Women's Health News and Commentary

Debunking The Myths Surrounding Sexually Transmitted Diseases

As you were growing up you probably heard all sorts of things about sexually transmitted diseases. Many of the things that you heard were probably myths, but are often repeated as a way to scare young women into practicing abstinence. However, as most of us know scare tactics do not work, but … [Read More...]

Surrogate Pregnancy: Medications and You

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About a year ago, I volunteered to be a surrogate for my friend who is dealing with infertility. When I volunteered for this I had no idea just how involved things would get, all I knew about infertility would fill less than a page. I mistakenly thought the process would be rather simple, all I […]

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Useful Tips To Help You Cope With Endometriosis

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Women with endometriosis are in for a lifelong fight since health care professionals have labeled it as a chronic condition. One of the worst things about this condition is that if you try to ignore it and move forward with your life the condition often gets worse. Endometriosis is something that needs to be dealt […]

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Minimize Lupus Flare Ups By Following These Useful Tips

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When living with lupus taking good care of yourself is important for a variety of reasons. By living a healthy lifestyle, you will improve your quality of life, but you will also help minimize the number of flare, as well as the severity of them. Here are some useful tips that you can follow to […]

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Study suggests a woman’s sex life can suffer when undergoing IVF treatments

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Women who are dealing with infertility already have enough problems. These women are frustrated with the fact that they are having a hard time getting pregnant no matter how hard they have been trying. Some of them even end up dealing with depression on top of the infertility. As if that is not enough a […]

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How To Get A Handle On Postpartum Anxiety

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As a mom, you are probably having a hard time sleeping, but that is mainly thanks to your new baby’s sleep schedule. Now while it is normal to have interrupted sleep, what is not normal is suffering from something like insomnia, loss of appetite, or even the ability to think clearly. If you are suffering […]

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How I Survived Postpartum Depression

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When my fourth child was born, I was blindsided by postpartum depression. Intellectually I knew what it was, but I had never had it before so I didn’t KNOW what it was. I had fallen into the trap that so many women do, thinking that it wasn’t something that could ever happen to me. And […]

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Tips For Handling Postpartum Panic Attacks At Home

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Postpartum panic attacks are probably one of the least talked about mental illnesses that moms suffer from, but that doesn’t mean it is any less real. Postpartum panic disorder is as real as postpartum depression and no mom should have to suffer in silence. The problem with the panic disorder is that it is not […]

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Is It Possible To Prevent Postpartum Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder?

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As most of us assume childbirth should not be a traumatic experience, instead it should be an amazing experience. Childbirth allows you to bring another life into this world, but does oh so much more. Being a mother of five children myself, I am at a loss of words as to just how amazing the […]

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Commonly Asked Questions About Mental Health During Pregnancy

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Even before you get pregnant you here about how well you have to start taking care of your health. Commercials stress the number 13 because you should see your health care provider by the time you are 13 weeks pregnant, and you should see them for thirteen visits. Everywhere you turn, you are hearing about […]

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