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Hello all you wonderful people out there. If there is one subject that affects every one of us that is our health. What is the best way of taking care of our health?

Why Go for Gastric Bypass Surgery?

Why Go for Gastric Bypass Surgery?

Over 72 million adults in the United States are obese. Besides this disturbing figure lies a bigger problem: the life-threatening diseases that are linked to obesity. These obesity-related health problems include hypertension, hyperthyroidism, sleep apnea, and diabetes. For many obese people, gastric bypass or weight loss surgery is the best and fastest solution to their weight problem. The many benefits ...

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Elgin Mental Health Center

Elgin Mental Health Center

If a friend or someone in the family is to be treated in a mental facility, we try to find the best facility for them. After all, the goal is for them to get well, and we believe that our choice of hospital is vital for the person’s recovery. In Illinois, when we speak of psychiatric facilities, one hospital easily ...

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Causes of Mental Health Disorders

Causes of Mental Health Disorders

It is amazing how a lump of gray matter could manipulate all the systems in our body in the most systematic way possible with all the intricacies and complex functioning. But what’s queer about this stuff (the organ we call brain) is that it could malfunction in a way that it could result to single or multiple representations of mental ...

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Benefits of Mental Health Support Groups

Benefits of Mental Health Support Groups

Unlike physical disorders, mental illnesses are often not recognizable and difficult to identify. This makes these disorders a lot harder to understand leading the sufferers to believe that they are alone in their suffering and that help is unavailable. Top these with their own conviction that there is no way to heal them and that the disorder is too embarrassing. ...

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An Overview of the Mental Health Assessment

An Overview of the Mental Health Assessment

Mental health assessment is conceived only through a series of tedious processes that will help identify all necessary details of the mental wellness of the person leading to a conclusive judgment. It is a common knowledge among practitioners of mental health care providers that a mental health assessment could only be conceived if all information relating to the disorder could ...

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Chronic fatigue syndrome diagnosed by a blood test

Chronic fatigue syndrome diagnosed by a blood test

A new study looks at the potential for a single blood test to detect chronic fatigue syndrome by measuring how immune cells respond to stress. Up to 250,000 Australians are affected by the debilitating but poorly understood neurological conditions known as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). The symptoms vary in severity, from headaches and pain in muscles and ...

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Alternative Mental Health Care Solutions

Alternative Mental Health Care Solutions

A patient of psychological disorder would usually get his treatments through medication and services of a mental health institution or facilities. However, advocates of Complementary and Alternative Medicine believe that there are less intensive, more holistic approaches that could be rendered to these patients in conjunction to their medical treatments. While they do not have approved therapeutic claim and there ...

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3 Major Focuses of Recovery for Optimized Mental Health

3 Major Focuses of Recovery for Optimized Mental Health

Focus on the Individual The focus of recovery should be on the person or the individual and not the process of treatment. There is a constant shift in the manners by which people suffering from psychological disorders are being treated. During the past centuries, due partly to the drive to establish more reliable and effective treatment methods, most mental health ...

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Tips on Taking Care of Mental Health

Tips on Taking Care of Mental Health

Mental health issues affect nearly 17% of the population. This data can be alarming, considering that 2/3 of those diagnosed with mental disorder remains untreated. While mental disorders are sometimes caused by chemical imbalance in the brain, some of these are caused by the experiences that we need to deal with, such as death of a loved one or some ...

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What You Gain and Lose from Gastric Bypass Surgery

What You Gain and Lose from Gastric Bypass Surgery

Obesity is a serious health problem across the globe. That is why a number of methods, techniques, and technologies have been developed to help curb weight problems that usually lead to life-threatening diseases such as heart ailments and diabetes. One of the most popular weight loss strategies is gastric bypass surgery, a procedure that alters the digestive system (particularly the ...

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