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    General Health 7 Things to Ask Your Doctor About Ovarian Cancer – Woman’s Day

    This article is sponsored by beBRCAware. Dr. Elizabeth Swisher was not compensated for her participation in this article. Each year, more than 22,000 women in the U.S. are diagnosed with ovarian cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. But since the symptoms can be nonspecific and...
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    General Health 5 Women Get Real About What It’s Actually Like Having Ovarian Cancer – Prevention

    This year, about 22,530 women will receive a ovarian cancer diagnosis and about 13,980 will die from the disease, according to the American Cancer Society. And while you can find plenty of articles on the risk factors, symptoms, and treatment options, there’s no way to prepare for facing ovarian...
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    Sexual Health 11 period myths you’ve probably heard, but definitely aren’t true – HelloGiggles

    About half the people in the world get, have gotten, or will get their period at some point in their lives. But despite how normal menstruation is, it can still be a confusing topic. There’s a lot of false information floating around, perpetuated by urban myths and outdated advice from …...
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    General Health Symptoms And Signs Of Chlamydia In Men – Men’s Health – “sexual health” – Google News

    In Australia, there are approximately 260000 Australians currently living with Chlamydia (also known as Chlamydia trachomatis). And with condom use with … Read more via “sexual health” – Google News
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    General Health Obesity: Study of 2.8 million shows increased disease and death risks – BBC News

    A major new study highlights the scale of the obesity problem in the UK, with a significant risk of death and disease attached to weight gain. People with a body mass index (BMI) of 30-35 were at 70% higher risk of developing heart … Read more via BBC News – Health
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    General Health 10 Women’s Health Myths We Need to Forget Already – Yahoo news

    It’s amazing that even as adults we often don’t have a grasp on our bodies and our health. Women’s health particularly seems to be shrouded in mystery, with … Read more via “sexual health” – Yahoo News
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    General Health How religious experiences may benefit mental health – Medical News Today

    A survey of thousands of people suggests that mystical experiences positively affect a person’s mental health, regardless of whether they are naturally occurring or a result of psychedelic drugs. New research suggests that having deep religious experiences may significantly improve people’s...
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    General Health 8 Things Your Nails Are Trying To Tell You About Your Health – mindbodygreen

    Yellow nails: Often, yellow discoloration is just your nail reacting to a product you’re using, like nail polish or acrylic nails. If you’re all about weekly manicures and nail art, give your nails a breather (experts suggest no more than two manicures a month)—and swap in tea tree oil or …...
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    General Health How depression affects memory – The Hindu – Health

    Forming a memory of people, places, and events is a dynamic process, and many studies have shown that psychiatric disorders such as depression may affect... Read more via The Hindu – Health
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    Sexual Health Everything You Can Do In Your 20s To Maximize Fertility In Your 30s & Beyond – mindbodygreen

    As you likely know, what you eat affects basically every aspect of your health, from your hormones to your inflammation levels to your mood. And cleaning up your diet as early as possible can go a long way toward preventing a variety of health issues that may negatively affect your … Read...
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    General Health 5 Signs of Chronic Inflammation You Can’t Ignore–Ignore It May Lead to Heart Disease or Cancer –

    Inflammation is the body’s natural survival mechanism that typically indicates that your body is fighting off a disease or repairing damaged tissue. However, if inflammation persists for long periods of time, it may signal a problem in the body. Many serious health conditions are tied to chronic...
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    General Health The Fruit You’ve Never Heard of: 5 Amazing Health Benefits of Eating Okra –

    From the United States to Ethiopia, there aren’t many places that you won’t find people eating okra, or “ladies’ fingers.” The small, green pods are found in cultural dishes across the globe, used to serve up as side dishes and accent pastas and casseroles. They can be grilled, fried, sautéed...
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    Sexual Health Cervix 101: 6 Interesting Things Everyone Should Know About the Cervix – brides

    The cervix is a truly miraculous piece of female anatomy. Unfortunately as of late, when we see the word “cervix” it is often associated with HPV and/or cervical cancer. And while it is definitely an important topic, so is knowing the basics about your sexual anatomy and everything it does. …...
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    General Health What Exactly Is a Breast Ultrasound—and When Would You Need One? –

    If you’ve ever felt a suspicious lump or something painful in your breast, chances are it’s nothing. But if you’re under the age of 30, chances are also good that your doctor will suggest an ultrasound to make absolutely sure. Ultrasound is the imaging choice for younger women who need … Read...
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    General Health Your questions about ovarian cancer answered: from early symptoms to treatment – HelloGiggles

    Young women have heard a lot about cervical cancer, mostly in the context of the the HPV vaccine. But you probably know less about ovarian cancer. It’s a disease not many younger women worry about since it typically affects women after menopause (i.e. over age 45), but the signs of … Read...
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    Sexual Health 7 Common STD Symptoms WomenNeed to Know About – Woman’s Day

    Lesions, listers, or warts are associated with a variety of STDs and STIs, including syphilis, human papillomavirus (HPV) or genital warts, and herpes, among other less common problems. The first sign of syphilis is usually a sore on the body, often where the infection was transmitted, on the...
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    Sexual Health Women’s Wellness: Causes of vaginal discharge – Mayo Clinic

    Vaginal discharge is a combination of fluid and cells continuously shed through your vagina. Normal vaginal discharge helps keep vaginal tissues healthy, provide lubrication and protect against infection and irritation. The amount, color and consistency of normal vaginal discharge varies — from...
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    General Health 7 Signs Your Business Stress Is Encroaching on Your Personal Life –

    Being a nice person isn’t easy. I used to be really good at it. Blissfully floating through life, appreciating everyone and everything. Maybe being an entrepreneur has hardened me, but after many years in business, here’s what I’ve realized: As entrepreneurs, the traits that make us successful …...
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    General Health Fertility diaries: A woman’s moving story of post-breast cancer pregnancy – VOGUE India

    I was 36 when I was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer. It was November. The relationship I was in when I found the lump didn’t work out; and by December I was told I would need to have six rounds of chemo followed by a lumpectomy. It was … Read more via VOGUE India...
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    Sexual Health 5 Signs of Low Testosterone –

    As we age, we begin to experience many different changes to our bodies and health. For men, one of these significant changes is a reduction in testosterone, which can lead to unwanted symptoms. But how can you tell if you are enduring regular changes or if they are a result … Read more via...