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Does Sleep Deprivation Trigger Postpartum OCD?

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) may emerge during the postpartum period, either as the first onset of illness or as a recurrence of preexisting OCD. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition (DSM-V) does not recognize postpartum OCD as a distinct diagnostic entity. In contrast, other psychiatric disorders (i.e., major depressive disorder, bipolar… Read More »

5 Foods & Drinks That Can Trigger A Headache, & 5 That Can Soothe One – Bustle

I don’t know about you, but if there’s a meat and cheese plate on the menu, I’m definitely ordering it. Thankfully, aged cheeses and cured meats are not headache triggers for me. However, the Cleveland Clinic noted that cheeses such as “blue cheese, brie, cheddar, English stilton, feta, gorgonzola, mozzarella, muenster, parmesan, [and] Swiss [cheese]”… Read More »

Chronic fatigue: Overactive immune system 'may trigger ME-like symptoms'

An overactive immune system may help explain the cause of chronic fatigue syndrome, scientists from King’s College London have suggested. Many sufferers of CFS, or ME, say their condition began with a challenge to their immune system like an infection. The scientists studied 55 patients with Hepatitis C who were given a drug that causes… Read More »