What Causes Extreme or Chronic Fatigue (and What are Some Treatments)?

A Definition of Extreme (or Chronic) Fatigue Fatigue that is persistent in nature, does not improve with adequate rest, and hinders a person’s ability to carry out normal, daily activities is referred to as chronic fatigue. Such fatigue is accompanied by other symptoms that can include sleep abnormalities, problems with memory, headaches, trouble concentrating, pain, weakness […]

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What is Stress Management?

A Definition of Stress and Stress Management Stress is a reaction your body experiences as a result of a demanding circumstance or event that requires immediate action and attention. Specifically, this reaction causes your nervous system to produce hormones (adrenaline and cortisol) and results in quickened breathing, a faster heartbeat, tightening muscles and even a […]

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What Supplements Should I Take for Optimal Health?

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans provide some supplement recommendations for certain groups of people, including those over the age of 50, women of childbearing age who may become pregnant, adolescent females, pregnant women, older adults, people with dark skin, and people who have insufficient exposure to sunlight. Even if you do not fall into one of […]

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What Should You Take for a Sinus Infection?

The pressure in your head and ears, the stuffy and runny nose, the drainage running down your throat, the fever – these are the telltale signs of a sinus infection. Sinus infections are painful and make it difficult to work or concentrate because of all of the congestion and head pain. Sinusitis occurs when the sinuses […]

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