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Endometriosis Pain: When to See a Doctor for Painful Periods

Approximately 10-15% of all women of reproductive age are diagnosed with endometriosis, which accounts for 70% of chronic pelvic pain in women. However, many women with endometriosis go undiagnosed. Painful periods can...

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Beauty Myths for Pregnant Women

There are plenty of myths out there about what’s safe and what’s not when it comes to your pregnancy beauty routine. As your belly grows, so does the list of things that are apparently harmful to you and your baby. Pedicures, hair dye, and perfumes are just a few of the things that pregnant women have been told to...

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Getting Pregnant Over 40

Over 40 and considering having kids? You aren’t alone. You’ve probably read the statistics: After 35, your fertility levels and hormones begin to drop, leaving you a small chance of getting pregnant the longer you wait. What those statistics don’t consider, however, is something unique to each woman: your biological...

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What Are the Signs of Gestational Diabetes During Pregnancy?

You’re pregnant—and tired all the time. You’re going to the bathroom almost constantly and you just can’t drink enough water. Many women feel extreme fatigue or the frequent urge to urinate when pregnant. While these may be common...

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Easing Sciatic Nerve Pain During Pregnancy

Sciatic nerve pain during pregnancy is actually very common. Most pregnant women experience at least one episode of sciatic pain during their pregnancy. Sadly, this nerve pain, which is sometimes diagnosed as sciatica, is another annoying ache and pain you may have to deal with while pregnant. Good news is, there are...

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