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What Is Shift Work Sleep Disorder? Definition, Symptoms, & Treatment

Shift work sleep disorder (SWSD) is a condition synonymous with people who work outside the common 9 am to 5 pm work schedule. These people usually work night shifts or even alternating day and night shifts. Consequently, this leads to a sleep disorder because the work shifts do not match with most workers’ circadian rhythms […]

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The Relationship Between Oral Health & Overall Health is Closer Than You Think

If you have poor oral health, you may believe that this will only lead to tooth decay. However, poor oral health can also have a devastating impact on your general health. In addition, poor health can contribute to a decline in your oral health. Oral Health And Diabetes There are many systemic diseases that have […]

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Too Scared to Get STI Tested? Here Are 5 Things You Should Do Now

Not knowing whether you have an STI can be daunting and cause you a lot of anxiety. If you engage in sexual activities that increase the risk of acquiring an STI, you’re probably trying to avoid that thought altogether. But most people who are sexually active will acquire an STI at one point or another. […]

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Did My Son Inherited Wilson’s Disease From Me?

Wilson’s disease is a genetic disorder characterized by a buildup of copper in either the liver, the brain, or both. Individuals with this condition are unable to excrete excess copper, a vital process in healthy individuals. When too much copper accumulates in either of these organs, it causes copper poisoning, which can be fatal if […]

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Living and Flourishing With Autism

Approximately 700,000 people in the United Kingdom live with autism every day. Of that number, approximately 100,000 are children, many of whom attend mainstream schools, where they may or may not be getting the help they need to succeed. Every year, students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) prepare to face life after school as well. […]

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Chlamydia Symptoms and Treatment

Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease that may or may not have any symptoms. It is easily treated, and we are going to show you what to watch out for and what you can do about it. Symptoms Chlamydia is only spread through sexual fluids, so you won’t be able to get it by touching […]

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7 Top Tips for Relieving Constipation

Most of us at one time or another have suffered from constipation. It’s not very comfortable and in some cases it can be long-lasting. What we eat and drink is often the main reason for the problem, which means addressing your diet is usually the best way forward. Constipation can also occur if we don’t […]

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A Few Things To Help You Out With Adult Acne

When you’re going through your teens and dealing with acne you looking forward to reaching adulthood and being done with such issues. Then when you reach adulthood you quickly find out that acne isn’t just something that affects teenagers. There are actually many reasons for adults to get acne. Hormones, like those relating to a […]

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A Mesothelioma Survivor’s Story

When Heather Von St. James was 36 year old she went through two enormous life changes. After seven years of marriage, Heather and her husband Cameron decided they wanted to have a baby. In August of 2005 their beautiful baby girl Lily was born. They were ecstatic! The two could not wait to grow old […]

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A guide to the UK’s most common STIs

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are health conditions that nobody particularly wants to talk about because of embarrassment at their intimate nature, but it is a truism that knowledge is power. Understanding how an individual can become infected with a STI is a sure step on the road to preventing infection occurring. What are STIs? A […]

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