Uterine Fibroids and Treatments for Fibroids – Some Have No Symptoms

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Fibroids are noncancerous tumors, or overgrowth of uterine muscle, that grow when they should not. Less than 0.1% of uterine fibroids become cancerous, but they generally should be treated because they can cause pain, heavy bleeding and other complications. Growth of a uterine fibroid Typically uterine fibroids are simply called fibroids, but they can also … Continue reading Uterine Fibroids and Treatments for Fibroids – Some Have No Symptoms

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Lactation Consultant in Eugene

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Pacific Women’s Center has a lactation consultant in Eugene who teaches classes right here. Since 2012, we’ve worked with Devorah Bianchi of Loving Arms Lactation to present our ongoing lactation classes. Breastfeeding does not come automatically easy for every mother. Talking with a lactation consultant in Eugene helps explain some of the problems and solutions that … Continue reading Lactation Consultant in Eugene

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Childbirth Classes in Eugene

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For future moms and dads, the knowledge that nine months into the future a baby will arrive can be a happy and exciting time. It can be a confusing and uncertain time. Pacific Women’s Center offers childbirth classes in Eugene, and these classes are a great way to learn and prepare for the birth. We … Continue reading Childbirth Classes in Eugene

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Menstrual Migraine, or Hormone-associated Headaches

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A woman’s menstrual cycle closely relates to hormonal changes taking place in her body at the same time. Unfortunately, the act of the body shedding uterine tissue can be uncomfortable, causing cramping. The hormonal changes can cause menstrual migraines, or hormone-associated headaches too. According to the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals, an estimated 12.6 million … Continue reading Menstrual Migraine, or Hormone-associated Headaches

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Sometimes Severe Pain During Periods is Not Normal, it’s Endometriosis

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The actresses Julianne Hough and Lena Dunham, along with celebrity fitness trainer Jillian Michaels have all spoken out about their struggles with endometriosis (en-doe-me-tree-Oh-sis). One thing stands out about their stories. It often takes a long time for many women to realize that the severe pain during periods and with intercourse is not typical. “For the … Continue reading Sometimes Severe Pain During Periods is Not Normal, it’s Endometriosis

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5 Ways to Improve Your Digestive Health

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Digestive health is crucial to overall well-being. When the digestive system functions properly, it absorbs nutrients and helps the other systems in your body work smoothly. There are several signs the body sends out when a person needs to improve digestive health. It may come in the form of discomfort having to do with gas, … Continue reading 5 Ways to Improve Your Digestive Health

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How to Start Exercising in the New Year and Stick to it

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Figuring out how to start a workout regime in the new year and stick to it can be a challenge. A significant part of staying healthy and strong is keeping physically active. An exercise program should be a regular activity when it comes to maintaining your general health. Getting 30 minutes of exercise a day … Continue reading How to Start Exercising in the New Year and Stick to it

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