Skip to content

    Women's Health

    Features Related to Women's Health

    1. Better Sleep, Less Stress

      An underactive thyroid, also known as hypothyroidism, can make you feel lousy. But there’s plenty you can do to feel better and take away a lot of the stress that comes with the condition. Your day-to-day habits can make a big difference. That means more than just taking your medicine as prescribed.

      Read Full Article
    2. Exercises for an Underactive Thyroid

      If you have an underactive thyroid -- a condition called hypothyroidism -- exercise is probably the last thing on your mind. After all, common symptoms like fatigue, swelling, and joint and muscle pain don’t make you want to get up and go. But experts say that physical activity can help you feel bet

      Read Full Article
    3. What Hypothyroidism Can Do to Your Body

      Hypothyroidism is easy to treat. One pill a day delivers thyroid hormone to your body. But you need to keep up with your treatment if you want to avoid serious complications. Thyroid medication can make many of the problems below go away. But if hypothyroidism is left untreated, here’s what you can

      Read Full Article
    4. Hypothyroidism and Your Weight

      When your thyroid hormone levels go down, the number on your scale sometimes goes up. But there are lots of ways you can take control of your weight. Your thyroid gland sends hormones into the bloodstream that help regulate metabolism -- the process that controls how your body uses energy. When you

      Read Full Article
    5. Do Natural Treatments Work for Hypothyroidism?

      Eating specific foods or taking supplements won't help you control hypothyroidism, but they can make you feel better, lower your stress, and prevent disease. Make sure you keep up with the hormone medication your doctor prescribes. Natural treatments can't replace the traditional ones. There's no sp

      Read Full Article
    6. Top 10 Health Tips for Women

      Let's face it, ladies: Doctor visits are short. And they're getting shorter. What if your doctor had more time? She might tell you the same things that OB-GYN Alyssa Dweck, MD, co-author of V Is for Vagina, wants you to know. Consider Dweck's tips your prescription for a lifetime of wellness. 1. Zap

      Read Full Article
    7. Expert Q&A on Underactive Thyroid

      Is your thyroid to blame for your weight gain and chronic fatigue? With 36 years of experience, Irwin Klein, MD, answers these questions all the time. He’s the chief of endocrinology at North Shore University Hospital in New York. WebMD asked him about hypothyroidism and the biggest puzzles that sur

      Read Full Article
    8. 7 Things Your Gynecologist Wants You to Know

      No matter how comfortable you are with your gynecologist, you still may be unsure about some things, like which symptoms are worth mentioning, how often to make an appointment, and how to best prepare for an exam. Here are top tips from gynecologists on how to make the most of your visits and your r

      Read Full Article
    9. Why Am I So Tired?

      It's the middle of the day and you just can't seem to get out of first gear. Is it lack of sleep, or could there be something else that makes you feel so wiped out? Check out these culprits for fatigue and get some pep back in your step. First off, ask yourself this: Do you treat your body right? "W

      Read Full Article
    10. Tips to Manage Hypothyroidism

      "I was exhausted," says Jane Johnson Wall, 45, a therapist from Cranston, R.I. "I could barely make it through the day without taking a nap. I fell asleep mid-conversation at night. I was always cold. And I was gaining weight -- maybe 25 pounds -- though I was going to the gym." Turns out Wall's thy

      Read Full Article
    Displaying 1 - 10 of 412 Articles Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next >>

    Today on WebMD

    hands on abdomen
    Test your knowledge.
    womans hand on abdomen
    Are you ready for baby?
     
    birth control pills
    Learn about your options.
    insomnia
    Is it menopause or something else?
     
    woman in bathtub
    Slideshow
    period
    VIDEO
     
    bp app on smartwatch and phone
    Slideshow
    estrogen gene
    Quiz
     

    Send yourself a link to download the app.

    Loading ...

    Please wait...

    This feature is temporarily unavailable. Please try again later.

    Thanks!

    Now check your email account on your mobile phone to download your new app.

    Blood pressure check
    Slideshow
    hot water bottle on stomach
    Quiz
     
    question
    Assessment
    Attractive young woman standing in front of mirror
    Quiz