The number of overdoses in America is still on the rise, but thankfully more and more tools are becoming available for people to fight back. If we take responsibility and get educated, informed, and equipped for overdose prevention, each and every one of us can play a role in reducing the number of people that die each year from opioid overdoses.
If every job you’ve ever held has required you to work yourself to the bone, there’s a good chance you’ve come to regard perpetual professional overload as the norm. Needless to say, this is far from a good thing. So, if you suspect you may be a victim of chronic overwork, look for the following signs.
If you invest your time in one of these hobbies, not only will you gain a new skill — but you’ll improve your memory and cognitive functions! Read on and learn how you can become the best version of yourself and maximize your brainpower.
Here is a look at why we all should encourage youth (and everyone) to take all the right steps in keeping good mental health, and a few ways to help out first-hand.
Choosing a health insurance plan is an important decision that can have a significant impact on your finances. While the process of selecting a health insurance policy might seem daunting, this article will provide you with some tips and tricks for finding the perfect policy.
If you give up on the little things that keep you well, your mind and body will start to feel worse as a result. This makes getting back on track that much harder. If you feel like you’re falling into a wellness rut, here are a few ways you can kick things back into gear.
As you probably know, while CBD is a naturally occurring chemical found in cannabis (marijuana), it’s non-psychoactive, which means it won’t get you “high.” It can deliver many benefits to the skin, however, these five options are just some of the ways to use it.
When you get diagnosed with a chronic illness, mental illness, or some kind of medical diagnosis where the outcome will take a long time to be treated, you go through a range of emotions. While it may be a relief to have answers, it can also be incredibly stressful, emotional, and might cause pain for you and others. How can you cope with a new health diagnosis? How can you find support? How can you talk to family members, friends, and coworkers about this? This article provides techniques for making this process easier on those affected.
Although illness affects every person at some point in their life, being chronically ill is typically a socially stigmatized condition. The experience of illness itself may have a negative impact on people’s self-esteem, as they experience such things as pain, discomfort, changes in appearance and a loss of control over their own bodies. Just as significantly, however, the social stigma that comes along with serious illnesses can deal a heavy blow to self-esteem and body image.
The foods we eat can directly impact our cognitive functions, particularly as the brain uses around 20% of the body’s daily calorie needs, so it is important to fuel it in the right way to ensure that it stays healthy and to ward against cognitive decline. We take a look at some of the benefits of eating for better brain health and the foods you need to include in your diet.