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How to Take Control of Your Own Health

As many of us have learned firsthand in recent years, the number one way to take control of your health is to be one’s own advocate. We must do the necessary research and ask all the questions that are in our wheelhouse to control and handle when it comes to managing our health. Second, only […]

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Sciatica Desk Job

From personal experience, I can tell you as a writer with a desk job, and especially today, sciatica pain during my workday is extremely difficult to manage. Not only that, but it is becoming ever more challenging to drive, too. Distances longer than ten minutes without a break are excruciating to bear. Although I will […]

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How to Stay Cool and Hydrated in the Heat

High temperatures kill hundreds of people every year, especially seniors and those with compromised health conditions. With more than seven hundred people dying from extreme heat every year, had they been armed with the correct facts on how to stay cool and hydrated in the heat – these tragedies could have been prevented. It is […]

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Can Back Pain Be Psychological?

When my pain level is at a constant eight or ten, all day, every day, yes, it most certainly affects me psychologically. So much so that I am unable to get a good night’s rest because I toss and turn all night. Not getting a healthy amount of sleep affects my mood, how I feel […]

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How to Reduce Social Isolation in Elderly

It is so sad for me to see people feel or be lonely. It hurts my heart, and I feel compelled to do something. To help in some way. Especially for elderly folks. I lost my dear grandmother at the young age of sixty, and my grandfather just kind of fell into depression after that, […]

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Holiday Blues

Lately, I have seen messaging around the thought that not everyone is in a celebratory mood during the winter holiday season. For many of us, the holiday sadness is challenging to cope with when, everywhere I look, people sing about how this is “the most wonderful time of the year.” Add a divorce into the […]

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Chronic Pelvic Pain Treatment

When someone is suffering from chronic pelvic pain, sometimes they feel as though they would be willing to try anything to relieve the constant agony and disruption to their lives. And sometimes, when people are pushed to the point of resignation, they end up relieving the pain but wind up addicted to opiate painkillers. So, […]

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Heat Sensitivity Symptoms

As my body chemistry changed when I had my children, it is changing again in the pre-menopausal stage of my life and I seem to “overheat” on the regular. As a baby, I was very sensitive to the heat and sun; however, as I grew older, it wasn’t a problem until I was pregnant with […]

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What is Serotonin Withdrawal Syndrome?

As a person who seeks to find the healthy, organic, homeopathic route to certain ailments versus using pain medication, I am prone to serotonin withdrawal syndrome. I must fully disclose ALL of my medicinal solutions to my healthcare providers, including supplements, certain massage practices, essential oils, acupuncture, chiropractic remedies, etc., or I am at risk […]

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