Posts in Black Health
Filling in the Gap: Why I Wrote A Book About Depression and Trauma for Women of Color

I write and share the voice of hundreds of Black women that sit on the couches of psychiatrists/psychologists/counselors with the courage to tell their story, their struggle with years of family secrets, years of abuse, exploitation, rape, depression, anxiety, mistreatment, injustice and the chronic medical conditions that develop from trauma to the mind, body, and soul.

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Are You Ready to Be a Mother? Here are 5 Health Tips to Increase Your Fertility

If you are thinking about getting pregnant, here are five lifestyle factors that you can modify to create the best possible environment to conceive. As a bonus, your overall health and wellbeing should improve so you can live a healthier life.  

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Lessons from Bigmama: Pay Attention to the Signs

Unfortunately, I used to buy into the hype of being a strong Black woman, until it hit home. An ER visit for some chest pains turned into a life changing diagnosis. We were informed that she had several mini strokes, had congestive heart failure, heart disease and would need triple bypass heart surgery and a valve replacement.

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