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2008-12-11 22:44:57

Post-partum depression can lead to poor sleep, and depression symptoms worsen in patients when their quality of sleep declines, U.S. researchers said. All new mothers experience some sleep loss following childbirth, as their estrogen and progesterone hormone levels plunge.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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