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7 Common Mistakes People Make When Applying for Social Security Disability Benefits

7 Common Mistakes People Make When Applying for Social Security Disability Benefits

Hopefully you never have a serious medical problem that would prevent you from working. But if you do, you should seriously consider applying for Social Security Disability benefits. This insurance program is invaluable to millions of Americans living with serious health conditions because it provides the much-needed monetary and medical benefits to help them get through treatment and recovery.
If you’re …

Sexual addiction Issues & Treatment Options

Sexual addiction Issues & Treatment Options

Sexual addiction, also known as compulsive sexual behavior or hyper sexuality, is far from being an imaginary condition. Sexual compulsivity is a real medical and psychiatric disorder with recognizable symptoms, which can have disastrous consequences on the health and life of the affected person if left untreated. It is a progressive condition; therefore failure to diagnose and treat on time …

How to Recover from Prescription Drug Abuse

How to Recover from Prescription Drug Abuse

Addiction to prescription drugs is an issue faced by millions of Americans each and every day. And if you’re one of those affected, you know the toll repeated substance abuse can take on your body and mind. Indeed, with life-threatening complications and a severe impact to overall well-being, prescription drug abuse a serious illness.
However, effective treatment is available. Keep reading …

The Unique Health Issues of the Homeless  

The Unique Health Issues of the Homeless   

Most people are aware that being homeless is difficult, but they might not realize exactly how difficult it can be. There are a lot of things that people with homes take for granted, especially when it comes to health and personal hygiene.

For example, people might understand that the homeless don’t always have access to bathroom facilities, but they don’t really …

How To Overcome Opioid Drug Addiction

How To Overcome Opioid Drug Addiction

An individual is said to be dependent on opioid drugs if they have a high level of opioid tolerance, implying they need more of the drugs to get the desired results. Repeated use of opioid drugs can cause long-term changes in the biochemistry of the brain (the way the brain functions) and the architecture of the brain (the structure of …

Treating the Psychological Effects of Addiction

Treating the Psychological Effects of Addiction

Addiction is a powerful disease with complications that affect both physical and mental health. And since the effects of addiction are so pervasive and complex, intensive, comprehensive treatment is essential to recovery. For example, in addition to addressing the physical aspect of substance abuse and addiction, treating the psychological and emotional aspects are crucial to recovery. Keep reading to learn …

The Health Consequences of Addiction

The Health Consequences of Addiction

When we think of the consequences of addiction, we often think of the financial and social impacts, such as loss of work, or arrests from drug-related behavior. We might also think of the physical effects that the drug abuse and addiction might have on the addict, such as the dependence on the drug, or the effects that the drug has …

How Healthy Choices Aid in Cancer Treatment

How Healthy Choices Aid in Cancer Treatment

We all know the importance of nutrition and exercise. From enhanced physical health to improved energy and quality of life, diet and regular physical activity can go a long way in preventing disease and boosting longevity. However, while an active, healthy lifestyle can help keep illness at bay, factors like age, genetics and environmental factors often result in the development …

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