Women

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  • Symptoms of IPF

    Symptoms of IPF, such as breathlessness, chest tightness, cough, and fatigue can occur.

  • Options for Managing the Symptoms of IPF

    There are things you can do to help manage idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), learn about what they are.

  • What Is IPF?

    Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a rare and serious irreversible lung disease. Diagnosing IPF can be a long and difficult…

  • Lung Function and IPF

    To understand idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) better, it’s important to understand how your lungs work.

  • Helpful Information About Living with IPF

    People living with IPF experience a number of challenges that often come with a range of feelings. Find out what…

  • How Is IPF Diagnosed?

    Receiving an early diagnosis for IPF is very important. That’s because IPF is a progressive disease — meaning it worsens…

  • Take Cholesterol to Heart

    If you’re taking a statin, talk to your family doctor about factors such as statin intensity, risk for potential drug…

  • Why Should I Breastfeed?

    Deciding whether or not to breastfeed is a very personal decision. Learn about the advantages and challenges of breastfeeding.

  • Uterine Fibroids

    Fibroids are benign growths (not cancer) in the muscular wall of the uterus. These growths can be very tiny or…

  • Gallstones

    Gallstones are hard deposits that can form inside the gallbladder, causing pain in the upper abdomen.

  • Bladder Training for Urinary Incontinence

    Bladder training is a way of learning to manage urinary incontinence. It helps you change your urination habits.

  • Yeast Infections

    A vaginal yeast infection is caused by an overgrowth of a fungus called Candida. It is a very common ailment…

  • Dysmenorrhea

    La dismenorrea es el término médico para los cólicos menstruales. Ocurre antes o durante el período menstrual y, por lo…

  • Kidney Cysts

    As people get older, sacs can form in the kidneys. These sacs are called "cysts." They are usually small sacs…

  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction

    Intrauterine growth restriction is a term that describes a baby who is not growing at the normal rate inside the…

  • Obesity and Pregnancy

    Women who are obese can have healthy pregnancies. It is important to receive regular prenatal care to manage risks to…

  • Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP)

    Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) is caused by a fungus. It affects people with weak immune systems because of HIV infection and…

  • Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders

    Somatic symptom and related disorders is the name for a group of conditions in which physical pain and symptoms are…

  • Microscopic Hematuria

    If you have microscopic hematuria, you have red blood cells in your urine. These blood cells are so small that…

  • Lumbar Spinal Canal Stenosis

    Lumbar spinal canal stenosis is the narrowing of the space inside the lower spine that carries nerves to your legs…