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What is PTSD?

PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) is a mental health condition that can develop after experiencing a traumatic event. This disorder can have a profound impact on an individual’s daily life, affecting their ability to function and cope with the aftermath of the traumatic experience. The symptoms of PTSD can be debilitating, as they may include flashbacks, […]

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The Importance of Celebrating Men’s Health Month

Men’s Health Month is an important opportunity to raise awareness about the health issues that affect men and promote early detection and treatment. By celebrating Men’s Health Month, we can encourage men to take proactive steps towards improving their physical and mental well-being. This includes promoting regular check-ups, healthy lifestyle choices, and open discussions about

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Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

Alzheimer’s Disease: Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative condition that affects memory, thinking, and behavior. It is the most common cause of dementia, characterized by the accumulation of plaques and tangles in the brain, leading to the death of nerve cells and loss of brain tissue. Strategies for Maintaining Brain Health In order to prioritize

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Preeclampsia Awareness Month: What You Need To Know

Preeclampsia is indeed a potentially serious condition that can occur during pregnancy. It is characterized by high blood pressure and signs of damage to another organ system, most often the liver and kidneys. This condition typically begins after 20 weeks of pregnancy and can lead to serious complications for both the mother and the baby.

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How To Know If You (Or Someone You Know) Are Having a Stroke

Stroke awareness is crucial for recognizing the signs and symptoms of a stroke and acting fast to seek medical attention. Understanding the acronym FAST can help identify a potential stroke: F: Face drooping A: Arm weakness S: Speech difficulty T: Time to call emergency services Here’s some more information about these.  Facial Drooping: Ask the

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Infertility: Shining a Light on a Delicate Matter

National Infertility Awareness Week (NIAW), observed annually in the United States during the last week of April, aims to raise awareness about infertility and its impact on individuals and couples. It’s a time to promote understanding, encourage empathy, and provide support to those struggling with this often-misunderstood condition. Why is NIAW important? Infertility is a

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National Eating Disorder Awareness Week: Time for Change

Shining a Light on a Crucial Issue Each year, the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) dedicates the last full week of February to National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (EDAW). This week serves as a vital platform to raise awareness about eating disorders, promote healthy relationships with food and body image, and encourage individuals and communities

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