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Many people with panic disorder or anxiety attacks find mornings to be especially difficult. They may wake up feeling anxious and have a panic attack before they even get out of bed. When each day begins with fear, you may not even want to face the rest of the day. The following are tips for managing early morning anxiety: *Make sure you are being treated for your anxiety. Keep doctor's appointments, consider cognitive behavioral therapy, follow your doctor's advice. *Keep a log of your sleeping habits. Poor sleep can increase symptoms of anxiety. If you are not able to fall asleep and waking up throughout the night can cause you to have increased early morning anxiety. Talk to your doctor about your sleep patterns. *Think positive thoughts when you wake up. Many people will wake up and analyze and evaluate the day ahead. You may wake up worried that you will be anxious, increasing the chances of having an anxiety attack. Keep a list of pleasant activities you will participate in next to ...
A small amount of daily vaginal discharge is common in most women. Some breast cancer treatments can cause more or different discharge.
Normal discharge is usually:
clear, white, or opaque in color
thin and sticky or thick and gooey in appearance
Abnormal discharge can be:
more voluminous than usual
thick and white or yellowish in color (sometimes resembling cottage cheese); a cottage-cheese-like discharge can be a sign of a yeast infection. If you think you might have a yeast infection, call your doctor. Medicines are available to help.
If the discharge looks bloody, see a doctor immediately. Bloody discharge can be a sign of a serious medical condition.
The following breast cancer treatments can cause vaginal discharge:
tamoxifen, a hormonal therapy
Fareston (chemical name: toremifene), a hormonal therapy
Some bisphosphonates (bone-strengthening medicines) can cause a white vaginal discharge as a side effect.
Managing vaginal discharge
Take daily shower...
For most women, missing a period is one of the first signs of pregnancy that women notice. For others, irregular periods make it difficult to know when a period should start and when it has been missed. There are, however, a number of early signs that can signal the need for a pregnancy test or a visit to the doctor. Missed period Most women begin wondering about pregnancy when they have missed their period. However, a number of women have irregular periods or do not keep track of their periods. For these women, some of the other symptoms may signal a pregnancy. Some women may experience spotting (explained below) or light bleeding, and mistakenly think they have gotten a lighter than normal period. Sore, swollen or tender breasts Initially, women may have a soreness or tenderness in their breasts similar to the feeling before they get their period and as days go on, the feeling increases. This can begin as early as when someone is one to two weeks pregnant. For some, thi...
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