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4 Natural Treatments For Insomnia

Chronic insomnia is a growing health concern that affects about one in ten Americans. There are a number of factors that appear to be driving the epidemic, but increased sleep, electronic usage, and high carb diets are among the biggest culprits. If you are having regular sleep problems, then you should explore different treatments...

Words of Wisdom for Parents of Adult Addicts

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When your child enters the world you automatically realize the magnitude of responsibility you have in raising them. You have this innate understanding that every choice you make as it pertains to their life will ultimately impact how they turn out. You certainly don’t take this task lightly, and you constantly strive to make...

Understanding Hepatitis C and Its Causes

Most people have heard of Hepatitis C, but 2.5 million people are unaware that they themselves have the disease.  Over 3.2 million Americans are infected with Hepatitis C, and yet, due to slow-moving and common symptoms, the conversation around this condition is mostly silent. HVC 101 Hepatitis C or (HCV) is transmitted by blood-to-blood contact. The...

Signs Your Best Friend Could Be Dealing with Addiction

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Your best friend since high school has started acting strange and you can’t really put your finger on it. One thing you do notice is the fact that she’s been drinking a lot more than usual when you’re around her. You want to help, but you want to be sure that there is a...

Stress and Self Medicating: A Deadly Combination

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There is no denying the fact that stress can be very damaging to a person’s physical and mental well-being. Stress is common and isn’t necessarily a bad thing, however, when a person is unable to handle it effectively it can lead to serious issues. One method a person might be unknowingly using to mask...

Does Your Partner Have a Sexual Addiction?

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Sexual addictions have become very prevalent in the United States in recent years. The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy estimates that 12 million people are suffering from sexual addictions. The problem is often unidentified, but can create serious problems for their spouses. If you believe your spouse has a sexual addiction, then...

Eating Yogurt May Help Fight Depression

Recent polls from the CDC have found that about one in 10 adults suffer from depression.  Many patients need to take antidepressants to improve their mood. However, some people may be able to improve mild depression problems by changing their diet. Recent studies have shown that eating yogurt may be a good way to...

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