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Good nutrition and regular exercise can help you stay healthy and youthful at this stage of life.
Amenorrhea means you haven't had your period for more than 3 cycles. It can be caused by a variety of things including overexercising, being overweight, or due to an ovulation problem.
The female pelvic area contains a number of organs and structures: the endometrium, uterus, ovaries, cervix, vagina, and vulva.
Detailed information on the most common types of gynecological cancers, including symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment
Cervical cancer develops from abnormal cells on the surface of the cervix that spread deeper or to other tissues or organs. This type of cancer occurs most often in women older than 40.
Detailed information on chemotherapy for treatment of gynecological cancers
Detailed information on the most common gynecological conditions
Cervicitis is irritation or infection of the cervix. It can be caused by a number of different sexually transmitted diseases.
A woman is generally most fertile (able to become pregnant) a few days before, during, and after ovulation.
Grading and staging cancer helps determine the best treatment.
Detailed information on the most common diagnostic procedures for cancer
Dysmenorrhea causes severe cramps and pain during a woman's period. It can start with your first period, or begin later in life. It can be related to an underlying conditions such as endometriosis.
Cancer of the endometrium is a disease in which cancerous cells are found in the lining of the uterus. It is highly curable when found early.
In addition to regulating the menstrual cycle, estrogen affects the reproductive tract, the urinary tract, the heart and blood vessels, bones, breasts, skin, hair, mucous membranes, pelvic muscles, and the brain.
Uterine fibroids are tumors in a woman's uterus. They are usually not cancer.
Detailed information on cancer, including cancer diagnosis, cancer staging, cancer grading, cancer treatment, cancer surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, hormone therapy, immunotherapy, biological therapy, and cancer clinical trials
Detailed information on hormone therapy as one type of cancer treatment
If you use or are considering using hormone therapy, discuss the possible benefits and risks with your health care provider.
Hysterectomy is surgery to remove the uterus. Your healthcare provider may also remove one or both ovaries, and the fallopian tubes. In some cases, he or she may remove other parts of the reproductive system.
Detailed information on biological therapy, also called immunotherapy, biological response modifier therapy, or biotherapy
Detailed information on gynecological health, including anatomy of the female pelvis, gynecological statistics, menstrual conditions, menopause, gynecological inflammations, gynecological infections, hysterectomy, and gynecological cancers
Detailed information on the most common gynecological inflammations and infections, including vulvitis, vaginitis, cervicitis, and pelvic inflammatory disease
Detailed information on menopause, including perimenopause, hormone replacement therapy, and staying healthy after menopause
Menorrhagia is heavy or prolonged bleeding during your period. It can be caused by hormone problems or problems with the uterus. Medications or procedures to treat the uterus can help.
Detailed information on the most common menstrual conditions, including premenstrual syndrome (PMS), premenstrual dysphoric disorder, amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, and menorrhagia