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Receiving A Dual Diagnosis: Substance Abuse And Mental Disorders

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Did you know that up to 53% of people who have substance abuse problems also have a mental condition, and are self-medicating with drugs and alcohol? If you are coping with drug or alcohol addiction, you may not even be aware that this could be driving your addictive behaviors. Three main categories of mental disorders exist that can predispose one to substance abuse, and will be discussed in this article. Mood Disorders Mood disorders include depression, bipolar disorders I and II, and their milder forms: dysmythia, and cyclomythia. Read More»

All About Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs

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If you have had any recent heath issues due to cardiovascular disease, you may be a good candidate for a cardiac rehabilitation program. These programs are focused on helping those with heart disease improve their cardiovascular health. They typically take place in a hospital or community center under the guidance of trained health care professionals. This article looks at some of the most important aspects of cardiac rehab courses.  Candidates Read More»

Q&A About Hammertoes

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Keeping up with the latest fashions can sometimes be more damaging to your physical health than your pocketbook. As more women wear high heels, more are noticing foot problems. One of the most common conditions that result from wearing high heels is hammertoe.  What Is Hammertoe? Hammertoe is a foot condition that results from your toes being forced to the front of your shoes. This results in the foot bending unnaturally. Read More»

Tips For Choosing A Knee Scooter After Foot Surgery

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If foot surgery is in your near future, you should pick out a good knee scooter now so you can get used to using it. Knee scooters have become a very popular replacement for crutches since they are safer and easier to use. They come in a variety of styles and prices, but there are a few basics you should look for when choosing the best knee scooter for you. Here are some things to consider. Read More»

Wild Moments In Contact Lens History

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Contact lenses aren’t a topic that naturally lend themselves to excitement. Sure, it’s nice to invisibly improve your vision, but that’s about where contact lens excitement ends. However, there are a variety of moments in contact lens history that are interesting enough to change your mind on your invisible helpers. Leonardo Da Vinci Invents the Concept Leonardo Da Vinci is one of the most amazing people who ever lived. His scientific and artistic abilities were so vast, that he predicted planes and submarines, painted masterpieces and even predicted corrective contact lenses. Read More»