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The Effects of Optimism, Pessimism and Anger on Health
Does an individual’s outlook on life and response to anger affect his or her health? Are optimists healthier than pessimists? Are angrier people less healthy than calmer people? Or, are there advantages and disadvantages to all of these characteristics? Optimism, pessimism and anger all have the potential to impact health. The question is whether the impact will be positive, negative or some combination thereof...
National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month
Spring is here and with it comes warmer weather, blooming flowers and trees … and great discomfort to the millions of allergy and asthma sufferers in the United States. This time of year is commonly referred to as "allergy season" due to the arrival of pollen, mold and a variety of other allergens. With this in mind, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) declares...
According to the National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse, "more than 50 million Americans have heartburn at least once a month and approximately 15 million have it every single day." For most people, heartburn is a relatively harmless discomfort that can be treated effectively with lifestyle changes and over–the–counter medication. For others, however, heartburn can be a sign of a more serious disorder...
Autoimmune Diseases
Autoimmune diseases are a group of over 80 serious, chronic and sometimes debilitating disorders that afflicts up to 24 million Americans. These diseases affect many different areas of the body including the blood vessels, connective tissues, endocrine glands, joints, muscles, red blood cells, the skin and particular organs. While there is no cure for most of these diseases, a healthy lifestyle and proper treatment can help...
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...
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