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by We all have fears and worries but when they begin to dominate our life and our behavior, and become the focal point in which everything revolves, that's anxiety. Many factors can contribute; trauma, chemical sensitivity, caffeine, heredity, drugs, alcohol, lifestyle choices....If you cannot change the situation that is the focus of anxiety, try to determine a way of trying to change your way of handling...
by About 15 million people worldwide suffer from complications caused by either disease or trauma to the cornea, the outer surface of the eye. About a third of those people live with total blindness. With the availability of corneas for transplant far from meeting the demand, researchers have turned to various media for prosthetics. Recently, a team at Newcastle University discovered a way to recreate...
by Dating after divorce in the hopes of finding true love can be a difficult experience. It’s not just the fact that you’re older or nervous, tired of rejection and being pushed aside by so many options these days. No matter what you’re saying to yourself, anybody divorced, anyone dating a divorcé really, is riddled with a whole host of questions like a reporter sussing out a lead… “What broke them apart?...
by You would be hard pressed to find a person who is not aware of the dangers of too much sugar. Warnings are given pretty much anywhere you turn and yet, Americans on average consume 153 grams of sugar a day. That is the equivalent of 6 chocolate bars, or more than a quarter pounder made completely out of sugar. That places the U.S. among the world’s top consumers of sugar, at approximately 123 pounds...
by Head, shoulders, knees, & toes...When a chain moves, all the links move as part of the system. The chain in our body consists of bones stacked on joints. Our kinetic chain might remind you of the old saying and kids' song, “Head, shoulders, knees, and toes…knees and toes.” The kinetic chain of the body for movement consists of the head, shoulders, hips, knees, and feet. When the chain is lined up correctly,...
by Foreword: As a journalist/reporter, it’s my duty to present information in an objective, unbiased and well-balanced manner. As such, I can’t ignore a potential solution to a problem, arbitrarily deciding to not mention it in an article I write. The first goal of an article is to present information—if the subject is a specific problem that needs to be resolved or treated more efficiently, then, after...
by New York Times #1 best-selling author Dr. David Perlmutter is a board-certified neurologist and Fellow of the American College of Nutrition. He lectures worldwide on the important roles of nutrition and other lifestyle choices in brain health. His book Brain Maker, reveals the powerful role of probiotic gut bacteria in brain health and is filled with practical, user-friendly advice that will pave the...
by Have you ever seen someone in a conversation who couldn't recall the name of a person they knew really well? Or witness someone come into a room and then forget why they entered? Many people have occassional “senior moments,” but that's not always a sign that they are getting old - memory lapses can appear at any age. Even though this is a phenomenon that usually occurs in older people, it doesn’t...
by Pancreatic cancer remains one of the deadlier forms of the disease, and just the suggestion of a diagnosis can be pretty scary. Despite being rare, only responsible for about 3% of cancer diagnoses, it causes nearly 7% of cancer-related deaths. It most often strikes people 65 and older, with the risk of developing it increasing as you get older. Catching it early increases survival rates though, so...
by Good things do indeed come in small packages! Nuts and seeds are often overlooked as important health foods, but they pack a mighty punch fighting disease, including the nation’s number one killer, heart disease. If you are worried that nuts and seeds are too fattening to be included in your diet, you shouldn’t. While you should definitely avoid eating nuts to excess, adding nuts to the diet helps...
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