Health Reference Series: Women’s Health Concerns Sourcebook, 6th Edition

  • Angela Williams
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  • ISBN-10: 0780818113
  • ISBN-13: 9780780818118
  • DDC: 613
  • 600 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released September 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Provides consumer health information about conditions and disorders that affect women, along with facts about recommended health screenings and tips on avoiding risk factors to maintain wellness.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Introduction to Women's Health.
1: Women's Health and Why Is It Important.
2: The Female Body.
3: Menarche to Menopause.
4: Women's Health: Trends and Statistics.
5: Health Status of Specific Populations.
6: Influence of Sex and Gender on Health and Disease.
7: Health Concerns Women Face at Work.
8: Access to Healthcare Insurance.
9: Violence Against Women: A Public-Health Issue.
Breast and Gynecological Concerns.
10: Nonmalignant Breast Conditions.
11: Premenstrual Syndrome and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder.
12: Ovarian Disorders.
13: Menstrual Irregularities.
14: Menopausal Concerns.
15: Uterus Disorders.
16: Disorders of the Cervix.
17: Pelvic Infections.
18: Pelvic Floor Disorders.
19: Sexually Transmitted Diseases.
20: Gynecological Procedures.
Sexual and Reproductive Concerns.
21: Understanding Your Sexuality.
22: Female Sexual Dysfunction.
23: Birth Control Methods for Women.
24: Termination of Pregnancy.
25: Infertility: Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatments.
26: Having a Healthy Pregnancy.
27: The Birth of Your Baby.
28: Postpartum Care.
29: Pregnancy Loss.
Other Health Concerns of Women.
30: Cancer and Women.
31: Cardiovascular Disorders.
32: Lung Disease in Women.
33: Autoimmune and Related Diseases.
34: Endocrine Disorders in Women: An Overview.
35: Musculoskeletal Disorders Chapter Contents.
36: Chronic Pain in Women.
37: Migraine Headaches in Women.
38: Urinary Tract Disorders.
39: Anemia and Bleeding Disorders.
40: Women and Mental-Health Issues.
41: Eating Disorders.
42: Women and Alzheimer Disease.
Maintaining Women's Health and Wellness.
43: Healthy Eating for Better Health.
44: Exercise Recommendations.
45: Overweight, Obesity, and Weight Management.
46: Dealing with Sleep Problems.
47: Avoiding Risk Factors for Common Health Concerns.
48: Cosmetics and Your Health.
49: Breast Self Examination.
50: Immunizations for Women.
51: Healthy Aging Tips for Women.
Additional Help and Information.
Glossary of Women's Health Terms.
Directory of Women's Health Resources and Organizations.