How to Know if Your PMS Symptoms Are Normal

How to Know if Your PMS Symptoms Are Normal

Once a month, like clockwork, you can expect the telltale signs that your period is about to start. You may not have the exact same symptoms as the lady next door, your friend at work, or even your mom, but they tend to fall into the same category and include some...
How Does PCOS Affect Fertility?

How Does PCOS Affect Fertility?

Approximately 1 in 10 American women suffer from polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). This hormonal imbalance leads to many symptoms, such as weight gain, facial hair, adult acne, and, sometimes, infertility. If you’re having trouble getting pregnant and have PCOS, you...
Is Incontinence Normal After Birth?

Is Incontinence Normal After Birth?

Pregnancy makes many changes in your body, including ones that can lead to urinary incontinence. While many women deal with incontinence after birth, you can take steps before, during, and after pregnancy to support your urinary system. Donna H. Hagberg, MD supports...
What Causes Fibroids (And What Can I Do About It)?

What Causes Fibroids (And What Can I Do About It)?

If you’re a woman in your 30s to 50s, you have a good chance of getting fibroids — benign growths that develop from fibrous tissue in your uterus. While some women don’t even know they have fibroids, other women suffer from pain and heavy periods each month. If you...