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3 Ways an Eating Disorder Can Affect Pregnancy 3 Ways an Eating Disorder Can Affect Pregnancy
“You know what’s weird, though? It’s like everyone wants to touch me.”I was sitting across from one of my closest friends at a downtown Italian bistro, swiping up creamy ricotta and olive oil with grilled bread, nodding along to her story. She was pregnant. And newly showing.“It makes me really self-conscious about my body,” she said. “Everyone is obsessing over it, whether it’s my
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Am I Oversharing About My Breast Cancer Journey? Am I Oversharing About My Breast Cancer Journey?
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.Q: Ever since my diagnosis of breast cancer, I’ve been posting pretty openly on Facebook about my experience. There’s really not a lot that I don’t feel comfortable sharing, but I do use content warnings if there’s grap
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Always Cold: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatments Always Cold: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatments
OverviewEveryone’s body has a slightly different reaction to cold and some people feel cold more often than others. This is called cold intolerance.Women are more likely than men to feel cold all the time. One reason for this is because women have a lower resting metabolic rate. This means they don’t naturally generate as much energy as men. And for reasons still not fully understood, research
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Silk or Copper Pillowcase: 7 Benefits for Hair, Skin, and Sleep Silk or Copper Pillowcase: 7 Benefits for Hair, Skin, and Sleep
Can what you sleep on boost your beauty or is the hype all bunk?We know that a good night’s sleep can make us look and feel rejuvenated, but can a pillowcase swap be the secret to waking up with clearer, smoother skin and lustrous locks?Word on the Insta is that silk or copper pillowcases are the latest must-have beauty tool. We tucked into the research, plus asked the experts whether slumberin
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Heart Failure and Mental Health: Prevalence, Early Signs, and More Heart Failure and Mental Health: Prevalence, Early Signs, and More
OverviewLiving with heart failure can be challenging, both physically and emotionally. After a diagnosis, you may experience a range of feelings. It’s common for people to feel fear, frustration, sadness, and anxiety. Not everyone experiences these feelings, and they may come and go, or linger. For some people, the medications used to treat heart failure can result in depression. For others, li
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