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Apple Cider Vinegar? Nutritional Supplements for Opioid Addiction.

Q: What are some of the benefits of using apple cider vinegar?

A: As the popular saying goes, ‘an apple a day keeps the doctor away.’ Does the same hold true for apple cider vinegar (ACV)? It is used for a multitude of medical conditions and for different cosmetic purposes. However

You Could Have Depression But Be Unaware of It

Do you feel like you’re missing the energy, motivation, and concentration you once had? Maybe you’ve stopped doing activities that you used to enjoy and you’re spending more time alone. Or, perhaps you’ve gained weight, have trouble sleeping, or often have an upset stomach. What all of these have in

Know Your Family’s Mental Health History

Knowing your family’s medical history requires more than a grasp of who had heart disease or cancer. If you have a family history of mental illness or neurological diseases, sharing that information with your doctor can be very helpful if you ever develop symptoms of such conditions.

That’s because many mental

3. Preventing Injuries

A risk-reward factor exists between exercise and injuries, but the rewards are far greater than the risks. They range from short-term benefits like feeling better immediately after an exercise session and helping in weight control to long-term gains, such as improved quality of life and longer life expectancy. The risk

1. The Balance-Mobility Connection

It might have been a simple misstep. You or someone you know tripped on a rug, stumbled over an object during the night, or missed the last step on a stairway. It could have been caused by not paying attention, a momentary dizzy spell, or, for some, a serious medical

The Best Ways to Boost Your Brain Power

While memory lapses occur throughout our lives, they become more frequent—and more worrisome—as we get older. The good news is that you can take action to keep your memory intact and possibly even prevent future cognitive decline. For optimal functioning, your brain needs proper nutrition, adequate exercise, regular stimulation, minimal

Migraine Risk after a Stressful Event

If you suffer from migraines following periods of stress, new research can explain why those serious headaches seem to kick in while you’re coming down from that stressful time, rather than during the thick of it. A study published in the journal Neurology finds that people are at a higher

Senior Exercise Basics: Getting Ready to Work Out

Senior Exercise Basics: Getting Ready to Work Out

Regardless of any exercise activities in which you engage—whether they’re low-impact exercises for seniors (brisk walking, bicycling, light aerobics, swimming) or more strenuous (tennis, racquetball, running the treadmill)—you should begin with a dynamic warm-up. The most important of all senior exercise basics is to prepare, and it doesn’t have to

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