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Physical and Mental Health Care

Health has to do with how well the various systems of the body function. Maintaining physical and mental health is an essential and core component to living a healthy and successful lifestyle. It is so essential, that without health, it's difficult to achieve anything positive. People who are healthy are less prone to illness and medical conditions, and more prone to excel in other areas of life-wellness. Take charge of your health care and gain the benefits of investing in you and making healthy choices. Your life matters!

What to Do if Aches and Pains Interfere with Your Sleep


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Adults need seven to nine hours of sleep for their bodies to fully recover from a day's worth of activity.

Acupuncture

Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese therapy used to promote health and alleviate pain by encouraging the body to promote natural healing and to improve functioning. Acupuncture is based on the ancient Chinese philosophies of Dao or Tao, yin and yang.

Fitness
Mental - Physical

It’s no secret that spending too much time sitting or lying down can have numerous unhealthy physical and emotional effects, especially when it is done for a long period of time. Unfortunately, health problems caused by living a relatively inactive and sedentary lifestyle continue to grow. Sure it feels good and who doesn’t want that, but at a certain point it’s really bad for you.



Common Causes of Lower Back Pain

It's pretty common, and normal, for a person to experience body ache, discomfort, or pain at some point in their lives. Causes for back and neck pain can vary greatly on a case by case basis, and each person can have many underlying reasons that contribute towards not indentifying the real cause of the problem.

Different body shapes

Which body type are you?
As we look around, we see that the human body comes in a wide variety of shapes and sizes. A person's can be tall, short, thin, curvy, muscular, or rounded, and have body shapes that resemble an apple, a pear, a ruler, or an hourglass. Body shape, or figure, includes a person's skeletal structure or build, and the distribution of muscle and fat, including quantity of fat, on the body. Each body type has its pros and cons.

Psychological factors of back pain

A person's perception plays a big role in whether they become sick or healthy. The mind and body work together in shaping our experiences, one directly affecting the other. There are some people with a high tolerance for pain, and can accept pain and discomfort naturally, while others have a pain-prone personality that tend to developed physical problems such as chronic pain.



All About Sleep Apnea
From Detection to Prevention and Treatment

How many of you know that heavy snoring may be a symptom of sleep apnea?
Sleep apnea is a severe sleep disorder that happens when your breathing is interrupted while you sleep which usually leads to choking sounds or loud snoring. This is when people who have sleep apnea tend to suffer from short breathing pauses which may vary from person to person.

Achieve Good Posture and Alignment

Improve your posture and alignment
Maintaining good posture, and proper body alignment, balance, and positioning while you are standing, sitting or laying down is vital to sustain a physically fit and healthy body.

Mental Activity and Exercise
Why is Mental Activity and Exercise Important?

Why is Mental Activity and Exercise Important?
The brain is constantly changing, learning, adapting, strengthening and rewiring connections throughout our life. It's important to exercise your body and your brain, for they are connected.





Center for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack, CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same.

CDC increases the health security of our nation. As the nations health protection agency, CDC saves lives and protects people from health threats. To accomplish our mission, CDC conducts critical science and provides health information that protects our nation against expensive and dangerous health threats, and responds when these arise.

11 Facts About Teens And Drug Use

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Good Health

Maintaining good health is an essential part of achieving happiness and success in life. Pain and discomfort can stop you from living an active and productive lifestyle, because when the body doesn’t feel good, the mind doesn’t either.

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