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Women's health concerns sourcebook : basic consumer health information about breast and gynecological conditions, menopause, sexuality and female sexual dysfunction, birth control, infertility, pregnancy, common cancers in women, cardiovascular disease, mental health, and chronic disorders that affect women disproportionally, including gastrointestinal disorders, thyroid disease, urinary tract disorders, osteoporosis, chronic pain, and migraines ; along with an introduction to the female body, information on maintaining wellness and avoiding risk factors for disease, a glossary, and a directory of resources for additional help and information.

Author: Omnigraphics, Inc.,
Publisher: Detroit, Michigan : Omnigraphics, Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, [2018] ©2018 2018.
Series: Health reference series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Fifth edition.; [Enhanced Credo edition]View all editions and formats
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Women's Health Concerns Sourcebook, Fifth Edition, provides updated information about the medical issues of most significance to women. It explains female anatomy and reports on women's health and wellness topics, including vaccination and screening recommendations, fitness and nutrition guidelines, and tips for healthy aging. It also discusses breast health, sexual and reproductive issues, conditions that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Popular Work
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xvii, 818 pages : illustrations
(DLC) 2017028219
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Omnigraphics, Inc.,
ISBN: 9781786845832 1786845830 9780780815780 0780815785
OCLC Number: 1020766956
Description: 1 online resource (70 entries) : 19 images.
Contents: Preface --
Part I. Introduction to women's health: Chapter 1. The female body; Chapter 2. Women's health statistics; Chapter 3. Health concerns of women with disabilities; Chapter 4. Lesbian and bisexual health concerns; Chapter 5. Violence against women and how to get help --
Part II. Maintaining women's health and wellness: Chapter 6. Nutrition and exercise recommendations; Chapter 7. Obesity and weight loss; Chapter 8. Dealing with sleep disorders and tips for getting better sleep; Chapter 9. Managing stress; Chapter 10. Preventing vision and hearing problems; Chapter 11. Healthy aging tips for women; Chapter 12. Women-related health conditions and CAM; Chapter 13. Avoiding risk factors for common health concerns; Chapter 14. Recommended screenings for women; Chapter 15. Immunizations for women --
Part III. Breast and gynecological concerns: Chapter 16. Nonmalignant breast conditions; Chapter 17. Premenstrual syndrome and premenstrual dysphoric disorder; Chapter 18. Menstrual irregularities; Chapter 19. Menopausal concerns; Chapter 20. Ovarian pain and disorders of the ovaries; Chapter 21. Endometriosis; Chapter 22. Uterine fibroids; Chapter 23. Disorders of the cervix; Chapter 24. Vaginal and pelvic infections; Chapter 25. Pelvic floor disorders; Chapter 26. Vulval disorders; Chapter 27. Gynecological procedures. Part IV. Sexual and reproductive concerns: Chapter 28. Understanding your sexuality; Chapter 29. Female sexual dysfunction; Chapter 30. Birth control; Chapter 31. Abortion; Chapter 32. Infertility and infertility treatment options; Chapter 33. Having a healthy pregnancy; Chapter 34. The birth of your baby; Chapter 35. Recovering from birth and managing postpartum depression; Chapter 36. Pregnancy loss --
Part V. Gynecological and high-prevalence cancers in women: Chapter 37. Breast cancer; Chapter 38. Gynecological cancers; Chapter 39. Colon and rectal cancers; Chapter 40. Lung cancer; Chapter 41. Skin cancer; Chapter 42. Thyroid cancer --
Part VI. Other health conditions with issues of significance to women: Chapter 43. Alzheimer disease; Chapter 44. Anemia and bleeding disorders; Chapter 45. Arthritis (osteoarthritis); Chapter 46. Autoimmune and related diseases; Chapter 47. Cardiovascular disorders; Chapter 48. Carpal tunnel syndrome in women; Chapter 49. Chronic pain; Chapter 50. Diabetes in women; Chapter 51. Female athlete triad; Chapter 52. Gastrointestinal and digestive disorders common in women; Chapter 53. Lung disease in women; Chapter 54. Mental health concerns among women; Chapter 55. Migraine headaches in women; Chapter 56. Osteoporosis; Chapter 57. Thyroid disorders in women; Chapter 58. Urinary tract disorders --
Part VII. Additional help and information: Chapter 59. Glossary of women; Chapter 60. Directory of women.
Series Title: Health reference series.

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Women's Health Concerns Sourcebook, Fifth Edition, provides updated information about the medical issues of most significance to women. It explains female anatomy and reports on women's health and wellness topics, including vaccination and screening recommendations, fitness and nutrition guidelines, and tips for healthy aging. It also discusses breast health, sexual and reproductive issues, conditions that disproportionately affect women and the leading causes of death and disability in women.

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