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Why Aren't Women Speaking Up About Postpartum Depression? Feature
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Why Aren't Women Speaking Up About Postpartum Depression?

Here are some potential hurdles women may face when seeking care for PPD and some tips for how to overcome them.

What's Making You Anxious Now?
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What's Making You Anxious Now?

If you are a woman between the ages of 45 and 60 years old and experience anxiety, we would like to hear from you.

11 Fun Ways to Keep Your Mind Sharp
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11 Fun Ways to Keep Your Mind Sharp

We all have senior moments occasionally, but if you want to reduce your risk of dementia, try these strategies to keep your mind active and sharp.

Causes of Mood Swings
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Causes of Mood Swings

Occasional mood swings are normal, but it may help to know what's causing your mood swings, especially if they're disrupting your life.

Self-Care Tips That Actually Work
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Self-Care Tips That Actually Work

Self-care isn't just about bubble baths and spa visits. It's about taking the steps you need to create a peaceful place for yourself and avoid burnout.

Weed Words: 20 Words to Expand Your Cannabis Vocabulary
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Weed Words: 20 Words to Expand Your Cannabis Vocabulary

Whether you're considering consulting your doctor about medical marijuana or navigating your way around your neighborhood's new dispensary, here are 20 weed words to expand your cannabis vocabulary.

Depression, Anxiety Can Dampen Efforts to Recover From a Heart Attack
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Depression, Anxiety Can Dampen Efforts to Recover From a Heart Attack

Recovering from a heart attack can be tough, but new research suggests that depression, anxiety and stress can make it even tougher.

Depression and Alzheimer's: What's the Connection?
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Depression and Alzheimer's: What's the Connection?

New research is untangling the complex relationship between symptoms of depression and losses in memory and thinking that often emerge together with Alzheimer's disease.

Coping With the Death of a Parent
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Coping With the Death of a Parent

It's hard to put into words what it feels like to lose a parent. Here we provide some tips to help you navigate your loss.

Congress Aims to Strengthen Landmark Mental Health Insurance Law
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Congress Aims to Strengthen Landmark Mental Health Insurance Law

Congress is working to strengthen legislation that requires health insurance companies to treat mental health benefits like physical health ones.

Understanding the Different Sides of Panic Disorder
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Understanding the Different Sides of Panic Disorder

Dealing with a mental health issue rarely affects only the person who has been diagnosed. We get a firsthand account, here.

Symptoms of Depression In Women You Should Never Ignore
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Symptoms of Depression In Women You Should Never Ignore

Signs of depression in women may not always be obvious. Here are depression symptoms to look out for.

The Nature Effect: How Much Time Outdoors Is Best for Your Well-being?
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The Nature Effect: How Much Time Outdoors Is Best for Your Well-being?

Here are a few easy and practical ways to integrate nature into your life.

Here Are the Top 3 Women’s Health Care Issues of the 2020 Presidential Election, So Far
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Here Are the Top 3 Women’s Health Care Issues of the 2020 Presidential Election, So Far

Nearly 20 candidates are running for the Democratic party nomination. Here’s what they’re saying about the opioid crisis, the affordable care act, medicare for all and prescription prices.

Antidepressants Might Raise Odds for Serious Pregnancy Complication
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Antidepressants Might Raise Odds for Serious Pregnancy Complication

Treating depression during pregnancy can be vital to the health of both mother and child, but new research suggests that taking antidepressants may make a woman more vulnerable to gestational diabetes.

The Surprising Mental Health Benefits of Kayaking and Skiing
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The Surprising Mental Health Benefits of Kayaking and Skiing

You may love the mental high and well-being boost you get from your outdoor activities. But certain ones offer more benefits than others.

The #MeToo Movement Is Opening a Dialogue on PTSD and Sexual Trauma
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The #MeToo Movement Is Opening a Dialogue on PTSD and Sexual Trauma

Women are twice as likely to suffer from PTSD as men and yet in the media it is still associated primarily with active-duty servicemembers and veterans.

Menopause and Schizophrenia: A Connection?
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Menopause and Schizophrenia: A Connection?

Menopausal schizophrenia is more common than you might think. If you hear voices, feel paranoid, experience delusions or have other symptoms, seek help from your health care professional.