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Depression

Breaking the Silence of Depression

Depression is ranked as one of the most disabling diseases in the world. In the U.S. alone, major depressive disorder (MDD) affects more than 16 million adults. With treatment, around 70% of those with clinical depression can improve, often in a matter of weeks. Despite this, about two-thirds of those with depression never seek treatment. Without …

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Brain World Alzheimer's month

World Alzheimer’s Month

September is World Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, and for the 5 million Americans living with this disease, the time is now to break the stigma and misinformation. By 2050, the cases of Alzheimer’s are projected to increase to 14 million. There is no time to waste. This September, join with those who have Alzheimer’s or are impacted …

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Fibroscan detecting silent liver diseases

Fibroscan: Detecting Silent Liver Diseases

Fibroscan is one of the most powerful tools in the management of liver disease. The fibroscan works by emitting a small pulse of energy. The waves move quickly through damaged or stiffer tissues in the liver. The speed is then calculated, and your healthcare provider can determine if further action is needed. The fibroscan results …

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Mental Health Schizophrenia

The Price of Mental Health

One thing is for certain, the issues surrounding mental health are still as prevalent today as they will be tomorrow. Good health is about both physical and mental wellbeing. Mental health problems affect people in every country across the world, but they are often neglected and the people who experience these issues are hidden. 80% …

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Type 2 diabetes: Under the Microscope

Type 2 Diabetes Under the Microscope

Approximately 35 million Americans are living with diabetes. This chronic condition presents itself in three main types: type 1 (T1D), type 2 (T2D), and gestational. Regardless of which type you have, diabetes means your body has a problem not producing enough insulin or resists its effects. When your body cannot turn sugar (glucose) into the …

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Warts vs. Corns. What’s the Difference?

Plantar warts and corns can be unsightly. They both can appear on the feet and have a similar appearance. Despite some similarities, they are not the same. Their appearance, where they are located on the foot, and their primary cause are some factors that set them apart. Here’s how to tell the difference between warts …

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Liver

The liver is the body’s largest solid organ. Weighing around 3 pounds in adulthood, it is roughly the size of a football. It has many essential metabolic functions, converting what we eat into substances our body can use, storing them until they need to be used. Your liver is an amazing organ. Here are 5 …

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Caregiver Burnout

The symptoms of schizophrenia include delusions, hallucinations, and disorganized behavior. These symptoms interfere with work, self-care, and interpersonal relationships for an extended period. Watching your loved one deal with schizophrenia can be draining along with the physical requirements needed each day. Caregiver burnout is real, and if left unchecked, it can be detrimental not only to the …

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