Home Articles Health

Health

  • W1siziisijiwmtgvmdivmtavmjivmtevmjivzgq0mwm0ztutzwyxos00zdi0lwe2ztgtodm4ywjkzdg4ymy4l1roaw5rc3rvy2tqag90b3mtotaxndg1nzu0lmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjuwede4mcmixv0?sha=d8c8be3ea10262e0

    Food Swaps

    Replace foods that harm with these healing foods to soothe yourself after trauma | We’ve all been there. After a particularly bad day or stressful ordeal, we curl up... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtgvmdivmtavmjevntyvmzmvzdkxmmrjztatogvkzc00ndi4lwi5mdatzwmwm2jmmjk3yzcyl1roaw5rc3rvy2tqag90b3mtnjq1mjyxmjuwlmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjuwede4mcmixv0?sha=26ecdee81f5153e8

    When Alzheimer's Disease Takes a Violent Turn

    Can you forgive someone you love for abusive behavior when an illness is to blame? | It’s one thing to know that abuse is a choice made by an abuser—it cannot be blam... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtcvmtivmtevmtcvmzqvnduvyjbky2rmogqtzmjimc00njriltgyyzutndiwmgvlzjewnzrml1roaw5rc3rvy2tqag90b3mtmtczmjk4odi1lmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjuwede4mcmixv0?sha=00ca5776c09b40f6

    Are You Seeing Ghosts?

    Social isolation can give rise to imaginary relationships | While some call it torture, the CIA calls it “an interrogation technique." Either way, it's used to... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtcvmdgvmdgvym9xntjqmwu1x1roaw5rc3rvy2tqag90b3nfnju0mtyxmtk0lmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjuwede4mcmixv0?sha=2897971eb54a548a

    16 Self-Care Tips for Advocates

    How the biggest champions of domestic violence survivors can take care of themselves as well as others | Parents. Teachers. Nurses. Doctors. Counselors. Social work... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtcvmdkvmtavnnlhddu3em00nl9uaglua3n0b2nrughvdg9zxzq4ntkzndi3nc5qcgcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisiji1mhgxodajil1d?sha=92879eb1f4fbaf90

    The Link Between Abuse, Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia

    Your exhaustion could be the sign of something more serious | Domestic violence has long been linked to mental health conditions such as depression and post-trau... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtcvmdgvmjivoghxejd3bgfpdv9uaglua3n0b2nrughvdg9zxzyznju2nty2ni5qcgcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisiji1mhgxodajil1d?sha=1f01c7a180bb3bb3

    Healing Through Massage

    Massage therapy can help treat PTSD, pain, stress and more | Getting a massage isn’t just about pampering yourself, though it is a lovely side benefit. According to... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtcvmdqvmjcvmzdkajbodmhzmf9uaglua3n0b2nrughvdg9zxzuyodi4odewoc5qcgcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisiji1mhgxodajil1d?sha=5b594a2871014f9b

    5 Meditations to Try

    This power practice has the potential to calm and center survivors and victim advocates | Have you ever been told to just breathe when you’re feeling an... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtcvmdivmdevm2rvbmvvexd1cl9uaglua3n0b2nrughvdg9zxzq4ntu2odkzmc5qcgcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisiji1mhgxodajil1d?sha=824864d4a282c724

    Tapping Out of Trauma

    How thought field therapy can reduce fear and anxiety in survivors | Being a survivor of domestic violence is an emotional business. Whether you’re still being abus... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtcvmdevmzevenzlmdv6dg1vx1roaw5rc3rvy2tqag90b3nfndkxmdywodgwlmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjuwede4mcmixv0?sha=7dd0a6e67ea421ea

    Modifying Memories

    A therapy called EMDR can help reprogram how you remember trauma | It sounds like something out of a futuristic sci-fi movie, but reprogramming your brain to proces... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtyvmtivmtkvotm3bxdjbnzid19uaglua3n0b2nrughvdg9zxzu5ndkymzayni5qcgcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisiji1mhgxodajil1d?sha=0cffd0483e53f5f0

    Domestic Violence Can Double Risk of Preterm Birth

    Physical injuries and inadequate maternal care lead to serious complications | A study out of the University of Iowa revealed what most of us could have already guesse... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtyvmtivmtgvm3o4djjvbnvsal9uaglua3n0b2nrughvdg9zxzq3njg1mdy4ni5qcgcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisiji1mhgxodajil1d?sha=258c8834ac390b1d

    My Story of Delayed Trauma

    Not knowing you’re in an abusive relationship doesn’t make it any less painful | I’ve been a freelance writer for 12 years. I’ve written on topics ranging from heart s... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtyvmtivmtgvmzv6nmppazllov9uaglua3n0b2nrughvdg9zxzq3odgxmte3ni5qcgcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisiji1mhgxodajil1d?sha=975ae58e92cffc4a

    Stop a Flashback in Its Tracks

    Grounding techniques can bring you back to the present | It can happen in an instant. A scene on television, a couple fighting or a whiff of cologne is all it takes to... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtyvmtevmjkvnhhtdgpnnndmaf9uaglua3n0b2nrughvdg9zxzq2njg2nzu1mi5qcgcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisiji1mhgxodajil1d?sha=1f46686295c21e74

    How Domestic Violence Can Injure the Brain

    Physical violence, stress, and mental health issues can take a toll on brain health | The 2015 movie Concussion spotlighted chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), ... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtyvmtevmdgvmtvwdzr2m2xpav9uaglua3n0b2nrughvdg9zxze2nje1njmxns5qcgcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisiji1mhgxodajil1d?sha=d78ec20dabd9c040

    Brain Changes

    How repeated exposure to violence can cause changes in a child’s brain | All children are exposed to some stressful events—and that’s not necessarily a bad thing... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtyvmtavmdqvbdi5yxdkdjj6x1roaw5rc3rvy2tqag90b3nfnte3ntqzntkwlmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjuwede4mcmixv0?sha=babde4afb41e4f2f

    Free Smiles in Canada

    Dentist starts nonprofit to honor the brother who taught her how to make a difference | Dr. Tina Meisami remembers one of her patients, a woman who was so badly be... read more