For people not used to doing it, meditation can seem both strange and intimidating. Despite these mental hurdles, even people who are unaccustomed to meditating can learn meditative techniques in a relatively short amount of time. The following list ,,,
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Medical researchers spend much time and effort studying physical threats to the body’s health. Given the pervasiveness of problems like heart disease and cancer, this is certainly a worthwhile undertaking. Mental problems, however, also affect millions of Americans each ,,,
Americans are well aware of the threat posed by heart-related health problems. For example, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that heart disease claims 600,000 lives every year. This figure is made even more sobering by ,,,
When reading the other articles in this issue, you’ve no doubt come across several different kinds of meditation. Listed below are some succinct descriptions for some these meditative practices: Mindfulness Meditation  Mindfulness meditation emphasizes being cognizant of one’s surroundings. ,,,
What do your heart rate, skin temperature and blood pressure all have in common? They are all automatic functions controlled by the nervous system. In other words, they are bodily processes that don’t require conscious thought. Though we never ,,,
It’s widely understood that many people frequently struggle with allergies, though the extent of this problem might still come across as somewhat surprising. The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology provides the following information about allergies in the ,,,
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You would be right to think that asthma has become more commonplace over the years. Consider that between 2001 and 2009 alone, more than 4 million people were diagnosed with asthma in the United States. Likewise, millions of Americans ,,,
There’s a good chance that, after eating a particularly large meal in a short amount of time, you felt all but incapacitated afterwards. You don’t have to mimic the accomplishments of Joey Chestnut to develop indigestion (for those not ,,,
The winter months are generally known for snowstorms and bone-chilling temperatures. In addition to these seasonal hurdles, you might also notice that your hands and feet frequently become and cold and numb. What you may not realize is that ,,,
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