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We all know that life's journey can sometimes feel like a rollercoaster ride, especially when it comes to hormones.

The decision to get breast implant surgery is one that can be life-changing in a positive way for so many. However, it's a decision that shouldn't be made lightly. Every individual's situation is different, as are their reasons for undergoing this procedure, so of course there are specific considerations and risks to know about. And by fully understanding your risks ahead of time, you'll be thoroughly equipped with the information needed to make the best decision for yourself.

Our understanding of ADHD has evolved over the years, especially as it relates to women. According to Dr. Shannon Drabek, a psychologist at Pine Rest's Psychological Consultation Center, ADHD was originally referred to as "hyperkinetic reaction of childhood," and it was not until around the 1960s that the American Psychiatric Association (APA) recognized it as a mental health condition. Diagnostically, ADD and ADHD have since been combined under the same umbrella, meaning ADHD presents itself in a number of ways.

In ancient times, the three phases of a woman's life were referred to as maiden, mother and crone. Today, they're known as prepubescence, reproductive years and menopausal/postmenopausal. More recently, there's been more dialogue around another stage: perimenopause. Quite possibly, this one is the most difficult to pinpoint because it can last for up to a decade, present with symptoms that could be signs of other health concerns, and be erratic enough that we may just think we're losing our minds.

In today's world, it's tough to pin down a fact.

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