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Dizziness in Pregnancy: Causes by Trimester, Management, and More Dizziness in Pregnancy: Causes by Trimester, Management, and More
It’s common to experience dizziness during pregnancy. Dizziness can make you feel like the room is spinning — called vertigo — or it may make you feel faint, unsteady, or weak.You should always discuss dizziness and other symptoms with your doctor. In some cases, you may require immediate medical attention.Read on to learn about the possible reasons for dizziness in pregnancy, and what you c
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Brain Damage: Causes, Most Common Types, Symptoms & Treatment Brain Damage: Causes, Most Common Types, Symptoms & Treatment
Brain damage occurs when a person’s brain is injured due to traumatic injury, such as a fall or car accident, or nontraumatic injury, such as a stroke.Doctors more commonly refer to brain damage as brain injury because this term better describes what’s happening in the brain. The brain does not fully mend itself the way a cut or other injury does in the body. Recovery and return to function ca
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I Attempted Suicide. Here’s What I Want Suicide Loss Survivors to Know I Attempted Suicide. Here’s What I Want Suicide Loss Survivors to Know
How we see the world shapes who we choose to be — and sharing compelling experiences can frame the way we treat each other, for the better. This is a powerful perspective.It was a late January afternoon in 2018, just two days after I had major surgery. Drifting in and out of a painkiller haze, I leaned over to check my phone. There on the screen, I saw a text message from my best friend’s mom:
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5 Reasons Anorexia Nervosa Can Impact Your Sex Drive 5 Reasons Anorexia Nervosa Can Impact Your Sex Drive
In the fall of 2017, as I set out to conduct interviews on sexuality in women with anorexia nervosa for my dissertation research, I did so knowing that women would express experiences with low sex drive. After all, research shows that this population tends to have avoidant, immature, and averse feelings toward sexual activity. What I did not expect, however, was how often women worried that this e
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Outercourse: What It Is, How to Do It, Risks to Consider & More Outercourse: What It Is, How to Do It, Risks to Consider & More
What is it?Outercourse is an option for sexual activity without intercourse. When you get down to the details, that means different things to different people. For some, it’s everything except penis-in-vagina (PIV) penetration. For others, outercourse means no penetration of any kind, including fingers, sex toys, and anal sex.Some choose outercourse as a safe sex alternative. They put boundaries
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Sugar Alcohol and Diabetes: A Good Sugar Substitute in Moderation Sugar Alcohol and Diabetes: A Good Sugar Substitute in Moderation
What is sugar alcohol?Sugar alcohol is a sweetener that can be found in many low-calorie, diet, and reduced-calorie foods. It provides a taste and texture similar to that of regular table sugar. This makes it a satisfying alternative for people who wish to limit their sugar intake, such as those with diabetes. Because sugar alcohol isn’t fully absorbed during digestion, it provides about half
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8 DIY Creams and Oils for Eye Puffiness and Wrinkles 8 DIY Creams and Oils for Eye Puffiness and Wrinkles
Plus, two recipes and three tools to helpWalk into any beauty store on the hunt for a brand new eye cream and you’ll walk into a dizzying array of options. Between brands, ingredients, purported benefits — and potential drawbacks like cost — it can be a lot to consider. It might seem like the eye creams marked a few hundred dollars are a sure bet, but if there’s anything we know about eye
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Depression and Sleep: Connection, Research, and Treatments Depression and Sleep: Connection, Research, and Treatments
Depression is more common than you might think, and depression and sleep issues may go hand-in-hand. Over 16 million people in the United States have some form of depression, and over 75 percent of people with depression have some form of sleep disorder. Sleep disorders may also increase your risk of developing symptoms of depression.But the relationship between sleep and depression is complex. Le
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Meniscectomy: Purpose, Preparation, Procedure, and Recovery Meniscectomy: Purpose, Preparation, Procedure, and Recovery
A meniscectomy is a type of surgery that’s used to treat a damaged meniscus.A meniscus is a structure made of cartilage that helps your knee work properly. You have two of them in each knee: lateral meniscus, near the outer edge of your knee jointmedial meniscus, near the edge on the inside of your kneeYour menisci help your knee joint function by:distributing your weight over a larger area, whi
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G-Spot After Hysterectomy: Guide to Orgasm Post-Op G-Spot After Hysterectomy: Guide to Orgasm Post-Op
Does hysterectomy affect the G-spot?A hysterectomy can relieve painful symptoms from fibroids, abnormal periods, or cancer. It’s natural for you to have questions about sexual health if you’re planning to have the surgery. This includes the ability to have future orgasms.In short, research says a hysterectomy is unlikely to impair sexual function. However, your sexual response after the surger
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