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Thyroid Health

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The thyroid is a small, yet mighty organ located at the base of you neck. Its purpose is to produce “thyroid hormone” (TH) that regulates your body’s metabolism, including temperature and heartbeat. Women, especially those age 35 and over, are more likely than men to develop a thyroid disorder. In fact, the American Thyroid Association reports that one in eight women will develop thyroid problems during her lifetime.

Make the Most of Your Annual Exam

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Your annual well-woman visit is an important part of your overall healthcare. In addition to screening and testing for various cancers and sexually transmitted infections, your provider will want to discuss your health and lifestyle. How can you make the most of the time with your provider? Be your own advocate by sharing information and asking questions!

Cervical Health

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The American Cancer Society reports “over the last 30 years, the cervical cancer death rate has gone down by more than 50%.”

Protect Your Heart

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To kick off the new year, we’d like to cover an important health topic – blood pressure, specifically high blood pressure (also called hypertension).

Neural Tube Defects

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The CDC report the two most common neural tube defects, being spina bifida and anencephaly, are effecting "In the US, 3,000 pregnancies...every year".

Doctors Without Borders

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Find out how Doctors Without Borders is improving women's health on a worldwide scale.

Women’s Healthcare for the New Year

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Here are a few tips from Capital Women’s Care to get you started on the road to health and happiness in 2018.

Signs of [True] Labor

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How do you know what are “growing pains” in preparation for the birth and what are signs of labor? Here is a guide to help.

All About Menopause

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Menopause is when the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone, causing hormonal changes and menstruation to stop.

Healthy for the Holidays

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Here are some health tips that you’ve certainly heard before, but will help stay healthy during the holidays.

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