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Regular exposure to upsetting information can trigger symptoms that mimic post-traumatic stress disorder and anxiety. Some people refer to this as vicarious trauma. There's a benefit in following news about issues that matter to you, but you need to mindfully care for yourself if you are sensitive to distressing news.

West Michigan Woman teamed up with Dr. Jeanne Eyde, D.O., board-certified ENT, Facial Plastic Surgeon practicing Aesthetic Medicine at Grand Pearl Spa, a division of Plastic Surgery Associates, and Medical & Wellness Director at Urban You – Beauty Bar, to bring you a vlog series about health, beauty, and wellness.

Several years ago, I received an unnerving phone call from my OB/GYN, notifying me of a questionable area on my mammogram and requesting a breast MRI for further diagnosis. I endured the breast MRI which, thankfully, confirmed I was cancer free.

Douglas Doyle, D.O., Medical Director, Ophthalmology, Metro Health – University of Michigan Health, notes that of the 4.1 million Americans over the age of 40 who currently suffer from visual impairment or blindness, 2.6 million are women.

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