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Greetings MED-Hive community!

Hello everyone... It's time to begin our health weekly discussions around the theme of the month, this time is about **## WOMEN'S HEALTH **. If you wish to know more about the monthly contest and prizes at stake please go to this post 👇


We are looking forward to reading all your posts about the subject at hand!

Women's health is a critical topic, given that women face specific health challenges throughout their lives. According to the World Health Organization, women's health encompasses a wide range of issues, including reproductive health, maternal health, mental health and non-communicable diseases such as cancer and heart disease


Discussion of the week


We invite everyone to join us this week and do a post that answers the following question 👇


Caitlin (not a real person) had always been a very active and social woman, but over the last few months, she had noticed some changes in herself. Her periods had become irregular and very painful,she also experienced mood swings and anxiety that she couldn't shake off easily.

At first, she tried to ignore it, thinking that it was just stress from work and life in general. But as her symptoms persisted and worsened over time, she knew she had to seek medical help and urgently.

She went to see her gynecologist, who ran some tests, which showed that she had a hormonal imbalance that was causing her menstrual problems. The doctor prescribed some medication to regulate her hormones and recommended she see a therapist to address her anxiety.

At first, Caitlin was hesitant to see a therapist, but she knew that her mental health was just as important as her physical health. So she made an appointment with a therapist who specialized in women's mental health.

In therapy, Caitlin talked about her fears and anxieties, as well as her struggles with body image and self-esteem. Her therapist helped her develop coping strategies and self-care practices to manage her mental health.

As Caitlin's menstrual problems improved, she began to feel more like herself again. She was grateful for the medical and mental health care that had helped her get back on track.

However, her journey wasn't over yet, Caitlin had always known that she wanted to have children one day, but now that she was in her early thirties and unmarried, she was starting to worry about her reproductive health.

After some research, she found a fertility clinic and made an appointment to discuss her options.

The doctors at the clinic ran some tests and found that Caitlin had a low ovarian reserve, which could make it more difficult for her to conceive. But they reassured her that there were still options available, including egg freezing and in vitro fertilization.

Caitlin felt relieved that she had taken the steps to learn about her reproductive health and explore her options. She knew that she still had some challenges ahead, but she felt empowered to face them with the knowledge and resources she had gained.

Through her journey of addressing her menstrual, mental and reproductive health issues, Caitlin had come to realize the importance of taking care of herself as a whole person. She knew that her health wasn't just about her physical body, but also her mental and emotional well-being. And she was committed to continuing to prioritize her health in all its forms.


You could glean from the short story and write about the following ideas.

  1. The importance of seeking medical help for menstrual irregularities and reproductive health issues.
  2. The impact of hormonal imbalances on women's mental health.
  3. Coping strategies and self-care practices for managing anxiety and other mental health issues in females.
  4. The impact of body image and self-esteem on women's mental health and well-being.
  5. The importance of understanding and exploring fertility options for women who want to have children.
  6. The role of specialized medical clinics in addressing women's reproductive health concerns.
  7. The empowerment that comes with gaining knowledge and resources for managing one's health.
  8. The need to prioritize self-care and holistic health in women's lives.
  9. The stigma surrounding mental health issues and the importance of seeking help and support.
  10. The resilience and strength of women who face health challenges and overcome them.

You can also feel free to write whatever comes to mind from the prompt.


Yes, more rewards are at stake here!! The rewards will be as follow:

2 HIVE for the best post overall kindly sponsored by @ksam and @jaydr

50 Ecency points for everyone who participates kindly sponsored by @ecency with the help of @melinda010100

We would like to thank all our sponsors for the support provided 🙏


👉 To be eligible for the HIVE and ECENCY WEEKLY REWARDS you must: 👈

  • Follow the rules of the community
  • Subscribe to MED-Hive community
  • Join our Discord Channel and register if you are a health professional
  • Do a post answering the prompt of the week between Monday to Saturday Night of the week.

  • The use of the following tag: #medhive
  • Engage within the community through comments and supporting others
  • Place a link to your post in the comment section below
  • ⚠️ Minimum 300-word posts (English Language, if another language is used, an English translation should also be provided)

👉 All these simple steps must be followed in order to be eligible for the rewards 👈

We will consider engagement levels, writing quality, level of evidence, readability of the content, relevance for the weekly discussion, creativity, and if you followed all the rules. A post announcing the winner will be made at the end of the week, Sunday, and prizes will be distributed.

Important Notes & Rules

Posts are welcome from everyone in and out of the community, everyone is welcome to join the discussion. Feel free to express yourself about this. Write your post around the focus area in a way that will:

  1. Enlighten the community.

  2. Equip readers to make healthy decisions.

  3. Correct harmful health practices.

  4. Encourage healthy practices.

  5. Create and promote necessary health awareness.

The post should contain:

  • An English translation if written in a native language.
  • If any external material or resource is used in the post, it should be well cited and ensure proper images tailored to your post are used and rightly sourced.
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Have fun and learn! We look forward to hearing from you all.


Useful resources and links for this month's theme:

World Health Organization. (2021). Women's Health

United Nations. (2020). The World's Women 2020: Trends and Statistics

Albert, P. R. (2015). Why is depression more prevalent in women? Journal of Psychiatry & Neuroscience: JPN, 40(4), 219–221.

Women's Health. (2021). Women's Health Statistics

United Nations. (2020). Policy brief: The impact of COVID-19 on women

World Health Organization. (2019). Women's health: a key to sustainable development

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