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Anxiety, bad sleep and painful sex are just some of the menopause symptoms women put up with – but there is help at hand 

Many women will remember sitting through the ‘period’ talk at school. But when it comes to navigating the menopause and the perimenopause years preceding it, women are in uncharted territory and often feel alone. dentifying what you’re feeling as symptoms of perimenopause and menopause is half the battle, according to Dr Caoimhe Hartley, who has… Read More »

Improved Screening for Perinatal Depression and Anxiety, But What Now?

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) now recommends screening for perinatal depression and anxiety, stating that “clinicians screen patients at least once during the perinatal period for depression and anxiety symptoms using a standard, validated tool.”   Approximately 40 states have instituted guidelines and recommendations regarding screening for perinatal depression; however, we are… Read More »