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depression in elderly

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Depression and Older Adults: What It Is and How To Get HelpSadness is a universal emotion that no one is immune from, everyone in the world feels sad in some way or another on a daily basis for various reasons. The state of feeling sad is called depression and usually refers to a condition of feeling sad very often, for …

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Woman and Depression

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Woman and Depression Statistics suggest that women are more likely to suffer from a depressive illness than men. Two out of three patients in hospitals with such disorders are women, and most of them are married. The propotions are the same among those seen by doctors but not admitted to hospital. These are suggestions that women born since the mid …

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depression in child

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depression in childDepression is one of the most common psychological/psychiatric disorders. It affects a person’s overall energy, mood, expressions of emotion and behavior. I t was generally thought that children could not become depressed. Now researchers recognize that children, like everyone else, are not immune from this insidious and dangerous disease. Because children often do not have the capacity to …

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Psychotherapy or Talk Therapy

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Psychotherapy or Talk Therapy Psychotherapy or talk therapy offers people the opportunity to identify the factors that contribute to their depression and to deal effectively with the psychological, behavioral, interpersonal and situational causes. “Talking” therapies help patients gain insight into and resolve their problems through verbal exchange with the therapist, sometimes combined with “homework” assignments between sessions. It involves verbal …

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Vaginal Yeast Infections

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Vaginal Yeast InfectionsWhat is a vaginal yeast infection?Vaginal yeast infections are caused by a fungus called Candida albicans. Yeast are tiny organisms that normally live in small numbers on the skin and inside the vagina. The acidic environment of the vagina helps keep yeast from growing. If the vagina becomes less acidic, too many yeast can grow and cause a …

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risk of developing a vaginal infection

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 risk of developing a vaginal infectionYour risk of developing a vaginal yeast infection can be increased by a number of medical and lifestyle factors. Some of the common risk factors for vaginal yeast infection include: Use of antibiotics. These medicines upset the normal balance between yeast and bacteria in the vagina. Antibiotics can kill too much “good” bacteria and result …

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Vaginal Discharge

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Vaginal Discharge:  Changes That May Be Signs of a ProblemIs vaginal discharge normal?Yes. Glands inside your vagina and cervix make small amounts of fluid. This fluid flows out of the vagina each day, carrying out old cells that have lined the vagina. This is your body’s way of keeping your vagina healthy and clean. The discharge is usually clear or …

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Male fertility problems

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Male fertility problems What are fertility problems?Infertility can be defined as the failure to achieve pregnancy after regular unprotected sex (without the use of any contraception) for at least a year. ‘Primary’ infertility means failure to achieve a first pregnancy, ‘secondary’ infertility means failure to achieve a subsequent pregnancy. Primary infertility is an extremely common problem, affecting more than one …

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male infertility

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le InfertilityIt is difficult for any person to admit that they have a fertility problem. However, because of the old fashioned idea that women are typically the cause of infertility issues, many men find it especially hard to admit that they might be the one with the problem. When going for fertility testing, it is important for the male partner …

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infertility

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Infertility IntroductionInfertility is the inability of a couple to become pregnant (regardless of cause) after 1 year of unprotected sexual intercourse (using no birth control methods).     •Infertility affects about 6.1 million people in the United States, about 10% of men and women of reproductive age.    •Infertility affects men and women equally.  •Most infertility cases (85-90%) are treated with medication …

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Uterine Fibroids

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Uterine Fibroids – What HappensUterine fibroids can grow on the inside wall of the uterus , within the muscle wall of the uterus , or on the outer wall of the uterus . They can alter the shape of the uterus as they grow. Over time, the size, shape, location, and symptoms of fibroids can change. See a picture of …

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