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What Causes Sinusitis?

A Definition of Sinusitis Sinusitis occurs when your sinuses (those hollow air spaces within the bones surrounding your nose) become inflamed. Sinuses produce mucus, which drains into the nose, but if your nose is swollen, the sinuses become blocked, which causes pain. There are several types of sinusitis: acute, subacute, chronic, and recurrent. Acute sinusitis, which […]

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Stress Management Tips: 50 Expert Techniques and Strategies for Coping with and Preventing Stress

Effective stress management is a challenge for many adults, whether you’re a busy professional juggling meetings and clients, trying to find the balance between work and family, or a parent who manages your household on a day-to-day basis and coordinates your children’s activity schedules, PTO meetings, and volunteer projects, it seems no one is exempt […]

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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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