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Internet-based treatment can help manage chronic knee pain without opioids
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Pain causes physical discomfort that can continue if not treated timely. According to the National Centers for Health Statistics (NCHS), roughly 76.2 million Americans suffer from pain during any given year. Some of the common reasons for chronic pain can be osteoarthritis of the knee, rheumatoid arthritis, cancer, multiple sclerosis, stomach ulcers, AIDS and gallbladder […]

Veterans Affairs and Defense suggest clinical guidelines for pain treatment
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Pain is associated with unpleasant physical sensations that can lead to mental distress or agony in extreme cases. For those who serve or have served with the U.S. military forces or any other defense service, pain may be the result of physical or mental wounds inflicted during the service. And routine deployments may make the […]

Kratom therapy to painkillers
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Kratom is an herbal medicine that comes from a tropical tree indigenous to Southeast Asia, where it is widely known as “nature’s Vicodin.” In the United States, it has become increasingly available and used for its stimulant, analgesic and opioid-like effects for the self-treatment of opioid withdrawal symptoms and cravings, chronic pain, fatigue, depression, anxiety […]

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Matt did not realize anything was wrong with the way he was coping with what he perceived as ugliness. As he descended into body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), he recalls, “I filed my own teeth with a razor to try to make them even. I dreamt incessantly of nose surgery. I thought my arm and leg […]

music therapy
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Music is good for the soul. Whether it is country, pop, reggae, hip-hop or rock ’n’ roll, we all find inner peace and comfort when listening to our favorite song. The music industry is a billion dollar industry for a reason; it not only serves as entertainment but it helps people recover from mental, physical […]

treatment for smoking addiction
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Smoking has historically been a coping and social addiction. Soldiers are one of the most prevalent groups, as the latest tallies put veteran smoking dependency at about 60 percent compared with approximately 25 percent of U.S. citizens. With artery, pulmonary and vascular diseases as well as cancer killing off smokers, more varied measures of treatment […]


Keeping her eyes steady on her reflection in the mirror as she plants her hands firmly on her yoga mat, she inverts her body to form the perfect headstand in a hot yoga room all while focusing on her deep breathing technique. Arm inversions and headstands are only two of the hundreds of yoga poses […]

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Defense mechanisms, first defined by Anna Freud in 1936’s “The Ego and the Mechanisms of Defense,” are subconscious shields an individual puts up to avoid pain and suffering. Though these shields might provide temporary relief, defense mechanisms can prove harmful to all parties involved. For instance, denial is a common defense mechanism characterized by the […]

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Video games often get a bad rap. Though they can be addictive in nature, video and computer games, specifically massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs), can present developmental benefits for individuals who fall on the autism spectrum. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that approximately 1 in 68 kids nationwide has […]

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Most people have heard of having a “midlife crisis” before. It is a transitional experience marked by extreme anxiety and turbulent emotions, usually regarding an individual’s identity and a need for change. The concept is popular within the media as well, which has generated multiple academic endeavors to find out how prevalent it actually is. […]