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Your Changing Body

FAQ041

What is puberty? Puberty is the time when your body changes and becomes more like an adult. When does puberty start? It is normal for changes to start as early as 8 years old or as late as 13 ye...

September 2013

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Gestational Diabetes

FAQ177

What is gestational diabetes? Gestational diabetes is diabetes mellitus that develops in women for the first time during pregnancy. Some women found to have gestational diabetes actually may have ha...

September 2013

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Menopause

FAQ047

What is menopause? Menopause is the time in a woman’s life when she stops having menstrual periods. The years leading up to this point are called perimenopause, or “around menopause.” Menopause mark...

February 2013

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Your First Period - Especially for Teens

FAQ049

What is puberty? Puberty is a time when your body begins to change to become more like an adult’s. Starting your menstrual period is one of these changes. What is a menstrual period? When pubert...

December 2012

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Dysmenorrhea

FAQ046

What is dysmenorrhea? Pain associated with menstruation is called dysmenorrhea. FAQ046 What is dysmenorrhea? Pain associated with menstruation is called dysmenorrhea . How common is dysmenorrhea? D...

July 2012

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A Healthy Pregnancy for Women with Diabetes

FAQ176

What is diabetes mellitus? Diabetes mellitus (also called "diabetes") is caused by a problem with insulin. Insulin moves glucose out of the blood and into the body's cells where it can be turned int...

December 2011

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Diabetes and Women

FAQ142

What is diabetes? Diabetes is a disease in which the body does not make enough insulin or does not use it as it should. Insulin is a hormone that helps balance the amount of glucose in your blood. ...

August 2011

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

FAQ121

What are common signs and symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)? Common PCOS signs and symptoms include the following: Irregular menstrual periods—Menstrual bleeding may be absent, heavy, or ...

August 2011

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Premenstrual Syndrome

FAQ057

What is premenstrual syndrome (PMS)? Many women feel physical or mood changes during the days before menstruation. When these symptoms happen month after month, and they affect a woman's normal life...

May 2011

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