Intestinal bacterial infections can be spread easily. They are responsible for several uncomfortable symptoms but are usually cleared up within a few days to a week. In more severe cases, you may suffer complications like weight loss, dehydration and, rarely, death.
The baby blues affects nearly 80 percent of women who have just given birth. True postpartum depression, especially that which causes a mother to hurt her child, affects about 10 percent of mothers.
Histrionic behaviors are the outward signs of a specific type of personality disorder that leads an individual to be overly dramatic or emotional in an attempt to gain attention.
Postpartum depression is a treatable condition that responds well to antidepressants. There are many effective drugs to choose from depending on the mother’s situation.
Many of the earliest possible signs of pregnancy go unrecognized. They can be misattributed to an upcoming period, missed entirely or assumed to be due to an illness like the flu.
Common causes of blood in the stools range from mild problems to serious disorders that require medical treatment. Blood can take on different forms in the stools depending on the underlying cause.
hCG levels in early pregnancy can be detected in both blood and urine to confirm the pregnancy, monitor high risk pregnancies and identify certain abnormal conditions.
Brown discharge early in pregnancy can be startling but it is usually harmless. Learn about the causes, possible risks associated with brown discharge in pregnancy and what to do when it occurs.