What happens in a woman’s body during menopause? What symptoms can the hormonal changes cause, and how can you best deal with them? Find out about menopause, hot flashes and wellbeing during this phase of life.
Inflamed joints, pain and reduced flexibility can be signs of rheumatoid arthritis, but they may also be caused by osteoarthritis. Here you can find an overview of the typical symptoms and causes of rheumatoid arthritis. You can also read about the usual course of this chronic condition and the different treatment options.
About one in five adults have varicose veins. These bumpy, bluish veins are mostly a cosmetic issue for a lot of people. But they sometimes cause heavy-feeling legs, pain or muscle cramps. Read about the treatment options for varicose veins.
Diarrhea is very common. It is usually caused by viruses and goes away on its own after a few days. But more severe or longer lasting diarrhea needs to be treated because it can lead to the loss of dangerously high levels of fluid and salt, especially in young children and older people.
Although menstruation is a normal part of a woman's life, severe period pain need not be. Women do not have to simply put up with it – menstrual pain can usually be treated effectively. It is a good idea to see a doctor if period pain is severe or gets worse over time.
Fertility can be affected by a number of different things. One possible cause is varicose veins in the scrotum, called varicoceles. They are quite common. Read on to find out about treatment options and who can benefit from treatment.
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