care—Iowa River Landing, offers some helpful tips on finding a doctor for your child.
Many adolescent females have special needs and concerns about their bodies as they change. As the average age of puberty continues to drift lower, the physical and emotional issues are presenting themselves to girls still in elementary school.
For many women, "going to your annual" is a phrase of the past. According to U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, the cervical cancer screening guidelines have changed for average-risk women.
Information for those who are affected by Antenatal, Postpartum, Perinatal Depression.
Sexual assault can affect a woman’s health both immediately and long term. Learn how to reduce you chances of sexual assault and how to respond if sexual assault occurs.
It is important to recognize stroke symptoms and act quickly. Learn the common stroke symptoms and how to react if somebody else is experiencing a stroke.
The vagina has a lining that can form cysts, polyps and warts. Although these occur often, they are not harmful.
Lichen Planus is a skin condition which causes inflammation and ulcer-like changes of the skin.
What is vulvar vestibulitis? Vestibulitis is a condition that causes redness and pain of the vestibule. Vestibulitis is an inflammation of this skin and the mucous secreting glands found in the skin.