women’s health

Laughing with confidence: The importance of good pelvic health

For a while, Brandy Brooks would feel uncomfortable every time she would have to go out in public, fearing that she would have to face an embarrassing moment because of a pelvic floor disorder (PFD). A common problem many women experience, especially after giving birth, PFD affects almost one-quarter of women, according to a study funded the National Institute of Health.

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Recognizing the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer

Early cancers of the ovaries often cause no symptoms and only about 20 percent of ovarian cancers are found at an early stage. Paying attention to a few potential warning signs and symptoms may improve the odds of early diagnosis and successful treatment.

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