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12 Breast Cancer Facts Every Woman Needs to Know Right Now

I want to share these breast cancer facts because they're essential to increase early detection and improve general awareness. And it's especially important to me since I lost my aunt to breast cancer this past summer. Furthermore, I can't think of a better way to...

My Laparotomy and Little Known Info I Wish I Knew

Upon finding out that I would need a laparotomy, I was instantly scared. I hadn't heard anything about a laparotomy with all the research I had done into endometriosis and various treatments. I'd only learned about laparoscopy and its minimally invasive approach after...

Astonishingly Simple Changes That Reduce Chronic Pain Naturally

I've learned a thing or two about ways to reduce chronic pain naturally. Years before my endometriosis surgery and diagnosis, I struggled with ongoing chronic pain in the form of intense pelvic cramps, digestive flare-ups, lower back pain, sciatica, and painful...

4 PMDD Facts You Should Know About, And Why It Matters

PMDD (premenstrual dysphoric disorder), is a chronic health condition that impacts 20 to 40% of menstruators. And, it's defined by Mayo Clinic as an advanced form of PMS (premenstrual syndrome) that affects mental health and quality of life. Yet, there's very little...

When To Seek A Second Opinion

I never knew when to seek a second opinion. Looking back, I settled for some pretty pathetic treatment from medical professionals—especially when it pertained to my reproductive health. Thankfully, I've learned from those experiences and approach my health and medical...

Body Neutrality: A Realistic Approach to Healthy Body Image

I stumbled upon body neutrality last year and found the idea intriguing and refreshing. Considering I was never completely sold on body positivity. It's not that I find the body positive movement inherently wrong or anything. But, for me, it was toxic. Living with an...

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