Women’s Health

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Dizziness Can Be a Sign of Balance Disorder

Dizziness, vertigo, and unsteadiness (disequilibrium) are all common symptoms that can result from a vestibular disorder.  Our vestibular system includes the parts of the inner ear and brain that process sensory information involved in controlling balance and eye movements.  If disease or injury damages these processing areas, vestibular disorders can result.  Vestibular disorders occur frequently and can affect people of any age.

Women’s Health

Debunking 5 Common Myths About PCOS

No matter how common the medical condition is, fictitious health “facts” can plague the internet. One example of a regularly misunderstood condition is polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a hormonal imbalance that affects 1 in 10 women of childbearing age. According to David H. Moskowitz, M.D., FACOG, a board certified OB/GYN at Hackensack Meridian Health Medical Group, although it is one of the most common endocrine disorders found in women, less than 50% of those affected are actually diagnosed. Of those diagnosed, a large majority do not seem to fully understand the condition.

Women’s Health

What is Endometriosis, and Are You at Risk?

Endometriosis is a chronic, painful condition that affects women during their reproductive years. Its symptoms can include bleeding, inflammation and - if left untreated - decreased fertility. So what causes endometriosis, and how is it diagnosed?