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Freedom from Painful Periods

By |2023-05-04T11:05:16-04:00May 1st, 2023|Categories: Women’s Health|Tags: |

For eight years, Manalapan resident Lacey Reyes suffered from painful, heavy menstrual periods. She bled so much that she needed iron IV infusions to treat severe anemia, a condition in which the body lacks enough iron to make healthy red blood cells. During her period, the 39-year-old stayed home [...]

High Risk Breast Cancer Program Facilitates Early Detection

By |2023-01-05T13:14:22-05:00January 9th, 2023|Categories: Cancer, Women’s Health|Tags: , , |

Are you at high risk for developing breast cancer? A mammogram at CentraState can help you find out. Clinicians at the Star and Barry Tobias Women’s Health Center and the Statesir Cancer Center at CentraState are working to identify women at highest risk so they can prevent breast cancer [...]

Pregnancy and Preeclampsia: What You Need to Know

By |2024-01-23T09:15:27-05:00January 6th, 2023|Categories: Pregnancy and Parenting, Women’s Health|Tags: , , |

Pregnancy is an amazing journey. But sometimes unexpected health issues can throw you off course. Preeclampsia—high blood pressure during the later stages of pregnancy—is one of them. "Many preeclampsia symptoms—headaches, nausea, shortness of breath—are also common pregnancy complaints, so it can be hard to recognize those signs as a [...]

Beyond Hot Flashes: How to Manage Menopause in Stride

By |2022-10-03T15:44:20-04:00October 10th, 2022|Categories: Women’s Health|Tags: |

When people think of menopause, hot flashes often come to mind. But some women experience different symptoms during this time – and others may have no symptoms at all. Clinically speaking, menopause occurs when a woman goes 12 months without a menstrual period. It’s called a retrospective diagnosis because [...]

PMS: The Struggle is Real

By |2022-03-28T15:56:32-04:00April 21st, 2022|Categories: Women’s Health|Tags: |

Mood swings. Bloating. Headaches. Difficulty concentrating. Imagine if you experienced these symptoms for several days out of every month. For many women, this is their reality. More than 31 million women in the U.S. experience PMS (premenstrual syndrome). Some women only feel several days of mild discomfort before their [...]

Your Mammo Made Easy: No Prescription Required at Women’s Health Center at CentraState

By |2021-09-29T10:59:06-04:00October 11th, 2021|Categories: Women’s Health|Tags: , |

Breast cancer screening rates dropped sharply when the COVID-19 pandemic began, and for many women, getting back to scheduling their annual mammogram and other important health appointments still remains a challenge.  CentraState Healthcare System just made that one item on many women’s to-do list a little bit easier by [...]

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