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5 Symptoms Pregnant Women Should Never Ignore

Pregnancy can be one of the most beautiful and fulfilling experiences of a woman’s life, but it definitely comes with its fair share of discomfort. Morning sickness, fatigue, and sore breasts are some of the many uncomfortable but perfectly normal symptoms of pregnancy. However, there are some other symptoms that aren’t exactly normal. If you are pregnant and experiencing any of these five symptoms, you should discuss them with your women’s health provider.

Coconut Oil Is Not a Healthy Replacement for Other Saturated Fats

Coconut oil has been touted for its near-mythical abilities to fix everything from skin issues and brittle hair, to its ability to improve your concentration and serve as a healthy replacement for other fats. However, according to a recent statement from the American Heart Association, when it comes to heart health, coconut oil is not as good as proponents would have you believe. In fact, you should limit it completely.

Texting Too Much? You May Have DeQuervain’s Tenosynovitis

It’s a common, modern-day malady. “Texting thumb” or “mommy thumb” happens when you put stress on your wrist or hand repeatedly and chronically, which can lead to pain and tenderness in the tendons at the base of the thumb and into the wrist. The medical community calls it DeQuervain’s tenosynovitis. If you have it, it can make it difficult to complete everyday tasks. You will experience pain anytime you rotate your wrist, pick something up or make a fist.

The Benefits of Medication-Assisted Therapy for Opioid Addiction

Overcoming an addiction to opioid drugs – which includes prescription pain killers and street drugs such as heroin – frequently takes more than sheer willpower. Fortunately, there is a solution that can help. It’s called medication-assisted therapy (MAT). MAT is used to help people with opioid addiction and may help with addictions to alcohol and other drugs as well.

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Are You at Risk for Endometriosis?

Endometriosis is common among women. It affects roughly 1 out of 10 women of childbearing age. Several risk factors may make you more likely to develop it. Learn about your risk for endometriosis by answering the following questions.

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