Health & Wellness

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How to Avoid Ingrown Hair

• Ingrown hairs are caused by blocked hair follicles due to trauma to the skin.  • Good hygiene practices like regular cleansing and exfoliation can help prevent ingrown hairs by keeping the follicles free from dirt.  • When shaving, opt for a clean razor with sharp blades and shave in the direction of your hair …

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5 Practical Ways to Deal With Your Anxiety Disorder

Identify your trigger points to manage anxiety better. Seek professional treatment for personalized advice. Practice mindfulness and self-compassion to reduce anxiety levels. Recognize and challenge negative thinking patterns. Get daily movement to help improve mood and decrease stress levels. You have been feeling out of sorts lately, and it has been making you anxious. You …

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Health Issues To Look Out for When Your Daughter Becomes a Teenager

• Puberty-related changes such as acne, breast development, menstrual cycle irregularities, and growth spurts should be monitored. • Drug or alcohol abuse can be a sign of emotional struggle. Know the signs and intervene if necessary. • Mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, and stress manifest in changes in sleep patterns, lack of energy, …

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What You Need to Know About Untreated Lyme Disease

• Lyme disease is a bacterial infection caused by an infected deer tick bite and can have serious consequences if left untreated.  • Symptoms include fatigue, joint pain, muscle aches, memory problems, nerve damage, and difficulty with balance or coordination. • Treatment of Lyme Disease includes antibiotics to fight symptoms, hyperthermia as an alternative therapy, …

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Optimizing Uninsured Individuals’ Health

• Uninsured individuals in the United States face many challenges when accessing the healthcare they need. • Affordable solutions are available to uninsured individuals who need medical care. • Preventative care is important for everyone to identify any potential illnesses and to stay conscientious about lifestyle choices. • If uninsured, there are still many ways …

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Guide to Mental Health Self-Care

About 20 percent of American adults, or around 50 million people, are experiencing a mental illness. Similarly, about five percent suffer from a severe form of mental illness. Mental health disorders such as depression, bipolar disorder, and anxiety can immensely affect the lives of those affected. Mental health is an integral part of overall well-being. …

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Anorexia: A Closer Look

Anorexia is an eating disorder characterized by a distorted body image and extreme weight loss. It affects people of all ages, backgrounds, and genders, yet it continues to be misunderstood in society. It’s estimated that about 28 million Americans experience anorexia at least once. This blog post will explore what anorexia is, its symptoms, causes, treatments, and …

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