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What causes cramps without a period?

What causes cramps without a period?

Cramps are a common problem during menstruation, but periods are not the only thing that can cause aches and pains in the stomach or pelvic area. While some people experience light cramps and a feeling of heaviness during and just before their period, others can...
Can you miss a period and not be pregnant?

Can you miss a period and not be pregnant?

Stress and Anxiety Many people who miss a period will take a test to check for pregnancy. If the pregnancy test is negative, a variety of conditions and factors may be responsible for the lack of menstruation. In this article, we explain how the menstrual cycle works...
How to care for yourself after an abortion

How to care for yourself after an abortion

Depression Depression is the leading cause of disability. Researchers are discovering new things about depression every day. Proper self-care is important for physical health and mental well-being after an abortion. When a medical professional performs an abortion, it...
Can you have a miscarriage without bleeding?

Can you have a miscarriage without bleeding?

Depression Depression is the leading cause of disability. Researchers are discovering new things about depression every day. Most of the time, bleeding is the first sign of a miscarriage. However, a miscarriage can occur without bleeding, or other symptoms may appear...
Causes of shortness of breath during pregnancy

Causes of shortness of breath during pregnancy

Asthma Managing asthma is about focusing your energies on preventing attacks.  Doing nothing and then trying to control attacks with rescue medication may be penny wise but pound foolish.  Did you know Many Pharmacists are also asthma educators.  Call your pharmacist...
Are Epsom salt baths safe during pregnancy?

Are Epsom salt baths safe during pregnancy?

Pain Taking an Epsom salt bath may be an effective and safe way for pregnant people to ease aches and pains. Epsom salt is a crystallized form of magnesium sulfate. People who use Epsom salt as a home remedy believe that their body absorbs some of these minerals. In...

Is breast asymmetry linked to breast cancer?

Breast asymmetry refers to when one breast is a different size or shape than the other. A mammogram or breast cancer screening may show asymmetrical breast size or density. What does this mean for a woman’s health? Most women’s breasts are slightly...
What to know about hypoglycemia and pregnancy

What to know about hypoglycemia and pregnancy

When someone is pregnant, they may become hypoglycemic due to changes in how their body regulates and metabolizes glucose. Hypoglycemia is common in women with diabetes or gestational diabetes. Hypoglycemia is the term used when someone has low blood sugar. When a...
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