Anxiety is a survival mechanism for humans in response to situations that our brain perceives as dangerous. The physical sensations that come with it are ordinary reactions of the body and aren’t harmful in and of themselves. If you’re feeling anxiety, think logically and rationally about it, without being alarmed about feeling that way. Understanding how anxiety works is a good foundation for learning to manage it. Here are some tips.
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From embarrassing gas to uncomfortable heartburn, everyone has digestive problems from time to time. The good news is there are some simple solutions for many of your troubles. Learn about what causes your discomfort, how to prevent and manage digestive problems, what questions to ask your pharmacist, and when to see a doctor.
Dry mouth, headache, and dizziness may occur.” Sounds like the fine print warnings on a medication bottle, right? But these symptoms can also indicate dehydration. Yikes! Dehydration occurs when the body loses too much fluid and can't adequately replace it. This can happen for a number of reasons, but it's most commonly due to fever (more water evaporates when body temperature goes up), diarrhea, vomiting, or long periods of exercise with excessive sweating (especially in hot or humid climates). When fluid levels get low (no, not like Lil’ John), the body goes on high alert. Read on to find out what signs to look out for, and how to avoid the dry-time blues in the first place.
If you’ve ever had heart pain, then you know it’s concerning.
First-degree burns are very common and frequently occur after one accidentally touches a hot stove, curling iron, or hair straightener.
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Testosterone is a hormone known as an androgen. It’s often thought of as a “male” hormone. However, women also have testosterone in their bodies.
People with insomnia tend to have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep throughout the night, or they wake up too early in the morning. There are ways to help with each of these patterns:
A subungual hematoma is a collection of blood in the space between the nail bed and fingernail due to direct injury to the fingernail. The pressure generated by this collection of blood under the nail causes intense pain.
Your heart is the center of your cardiovascular system, and it is vitally responsible for just about everything that gives your body life -- ranging from the transportation of oxygen to the success of your immune system. However, the foods you eat and the amount of activity you choose to take part in can dramatically affect the overall health of your heart and the many other tissues that make up your cardiovascular system.