Day: September 8, 2018

Stage 4 Breast Cancer

Cancer stages range from 1 to 4 and indicate the degree of the disease. A person may also refer to stage 4 as advanced or metastatic breast cancer. Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women, and if a person has stage 4 breast cancer, this means that the cancer cells have spread to other organs in ...

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Suicide Prevention: Taking Care of Yourself

(This article contains the discussion of suicide. If this may be triggering for you, please consider not reading). Feeling suicidal is not a character defect, and it doesn't mean that you are crazy, weak, or flawed; it only means that you have more pain than you can cope with at the moment. This pain may ...

Remedies to Relieve Menstrual Pain

Period cramps happen when levels of the chemicals, prostaglandins rise, causing uterine contractions, inflammation, and pain. Your uterus contracts to help expel its lining during your period, and hormone-like substances, called prostaglandins, which are involved in pain and inflammation, trigger the uterine muscle contractions. Higher levels of prostaglandins are therefore associated with more severe menstrual cramps, ...