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6 ways to use your mind to control pain - Harvard Health

6 ways to use your mind to control pain - Harvard Health (article)

Mind-body techniques can help reduce the need for pain medication. Techniques include deep breathing, eliciting the relaxation response, meditation with guided imagery, mindfulness, yoga and tai chi, and positive thinking.

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What to do when medication makes you constipated - Harvard Health

What to do when medication makes you constipated - Harvard Health (article)

Many medications can contribute to constipation. Common offenders include antidepressants, opioids, calcium-channel blockers, and anticholinergics. Older adults can be more susceptible to the constipation side effect of medications. Constipation symp...

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Blood in the Urine in Men - Harvard Health

Blood in the Urine in Men - Harvard Health (article)

Welcome to our Guide for men who have noticed blood in their urine. The medical term for blood in the urine is hematuria. Urine that contains blood can appear pink, red, maroon, or even have a dark smoky color that looks like cola. You may or may not...

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Want to check your heart rate? Here’s how - Harvard Health

Want to check your heart rate? Here’s how - Harvard Health (article)

Measuring your heart rate is any easy way to gauge your health, as it provides a real-time snapshot of your heart muscle function. For most adults, a normal resting heart rate—the number of heartbeats per minute while at rest—ranges from 60 to 100 be...

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If you've been exposed to the coronavirus - Harvard Health

If you've been exposed to the coronavirus - Harvard Health (article)

As the new coronavirus spreads across the globe, the chances that you will be exposed and get sick continue to increase. If you've been exposed to someone with COVID-19 or begin to experience symptoms of the disease, you may be asked to self-quaranti...

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Too early to get up, too late to get back to sleep - Harvard Health

Too early to get up, too late to get back to sleep - Harvard Health (article)

Sleep-maintenance insomnia, the inability to remain asleep during the night, may be caused by health problems, depression, or stress. Maintaining good sleep habits and practicing relaxation techniques may lead to a better night's sleep.

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Understanding the stress response - Harvard Health

Understanding the stress response - Harvard Health (article)

A stressful situation can trigger a cascade of stress hormones that produce well-orchestrated physiological changes. A stressful incident can make the heart pound and breathing quicken. Muscles tense and beads of sweat appear. This combination of rea...

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The truth behind standing desks - Harvard Health Blog

The truth behind standing desks - Harvard Health Blog (article)

Working at a standing desk may offer health benefits, however, studies suggest that doing so probably won't help you burn a lot of extra calories.

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Top 5 ways to reduce crippling hand pain - Harvard Health

Top 5 ways to reduce crippling hand pain - Harvard Health (article)

The most common causes of hand pain include osteoarthritis, nerve conditions, and tendinitis. There are a number of ways to help manage the pain, retain hand function, and avoid surgery. Doctors recommend a splint to stabilize the position of the fin...

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What’s the best time of day to take your medication? - Harvard Health

What’s the best time of day to take your medication? - Harvard Health (article)

When it comes to the best time of day to take medication, there isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach. It depends on the particular medication, a person’s health conditions, and other drugs being taken. For example, some pills are best taken...

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Best glucosamine and chondroitin supplement
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Best glucosamine and chondroitin supplement

WebMD reviews some of the dietary supplements people use to relieve arthritis pain and inflammation.

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Polyunsaturated fat needs
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Polyunsaturated fat needs

Why are trans fats bad for you, polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats good for you, and saturated fats somewhere in-between? For years, fat was a four-letter word. We were urged to banish it from our diets whenever possible. We switched to low-fat...

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Fatphobia
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Fatphobia

Neither of these social phenomena are going to be cured overnight. Weight stigma and fatphobia need to be heard about, acknowledged, and challenged. Here are a couple of easy ways in which you can join the fight

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Zero Hedge | On a long enough timeline the survival rate for everyone drops to zero
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Zero Hedge | On a long enough timeline the survival rate for everyone drops to zero

Iranian Protests - Target Of Opportunity Or Necessity? "From the moment reports of protests in Iran surfaced I was skeptical of the narrative. It only makes sense to be. So many things are coming together in the first half of 2018 that the timing of these protests warrants scrutiny." Top 5 Stories Buried Or Deliberately Ignored By Mainstream Media In 2017 As public trust in the mainstream media continues to fall to a new all-time low each year, it may come as no surprise that the same outle

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