Tag Archives: anxiety

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 »

Cannabis Use More Common Among Pregnant Women with Depression, Anxiety and Trauma

Despite decreasing rates of alcohol and tobacco use during pregnancy, the use of cannabis use during pregnancy is on the rise.  Several qualitative studies have suggested that pregnant women report using cannabis to manage a range of psychological symptoms, including anxiety and depression.  However, we do not know whether cannabis use is more common among… Read More »

Is reducing anxiety a legitimate indication for PrEP in itself?

Australian doctors and nurses discuss PrEP’s role in tackling stigma, supporting U=U, and improving mental health Do doctors and other healthcare workers feel it’s legitimate to prescribe PrEP to people who are anxious about catching HIV, even if their actual risk is low? This question has been rarely been systematically asked of doctors and other… Read More »