Speaking of Women’s Health offers informational women’s health videos that discuss a variety of topics. Join us as Holly L. Thacker, MD, Director of Center for Specialized Women’s Health at Cleveland Clinic, offers her insights about health myths and helpful tips and tricks about health issues that affect women every day.
Even with modern medicine, “that time of the month” can be a pain for most women, especially those prone to heavy menstrual bleeding. But abnormal uterine bleeding shouldn’t stop you from enjoying your life. Gynecologist Cara King, DO, talks about why it happens and when it’s time to see a doctor. She also offers tips on managing heavy bleeding and explains how common and treatable the condition actually is.
How do I know menopause is coming? Will I gain weight? Will I need to take hormones? And is there anything I can do about those annoying hot flashes? Women's health specialist Pelin Batur, MD, walks us through what to expect.
Rates of three common sexually transmitted infections — syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia — are at an all-time high in the U.S. What’s behind this rise, who’s most at risk and how can we protect ourselves? Oluwatosin Goje, MD, an Ob/Gyn who specializes in infectious diseases, explains.
E-cigarettes and vaping are relatively new and many have thought of them as a helpful alternative to quit traditional smoking. But now, reports of serious respiratory illnesses likely tied to vaping are popping up across the country. Having identified nearly 1,500 lung illnesses and 33 deaths, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating multiple reports of serious respiratory illnesses likely tied to vaping. Learn more about the dangers of vaping from Cleveland Clinic pulmonologist and smoking cessation specialist, Dr. Humberto Choi.
Ladies, put yourself at the top of your to-do list! Dr. Holly L. Thacker shares bone health tips for women.