Car accidents happen, even to the cautious and overly safe among us. If you haven’t been in a car crash recently, you might be due for one soon. Insurance industries estimate that individuals file a claim for a car crash as often as every 17 years. First on your to […]
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A Closer Look at Periodontal Plastic Surgery
Periodontal diseases can range from a simple gum inflammation to serious conditions that can cause major damage to the gums or the bone that supports the teeth. It can even lead to tooth loss. Treatment may begin with simple behavioral changes while, in some cases, patients may require periodontal plastic […]
Psychologists – Experts in Human Behavior
The human mind is highly complex and puzzling. People wonder how psychologists can analyze such an intricate, seemingly abstractionist and extremely polished thing. Even if scientists study on inside of the brain, as in an autopsy or while a surgical treatment, all they see is gray matter i.e the brain. […]
Why Therapy is So Important in Beating Addiction
Beating a serious addiction to any substance, whether it’s cigarettes, alcohol, pharmaceuticals, or an illegal drug, requires a lot of determination and support. It will take a lot of time and dedication, as well as focus, to quit your addictive habit, but it will all be worth it once you’re […]
Inner Ear Conditions and Balance
The most common symptoms of inner ear conditions affect balance, making you feel dizzy or unsteady. While many of us may experience dizziness at some point, it is important to determine whether it is symptomatic of an underlying inner ear condition or other factors affecting balance. It is thought that […]
Push for Marijuana Legalization Leads to Debate over Mental Health Effects
U.S. Senators and congressman are pushing for the broad legalization of marijuana in all states even though the proposed measures have met strong opposition. However, ultra-conservative members of the Republican Party appear to be among the largest proponents of the bill, surprisingly enough. Unfortunately, part of the reasoning behind the […]
Signs of Drug Use in Teens and Young Adults
Even before our children arrive, our thoughts are filled with hopes and dreams about whom and what they will become. Most of us never dream that our children will grow up to abuse drugs or alcohol. Unfortunately, drug and alcohol use in children and teens is on the rise, especially […]
Treating Incontinence in the Elderly
Incontinence is one of the most embarrassing health problems you could have. Even if you’re elderly, the idea of not being able to control your bladder can be mortifying. If you’re suffering from this ailment, don’t feel like there’s nothing you can to help yourself. Despite the fact that incontinence […]
Teens, from Victims of Domestic Violence to Perpetrators
Over the past two decades, a significant amount of resources has been allotted for the victims of sexual assault and child sexual abuse, but not nearly as much attention has been given to the sexual perpetrators themselves. Recent evidence from the United States suggests that 1 in 10 teenage Americans […]
The Positive Effects of Using Medicinal Marijuana to Treat Anxiety
With more states legalizing medical marijuana, there are a variety of conditions that would qualify for the "card". Aside from chronic pain, there are several psychological disorders that also may react positively to chemicals in marijuana. Psychological disorders, particularly those that are chronic, limit the ability for sufferers to participate […]
What is Urinary Incontinence? Types, Symptoms and Causes.
Have you ever felt like you just can’t hold it in? If your answer is yes, then you’re not alone. You may be the victim of Urinary Incontinence, which is very common and effects people ranging from kids to adults. Yes, it can be embarrassing, but the more you know […]
Can You Afford Gastric Bypass?
You have tried every diet in the book - South Beach, Atkins, Raw Foods, Gluten Free, Fat Flush - and they have all had similarly disappointing results. Exercise routines have proven to be frustrating and painful. You feel as though you are trapped, a prisoner in your own body. Your […]