Category: Wellness

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Creating a Healthy Eating Plan for a Diabetic: 5 Essentials to Remember

  • By Ricky Garland 
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Type 2 diabetes is a disease that occurs when a person’s blood sugar levels become too high — and it’s on the rise worldwide. The International Diabetes Federation or IDF reports that over 400 million people have diabetes, with over 90% suffering from type 2 diabetes. Fortunately, type 2 diabetes is a ‘manageable’ disease, meaning […]

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You Should Care More About Your Ears

Sound and hearing play an integral role in our lives. From the minute we wake up as our alarm goes off, our Spotify playlist playing music in the background, listening to the morning news, and to the end of our day when we decide to pull up Netflix and watch a couple of episodes. However, […]

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Stress and Hair Loss: The Reason Your Hair Falls Out in Clumps

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You have approximately 100,000 hair follicles on top of your head. Each one is in a constant cycle of growth (anagen) and rest (telogen). The period in between is called catagen. Most of the time, 90% of all the hair follicles on your head are in the anagen phase, which lasts from two to eight […]

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Establishing a Workout Cadence

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Getting in shape requires dedication and discipline. The benefits you reap from it is life-changing, especially if you are coming off of a lifestyle that could only be described as not too ideal. You do not need a registered therapist to tell you that maintaining your fitness level is important for your health. There are people […]

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The Physical and Psychological Effects of Skin Care

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We all know how frustrating it is to have skin problems. Not only is it physically uncomfortable and undesirable, but studies have revealed that skin problems are more than just skin deep. They also have an effect on our psychological health. In fact, a mind-body connection exists. As accurately pointed out by the gastroenterologist, Roshini Raj, M.D., “The skin is a […]

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The Effects of Too Much Alcohol in Your Life

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Drinking alcoholic beverages has become a common practice for most adults. In Britain, around 29.2 million adults admit to drinking alcohol, which accounts for 57% of the population. While it’s not bad for adults to drink a few times a month, it’s a completely different thing for people to be drinking excessive amounts of alcohol almost every […]

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The Rise of Opioid Misuse: What Causes the Addiction?

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The U.S. is currently facing an opioid crisis. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), from 1999 to 2018, an estimated 450,000 people overdosed on opioids. The CDC also states that in 2018, about 128 people passed away daily due to opioid overdose. According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, opioids […]

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Losing a Loved One is Hard Enough

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Working through a loved one’s personal affairs after they have passed on is unfortunately stressful, burdensome and sometimes lengthy. It is a difficult process that is made no easier by the fact that emotions run high at this time and people are sometimes flustered and not themselves. That is why it is important to have […]

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Living Life and Loving While Having Herpes

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Being diagnosed with herpes (either HSV-1 or HSV-2) can make you feel confused and devastated. If you have it, you are not alone. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported that one out of 6 individuals within the range of ages 14 to 49 years old have genital herpes. You can also consider online herpes […]

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The Silver Lining in Disabilities

A disability used to be a life verdict. Before, when one had a disability, they seemed to be a hopeless case. Nowadays, people with disabilities are empowered. There may be some limitations because of their physical conditions, but they are more focused on what they can do with their potential. There are life lessons that […]