What are the Health Effects of Sleep Deprivation

An estimated 30-40% of all Americans age 16 or older experience some sort of sleep difficulty each day. The issues include occasional or chronic insomnia, sleeping too few hours per night, and inadequate sleep quality. The numbers are overwhelming and have been considered a public health epidemic by the C.D.C. …

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Anxiety and Yoga

USING YOGA TO TREAT ANXIETY DISORDERS Your heart begins to race. You feel like you cannot breathe. Your palms get sweaty. You feel chilled though the sweat is pouring off your body. You feel like you can’t swallow. Your chest hurts. Your worst fear is that of dying or the …

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Health Exercise Aerobic Fitness

Exercise is a good thing, though doing something is more fun than calisthenics. Here I will mix in some doing things methods of getting exercise along with a more conventional approach. One has read the ‘kick start the heart’ with a cup of joka java commercial aspect of motivation in …

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How Playing outside can help Solve the Childhood Obesity Problem

Obesity has become the scourge of the 21st century. It is no longer the province of the fast food pioneer, the USA, but has spread, like a plague and is now a problem in Australia, Britain and Canada. The Western World is swallowing itself up in its own fat and …

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Causes of Bartholin Abscesses

What are the bartholin glands? Bartholin glands are paired structures which lie on either side of the entrance to the vagina and are not more than the size of a pea in its normal state. The gland cannot be felt in a normal women and it lies buried inside the …

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Mental Hospitals

Depression can be a very serious health issue. Left untreated those suffering from it may become suicidal or even homicidal. None of us want to be faced with the decision to have a loved one locked away in a mental health hospital. However there are cases where you must have …

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Prevention of a Lung Abscess

A lung abscess is caused by a bacterial infection that causes tissue destruction in the lungs. A lung abscess is a medical emergency because if it continues to progress, it will result in the loss of integrity of the lining of the lung, which will prevent the lungs from fully …

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How to Properly use an Interdental Brush

An interdental brush is a small angled brush.  It has tiny soft bristles.  It is designed to fit between teeth.  It can clean some areas that dental floss can not reach or be used to clean. Interdental brushes work well with bridges and other dental work with metal. The brushes …

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Pros and cons of the South Beach diet

Southbeach diet is done in three phases. Phase one is for two weeks. It is designed to kick start your weight loss. Phase 2 is used to re-introduce healthy carbohydrates into your diet. You will continue to lose weight in phase 2 at a slower rate until you reach your …

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