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Huffington Post Article Explores Eating Disorders In Adults

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Eating disorders affect over 30 million in the United States in their lifetime, but all too often we forget that those eating disorders don’t just appear in one stage of life. While teenage girls are the most likely demographic to develop an eating disorder, people of any age or gender are susceptible to these illnesses. […]

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How Family & Friends Can Host a Thanksgiving Supportive of Eating Disorder Recovery

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The Thanksgiving holiday this week signifies the beginning of a difficult season for some who struggle with eating problems ranging from emotional eating to eating disorders.  Friends and family who are hosting Thanksgiving gatherings can create a friendly and welcoming environment to all by following these tips according to a recent article posting on the […]

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70,000 Thoughts Per Day: The Inner World of the Modern Human

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The average individual tends to have 50,000 to 70,000 thoughts each day.  With this astounding number, it is easy to see how we can get stuck in our heads and subsequently tripped up by many of our thoughts.  We have an awareness of the inner workings of our mind, and, as we go through, our […]

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Treatment Should Cater To Individual Depression Cases

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Depression affects an estimated 1 in 10 adults throughout the country, but don’t think every person diagnosed with the condition has the same experience. Depression can be caused by numerous factors including genetics and relation to other conditions, and treatment has to cater to individual cases rather than using a uniform method to treat all […]

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Reading Helps Lower Stress and Keep Your Brain Healthy

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It shouldn’t come as a surprise that reading regularly is good for your brain, but it may be beneficial in ways you haven’t really considered. Besides helping you learn and be entertained, books can improve sleep, help you relax, and even help empathy. It has also been documented that self help books can ease depression. […]

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What are the Best Ways to Improve Your Memory

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It can be amazing how early it seems like memory decline happens. It feels like one minute you’re in your early twenties, and as sharp as ever, then suddenly you’re fifty and suddenly names and places aren’t coming to your mind as quickly as they used to. No one wants to lose their memory at […]

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Sleep Issues Arise During the Full Moon

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Throughout time there have been countless tales of odd behavior surrounding the full moon. Beyond the outlandish werewolf tales and scary stories, there have been countless suggestions that the full moon actually influences the way we act and raises rates of erratic behavior or crime. But, as of yet, the only proven connection between full […]

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New Insomnia Drug Gets Closer To FDA Approval

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An experimental insomnia drug has advanced closer to U.S. approval this week after facing scrutiny by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The FDA convened a panel of medical experts to review the drug suvorexant, which could be the first of a new form of insomnia medication that blocks brain chemicals called orexins which keep […]

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How Your Brain Can Stay Healthy

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Cognitive decline and dementia becomes a growing concern for aging adults, but there are some preventative steps you can take to prolong your mental health. Huffington Post reported 3 keys to keep your brain healthy: brain-friendly diet, exercise and meditation. Antioxidants, omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin E are all essential to building a diet that […]

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Research Reveals Neural Process Of Relapse

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Perhaps the most frustrating part of dealing with substance abuse is the likelihood of relapse. This can be frustrating for everyone invloved, including the patient, health professionals treating them and the family. Stress has long been tied to relapse. As Carolyn Gregoire writes for Huffington Post, it wasn’t until a recent study at Brown University […]

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