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Educational Links

Women's Health Education

The Internet has come to be the means of educating yourself on a variety of topics and that includes medical conditions. Unfortunately, running a search will often lead to inaccurate or incorrect information based on someone’s personal opinion or poor scientific evidence.

Below we have compiled a few excellent sources of medical information. These are all official websites that maintain the most up to date information on just about any medical condition you can imagine.

Health Education Websites

Below we have compiled a few excellent sources of medical information. These are all official websites that maintain the most up to date information on just about any medical condition you can imagine.

Just type the topic into the search line on the sites above or choose from the list of conditions in the index provided.

  ACOG.ORG - Pamphlets for OB/GYN Conditions and Procedures
There to read online or order by mail. They are furnished by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
 

AAFP.ORG - American Academy of Family Physicians
The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) is one of the largest national medical organizations, representing 105,900 family physicians, family medicine residents, and medical students nationwide.

Important Women's Health Topics

  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Birth Control ( e.g. Implanon and Nuvaring, also see Mirena below )
  • Chlamydia
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Fibroids
  • Condyloma (Genital Warts)
  • STD
  • Herpes
  • IUD (e.g. Mirena or ParaGard)
  • Evaluation of the Infertile Couple
  • Mastitis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
  • PMS / PMDD
  • Preeclampsia
  • Yeast Infection
  • Diet and Health
  • Bacterial Vaginosis
  • Screening for Breast Cancer
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Endometriosis
  • Group B Streptococcus & Pregnancy
  • Sexual Problems in Women
  • Treatment of abnormal Pap Smears
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Kegel Exercises
  • LEEP Procedure
  • Common Breast Feeding Problems
  • Painful Bladder Syndrome or Interstitial Cystitis
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Hysterectomy
  • Toxoplasmosis / CMV
  • Miscarriage
  • Weight Loss Treatments
  • HPV vaccine ( eg, Gardisil )

If you find or think other topics of interest, simply type them into the search line as well. You will be amazed at how informative these sites can be.


Also, please refer to the Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology sections on this website for more information and additions links.

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