My Heavy Menstrual Bleeding Led to Iron-Deficiency Anemia and Disrupted My Career, but I Took My Life Back

I realized I couldn't keep living with debilitating bleeding and fatigue every month. Finally, I found the diagnosis and the care that I needed

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I Thought My Heavy Bleeding Was Normal — Until It Almost Killed Me

My fibroids caused severe anemia, and I needed a blood transfusion. But I've learned to manage the condition and advocate for the compassionate care I need

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Hysterectomy Basics

What you need to know about the procedure: reasons, risks and alternatives.

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From Vaginismus to Pleasure Warrior

After 30 years of painful sex, I finally learned I wasn't broken.

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This Symptomless Infection Can Cause Infertility

About 2.5 million American women have had pelvic inflammatory disease, an often-symptomless infection of the reproductive tract that can cause infertility and lasting abdominal pain, a new U.S. government report shows.

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Uterine Fibroids May Show Few Symptoms

Uterine fibroids can cause heavy menstrual bleeding, pelvic pressure, frequent urination and back pain but some cause no symptoms. If you notice an unusual lump, get it checked out.

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Pelvic Pain

Chronic pelvic pain (CPP) is characterized by pain in the lower abdomen and pelvic area that has been present for at least six months. Sometimes the pain may travel downward into the legs or around to the lower back. The pain may be felt all of the time or it may come and go, perhaps recurring or intensifying each month with your menstrual period. READ MORE

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Chronic Pelvic Pain: Diagnosis and Treatment

Get help for chronic or even acute pelvic pain

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