Category Archives: Self-Care

Pre-Birth Blues: Depression Doesn’t Always Wait Until The Baby Comes

Having a baby is supposed to be one of the happiest times in a woman’s life.  However, some women struggle with depression before and after having their child.  In the Chicago Tribune, Alison Bowen writes an article about pre-baby blues.  It’s important for women to seek support and treatment if they are feeling symptoms of

Poor Sleep Seen As Risk For Cardiovascular Disease

We’ve all heard about smoking being a big risk factor for heart disease.  However, research reveals that sleep disorders also is linked to cardiovascular disease.  In PsychCentral, Dr. Nauert discusses the research on this topic and points out that sleep disorders are treatable conditions. Here is a link to the article: http://psychcentral.com/news/2015/06/16/poor-sleep-seen-as-risk-for-cardiovascular-disease/85760.html