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Using Meditation As A Depression Treatment

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Using Meditation As A Depression Treatment

Men and women are confronted with various responsibilities and difficulties that they have to deal with as a way to move ahead. And even though everyone seems to be capable of handling these issues, some finish up affected by depression. The World Health Organization describes depression as being a mental illness that literally brings about…

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Care After Surgery: Keeping Your Incision Infection Free

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Care After Surgery: Keeping Your Incision Infection Free

Surgery, even in a minimally invasive form, can be a frightening and sobering experience. After the procedure is over, you may have the urge to heave a huge sigh of relief that your medical crisis is over. While you certainly do deserve to celebrate the success of your operation, it is critical that you remain…

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Three Tips for Creating a Health and Fitness Support System

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Three Tips for Creating a Health and Fitness Support System

No one person maintains a perfect workout schedule, eating habits, or overall health practices. We fall victim to distractions, laziness, and ignorance. Leading a successful and healthy life depends on what we do, but also how we do it. You can’t simply plan to eat the right foods, exercise for one hour a day, or…

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Restless Nights? Non-Drug Interventions for Coping With Insomnia

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Restless Nights? Non-Drug Interventions for Coping With Insomnia

  We have all had those nights when we just could not get to sleep, reliving the events of a bad day, or dreading something to come tomorrow. But, for some of us, these restless nights occur frequently and we start to accumulate a snowballing sleep debt. This can be one of the most frustrating…

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Rigorous Exercises Curb The Threat Of Breast Cancer

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Rigorous Exercises Curb The Threat Of Breast Cancer

In the last decade, breast cancer has proved fatal to the lives of many women. With the advancement in technology, the fatality rate has been curbed a quite an extent. Nevertheless, the threat of breast cancer lurks on one out of every eight women. Breast cancer can prove fatal to women. The ratio of death…

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The Connection Between Sports And Good Grades

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The Connection Between Sports And Good Grades

If you find that your children are struggling in school, it may be time to get them to be more active in their daily lives if they aren’t already. Research has shown that those students who are more active perform better in school, both academically and behaviourally. Children of all ages, from primary school all…

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Further Evidence Emerges that Seniors Who Stay Active Can Improve Memory

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Further Evidence Emerges that Seniors Who Stay Active Can Improve Memory

Staying physically active and engaging in mental stimulation may help keep seniors more alert, according to the results of a new study. Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco found the thinking and memory skills of 126 inactive senior participants improved after they started performing daily activities designed to stimulate their bodies and brains.…

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Stay on Track with Electronic Self-Monitoring Training Tools

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Stay on Track with Electronic Self-Monitoring Training Tools

Want to take charge of your own health? A hot new trend in electronic self-monitoring health tools and apps is changing the way individuals approach health care – and you don’t have to be a gadget guru to use them. It’s not hard to miscalculate your actual level of physical activity or how many calories…

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Physiotherapy After Surgery

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Physiotherapy After Surgery

Studies have found that most patients who undergo physiotherapy following surgery experience a significant reduction in pain after only a month with their pain levels halving within 3 months. Furthermore, after one or two years, most of these patients become pain free. The aim of physiotherapy after surgery is for the patient to become free…

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Keep Moving: Managing Activity with a Stoma

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Keep Moving: Managing Activity with a Stoma

A stoma should never prevent you from getting up, getting out and carrying through with your regular activities within the recommended time frame. You can do just about the same level of activities you were used to doing before your surgery. Exceptions will certainly include rough sports such as martial arts and hard running, but…

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