What Are the Different Types of Insomnia?

Do you often experience poor-quality or too little sleep? You may be experiencing insomnia, a sleep disorder that is characterized by difficulty falling and/or staying asleep. In addition to poor sleep, people suffering from insomnia often experience sleepiness during the day, general tiredness, irritability, and problems with concentration or memory. So what are the different […]

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Can Hormone Imbalance Cause Anxiety?

Nearly 40 million adults in the U.S. suffer from anxiety disorders every year, which is why anxiety disorders are considered the most common mental illness in our country. But the cause of anxiety doesn’t always lie in the brain. Anxiety affects women more than men at a disproportionate rate, raising the question, “Can hormone imbalance […]

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Why Does Chronic Pain Make You Tired?

We have all experienced pain from time to time, whether it’s a paper cut or a sprained ankle. Generally, we can trust that pain from minor injuries such as these will subside over time. Chronic pain is different: this pain doesn’t go away for months or even years, leading to many negative health effects such […]

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What Causes Poor Digestion? Foods & Habits to Avoid

If you find yourself frequently popping antacids or taking swigs of pink bismuth, you are probably wondering what causes poor digestion and what you can do to improve your digestive health. Bloating, heartburn and reflux, gas, constipation and diarrhea are common complaints that can typically be linked to certain eating habits and lifestyle factors. Changing […]

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What Can I Do for Acid Reflux?

Acid reflux is one of the most common digestive disorders in the U.S., with an estimated 20-30% of American adults experiencing acid reflux symptoms on a recurring basis. The most common symptom of acid reflux is heartburn: a painful, burning feeling in the chest and/or throat. This happens when partially digested liquids or foods, mixed […]

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NSAIDs Linked to 50 Percent Increase in Heart Attacks

Many of us reach for ibuprofen, aspirin, or another non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) when we have chronic pain or inflammation. But despite their easy access, these drugs present serious health concerns. While we’ve known for some time that NSAIDs increase the risk of heart attack, but a recent literature review showed that all NSAID types […]

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How to Tell if Your Hypothyroidism is Hashimoto’s

Your doctor says you have hypothyroidism and this explains feeling like crap, the crazy weight gain, and your distressing hair loss. But how do you know if Hashimoto’s is causing your hypothyroidism? Hashimoto’s is an autoimmune disease, meaning the immune system is attacking and destroying the thyroid gland. Hashimoto’s is responsible for more than 90 […]

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