Category: Health Risks

Managing Stress Levels To Avoid Addiction Risks

[ 0 ] March 15, 2014 |
Managing Stress Levels To Avoid Addiction Risks

For many individuals, anything that disrupts normal daily activities and expectations can be reason enough to be stressed. According to the studies conducted by Dr. Suzanne Thomas, associate professor at the Center for Drugs and Alcohol Programs, stress is a major contributor to the relapse of an individual who is dependent on alcohol. People who […]

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Fatigue From Snoring And How To Avoid It

[ 0 ] December 21, 2013 |
Fatigue From Snoring And How To Avoid It

As much as we might try to get some extra time in our day by staying up a little later, most of us have realized that cutting corners just does not work over time. Eventually, we need to catch up on sleep. However, sleep does not always mean rest and even those who do their […]

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The Importance Of Recognizing A Vitamin B12 Deficiency

[ 0 ] October 20, 2013 |
The Importance Of Recognizing A Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Many people assume nutrient-related illnesses are confined to third-world countries. While poor nutrition is commonly an issue in such countries, developed nations are at risk too. In fact, according to Tufts University and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, at least 40% of the population suffers from a vitamin B12 deficiency. What Does Vitamin B12 Do? […]

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Understanding The Progression Of Rheumatoid Arthritis

[ 0 ] September 17, 2013 |
Understanding The Progression Of Rheumatoid Arthritis

While many people have heard of arthritis, awareness of Rheumatoid Arthritis is less common and even fewer understand how the disease progresses. However, the first part of a patient’s being able to manage the disease is understanding the changes to expect and what can be avoided by seeking proper treatment of the disease. To that […]

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The Importance Of Protecting Against Hearing Loss In The Workplace

[ 0 ] August 26, 2013 |
The Importance Of Protecting Against Hearing Loss In The Workplace

Hearing loss is an extremely common disability. In fact, 50% of the population will develop an issue with their hearing over time. Most people believe this to be due to old age but age is not the only cause. Instead, excessive noise as a result of the work environment is one of the more common […]

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Maintaining Independence In The Home When Living With Osteoarthritis

[ 0 ] August 18, 2013 |
Maintaining Independence In The Home When Living With Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a condition often associated with aging. According to The Royal College of Physicians, “Osteoarthritis is the most common disease of the joints, and one of the most widespread of all chronic diseases”, and that its “prevalence increases steadily with age”. By around age 65, its effect can be seen in over half of […]

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5 Actions For Reducing The Risk Of An Asthma Attack

[ 0 ] August 7, 2013 |
5 Actions For Reducing The Risk Of An Asthma Attack

Given the potential dangers associated with asthma, preventing an asthma attack is the best way for those with the disorder to manage their health. However, preventing an asthma attack can be a challenging task especially if the afflicted person does not know what to do. Because Asthma can be life threatening if not properly managed, […]

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