Better You

Signs You’re Dealing with Too Much Stress (And Ways to Cope)

Feeling stressed out? Stress isn’t something that you can completely eliminate from your life. It is your body’s natural response to things happening in your life. When the body feels overwhelmed or threatened, it immediately jumps into “fight-or-flight” status releasing cortisol and adrenaline to help the body fight off or get through the “threat”. Stress […]

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Painful Menstruation or Dysmenorrhea

Definition: Painful menstruation of sufficient magnitude so as to incapacitate day to day activities. TYPES Primary or Spasmodic Dysmenorrhea: Menstrual pain associated with ovulatory cycles in the absence of pathologic findings Patient profile: Onset is within 2 years of menarche; may become more severe with time; frequency of cases increase upto age 20 and then […]

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