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Middle-age women get more prescriptions for opioids after surgery, says report
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The metamorphosis of prescription painkillers from “wonder drug” to a cause of opioid epidemic has compelled federal agencies and many researchers to examine the groups particularly prone to addiction. A recent study by a group of researchers from the QuintilesIMS Institute suggested that in 2016, women in the age group of 40-59 years were prescribed […]


World Mental Health Day: Kristen Bell plans to discuss psychiatric issues with her kids
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Bad things do happen, and sadness is a common emotion. Many of us have heard our parents saying, “It is okay to be sad; you need not pretend to be happy, when you are actually feeling low inside.” However, very few guardians are able to discern feelings of continual sadness as a sign of depression. […]


Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Month: Need to spread message about ill effects of drinking during pregnancy
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Consuming alcohol during pregnancy can result in a host of physical and behavioral disorders in infants. Physicians group such disorders under fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs). According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 3 million women in the United States carry a high risk of exposing their developing baby […]


CBT may increase connectivity in brains of OCD patients, finds study
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Not all thoughts express happiness. Some thoughts are intrusive and unwelcome that can result in fixation about something or recurring behavioral tendencies or a combination of both that may cause anxiety. Experts club these kinds of behavioral issues under obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), a mental condition in which an individual has reoccurring thoughts as well as […]


National Yoga Month: Maryland chooses yoga to tackle opioid addiction among women, teenagers
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In the wake of the rising opioid addiction among U.S. citizens, experts have suggested that a yoga program could help put a brake on the problem. Earlier designed for trauma victims, they feel it could help women and teenagers avoid getting hooked on prescription painkillers. The Maryland Area Health Education Center (AHEC), West, will use […]


Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network Day: Coping strategies for rape victims to manage trauma
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The idea of women being more independent and secure goes for a toss when a person belonging to the fair sex becomes a victim of rape. While male chauvinists opine that a woman is raped when she is under the influence of alcohol or drugs or blame her for the incident; it is a frightful […]


Rita Simons of EastEnders bares all, talks about her anxiety problems
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Noted English actress and singer Rita Simons, who essayed the role of Roxy Mitchell in the BBC soap opera EastEnders between 2007 and 2017, has revealed her battle with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). Simons described the experience as feeling a terrible knot in her stomach. Simons reiterated how she found it exceedingly difficult to focus […]


Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month: Why some women opt out of post-treatment care
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Addiction is a problem that many people face irrespective of their race, gender and social status. The extent of addiction problems depends on the nature of the substance one is addicted to. Treatment is essential for individuals with an addiction to ensure complete recovery. However, many women with substance use disorder (SUD) tend to commit […]


Alanis Morissette reveals her postpartum depression struggles
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The joy of giving birth quickly ends for some mothers when they experience postpartum depression (PPD). PPD can affect any woman, regardless of age, race or social status. Recently, Alanis Morissette opened up about her battle with PPD that the Canadian alternative rock singer-songwriter and actress started suffering from seconds after she gave birth to […]


Suicide Prevention Week: PTSD patients more vulnerable to suicidal ideation
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Witnessing a disturbing incident or finding oneself in the midst of any traumatic event can have long-term and grievous repercussions. The impact of trauma, if not dealt with timely, can result in the affected suffering from serious mental health problems like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). People with PTSD exhibit emotional numbness that can cause problems […]


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