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3 Ways Women Can Overcome Anorexia Triggers

Anorexia nervosa is perhaps the world’s best-known eating disorder. People affected by anorexia lose an unhealthy amount of weight. They also tend to have a distorted view of their bodies and an intense fear of gaining weight. If you have anorexia, women’s eating disorder treatment is a must. One of the things you learn in…

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Can I Smoke Weed While Pregnant?

No, you can’t. Today, cannabis—also called marijuana—is gradually entering the ranks of America’s legal, recreational substances. However, the drug’s new legal status can overshadow its potential to cause harm. One area of concern is marijuana use during pregnancy. Smoking weed while pregnant exposes your developing child to various potentially adverse effects. If you’re struggling with…

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Strategies to Cope with Women’s Mental Health Issues

Roughly one-quarter of all women in the U.S. will experience diagnosable mental health issues annually. A smaller but significant percentage of men are also affected. However, mental health problems in women are not always the same as those in men. And when they are the same, they often produce different symptoms. A mental health treatment…

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Can You Get Withdrawals From Stopping Marijuana

Today, it’s legal to use marijuana and certain other cannabis products in much of the U.S. The increasing acceptance of these products has led some people to believe that marijuana use is generally harmless. However, this is not always the case. Like another legal substance, alcohol, marijuana can be a source of harmful dependence and…

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Dual Diagnosis Treatment for Women

If you’re a woman with substance problems, there’s a good chance that you also have certain additional mental health issues. When addiction and other mental illnesses occur together, you have a dual diagnosis. Women affected by this combined condition often develop it for different reasons than men. In addition, they often have different treatment needs.…

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What Is the Divine Feminine?

There has never been a better time to be a sober woman! People worldwide are waking up and becoming enlightened to our global need for a shift in consciousness. Many have attributed this collective spiritual awakening to the emergence of the Divine Feminine. As with any spiritual or philosophical construct, there are many different definitions…

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Does Nutrient Therapy Actually Work?

Many women affected by drug or alcohol addiction also have a history or significant dietary problems. Some of these problems are not serious enough to qualify as eating disorders. However, diagnosable eating disorders are also common. If you’re affected by a severe nutritional issue and addiction, you need treatment for both conditions. Nutrient guides help…

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Trans Women Addiction Resources

Transgender women face significant obstacles when seeking help for addiction. These obstacles can make it harder to find any form of treatment at all. They can also make it harder to get the additional support often needed by trans women. For these reasons, readily available addiction recovery resources are of crucial benefit. Resources of this…

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Drug and Alcohol Rehab for Trans Women

Compared to the general U.S. population, transgender women are far more likely to have serious substance problems. The same holds true for the wider LGBTQ+ community. People in these two groups may have difficulty finding quality drug and alcohol rehab for various reasons. Still, effective treatment is available in programs that consider trans and LGBTQ+…