Caffeine is a substance that most of us consume daily. It is often used to help individuals stay alert and energized. But, you may not be aware that, in large doses, it can be fatal.
As if there aren’t enough productivity-hindering obstacles in the universe. Though the digital distractions can certainly add up (social media notifications, the 24-hour news cycle, YouTube, etc.), their impact on your productivity is relatively minor when considering the all-encompassing, motivation killing effects of mental fatigue.
Bronchitis is an increasingly common medical condition in the United States. According to reports by the CDC, approximately 9 million Americans are diagnosed with bronchitis each year with as many as 90% requiring treatment by a medical professional. In addition to the troubling physical symptoms that can occur with this infection, many adults affected by bronchitis a significant amount of rest in order to recover.
Multiple sclerosis is a chronic disease that affects the central nervous system. It’s a very unpredictable condition, and symptoms vary from person to person. For some patients, symptoms are so mild that they don’t require treatment. For others, even the simplest tasks are challenging.
It seems as though we, as a society, are more stressed than ever before. This may be due to the economy, health problems, or a lifestyle that doesn’t prioritize self-care. You probably know that being stressed doesn’t feel good. But, you may not be aware of the many negative health effects of stress.
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine takes insomnia so seriously that it has designated an Insomnia Awareness Day. According to their researchers, 30 to 35 percent of U.S. adults have at least brief bouts of sleeplessness. Around 10 percent have a chronic disorder. Left untreated, insomnia is more than a mere annoyance. In 2011, CNN reported that insomnia-related sick days and poor job performance drain $63 billion from the economy every year.
High blood pressure is a common health problem throughout America. Although it is not a disease in and of itself, high blood pressure is an indicator of an increased risk for other potentially serious health conditions. Statistics indicate that over 75 million Americans suffer from high blood pressure and the problems that can result from this condition.
According to recent statistics, as many as one in three American adults are considered overweight. Additionally, one out of every 13 adults in America fit the criteria for being considered morbidly obese. It comes as no surprise that being overweight or obese carries a significant risk of increased health problems down the road.
Diabetes is an extremely common medical condition in the United States. It has been estimated that over 30 million Americans suffer from this disease. With over 1.5 million new cases diagnosed each year, it is clear that diabetes is a prevalent issue.
Diabetes is a growing concern for the country, affecting more than 29 million people. Type 2 diabetes, also called insulin-resistant diabetes, accounts for the vast majority of all cases — approximately 90 percent of all diagnosed cases of diabetes are type 2. Additionally, the CDC estimates that 86 million Americans are living with pre-diabetes that could develop into Type 2 diabetes in the future.
It’s important to learn how to deal with anger — both manifested in yourself and in others — so that you can take back control of your life. A little bit of controlled anger can be a useful motivator, but as soon as you let it dominate your thoughts and feelings, it can ruin your life. Here is some information about how anger manifests, and what to do when you encounter uncontrollable anger in yourself, or in others.
Like most people, you have probably heard of Lyme disease but do not know much about the disorder. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that approximately 300,000 people are diagnosed annually with the condition. It is transmitted to humans through a bite from a blacklegged tick and can affect people of all ages.
Unfortunately, there is no cure for rheumatoid arthritis, so the 1.3 million U.S. patients struggling with this disorder must look for ways to minimize the severity of their symptoms. One of the most effective ways to manage rheumatoid arthritis is to consume a diet that helps to reduce symptoms while improving your health.
Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune condition. It causes painful swelling in the joints, particularly the joints of the wrist, hands, and feet. It can also lead to overall feelings of being “unwell,” such as low-grade fever, loss of appetite, and reduced energy levels. It affects over 1.3 million Americans and is most prevalent in women between the ages of 30 and 50.
Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic disease that is becoming increasingly prevalent in the modern world. Although the medical community does not have a perfect understanding of what causes rheumatoid arthritis, it is known that women are three times more likely to develop this problem. It is also known that all races can develop rheumatoid arthritis.