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We’re Not Taking Women In Pain Seriously Enough

As the song goes, “Everybody hurts,” but not everybody gets the same treatment. As with pay and promotions, women get short shrift when it comes to their pain being taken seriously. Women in pain get less treatment, wait longer for doctors, and generally get treated as second-class citizens. We believe [...]

By | 2016-11-17T10:07:36-07:00 September 6th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |4 Comments

Menopause And Joint Pain – What’s The Connection?

There are many different causes of joint pain, but for women, add one more to the list: menopause. Menopause and joint pain may be a surprising combination, but 41% of perimenopausal (before menopause) women and 57% of post-menopausal women reported a significant increase in joint pain. Does menopause cause joint [...]

By | 2016-11-17T10:11:53-07:00 July 3rd, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , |2 Comments

How Domestic Violence Causes Real Pain And Mental Stress

Domestic violence is a serious issue that goes far beyond one person physically abusing another. When an abused person is finally able to escape their abuser, the scars of that trauma are much more than skin-deep. The stress and pain of domestic violence have far-reaching mental and emotional consequences that [...]

5 Myths About Depression

It is unfortunate that only when tragedy occurs do we have a national dialogue about mental health. While these conversations are important, it is important to keep the conversation going with a look at five powerful myths about depression and other mental illnesses. Myths about depression 1. Depression is imaginary This is [...]

By | 2016-11-17T10:18:20-07:00 April 9th, 2016|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Do Men and Women Feel Pain Differently?

Pain affects people differently, and there are many, many factors, including age, hormones, the exact cause of the pain, as well as mental, emotional and cultural factors. Even parenting styles can determine how a child grows up to experience different kinds of pain. For example, a child who was excessively [...]

By | 2016-11-17T11:07:26-07:00 July 31st, 2013|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

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