Friday, March 18, 2011

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From Tracee Cornforth, your Guide to Women's Health
Depression is more than the occasional blues that most people experience from time to time. This week we explore the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment of clinical depression. We also cover rape, hot flashes, late periods, and more. Have a healthy week! Tracee

Depression and Women
Depression: It may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of health conditions that affect women, but, in fact, it is one of the leading reasons women seek out medical help. While it's not known for sure, higher rates of depression in women than men may be linked to biological and social differences.
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Healing And Surviving After Rape
As you may have already guessed, 100% accurate statistics on rape are impossible to get. However, the estimates that have been made -- regardless of their differences -- are frightening. Learn how to help yourself or a friend health following rape.

What Is A Rape Kit?
The phrase rape kit describes a medical kit used to collect evidence from the body and clothing of a rape victim. The rape kit generally contains little boxes, microscope slides, and plastic bags. These are used to collect fibers from clothing, hair, and bodily fluids such as saliva and semen, which can help identify the rapist.
See More About:  911  sexual assault  rape prosecution

Why Is My Period Late?
One of the questions I'm asked most often is "Why is my period late?". Although, pregnancy is the most common cause of absence of menstruation (amenorrhea), many times, the women will also assure me that they are definitely not pregnant. So, what else can cause an absence of menstruation?


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