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My Young Age Didn’t Protect Me From a Bad Case of COVID

Springtime of 2022 was approaching. It had been two years since the pandemic first began, and COVID-19 became a normal word in our vocabulary. I’d grown accustomed to hearing about people getting COVID, how they would be a bit sick, and then back to normal for a few days. I had not been infected and…

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4 Women’s Health Issues to Be Aware of

While some women’s health issues can be cured, some are long-term and permanent. Fortunately, most of them are treatable if caught early. In some cases, women may need counseling to deal with a woman’s health problems, and some may choose to undergo surgery. In any case, it is vital to understand the symptoms and the…

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5 Natural Pain Relief Products for Sore Muscles

If you suffer from sore muscles, you know just how inconvenient it can be, especially if you’re at the beginning of a long workday. Sore muscles can happen for many reasons, including exercise, injury, tension, and even stress. Sleeping in an awkward position can even cause intense muscle soreness the next day. While there are…

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5 Anti-Aging Remedies to Preserve Your Youth

Many people perceive the aging process to be undesirable. When an individual looks in the mirror and discovers new signs of the aging process (gray hairs, fine lines), it’s not uncommon for panic to set in their heart. While everyone grows older, some people can thrive and look more youthful as they increase in age….

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How to Build Habits that Enrich Your Life

The small steps that you take every day are what add up to a lifetime of wellness. How you structure your day and the people that you surround yourself with have a profound impact on your health and happiness. Building healthy habits will naturally lead to a more successful and fulfilling life. Here are five…

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MEET AMELIA NOOR-OSHIRO: THE MUSLIM SUICIDE RESEARCHER

September is Suicide Awareness Month and these days, it seems mental health awareness is around every corner. Maybe it’s just my algorithm, but personally I can’t get very far on social media without seeing an infographic that lists all the signs that I’m depressed — something most depressed people already know, but hey, I’m not…

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5 Products You Should Have In Your Skincare Routine

It is easy to become overwhelmed with the number of skincare products on the market these days. With so many choices, it is no wonder that many people are confused about what is worth their time and financial investment. Here are five proven necessities for your skincare routine. Cleanser The cornerstone of all skincare starts…

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6 TIPS TO HACK YOUR HORMONES STRAIGHT FROM THE SUNNAH

Editor’s note: This article is not medical advice, and is not intended to replace your physician. Always talk to your healthcare provider if you have questions or concerns about your health. When it comes to hormonal health, it seems that we’re all a little off nowadays. Our reproductive hormones play an integral role in the…

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Let’s Talk About Period Poverty

In the United States, 1 in 5 teens struggle to or can’t afford menstrual products, and in India, 88% of women don’t have access to menstrual products at all. They often have no choice but to use thin toilet paper, rolled up socks, and other low-quality items that are dangerous, uncomfortable, impractical, and ineffective. This…

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Super Sunnah Foods: Powerful Pomegranates

Pomegranate is a super antioxidant food.  One of the most beautiful facts about pomegranates is that while a few hundred years ago, or even a few decades ago, they were quite difficult to eat and access, that is no longer true. At least in the US, pomegranate juice is all over stores, including prepackaged pomegranate…

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7 Haircare Tips for Hijabis

Women that wear hijab commonly misunderstand that it is okay to skip having a good hair care regimen as their tresses are not exposed to dust or pollution. It is precisely the opposite case — the hair is wrapped in a hijab for the most part of the day, and over time hair tends to…

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How My Faith Helped Me View My PCOS as a Gift

Disclaimer: This article is in no way meant to substitute for medical or mental health advice from a trained and educated mental health professional. Muslim Girl encourages those who need help to seek it, and encourages the use of resources such as therapists, social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, and trained mental health professionals. You should never…

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We Need To Talk About the Colorado Shooting and Mental Health

WE NEED TO TALK I remember watching the news from my television in France and seeing yet another shooting happening in the United States. I am afraid, uncomfortable and unfamiliar. I feel fear because I am now living in the United States and need to have my voice heard concerning gun violence. I am uncomfortable…

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5 Reasons Millennials Should Start Journaling

Children are expected to keep a regular diary while growing up. This is where they can write down daily activities for review. In fact, at some point in our schooling as children, we were probably required to journal or keep a journal. Unfortunately, most people don’t practice this habit once they become adults, even knowing…