Self care

Self care

In our own words - breast cancer and mammography

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Vol 14, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the medical and ethical issues regarding the use of mammography, performed yearly on asymptomatic women, or undertaken for screening purposes on large numbers of women. 

 

Battling interstitial cystitis

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Anne-Marie Conolly
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Vol 12, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses interstitial cystitis, a bladder disease that is becoming more frequent in women, is under-diagnosed and not often talked about. Explains symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and what it is like to live with the disease. 

 

 

 


Breast cancer resources

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Vol 12, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article offers an annonated list of breast cancer resources. 

 

    

Holistic remedies can help ease the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Margaret de Souza
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Vol 12, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1991
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article defines PMS and explains its causes. Offers a holistic approach to relieve the symptoms associated with PMS. 

Thinking through infertility

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Jane Covernton
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Vol 11, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses infertility. Lists rates of infertility, reasons for infertility and explains the emotional adjustments many women go through when learning they are infertile. 

Winning the battle: living with epstein-barr virus

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Lone Rotenberg
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Vol 10, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article shares one woman's experience of 'coming out' as one who lives with a chronic illness. Discusses holistic health practices. 

Abc's of immunology

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Susan Elliott
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Vol 10, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article offers a primer on the immune system. Explains the language of immunology and the processes that occur when we are exposed to infection. 


Healing touch

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Cheryl Grossman
Leigh Hamilton
Wendy Simmons
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Vol 10, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the profound effect of touching. How touch shapes our development, mental health and sense of connectedness. Calls for healing touch.  

Calcium for long life

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Phyllis Jensen
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Vol 8, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1986
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article presents how lifelong calcium can be a strong prescription for well-being. Discusses causes of calcium deficiency, role of estrogen in bone calcium levels. Lists various sources of calcium. 


Seeking help

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
The Feminist Therapy Support Group
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Vol 3, No. 4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1982
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is the second of a special issue of Healthsharing on the topic of women and therapy by The Feminist Therapy Study/Support Group. Identifies four steps which can assist in the process of seeking help. 

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