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Chronic Illness & Endometriosis

Mental Health | Breaking the Taboo of Depression and Other Mental Health Illnesses

Mental health is one of the most difficult topics to bring up with others, apart from sex. No one wants to admit aloud that he or she is suffering from depression or anxiety because in our society it is still perceived as a weakness to some extent. Although there have been numerous studies that a […]

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Chronic Illness & Endometriosis

A New Solution for Endometriosis: Exploring the Use of Kratom for Pain Relief

History of Kratom Coming from Malaysia, Indonesia, Myanmar, and New Guinae, Kratom is a tart-tasting leaf hailed for its pain-relieving effect. The kratom leaf may be utilized as either a stimulant or a sedative based on the dosage consumed.  Kratom has been used for many centuries in other countries to taper opiate addiction, boost productivity, and […]

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Chronic Illness & Endometriosis Health

The Dreaded Endo Belly: How to Deal with Endometriosis and Bloating

Endometriosis has been known to cause many uncomfortable symptoms. One of the symptoms that does not get enough attention is endometriosis and bloating, it has been affectionately referred to as “endo belly.” It is when the abdominal area tends to swell, sometimes to the extreme point of mimicking a pregnant belly. The “endo belly” is thought […]

Chronic Illness & Endometriosis Health

Endometriosis is Chronically Screwing with My Marriage

Having endometriosis or any chronic illness presents a lot of interesting challenges to any relationship, but now that I am married I feel the pressure ten-fold! Since the first moments my husband and I started dating, he knew that our relationship would be a challenge. There was one outing that I think will forever define how our relationship is different than others – the Kennywood trip.