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10 Things You Had No Idea Were Bad for Your Mental Health

The term “mental health” is often used in reference to conditions such as depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and schizophrenia. But actually, “mental health” refers to our overall emotional, psychological and social well-being, both in and outside the context of named conditions, according to MentalHealth.gov, a resource curated by the U.S. government. Why it’s important to care for your mental health? Because mental health

8 Signs You Might Need an Eye Exam Immediately

According to the report for the 2016 National Health Interview Survey, 25.5 million Adult Americans 18 and older reported experiencing vision loss. No one wants to experience vision loss, so you better prevent than treat.

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7 Symptoms That May Signal Heart Trouble

If you think that something is wrong with your heart, pay attention to the subtle clues it sends you. You’re exhausted “A lot of women kind of blow this off

8 Signs of Inflammation in Your Body to Watch For

Acute and chronic inflammation The body’s normal reaction to a warning is called acute inflammation. “The body marshals its defenses to prevent injury or infection,” says Alan Mensch, MD, senior

8 Hidden Signs Your Heart Sends You

Our hearts resemble an engine in so many ways. If this muscular organ doesn’t receive the attention it needs, you could end up in the emergency room. Take care of

6 Subtle Signs of Colon Cancer

Colon, or colorectal cancer, is any cancer involving the large intestine and/or rectum, and can be as painful as that sounds. Unfortunately, it is very common, with almost 150,000 new

11 Heart Attack Warning Signs Hiding in Plain Sight

Heart attacks aren’t always the chest-grabbing, arm-numbing events you’d imagine. In fact, according to one study from the American Heart Association, 45 percent of all heart attacks in the United

6 Subtle Signs You Could Have PTSD

When looking at the various ways people attempt to cope with exposure to one or a series of traumatic events, it’s important to recognize the ways that they may manifest,

11 Body Odors You Shouldn’t Ignore

When your body gives off an unpleasant scent, it is known as body odor. This scent is caused by bacteria breaking down sweat and is largely linked to the apocrine

10 Signs You Could Have Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a disease that kicks skin-cell production into overdrive. New cells surface in a matter of days, instead of weeks, piling up faster than they’re shed. With plaque psoriasis,

These Are the Symptoms of a Urinary Infection

Anyone who’s suffered through a urinary tract infection (UTI) will tell you that they’ll do anything to never experience one again. A UTI occurs when bacteria gets into your urine,

9 Unexpected Lyme Disease Symptoms to Watch Out For

When people think about Lyme disease, what immediately comes to mind is the so-called bullseye rash that’s most often associated with the tick-borne illness. However, according to the Centers for

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