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Road Trip Tips for Someone With a Chronic Condition

They say that the meaning lies in the journey rather than the destination, which summarizes the appeal of road trips. If you suffer from a chronic condition, road trips can provide some additional challenges to overcome. With some preparation prior to your journey, you can take care of yourself on the road and experience all the excitement your road trip has to offer. Here’s how to accommodate your chronic condition
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How to Overcome Treatment-Resistant Depression

By nature, depression is a difficult mental condition to cope with. Patients face persistent depressive feelings. Their eating habits and sleep patterns change. These symptoms (in addition to others) severely impact their daily life. Common treatments for depression include medication and therapy. Some, however, have more difficulty battling depression than others. Those with treatment-resistant depression have a hard time finding relief from their condition despite medication. The typical treatment methods
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Wellness: Change Your Mind, Change Your Life

Have you ever felt stuck in your own reality? Like there was no way out of your present circumstances? Do you ever look around and think about how you wish you had a different life? Real change requires a change of heart. It’s not as easy as typing or reading those words, but it is possible. In fact, it’s downright probable if you apply yourself. However, it will take work
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Keeping It Joyful: The Importance Of Happiness For Health

All too often, it can be easy to get swept-up in a busy lifestyle; with family, work, and social commitments, sometimes you can forget to check-in on yourself. Before you know it, you’ve been saying yes to pleasing everyone around you, and that can sometimes have a detrimental effect on your own wellbeing. However, not taking care of yourself, and forgetting to prioritize your happiness, can have more serious effect
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Medical Mistakes and How to Prevent Future Mishaps

Our health is one of the most important things in our lives that can be overlooked or mismanaged, even by professionals. Mistakes can often be made, and important ailments may be completely missed even by the most stringent of doctors. Despite this, we have to keep on top of things in order to make sure that we properly maintain our health. However, though medical mishaps are fairly common, we don’t
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Can Marijuana Help Relieve Anxiety and Chronic Pain?

Marijuana has been hailed as a treatment for several conditions in recent years. In states where medical marijuana is legal, it’s been used to relieve chronic pain, minimize nausea caused by chemotherapy drugs, reduce the effects of active seizure disorders, and increase the appetite of patients suffering from HIV, nerve pain, and other chronic conditions such as Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. GERD affects nearly 20 percent of the adult population in
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Wellness: Finding Your Mental Health Solutions

Your health matters and that includes your mental health. For generations, humans have focused more on understanding our physical health rather than our mental health. That’s likely why, to this day, many of us find it easier and simpler to head to a primary care physician for a physical check-up rather than sit down with a therapist for a mental health check-up. Stigmas still hold too many Americans back from
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Psychology Clinics 101: What Are These And How Does It Help?

Mental health is an integral part of overall health. Unfortunately, mental health issues are most often overlooked, undetected, or under-assessed, even when the World Health Organization or WHO has identified that half of all the mental illness starts at 14 years old. Mental illness is a touchy subject and a taboo to some people. Even when the numbers are rising, the social stigma concerning these are still prevalent and is
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#LetsTalk: She’s Such A Drama Queen! The Truth About Anxiety and Depression

“She just going through a phase” “Here he goes attention seeking again” “She’s such a drama queen” Unfortunately, these phrases are commonly used especially by adults and young persons in a way to describe someone suffering with a mental health condition. In my opinion, all I can describe these types off comments as is arrogant and unknowledgeable. Welcome to the latest #LetsTalk column with myself Grace J Teal this week