Women's Health

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  • Achieve your fitness goals with these tips from an Ultimate Frisbee pro

    Achieve your fitness goals with these tips from an Ultimate Frisbee pro

    Kaitlynne "Bunz" Roling, from the Swedish-sponsored Seattle Tempest, shares how she prioritizes and maintains her health.

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  • Preventing cervical cancer

    Preventing cervical cancer

    A gynecological oncologist at Swedish outlines the benefits of early vaccination and regular screenings to prevent cervical cancer.

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  • How to brave the winter — and seasonal affective disorder

    How to brave the winter — and seasonal affective disorder

    Seasonal affective disorder may leave you feeling down all winter long. But with advice from a Swedish expert, you can get your energy back.

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  • The Lytle Center: a decade of nurturing families

    The Lytle Center: a decade of nurturing families

    The Center provides those families with a welcoming place before and after birth for learning, health evaluations and ongoing support.

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  • Start or restart your fitness journey in 2024

    Start or restart your fitness journey in 2024

    Two sports medicine experts at Swedish Spine, Sports and Musculoskeletal Medicine share their top tips to help you start or resume your fitness journey.

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  • At Swedish, the very best care for every woman at every stage of life

    At Swedish, the very best care for every woman at every stage of life

    Seattle’s KING 5 TV hosted a panel of Providence Swedish women’s health experts for a series of conversations about the extensive, world-class women’s health-care available to our patients.

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  • Watch video: Move a muscle, change a thought

    Watch video: Move a muscle, change a thought

    A Swedish expert explains how different physical activities can affect our emotions and moods.

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  • When should you get your first mammogram?

    When should you get your first mammogram?

    With rates of breast cancer increasing in younger women, screening guidelines are changing. Learn when you should receive your first mammogram.

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  • At Swedish, midwives’ expansive role in care is helping build community

    At Swedish, midwives’ expansive role in care is helping build community

    Swedish’s Medical Director of Midwifery, Mary Mittell, CNM, discusses how midwifery supports inclusive, holistic care.

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  • Want to add years to your life? Turn off your television and take a walk

    Want to add years to your life? Turn off your television and take a walk

    A Swedish rehabilitation medicine expert explains the importance of regular movement in maintaining good health.

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  • Sex can become painful after menopause. A Swedish expert offers some guidance.

    Sex can become painful after menopause. A Swedish expert offers some guidance.

    A Swedish menopause and sexual health expert shares solutions and advice for talking with your partner and your doctor about this common condition.

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  • Understanding polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)

    Understanding polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)

    Learn what a reproductive health expert at Swedish has to say about polycystic ovary syndrome — a metabolic condition caused by a hormone imbalance.

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  • Thinking about a marathon? Start here.

    Thinking about a marathon? Start here.

    Running can be a great way to improve your health in body, mind and spirit. Find out how to train safely and reach your most ambitious running goals.

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  • New residency program addresses OB/GYN shortage

    New residency program addresses OB/GYN shortage

    With a groundbreaking program at Swedish, first-year residents are leading change in their field.

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  • Tips from a Swedish sports doc to help you train like a pro athlete

    Tips from a Swedish sports doc to help you train like a pro athlete

    Focus on long-term health, not just immediate training goals, says Seattle Cascades team physician Dr. Alex Lloyd.

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  • What is Hashimoto's disease?

    What is Hashimoto's disease?

    This autoimmune disease affects the thyroid gland, causing symptoms like fatigue, weight gain and joint pain. It's easily treated if detected early. Learn more.

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  • Not just the baby blues. Swedish experts on postpartum anxiety and depression

    Not just the baby blues. Swedish experts on postpartum anxiety and depression

    With a new baby, most birthing people experience emotional highs and lows. Persistent mood changes and impaired functioning may signal something more serious.

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  • Women’s Health spotlight: An expert’s take on top health issues women face

    Women’s Health spotlight: An expert’s take on top health issues women face

    Advice from a Swedish expert and resource roundup for Women's Health Month.

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  • It's not all in your head. A Swedish expert on the causes, symptoms and treatment of endometriosis

    It's not all in your head. A Swedish expert on the causes, symptoms and treatment of endometriosis

    Many people suffer with this painful condition for years before it's treated.

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  • Perimenopause and menopause: myths, reality and how to cope

    Perimenopause and menopause: myths, reality and how to cope

    Menopause is often misunderstood, leading to unnecessary anxiety. Learn the truth about some common myths surrounding perimenopause and menopause.

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