For something that happens on a monthly basis for several decades of our lives, women rarely talk about menstruation. The things we associate with periods—leaks, stains, cramps, PMS—aren’t always easy to deal with or discuss. The most embarrassing or uncomfortable questions are often reserved for friends or doctors, but finding the time or moment for that conversation can be difficult, as well.
Now that we have been introduced to menopause in last month's article, we need to answer the question of how to manage the symptoms.
There are different methods of treatment that can be used. Here is a short list that I have come up with:
My first encounter with Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) was as a 2nd year resident. I was on call that night and was called by the ER about an admission. It was a 17 year-old girl who was being admitted to the intensive care unit with the diagnosis of TSS.She fit the classic picture of menstrual TSS. Her history was as follows: She was a previously healthy girl who was on her period and was a tampon user. The day prior to her admission she started to feel ill, and then her condition rapidly deteriorated.
My first encounter with Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) was as a 2nd year resident. I was on call that night and was called by the ER about an admission. It was a 17 year-old girl who was being admitted to the intensive care unit with the diagnosis of TSS.
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With Valentine's Day just around the corner, what better topic to blog about than SEX.
Perimenopause is the time of transition between when a woman is regularly producing eggs to the time when the ovaries shut down permanently, also known as menopause.