Year: 2019

Panic Disorders

Panic Disorder Explained

Panic disorder is a type of anxiety disorder where a person experiences unexpected panic attacks that keep recurring and appears to happen out of the blue. A panic attack is a sudden surge of intense discomfort or fear that can reach a peak within minutes. Everyone experiences feelings of panic and anxiety at some point in their lives and it is a natural response to dangerous or stressful situations. Most people experience a panic attack at least once in their lives, but not all of them have a panic disorder. For them, panic, stress, and anxiety can happen regularly and unexpectedly at any time for no apparent reason.

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Kidney Stones

Kidney Stones are Painful

Kidney stones are solid masses made of salts and minerals that form on the inner lining of the kidneys. They’re usually composed of calcium oxalate but may also consist of numerous other compounds. They usually start from the size of a sugar crystal and can grow into the size of a ping pong ball while maintaining a crystalline, sharp structure. Unless they cause a blockage, kidney stones are rarely noticed. Although they originate in the kidneys, they can develop along your urinary tract, including kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. Kidney stones are known to be one of the most painful medical conditions.

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The Rage Within

Anger can arise in numerous different contexts, such as when we are mistreated or experience unjust treatments, hearing an unwanted criticism, facing obstacles that keep us from accomplishing personal goals, and not getting what we want. Anger can range from mild irritation, frustration, to boiling rage. 

Anger can be a positive emotion because it helps you work through problems. You need anger to take a stand against injustice and unfairness. It tells you when something is not right, and motivates you to take action to correct the issue. However, anger can be destructive if it leads to outburst, physical altercations, or aggression.

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Skin Treatments

Do Something About Your Looks

Everybody wants flawless skin and we have tried every product available to achieve beautiful skin, but sometimes nothing appears to work. However, the following tips may help you tackle your skin issue and help you get that glowing skin you have always dreamt of.   

Know what your skin needs

One of the most important things before you start your skincare journey is to understanding and getting to know your skin type. Many people are unaware and misinformed. They use products and do things that are actually bad for their skin. Using the wrong products can compromise your skin’s natural balance and cause irritation, inflammation, breakouts, and premature aging.

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Gallstones Are Painful

Gallstones are small stones or lumps, which form in the gallbladder, a small pear-shaped organ located under the liver. The stones form when there is a chemical imbalance inside the gallbladder. People who are overweight or obese are more likely to develop gallstones. There are two main types of gallstones:

  • Cholesterol stones are the most common kind, making 80% of gallstones. They are usually yellow-green in color.
  • Pigment stones are smaller and darker than cholesterol stones, usually dark brown or black in color. They are made of chemicals that exist in the gallstones, known as bilirubin, which is a fluid your liver makes.
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Hair Loss

Do Something About Your Hair Loss

Everyone loses hair, and it is normal to lose about 50 to 100 hairs every day. However, if you start to see bald patches or thinning on your head, you may be experiencing hair loss. It can affect just your scalp or your entire body. It is a concern for women, men, and children. Hair loss has many causes, it can be a result of stress, hormonal changes, medications, medical conditions, or heredity. Hereditary hair loss is the most common cause. Factors such as age, significant weight loss, diabetes, and lupus can increase your risk of hair loss. Hair loss has many different signs, depending on what’s causing it.

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5 Things You Never Knew About Tummy Tucks

As you get older, parts of your body start to age and show such signs as a sagging tummy. You always wanted to wear slim-fitting outfits and you never bought those fearing your protruding stomach/skin would hang out.  Then why not get something done to improve your appearance and confidence. Below are five facts you should know regarding the Tummy Tuck procedure, AKA the Abdominoplasty:


  1. It involves a simple surgical procedure.  If one does not have a fat deposit in the stomach region, this simple procedure will do.  It will give you better results. This procedure is not only related to female beauty.
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Restless Legs Syndrome Explained

What is it?

Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a neurological disorder. It is uncontrollable and urges your legs to move. The urge to move the legs may occur either in the evening or in the night time. The patient during these times feels uncomfortable while sitting or lying down. Moving the legs may help to ease the unpleasant feeling for some time. It is also referred to as Willis Ekbom disease or Sleep disorder disease.


RLS is of two types.

  1. Primary RLS – It is a condition associated with the nerves. Many people may experience symptoms during their middle ages.
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6 Tips to Reduce the Sweet Taste of Sugar Cravings

Do you have a sweet tooth but would like to reduce your sugar intake? Join the back of the queue! Or do you have that urge to stuff your mouth with all the sweetness the world has to offer but on a milder dosage? Still at the back of the queue!!

Here are 6 tips to reduce the sweet taste of your sugar cravings.

  1. Add more natural sugars:  Consume foods that curb sugar cravings.  This way you tend to eat less sugar. Artificial sweeteners only increase sugar cravings.  Instead, try natural sugars. Although this may be tough initially, you will gradually begin to appreciate the taste.
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6 Tips to Reduce That Stress

“Stress is something that you cannot get rid of very easily”

People strongly feel that “Unless you don’t find new means to challenge the mind, it will only cease to function beyond its existing abilities”. On the other hand, it is a known fact that stress is the cause of many human disorders. Here is a look at how stress affects a person and brings turmoil to the entire family.

Symptoms and Causes

Some of the common symptoms of stress include:

  • The pulse rate quickens
  • Faster breathing
  • Body tension

These are the primal responses of the body to any kind of stress.

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