Providence Women's Health Team

The Providence Women's Health team is committed to providing useful and actionable insights, tips and advice to ensure women of all types can live their healthiest lives.

  • Fibromyalgia: Seeing the illness behind the pain

    Fibromyalgia: Seeing the illness behind the pain

    Fibromyalgia is a so-called “invisible illness.” But the disease can clearly be seen for what it is: a very real and painful illness affecting more women than men. The brain and nerve...

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  • More women than men are SAD about the seasons changing

    More women than men are SAD about the seasons changing

    For some women, the shorter days and reduced daylight that start as summer ends signal a welcome time to nest a little, prepare for the upcoming holidays and—if they can fit it into their...

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  • How thyroid disorders impact women’s health

    How thyroid disorders impact women’s health

    An over- or underactive thyroid can affect women from puberty to menopause. Your thyroid is an endocrine gland that’s shaped like a butterfly and located in the front of your neck. This small but...

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  • Perimenopause: The transition phase before menopause

    Perimenopause: The transition phase before menopause

    Hot flashes, mood shifts and menstrual changes can all be signs that your body is getting ready for menopause. Learn how to ease the discomfort. [3 MIN READ] It’s one of the facts of life....

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  • 3 tips for back-to-school success

    3 tips for back-to-school success

    Whether you and your kids are gearing up for the first day of school, or you have a week or two under your belt, here are tips to make it a good year for the students in your life. [3 MIN...

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  • Gynecological Surgery FAQs, Part I: Laparoscopy

    Gynecological Surgery FAQs, Part I: Laparoscopy

    Understand your choices when it comes to gynecological surgery. This is the first in a series of FAQs about minimally invasive and open surgeries. [3 MIN READ] Many years ago, if a woman...

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  • 5 Things to Know About Breast Reconstruction Surgery

    5 Things to Know About Breast Reconstruction Surgery

    Ever wonder what goes through the mind of a breast cancer survivor? To say they are hyper-cognizant and self-conscious is an understatement. Whether it’s stepping out of the shower and seeing...

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  • 3 Tips to Help You Cope and Thrive with Lupus

    3 Tips to Help You Cope and Thrive with Lupus

    Learn how eating well, managing stress and even using tools to help with positive thinking can help you meet the challenges of life with lupus [3 MIN READ] There’s no question: Living with...

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