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BetterHelp Review
Mental health treatment has surged in recent times as an increasing number of individuals are not only becoming more interested in learning about counseling but also participating in mental health therapies. Even before the demand brought on by COVID-19, expert leaders and health professionals were developing more convenient and accessible ways to provide online mental health services,...
Personal Hygiene for Kids - 5 Tips for Parents
The onset of COVID-19 may have caused shortages in disinfectants, hand sanitizers, and paper products, but hand washing is something that our communities have seen no lack of in recent times. Since government resources have cited this as one of the best ways to protect yourself from COVID, the majority of adults have diligently added this to...
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One of the areas where our society is making significant progress is the lessening of the stigma attached to mental health. This is evident by how much more comfortable people are talking about their mental health concerns or treatment. The related increase in mental health service use has been noted in a variety of populations and backgrounds....
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For years, people of all ages have benefited from Headspace in their continual quest to be more mindful and in control of their emotions. While users initially flocked to Headspace for content, such as guided meditation scripts, the platform has recently expanded to offer more products and services catered to a range of specific needs.
Dyslexia Explained
One of the most common learning disabilities, dyslexia is a language-based condition that impacts the lives of many. Dyslexia has the potential to cause children to have difficulty performing in school and in early employment opportunities. When dyslexia is appropriately identified and addressed, both young people and adults lead productive and satisfying lives while managing the effects...
The Dangers of High Blood Pressure
Did you know that high blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is one of the most common conditions in the United States? According to the American Heart Association, more than 100 million Americans have high blood pressure.  As a clinician, I see patients every day with this condition. However, it rarely causes symptoms. Very...

How To Manage and Reduce Stress

How To Manage and Reduce Stress
Stress is something that every single person experiences. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, it is how the brain and body respond to any demand. This means that stress can be caused by any type of challenge you face. Some of the main causes of stress include changes in your routine, sudden negative changes, or traumatic events....
Patellofemoral Syndrome (Runner's Knee) - What You Need To Know
One of the most common causes of knee pain that I have encountered in practice, especially amongst active individuals, is pain related to patellofemoral syndrome. Commonly called “runner’s knee,” it is often manifested by pain under or around the kneecap. In this article, you'll learn all about patellofemoral syndrome, including what it is, why it occurs, and how it...
Are Organic Fruits and Vegetables Worth It?
Concerned shoppers fill their carts with organic fruits and vegetables worrying that they will put their family at risk if they buy the regular produce. Other shoppers skip the produce all together because they worry about pesticides, but can’t afford the organic varieties. Unfortunately, in the hype of organic foods, many of us have lost sight of the fact...
3 Ways To Manage Multiple Sclerosis at Home
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a condition where the body’s immune system destroys the protective nerve coverings and can be difficult to live with. The damage that occurs causes an impaired nerve impulse and leads to common symptoms such as fatigue, pain all over the body, changes in sensation, muscle stiffness, muscle paralysis, impaired coordination, and vision changes. Symptoms of...