Women's Health

A woman’s health concerns will change with her age and development. Women’s health concerns can vary from reproductive concerns, to cancer to mental health.

All Women's Health Posts
by our physicians
By DuPage Medical Group Cardiology
Heart attack signs in women can be vastly different than in men and can be confused with less life-threatening situations.
Topics and Subtopics: Heart Health & Women's Health

Learn how a bladder swing works.
Topics and Subtopics: Bladder Health & Women's Health

By Dr. Michael Bercek
Nutrition is key to a healthy pregnancy and baby. Good nutrition improves a woman’s ability to cope with labor and makes it easier for her to get back in shape after the baby is born.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health & Women's Health

By Dr. Daniel Douglas
First of all, don't panic. Fortunately, the majority of breast lumps turn out to be non-malignant. Having said that, every breast lump deserves further evaluation by your primary care physician or a surgeon, so call and schedule an appointment. Early diagnosis and treatment is an important determinant of a successful outcome in breast cancer.
Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Women's Health

By DuPage Medical Group Radiology
DMG is the first in the western suburbs to offer digital breast tomosynthesis (3D mammogram) to patients and already has made digital mammography the standard of care at all diagnostic imaging facilities. Breast tomosynthesis provides you with the peace of mind knowing that any abnormalities can be detected earlier and less need for you to come back for additional imaging.

By Alix Charles, MD, FAAD
Topics and Subtopics: Skin Health & Women's Health

By DuPage Medical Group Plastic Surgery
Breast reconstruction is offered to women who have lost their breast due to cancer or other disease. Reconstruction of a breast that is partially or completely removed is possible through a combination of plastic surgery procedures that will create a new breast. The results of breast reconstruction can be natural in appearance and feel; however they will never look exactly the same as the breast that was removed.

By Karen Manning, APN, IBCLC
The normal healthy diet recommended for adult women should meet most needs for lactating women. Special diets are not required for high quality or high calorie breast milk.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health & Women's Health

By Dr. Erica Attanasio
The decision of whether to breast or bottle feed your newborn is an important one.
Topics and Subtopics: Infant Care, Pregnancy & Women's Health

By DMG Integrated Oncology Program
Learn about the different types of lumps and bumps that you may find in your breast, what they are, and what to do if you find one.
Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Women's Health

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