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3 Ways Your Hormones Affect Your Gut, and What That Means for Your Period

3 Ways Your Hormones Affect Your Gut, and What That Means for Your Period

From the webpages of  Experts are just starting to understand this powerful connection—and what it really means for your digestive system. Around your period Familiar with PMS belly? Blame progesterone, which spikes about a week before your peri...
How I’m Battling Depression and Bipolar Disorder During the Covid Pandemic

How I’m Battling Depression and Bipolar Disorder During the Covid Pandemic

From the webpages of  Social isolation is a trigger for mental illness, and that's left one woman struggling. Late last Friday, I sent a text to my psychiatrist. It was a long message, one laced with explanations and apologies. “I’m sorry to bo...
‘I Was Hospitalized for Sepsis at 16 Weeks Pregnant—and Then Had to Deliver My Miscarried Baby Alone’

‘I Was Hospitalized for Sepsis at 16 Weeks Pregnant—and Then Had to Deliver My Miscarried Baby Alone’

From the webpages of  Coronavirus has forced many women to deliver their babies alone in hospitals. I was one of them. I sobbed as they wheeled me away from my husband and into the hospital. “Please let him come with me, I can’t do this wit...