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Understanding Depression from the Inside Out — What You Wish Your Friends and Family Knew

Posted by Medical Board on October 31, 2018 in Men Mental Health Women No Comments

“Snap out of it!” “Get it together.” ”Are you gonna feel this way forever?” If you’ve ever experienced a major depressive episode, you may’ve heard these types of comments from well meaning friends and family. Depression, while treatable is a mental illness that affects millions of men, women, adolescents and seniors every day. In fact,

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The Effects of Insomnia—Why We Have Trouble Sleeping, Where to Get Help

Posted by Medical Board on June 25, 2018 in Hormones Men Nutrition Women No Comments

Human beings spend roughly one-third of their lives asleep. For some, bedtime is a virtual battle, fraught with anxiety and dread, rather than a welcome respite from daytime activity. While the body attempts to rest, the insomnia brain is busy churning out a bevy of ideas, and random thoughts. All of this neurological activity makes

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Facing Fatigue Head On—Why You’re Really Tired, What You Can Do

Posted by Medical Board on June 14, 2018 in Hormones Men Nutrition Women No Comments

Tired, worn out, irritable, low energy… these are just a few of the ways individuals describe their symptoms of fatigue. And we know that fatigue impacts every area of our lives including school, work, relationships, and driving. In fact, government studies involving autos, report 72,000 accidents were caused by drowsy driving alone in a single

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Managing Muscle Loss For Life—Causes, Types & Treatment

Posted by Medical Board on June 10, 2018 in Hormones Men Nutrition Women No Comments

Managing Muscle Loss For Life—Causes, Types & Treatment The human body, with all of its intricacies and complexities would cease to function without the support of fibrous tissue, known as muscle. Each day, the cardiac muscle, responsible for the contraction of the heart pumps 2000 gallons of blood throughout the body. Smooth muscles create the

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