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Our bodies are not forever and sooner or later they will start to deteriorate on us, this could happen at a young or old age for you depending on your lifestyle, and your luck. Thankfully, the world of human biology and medicine has moved at warp-like speed and there are many problems and ailments which your body can have that can now be cured, remedied or at least improved. One such area that often starts going first is our hearing, as we reach a certain age we hear less and for some time we may not even know about it. Not…

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The loss of a loved one is one of the most difficult times within the family circle. Bereavement is known to cause high levels of stress and trauma, not least to those who are closest to the deceased person. In addition, there can be a ripple effect that passes through members of close-knit families a bit like a shockwave. When someone dearly loved is gone, individual, joint, and collective relationships are shattered, plus memories crowd the minds of those left behind, triggering grief and pain. There are recognized stages of bereavement through which most of us travel, including disbelief, anger,…

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No matter your age or background, taking care of your health is mandatory to a long, comfortable, and fruitful life. Health has a substantial impression on the mind, body, and being, and a lack of it could potentially lead to an imbalance in one of, or all of, the three. Though this is widely known, there is still very little discussion on the many ways in which one can achieve it. It is often said that health is relative, and so the path to achieving it can vary greatly – possibly producing incredible results in such variation. You should continue…

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Once you’ve made the decision to lose weight you have quite a challenge ahead of you, everything becomes tempting as you look to replace fatty foods with a healthy and nutritional diet. If you haven’t previously exercised then that part of your new regime can also be extremely challenging and at times it can feel like you just want to give up and stay overweight. As you well know, this is not the answer and the unfortunate truth is that you just have to stick with it if you wan to see results. There are some things that can help…

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While many people hesitate to see the doctor when their health seems off, it is nothing compared to the mental gymnastics that some folks perform when it comes to avoiding trips to the dentist. Despite the deeply rooted phobias that many have, the fear of having not gone for many years may finally outweigh their aversion to going. If you are thinking of biting the bullet and heading in to see a dentist such as Dr. Peter Spennato, here are a few things you should keep in mind before your scheduled appointment. You are not alone The first thing that…

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Regenerative medicine is a field that might sound more like science fiction than reality. However, stem cells have been used since the 1970s to contribute to the body’s natural powers of regeneration – for example, by helping to create artificial skin to save the lives of burn victims, or to treat leukemia through bone marrow transplants. Experts like Dr. Kwang Yul Cha are working hard to find other ways that the power of stem cells can be used to treat some of the common problems we face from damaged or non-functioning organs or systems. Recently, there has been a breakthrough…

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If you’ve struggled with weight for most of your life, it’s time to change your eating habits. Being just a few pounds overweight can have a huge impact on your life. It can affect your health and reduce your level of confidence. By combining a healthy diet with weekly exercise, you can end the battle of the bulge and enjoy the results you see on your scale. Exercise, exercise, and exercise If you want to see a noticeable difference faster, you must incorporate exercise into your diet. While the scale may show only a couple of pounds lost a week, you’ll feel…

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You were cleaning the gutters one day when a sudden loss of balance sent you tumbling off your ladder to the ground. The pavement did a poor job of breaking your fall, breaking several of the vertebrae in your back. The pain was excruciating … until you got to the hospital, that is. The attending doctor in the emergency ward ordered the nurses to hook you up with a morphine IV. Within seconds, your living hell dissolved into a cloud of euphoria. This respite from the worst pain you ever felt, despite being necessary to continue with your treatment, was…

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  Pain impacts millions of people in countless different ways. For those unable to withstand the daily barrage, it can be overwhelming at times. Others, meantime, manage it through one way or another, but it isn’t fun. If pain has you in its grips, what are you doing to overcome it? The first step to take in fighting pain is convincing yourself you will get the upper-hand. Letting pain win out is not a winning proposition. In fact, it can start your life in a downward spiral. When you put forth a plan to defeat pain, you’ve already got a…