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Getting to the Cause of Your Anxiety

It’s early. You slept in because you struggled to get to sleep last night. You rush around trying to get yourself (and children) ready for the day ahead. Maybe you feel as though there’s something stuck in your chest like you didn’t swallow properly, but you haven’t actually eaten anything because who has the time, right?

You’re finding it difficult to breathe and you’re wondering if you have asthma. Then a wave of nausea crashes over you and heat rushes from your head to your toes. You are now convinced that you’re having a heart attack.

For some people, this feeling passes and they laugh off the fact that they thought it was serious. Others will go straight to the ER believing they are about to die. The situation is serious either way. This is anxiety.

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What is Anxiety?

When most people say that they have anxiety, they are usually describing a condition they have been diagnosed with.

The truth is that anxiety isn’t a condition, it is a feeling. It can be symptomatic of a number of different conditions including but not limited to a group of disorders called anxiety disorders. On the other hand, it’s a natural emotion that is normal and healthy to feel from time to time.

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Having Problems with Oversleeping?

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Oversleeping can seem like a great thing when your schedule allows for it, but this is actually a lot worse for your health and wellness than you might think. Both inadequate sleep and too much sleep are not good for you. In general, the best thing to do for your health is getting a normal amount of sleep, without getting too much or too little. Continue reading Having Problems with Oversleeping?

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Understanding Stages of Sleep and Sleep Cycles

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Each night when you go to sleep, your body and mind go through a lot of changes. This is why it seems like you are in a lighter or deeper sleep, or sometimes you dream and other times you don’t. Each of these changes will occur during a different stage of sleep. Here we discuss the stages of sleep and what a sleep cycle looks like. Continue reading Understanding Stages of Sleep and Sleep Cycles

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Understanding the Pain Scale

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How well do you know the pain scale? When working with doctors, it’s important to understand how they define and discuss the appearance of pain in the body. This is an important part of seeing a medical health professional and should be viewed as essential to the future of your health.  If this is news to you, then you will find this post helpful. Continue reading Understanding the Pain Scale

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Best Healthy Back Exercises

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Back pain plagues millions of US citizens throughout their lifetime. Back pain can be due to repetitive strain, an acute injury, bony wear and tear, or even simple fatigue. Some experience back pain because they have a sedentary job and the back is weakened due to lack of exercise. Many cases of back pain can be avoided by exercising your back in a healthy way that strengthens the muscles and ligaments. Continue reading Best Healthy Back Exercises

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Stress-Related Pain: What is it? and What do you do for it?

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Stress can cause many health problems. One of the most debilitating is mild to severe stress-related pain in certain areas of the body or all over the body. It can range from headaches to joint and muscle pain, chest pain, and more. Continue reading Stress-Related Pain: What is it? and What do you do for it?

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