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Overview Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder characterized by widespread pain and reduced pressure pain threshold (tender points). People with fibromyalgia may also experience fatigue, sleep...

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Overview Fibroids are noncancerous masses of muscular tissue and collagen that can develop within the wall of the uterus. They are the most common benign...

Estrogen

Overview Estrogen is probably the most widely known and discussed of all hormones. The term "estrogen" actually refers to any of a group of chemically...

Endometriosis

Overview Endometriosis is a noncancerous condition in which tissue similar to the endometrium (uterine lining) grows outside your uterus and adheres to other structures, most commonly in the...

Eating Disorders

Overview Eating disorders are devastating mental illnesses that affect an estimated 20 million American women and 10 million American men sometime during their life. Approximately...

Diabetes

Overview Diabetes is a chronic condition in which the body produces too little insulin or can't use available insulin efficiently. Insulin is a hormone vital...

Depression

Overview Feelings of sadness can be normal, appropriate and even necessary during life's setbacks or losses. Or you may feel blue or unhappy for short...

Colon Cancer

Overview Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers in the United States. About one in 23 women (one in 21 men) will develop...

Chronic Dry Eye

Overview Chronic dry eye is an inflammatory disorder of tears and the surface of the eye, also called the ocular surface. It encompasses a group...

Cervical Cancer

Overview Cancer of the cervix is second only to breast cancer as the most common type of cancer found in women worldwide. It affects an...

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