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National Women’s Health & Fitness Awareness: Ovarian Cysts and Cancer

Sep 5, 2016


The month of September serves as the perfect opportunity to discuss women’s health and its relationship with Chiropractic care in College Park.

National Women’s Health and Fitness Day takes place on September 28 and currently stands as the largest annual health promotion event for women throughout the United States.

The focus of the event is dedicated to raising awareness around the importance of regular exercise and various health issues that affect women of all ages.

For many women who live near College Park, ovarian cancer remains a significant health concern, especially for those over the age of 40.

Ovarian Cancer

Over 22,00o women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer each year, which represents 1 out of 72 women throughout the United States.

Ovarian cancer is responsible for more deaths than any other form of cancer for females, and early detection provides the greatest opportunity for complete recovery.

Ovarian Cysts, Tumors

Cysts can develop in or around the ovaries in some ways.

Most women who develop ovarian cysts tend to be between the ages of 26 and 45, and most cases do not lead to the development of cancerous cells.

Symptoms of Ovarian Cysts

  • Bloating, specifically within the abdomen
  • Feeling full,  significant pressure, swelling sensation
  • A noticeable difference in urination frequency
  • Significant pelvic pain
  • Painful bowel movements
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Breast tenderness
  • Loss of appetite

Causes of Ovarian Cysts

There are some reasons why ovarian cysts can develop. Some of the more common causes include:

  • Family history
  • Irregular menstruation
  • Obesity/excessive weight
  • Infertility
  • Hormonal irregularity or imbalance

When to See a Chiropractor Near College Park

If you notice any of the following symptoms, make sure to schedule an examination with our office immediately:

  • Pain
  • Vomiting
  • Weakness
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Significant abdominal pain
  • High blood pressure or rapid breathing
  • Clammy skin

How Chiropractic Care Can Help Treat

The Chiropractors at AICA College Park can provide immediate pain relief for women suffering from ovarian cysts or tumors, as well as restore hormonal balance throughout your internal systems.

Through the use of Chiropractic Adjustments, we can relieve lower back pain, menstrual pain, and pressure, and reduce nausea.

Hormonal imbalances can be addressed through the use of Chiropractic Adjustments, as well, especially the lower back area and thoracic spine.

Schedule A Consultation With AICA College Park

In support of National Women’s Health and Fitness Day, the Chiropractors at AICA College Park provide consultations for all new patients who are interested in learning more about Chiropractic care.

We offer immediate appointments, which can be scheduled by calling us(404) 592-0319 at or by filling out our online submission form.


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