What You Need To Know About Addiction To Gambling

Gambling addiction is an urge to gamble continuously despite negative consequences and no desire to stop. Each year millions of people are affected by problem gambling. This situation is classified as a mental health problem. It is characterized by a fixation on gambling and compulsive behavior focused on the high you get by winning. Emotional […]

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What You Must Know About Angioplasty and Heart Stents

ANGIOPLASTY Each year approximately one million Americans receive Angioplasty/Heart Stent procedures known medically as Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI). Angioplasty is a procedure to widen narrowed or obstructed arteries or veins. This procedure typically treats Arterial Atherosclerosis. In Angioplasty, an empty collapsed balloon is inserted through an artery near your groin or wrist. The balloon catheter […]

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What You Need To Know About Zika Virus

Zika virus disease is caused by the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. The most common symptoms are fever, rash, conjunctivitis and joint pain. Most people infected with the virus won’t know they have it because they don’t experience the symptoms. The incubation period for Zika virus is currently unknown, but it is surmised to be a few […]

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Depression and how you can deal with it.

First of all, depression is an illness and needs to be acknowledged as such. There should be no reason for you, or anyone, to feel ashamed. The reason so many people fail to seek help for their depression, is that they feel embarrassed by it. Unfortunately, embarrassment is one of the strong feelings associated with […]

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High Blood Pressure And How To Prevent It

If you lead a healthy lifestyle, you can help maintain your blood pressure in a safe range. This will assist you in lowering your risk for heart disease. A healthy lifestyle consists of the following: • Maintain a healthy weight • Eating a healthy diet • Getting enough exercise • No smoking • Limit your […]

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How to Learn to Set Goals and Targets for Yourself

There are those who are bounded by laws and rules, yet success is too distant for them. On the other hand, there are those who appears to be easy going people but are successful. Think you have what it takes to be like them? Or would you rather do something different to achieve the elusive […]

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Baby Boomer Injuries and how to avoid them

After the Second World War, American soldiers returned back to their respective homes. There had been an unprecedented population explosion between the years 1946 and 1964. This was termed the “Baby Boomer Generation.” This generation has accomplished outstanding achievements and has made significant contributions in every aspect of living. For these reasons, Baby Boomers have […]

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Exercise, Stress and Sleep

Exercise and Stress: Even though exercise may not be the most exciting word in your vocabulary, it sure is a word with a lot of benefits.  Participating in daily exercise will not only make you healthier in general, but it can also diminish the effects of stress on your body as well. Think about all the times you […]

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Exercise and Arthritis

Your bones hang out in a lot of joints. Knee joints. Hip joints. The joints in your fingers and the joints in your toes. Wherever bones meet, there is also cartilage, a rubbery, protective layer that ensures your joints bend smoothly and painlessly. But even cartilage cannot do this tremendous job alone. A thin membrane […]

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Anger Troubles

Anger is mainly the inability to restrain our basic impulses, needs and emotions. If a person is out of contact with his or her emotions, a chaotic mind is very often created. Anger is not necessarily a bad thing, for example when and if a person is threatened; usually it is always good to have […]

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