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Health Topic: Understanding Depression

Source:everydayhealth.com This serious mental illness affects about 7 percent of the U.S. adult population and often accompanies physical conditions like diabetes. Depression is relatively common among American adults, with 14.8 million people — 6.7 percent of the adult population — experiencing a major depressive disorder in any given year. Both men and women can have depression, but it is more ...

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7 Fashion Accessories That Can Make You Ache

Source:everydayhealth.com Jewelry and other fashion accessories can transform an outfit from blah to wow! — but some of those glamorous extras might leave you with itchy skin or infections, too. Read on to find out how accessories can be more hurtful than haute. 2 / 8 Jewelry Metals: Allergic Reactions Jewelry — most notably rings and earrings — can cause ...

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Majority of Ghanaian youth have multiple sex partners – Survey

The number of adolescents having multiple sexual partners in Ghana is on the ascendency, a new survey has revealed. According to the Ghana Demographic Health survey, 44 percent of young people have sex before age 18. The report also revealed that these young people didn’t have a comprehensive sexual education to inform their choices. The report indicated that the implications ...

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Conditions That Can Cause Knee Pain

By Eric Metcalf, MPH | Medically reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MPH for everydayhealth.com Because the knee has many parts that can be damaged, there are many causes of knee pain. Learn about common injuries and conditions. Although it’s a fairly small part of the body, a lot can go wrong with your knee. Here’s an overview of ...

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Train your mind to conquer stress

It may sound a bit odd to have a chat with yourself every morning, repeating phrases like, “My arms and legs are heavy. My arms and legs are warm. My heart is calm and regular.” But these are precisely the kinds of statements repeated by people who perform autogenic training, or the practice of auto-suggestion to reduce stress and increase ...

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Health Topic : Stroke The Basic Facts! …video

Posted by Ruben Hadzid on Wednesday, August 19, 2015

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4 ways to help you get through a tough conversation without backing down

Have you ever gone into a tricky conversation with someone at work, determined to stick to your guns and make sure things go your way — only to leave that same conversation having promised away your weekends, sanity, and shoes?How did that just happen? you wonder, as you shrink back to your desk to dream up words that rhyme with ...

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Health Topic:20 things every woman should know about her vagina

It’s amazing how much misinformation is out there about the vagina. Given how fascinated our society is with the female body, you’d think we’d be a little more informed. But from what I discovered while soliciting questions for my book What’s Up Down There? Questions You’d Only Ask Your Gynecologist If She Was Your Best Friend, many of us still ...

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