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Body Dysmorphic Disorder

By JustMommies staff

We all know people who can’t walk by a mirror without checking themselves out. Most of the time, that’s normal behavior. But when someone is obsessively dissatisfied with a real (usually minor) or imagined flaw in his or her appearance, they may be suffering from a mental illness called body dysmorphic
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Bipolar Disorder in Children

By JustMommies staff

While it is considered normal for most children to have mood swings from time to time, some experience severe shifts in mood that are out of their control and exhibit such extreme behavior they are unable to function normally. These children might be suffering from bipolar disorder, which is also sometimes
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Bartering: A Dynamic Feminine Practice and Emotional RX for Women

By Michele Howe

"Barter: to trade by exchanging one commodity for another." Merriam Webster's Collegiate Dictionary. Bartering. If you're a woman, then you've done it. Guaranteed. The very term conjures up some interesting and colorful scenes in our minds. Think back to early days of our country's history when money
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ADHD Treatments

By JustMommies staff

Treatment option for ADHD include medication, behavior modification, counseling, family therapy, and support groups. Medications for ADHD Many medications have been approved for use in the treatment of ADHD. Stimulant medications, such as Ritalin, Adderal, and Dexadrine, are have proven highly effective
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ADHD and Sleep

By Patti Teel

Children with ADHD are more likely to have sleep difficulties. However, good sleep hygiene in conjunction with self-soothing relaxation techniques may help to solve your child’s sleep problems. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a neurological condition that is characterized by inattention,
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A Review of Techniques in Managing Your Depression

By Stanley Popovich

Some people have a difficult time in managing their depression. Sometimes, their depression and fears can get best of them. As a result, here is a short list of techniques that a person can use to help manage their depression. One of the ways to manage your depression is to challenge your negative thinking
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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

By JustMommies staff

Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection of the female reproductive organs (uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries). In the United States alone, approximately 1 million women contract PID each year. Women who have already had an STD, are under 25 and sexually active, douche, have recently been
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What is PCOS?

By JustMommies staff

PCOS or Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is a health condition that affects women’s menstrual cycle, hormones, fertility, and physical appearance. It is estimated that five to ten percent of women have PCOS. PCOS is one of the leading causes of infertility in women. Some of the characteristics of PCOS are
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Mike Tyson’s Daughter Dies in Tragic Accident

By JustMommies staff

Boxing champ Mike Tyson’s 4-year-old daughter Exodus passed away on Tuesday just before noon in an Arizona hospital, Entertainment Tonight confirms. Monday, the little girl got her neck caught on a cable attached to a treadmill at her home in Phoenix, AZ. Exodus’ 7-year-old brother reportedly discovered
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Summer Safety Tips For Children

By Nicole Dean

Summer is a fun time, but it’s also a time when a lot of accidents happen. Here are some ways to keep your children safe this summer. Water safety If you have a pool or plan to be around the water at all, then make sure you’ve got all security devices in place. All gates must be locked, and alarms
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