 Breast Cancer (Men can develop
breast cancer)
 Uterine / Endometrial Cancer
 Abnormal uterine Bleeding
 Von Willebran...
BREAST HEALTH
 Starting at the age of 40 years old, it is recommended that
women have annual Mammograms
 If the Mammogra...
NEW TECHNOLOGY FOR BREAST CANCER DETECTION
 Two of the three tests below have high doses of radiation needed for
detectio...
OTHER COMMON REPRODUCTIVE
HEALTH ISSUES
 Pelvic Inflammatory Disease- An infection that is sexually
transmitted.
 Treatm...
Vulvitis-
Inflammation of the vulva
Cause- Oral sex
Bacterial, viral or fungal infection
Sitting in a hot tub
Allergies to...
UTERUS AND CERVIX
 Most common pelvic cancer is uterine
 Influenced by obesity, hypertension and diabetes
 Cervical can...
VULVAR CANCER
Rare type of Cancer
Slow growing cancer
Relationship indicated between HPV Infections and vulvar cancer
Expe...
BLADDER ISSUES
Urinary Tract Infections are common
Causes
 E Coli bacteria is the most common cause
 Other infections ma...
BLADDER ISSUES
Urinary Incontinence
 Initially may appear during pregnancy
 Damage related to birth trauma
 Advanced age
POLYCYSTIC OVARIAN SYNDROME
Otherwise known as polycystic ovarian disease
Common among women in child bearing years
Sympto...
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Power point for womens health class chapters 22

  1. 1.  Breast Cancer (Men can develop breast cancer)  Uterine / Endometrial Cancer  Abnormal uterine Bleeding  Von Willebrand Disease Bleeding Disorder  Cervical Dysplasia  DES (Diethylstibestrol)  Hysterectomy  Oophorectomy  Vulvitis Vulvar Cancer  Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome  Cervical Dysplasia pre-cancerous cervical tissue  Cervical Cancer  Ovarian Cysts  Ovarian Cancer  Pelvic Inflammatory Disease  Endometriosis  Yeast Infections  Bladder Infections/ Cystitis Pelvic  Uterine Prolapse HEALTH ISSUES THAT OCCUR AS A WOMEN AGES ALL OF THESE DISEASE PROCESSES LISTED BELOW ARE RELATED TO OUR FEMALE ANATOMY
  2. 2. BREAST HEALTH  Starting at the age of 40 years old, it is recommended that women have annual Mammograms  If the Mammogram should any abnormality if should be followed up with an Ultrasound Something about breast cancer
  3. 3. NEW TECHNOLOGY FOR BREAST CANCER DETECTION  Two of the three tests below have high doses of radiation needed for detection so at this time they are rarely used  Position Emission Mammography (PEM)  Breast Specific Gamma Imaging (BSGI)  Thermography
  4. 4. OTHER COMMON REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH ISSUES  Pelvic Inflammatory Disease- An infection that is sexually transmitted.  Treatment-Intravenous antibiotics  If treated late a hysterectomy may result
  5. 5. Vulvitis- Inflammation of the vulva Cause- Oral sex Bacterial, viral or fungal infection Sitting in a hot tub Allergies to powders Vulvodynia- Chronic vulvar pain Cause- Known diseases; herpes and yeast infections which cause an acute illness Chronic pain without disease is Vulvodynia
  6. 6. UTERUS AND CERVIX  Most common pelvic cancer is uterine  Influenced by obesity, hypertension and diabetes  Cervical cancer is responsible for 500,000 women annually  Preventative-annual pap tests - HPV Vaccine
  7. 7. VULVAR CANCER Rare type of Cancer Slow growing cancer Relationship indicated between HPV Infections and vulvar cancer Expect a rise in this type of cancer due to rise in HPV infections
  8. 8. BLADDER ISSUES Urinary Tract Infections are common Causes  E Coli bacteria is the most common cause  Other infections may be the cause- Trichomoniasis and Chlamydia  Stress, poor diet, trauma from childbirth Symptoms  Urinary frequency  Pain and/or burning Treatment  Antibiotics and increased fluid intake
  9. 9. BLADDER ISSUES Urinary Incontinence  Initially may appear during pregnancy  Damage related to birth trauma  Advanced age
  10. 10. POLYCYSTIC OVARIAN SYNDROME Otherwise known as polycystic ovarian disease Common among women in child bearing years Symptoms- Irregular menses cycles, elevated androgen hormones(male) in the blood or exhibits as excessive hair growth or acne, infertility, and male pattern baldness Cause- Question genetic however most women with this disorder are overweight and are insulin resistant which leads to Diabetes. Treatment-Weight loss, oral contraceptives(regulate menses) Diabetes medication(control insulin resistance)Spironolactone(reduce excess hair growth and Cyclic progesterone to induce menses.

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