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In the modern world of today, one of the most commonly encountered mental issues has to do with depression. And that is with good reason. The ever-growing demand from our jobs coupled with the often overcrowded, polluted and noisy urban environments and with the feeling that there’s no such thing as having enough money generates a lot of stress, that negatively impacts our mental state.  Not only that, but chronic stress can also cause a wide variety of physical issues, such as heart diseases or high blood pressure. If not dealt with at the right time, long periods of stress…

Deciding to give up an addiction habit, whether it is prescription drugs, street drugs or alcohol, is the very first step in a long and complex journey.  Most addicts cannot just give up. After recognizing they have a problem and then detoxing, addiction counselling plays a key role in recovery. Even when the physical dependence on the drugs or alcohol has gone, the psychological side of recovery puts addicts at very high risk of relapse, and this is where addiction counselling is key. Stress, mixing with friends who are still using, visiting places that are linked to their addiction, and…

CBD is one of the hottest products on the market. And while it’s available in many different forms, edible options have definitely become the most popular, especially gummies. CBD has been linked to helping those with a variety of health issues, including anxiety, depression, inflammation, and even insomnia.  But, CBD isn’t a product that you want to buy from just any store and take immediately. Instead, there are many different factors that you need to understand to ensure that you not only have a good experience with CBD, but also that you can find a product that actually works. Keep…

Looking great is something that people are willing to spend a lot of money on. Nowhere is this more in evidence that in the increasing numbers of people who opt for cosmetic surgery. Besides the costs, there are also some important questions that you should be asking yourself before you decide to go under the knife. Getting cosmetic surgery is not a minor decision, and the effects can be significant for a person’s mental and physical health. Here are some things that you should consider before committing. Your Physical Health Ideal candidates for cosmetic surgery are people who are physically…

If there is one thing that we can all agree on after spending so much time at home in the last few months, it is that a vacation soon is absolutely necessary. The thought of chilling out at a beach with a cocktail in one hand and your favorite book in the other has maybe never sounded more attractive than it does at this minute, but if you want to get the most out of your beach vacation, you start working on looking your best in your swimsuit right away. Read on for some tips on how to get ready…

You’ve heard the saying, “Work hard, recover harder.” Well, that saying didn’t just pop up out of nowhere – there’s some serious truth behind it. If you’ve been increasing the volume and intensity of your training regimen, your body is probably feeling a little worse for wear and sore.  While this breakdown of your tissues and muscles cause short-term residual pain, it is a critical part of growing stronger and getting into better shape. After your body heals from a big effort, your muscles, lungs, and heart get more efficient. However, it’s crucial to avoid overtraining as much as possible.…

When your life is being upstaged by chronic pain, will you finally get to a point and say enough is enough? Chronic pain has the potential to turn your life upside down if you are not careful. As such, are you willing to take the fight to such pain? Don’t Let the Pain Come Out Ahead In doing all you can to battle chronic pain, here are three reasons you need to come out ahead: Your personal life – You do not want your personal life being attacked by pain on a consistent basis. With chronic pain, this is exactly…

Having a healthy medical practice is something you have worked on for a while now. That said are there steps you need to take to better ensure your practice stays as healthy as possible? If you are not careful, you could see all you have worked so hard for go away before your eyes. So, what do you need to do for a healthier medical practice? Don’t Take Things for Granted In reviewing your medical practice, here are a few areas of interest to review: Are you protected? – It may seem like a simple question to answer, but do…

There are two main types of plastic surgery: Reconstructive and cosmetic. These types of procedures aim to optimize both the function and appearance of a body part, regardless of the primary reason for them. Reconstructive surgery is typically performed when there is a problem with a specific part of the body. The procedure is done so that the person can lead a normal life.  Cosmetic surgery is performed to improve the appearance of a body part that already functions correctly. There is some overlap between the two types as well as some gray areas that need careful analysis. Reconstructive Surgery…

While nobody goes in for a medical procedure with the thought of potentially suing their doctor later on, studies reveal that as many as 500 people die due to medical errors every two days. This is a startling figure, and for those who have suffered this kind of loss, the statistics make it easier to wade in the deep waters of bringing those responsible to light in legal terms. Since filing a medical malpractice lawsuit has the potential to do serious financial damage to a medical practice,  it needs to meet three criteria. Your Medical Professional Didn’t Live Up To The Required…