Ex-NFL cheerleader diagnoses own rare condition after symptoms dismissed

Ex-cheerleader diagnoses her own baffling medical condition Danielle Goldsmith, a former St. Louis Rams cheerleader, urges the public to do their own research after she solved her own strange illness which had stumped her doctors. A former NFL cheerleader is urging others to be vigilant about their health after she claims her chest pain and shortness of breath were repeatedly dismissed […]

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History of Partner Violence Tied to Menopause Symptoms

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 5, 2018 — A history of intimate partner violence (IPV) or sexual assault and current symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are associated with an increased risk for menopause symptoms, according to a study published online Nov. 19 in JAMA Internal Medicine. Carolyn J. Gibson, Ph.D., M.P.H., from the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Health Care System, and colleagues […]

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Stage 4 pancreatic cancer: Symptoms, treatment, and survival rates

According to research from 2015, about 53 percent of people with pancreatic cancer receive a diagnosis when the cancer is in stage 4. Treatment aims to prolong life and manage pain and other symptoms. In this article, we describe the symptoms of pancreatic cancer and outline the treatment options when the cancer is in stage 4. What is stage 4 […]

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Infertility and depression: Symptoms, treatment, and support

Research from 2015 found a high prevalence of major depressive disorder in people who were receiving treatment for infertility. In this article, learn more about infertility and depression, as well as the symptoms and treatment options. How is infertility linked to depression? While doctors have long understood that infertility is a medical problem, shame and secrecy remain prevalent among people […]

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