Month: November 2018

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Invisible Illnesses

“But you look so good!” “You don’t even look sick.” “At least you’re not dying!” “All you need is some sleep and you’ll be fine.” These are just some of the things people diagnosed with invisible illnesses have been told. As a society that requires visual proof that attests to a reality that is believable, […]

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Pain Control, Opioids, and Addiction

Everyone experiences pain from time to time, but according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) there are approximately 50 million Americans who suffer from chronic, unrelenting pain. Due to a wide variety of ailments, diseases, and conditions, these individuals require some sort of intervention in order to simply make it through the day. Of […]

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Seasonal Allergies

Whether you call them allergic rhinitis, hay fever, or seasonal allergies, the havoc their symptoms wreak can make you feel equally miserable. Some allergies vary from season to season, between individuals, and are triggered by any number of allergens. No matter why they start up though, the reality is that most people affected by seasonal […]

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The Stress of Politics

The one thing we can probably agree on when it comes to politics is that we are all stressed out. The stress we are experiencing is about more than personal politics or the Presidency. A few years ago tensions about that coveted White House seat were the issue at hand, but nowadays the vitriol reaches […]

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