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Osteoporosis, or "porous bone," is a serious bone disease that affects over 44 million people in the United States — approximately 10 million individuals who have been diagnosed with the condition and an additional 34 million who have a high risk of developing it. Although many people think that osteoporosis is an inevitable part of aging, osteoporosis is a preventable and manageable disease...
Prescription Drug Abuse
The abuse/overuse of prescription drugs is reaching epidemic levels in the United States, with over 15,500 deaths attributed to overdoses each year. The 2011 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) reported that, in 2011, more than 6 million Americans over the age of 12 abused prescription drugs and, on any given day that year, an average of 6,400 individuals abused prescription drugs...
The causes of stress are numerous and highly individual; an occurrence that results in high levels of stress for one person may have no effect on another. While not all forms of stress are harmful, stress becomes dangerous when it interferes with an individual’s ability to lead a normal life. Research has shown that high levels of stress can exacerbate existing illnesses and contribute to...
The idea of ingesting bacteria to promote health seems counter–intuitive. However, that is exactly what advertisements for a variety of food items and dietary supplements containing probiotics are suggesting. The consumption of oral probiotics is being touted as an important component of digestive health and a possible method of treatment for various conditions. Importantly, the effects and benefits of oral probiotics have only been studied...
Experiencing a Sleep Study
It is normal for individuals to experience brief periods of sleeplessness, daytime sleepiness and/or insufficient sleep throughout their lives. When such conditions are consistently present, however, an individual may be suffering from a sleep disorder or another condition that is affecting his or her sleep. A sleep study is the most common method used to determine whether a sleep disorder is present...
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