Jessica Desens

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What It's Like To Have An Anxiety Attack

<i>By Madeline Vann, MPH Reviewed by Niya Jones, M.D., MPH</i><p>Los Angeles entrepreneur Neal Sideman was in the middle of an intense workout at the gym when he felt lightheaded and realized his heart was pounding. Alarmed, he immediately worried about his heart -- never thinking that he might be having a …

When Depressed, Slow and Steady Wins the Race

You know the saying "slow and steady wins the race"? Well, when it comes to depression, at this moment, it is a load of crap. This is where my mind is right now. I have been battling this depression for months, and even though I am starting to feel better, it is too slow for my taste.<p>I am the type …

Postpartum Depression Is More Common Than We Thought

It turns out, the scope and nature of PPD are far different than we originally thought.<p>After my son was born, "How are you feeling?" took on a whole new meaning. What some people -- specifically my OB and pediatrician -- really meant was, was I feeling depressed?<p>Although I ended up not experiencing …

In Defense of Co-Sleeping From a Non Co-Sleeper

It's probably a little embarrassing, albeit pretty typical I imagine, the amount of research I did before the birth of my daughter. I looked into both sides of the crib bumper debate, the benefits of breastfeeding over formula, disposable versus reusable diapers and beyond. But one thing I didn't …

Edwards wins U.S. nod for next generation Sapien XT heart valve system | Reuters

(Reuters) - Edwards Lifesciences Corp said on Monday that U.S. health regulators approved its next generation heart valve replacement system for high risk patients and those deemed too frail to endure open heart surgery.<p>The Food and Drug Administration approved the Sapien XT transcatheter aortic …

8 Beauty Myths That Are Actually True

Get your facts straight to get even more gorgeous.<p><i>This article was repurposed with permission from Daily Makeover</i>.<p>We’re quick to write off most beauty myths as total fabrications—like that one about toothpaste causing chemical burns. But lo and behold, some of the craziest beauty-related "urban …

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