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Living with Fibromyalgia

7 months ago

Every day we see people and we ask “how are you?” There are days when I really want to answer, “right now I am in so much pain that my clothes are hurting me, and my hair is burning my…

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What is Bipolar Disorder?

9 months ago

On the list of “mental illnesses people misunderstand,” manic depression is right up there with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), both of which I have explained in previous posts. Since today is National Bipolar Day, let’s…

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Expanding Options for Male Contraception

1 year ago

Of the twenty or more birth control options currently available, upwards of 16 of them are for women, and just three of them are for men. Women have an ever-expanding array of synthetic hormone-based choices, from the pill to the…

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Suicide Prevention: How You Can Help

1 year ago

I don’t want to write this post. I don’t want to think about Suicide Prevention Day (which is Saturday) or Week (which is this week) or Month (which is September). At all. We are as sick as our secrets, though….