Local doctor talks about women’s most common reproductive health concerns

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Dr. Janelle Pakish Darbi with Wake Forest Baptist Health joined FOX8 for today’s House Calls to talk about women’s reproductive health.

The most common women’s reproductive concerns are:

  • Fertility and family planning
  • Irregular periods and bleeding
  • Menopause symptoms

Risk factors for ovarian cancer are:

  • Ovarian cancer is the fifth leading cause of cancer-related death
  • The highest risk is in women with a family history
  • Endometriosis associated with subtypes
  • Birth control and breastfeeding lowers the risk

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