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How to Know If Pain After Losing Virginity Is Normal

You may have learned in sex ed and conversations with others that some pain may accompany the loss of your virginity, but what if that pain persists after the fact? How do you know if pain after losing virginity is normal? Many factors go into the degree of pain you may experience when you have […] Read more…

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High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy: What’s Going on?

High blood pressure in pregnancy occurs more often than you think, but it’s not necessarily dangerous. You may have had high blood pressure, also known as hypertension, before you conceived, or you may develop gestational high blood pressure as your pregnancy progresses. You swore you were swelling up, but you don’t need this kind of […] Read more…

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Gender Differences in Mental Health

In generations past, so-called “experts” have put forth many misguided notions on the path toward understanding the human brain and perceived gender differences in mental health. One of the first and most sexist mental disorder designated to women was called “hysteria” — supposedly caused by what doctors referred to as “wandering wombs” — and was […] Read more…

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How to Reduce Breast Pain Before Periods

You’re likely to experience bloating, cramping and mood swings right before Mother Nature pays her monthly visit. And while many of us have managed to find a way to alleviate these symptoms, adding breast pain to the mix just makes things that much more frustrating. So you may be wondering how to reduce breast pain […] Read more…

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Does Alcohol Affect Fertility?

Perhaps you’re trying to conceive and it’s taking longer than you thought. You know that many women struggle with conceiving, but your worry may be making you analyze every chemical or substance your body comes into contact with. And that’s understandable! You know you won’t drink after becoming pregnant, but does drinking now inhibit your […] Read more…

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Do Kegels Work? Yes — For More Than You Think!

Kegels — they’ve become popularly discussed in the world of female sexuality in recent years. Many women ask: Do Kegels work? The short answer is ‘yes,’ but the true answer is even more exciting — Kegels can provide women with so many health benefits that many of us still aren’t even aware of! Don’t believe […] Read more…

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Why Pets Are Good for You and Your Mental Health

Did you know this past Sunday was National Dog Day? If you’re a dog owner, maybe you took your pooch out to the dog park for this special day! Pets can have a bigger impact on our lives than we may realize. Their companionship has proven mental health benefits, not to mention those cute faces! […] Read more…

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Are You Dating a Narcissist? Red Flags to Watch out for

Guest Post by Marissa Katrin Maldonado Chances are at one point in your dating history you have encountered a narcissist. No, this is not a man or woman who stares at themselves all day in a mirror! Narcissistic personality disorder is a real thing, a serious mental health disorder. If you have been unfortunate enough […] Read more…

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Harassment Investigation Procedures in the Age of #MeToo: An Interview with Deb Muller on Workplace Safety, Health and Happiness

Women have made great strides over the past year or so in bringing to light the complicated and sensitive topic of sexual harassment in the workplace. In the wake of the start of #MeToo, #TimesUp and similar movements, many are asking: what changes have been made, and what changes can we continue to make? The […] Read more…

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Olive Oil Benefits for Skin and Health

Olive oil is a tasty and healthy alternative to traditional oils and fats, making it the number one choice for chefs and avid cooks alike looking to add a healthy spin to their favorite dishes. But while you may already know that olive oil boasts a high nutritional value, did you know that it also […] Read more…

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