Obstetrics & gynaecology

Menopausal palpitations causing distress

Many menopausal women report having palpitation distress. The likelihood of women reporting palpitation distress was higher with worse insomnia, depressive symptoms, perceived stress, and menopausal quality of life (QOL) ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

No, your birth control won't cause depression

Women who struggle with mental illness often don't take the most effective birth control methods because they worry the hormones in these contraceptives can trigger depression and suicide, a myth that has been perpetuated ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Postpartum depression may persist three years after giving birth

A National Institutes of Health study of 5,000 women has found that approximately 1 in 4 experienced high levels of depressive symptoms at some point in the three years after giving birth. The rest of the women experienced ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Severe morning sickness linked to depression, new study finds

Severe morning sickness, known as hyperemesis gravidarum (HG), is a debilitating condition that affects around 1-2 percent of pregnant women in the UK. Far more serious than 'normal' morning sickness, it is one of the most ...

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