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Medical Profession Substance Abuse: A Complex Problem

Nov 30th, 2011 | By

Substance abuse is a problem that isn’t limited to just one type of person or one profession: It can affect people from all walks of life. Medical professionals are not immune and many struggle with substance abuse addiction. Although it’s difficult to know the exact levels of drug use among doctors and nurses, it’s estimated that one out of every nine Americans struggles with addiction. If the ratio remains the
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Intimacy Impacts Depression

Feb 18th, 2011 | By

Television broadcaster, Ryan Lefebvre struggled with the demons of depression for years before the bottom finally fell out. After an afternoon grilling with friends, he found himself terrified, sobbing uncontrollably in the corner of his closet. It was at this moment he realized that he needed help to find his way out this dark chapter of his life. Through therapy, medication and self-discovery Ryan learned to manage his depression. According
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The Healing Power of Lemons?

Feb 14th, 2011 | By

Lemons are typically used to make lemonade, remove hard stains, deodorize your house and add little zest to your evening meals – but this citrus fruit has much more power. Lemon mixed with hot water is very effective at curing stomach pain, nausea, heartburn, and lower intestine disorders like constipation or worm infestations. It can also solve simple issues like the hiccups. Water plus a few lemons when ingested in
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GABA – The Brain’s Peacemaker

Feb 11th, 2011 | By

GABA or gamma-aminobutyric acid, controls your brain’s rhythmic theta waves, ensuring physical and mental balance. The calming or “peacemaker” chemical in the brain can largely influence the health of other neurotransmitters. A GABA deficiency can directly impact a person’s ability to handle daily or long-term stress, which can result in anxiety, hypertension, irritability, headaches, heart disorders and seizures. It is essential to maintain a healthy GABA balance. When there is
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Signs That You Need An Alcohol Detox

Apr 30th, 2010 | By

Not everyone who drinks will need an alcohol detox. For those who do the initial questions which come to mind may be, what exactly is an alcohol detox, and what’s going to happen when I enter a detox. But that is really getting ahead of ourselves because the first consideration will always be whether or not you actually do have a problem with alcohol? There are millions of social drinkers
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