health

The Startle Syndrome Explained

Meditation, stress-reduction breathing, even lavender oil, can ease your jumpiness.

November 12, 2018

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How to Stop and Start Crying

Sometimes you don’t want to cry; sometimes you do.

November 5, 2018

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Erratic Behavior: Some Causes

Disorders in the brain’s frontal lobe could be the explanation for so-called “crazy” behaviors.

October 29, 2018

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Drug Testing Gets Personal

Drug-gene testing can determine whether a medication could work for you–or not.

October 22, 2018

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Good Vibrations

The pros and cons of using electronic nerve stimulation devices to reduce pain.

October 15, 2018

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Holotropic Breathwork: The Latest Wellness Craze?

Ever skeptical, our well-being editor ventures to the California desert for a weekend workshop.

October 8, 2018

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Hazards of High Eye Pressure

You need to know if you have elevated eye pressure; it’s a risk factor for glaucoma.

October 1, 2018

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How to Handle a Panic Attack

To aid panic-attack sufferers, keep calm and stay close.

September 24, 2018

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A Mysterious Internet Phenomenon Gains Attention

Some people get the tingles from watching online videos of people whispering, brushing hair or crinkling paper. It’s called ASMR.

September 17, 2018

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What to Do About a Slow-Healing Cut

Don’t ignore that minor cut if it lasts too long.

September 10, 2018

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That Tingling Feeling

If you feel as if you’re wearing socks or gloves when you’re not, the cause could be peripheral neuropathy.

September 3, 2018

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The End of Alzheimer’s?

Can a protocol of diet, exercise and vitamins reverse the course of Alzheimer’s Disease?

August 20, 2018

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Dehydration: It’s Dangerous

The heat is on. Pay attention to your body.

August 13, 2018

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Recognize the Signs of a Mini-Stroke

FAST is the most important word to remember.

August 6, 2018

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That Nagging Cough: What Works, What Doesn’t

Why your cough may be sticking around and advice on how to treat it.

July 23, 2018

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Chemicals Could be Padding Your Waistline

Environmental chemicals, even found in foods like strawberries and kale, are sabotaging our battle with the bulge.

July 16, 2018

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Lyme Disease on the Uptick (Get It?)

Ticks have become a Mid-Altantic menace. Here’s how to stay safe.

July 2, 2018

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A Pain-Filled Year

Persistent pain drove a DC woman to several different treatments for relief. She’s still searching for the right one.

June 25, 2018

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