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Sleeping Music: How Relaxing Ambient Music Can Help You Sleep

If you have trouble falling asleep, you might want to try some sleeping music. Learn how relaxing ambient music can help you sleep. Did you know that 50 to 70 million Americans of all ages have reported that they have sleep-related troubles? If you’re one of the millions of people who have difficulties sleeping, then you might have already tried …

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What to Expect When Detoxing From Opiates and Going Through Withdrawal

Around 2 million Americans suffer from addiction to opioids or prescription pain medications. And the number of deaths related to opioid addiction doubled between 2010 and 2016. If you are one of the millions of Americans struggling with opioid addiction, the most important thing to know is that you’re not alone. Recovery is possible, but it won’t be an easy …

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What is Gender Fluidity? Understanding the Gender Spectrum

Years ago, if you were asked to identify your gender, on a form or during an interview process, the answer would be an easy one but today, both the question and the answer are underlined with a host of complexities. In recent years, the definition of gender has become a wildly talked-about issue, resulting in many people redefining the way …

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Let the Recovery Process Begin: How Outpatient Drug Rehab Works

Around 21 million Americans have some kind of addiction. But only 10% of those people ever get treatment for it. Getting help for an addiction, particularly for drugs, can be a life-changing decision. Going to rehab to get the care you need is the first step on your journey to recovery. But what about after rehab? How do you move …

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Common Sleep Disorders That Cause Intermittent Sleep at Night

You wake up, tossing and turning. It’s three am, and that board meeting is only hours away. Another sleepless night. Intermittent sleep can be a huge problem for many people, with a lack of sleep causing fatigue, a weakened immune system, and even weight gain. If it’s been a while since you last slept through the night, you may be …

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Professor of Chemical Biology & Medicinal Chemistry Kevin Dalby Reminds: March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

There is more to March besides dusting off that outfit of green for St. Patrick’s Day. March is also Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Spreading the awareness of colorectal cancer is essential, especially since its month of awareness is not widely known. Dr. Kevin Dalby, professor at The University of Texas at Austin, is one of the dedicated scientists working towards …

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The Main Causes of Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction, or simply ED, is the inability to maintain an erection firm enough for sexual intercourse. You don’t have to worry if you experience erectile dysfunction once in a while. However, it might raise concern if it becomes an ongoing problem. The inability to get and maintain an erection might be a sign of underlying health issues. Let us …

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Top 5 Frequently Asked Questions About Shockwave Therapy

  Shockwave Therapy is a treatment that has been used for decades to treat chronic tendon injuries and help heal soft tissue. It applies short but very intense energy waves directly to the affected area. It is non-invasive, does not involve the complications of surgery and can help significantly speed up healing time and reduce pain. If you are considering …

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6 Health-Conscious Tips for Safe Weight Loss

Writer: Alana King Have you often struggled to lose weight? With the society we live in, it can often be difficult as to what to believe when we look for strategies as best to maintain balance with our health. One day we’re being told about going reduced fat, the next, to go all-natural and eat from each section of the …

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5 Types of Rehabilitation Therapy You Should Know About

If you get knocked down, you can get up again. Resilience has always been one of the most astonishing traits of human beings. Sure, a serious injury, stroke, or heart attack will take you down a peg, but you can recover. It will be a slow process and will require dedication and perseverance but it’s possible through rehabilitation. There are …