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Dealing with the Symptoms of HIV

by Editorial Team May 29th, 2019 | Health News

According to the CDC, more than a million adults and adolescents in the US are thought to be living with HIV. Nearly 15% of those don’t know they have it.

People might not have any noticeable symptoms when they contract the virus. Many of the symptoms associated with acute HIV can mirror other conditions or be vague, so they might not at first be recognized as symptoms of HIV.

When people are diagnosed with HIV, many of them recall having

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Relaxation, Meditation, and Yoga

by Jessica B. April 19th, 2019 | Health News
Heart health and stress levels go hand in hand. Whether it is the increase in blood pressure you get when dealing with stressful situations day in and day out, or the junk food you are more prone to eat when struggling with stress and not finding time to eat, a stressful life increases your chances for having heart problems and cardiovascular issues. One tool in the battle is to use relaxation techniques, meditation, and yoga to help you better be able to handle stressful situations.

I know, I know. If you are really living a stressful lifestyle, just relaxing can
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Women and Heart Attacks

by Jessica B. February 22nd, 2019 | Health News
A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows that women are more likely to die in the hospital after a heart attack than men. Part of the reason may be that women are less likely to experience symptoms of chest pains when having a heart attack, and thus don’t go to the hospital as quickly.

There has been a lot of talk lately about women’s symptoms being different than men’s symptoms, but even with increased awareness, the nature of symptoms women tend to experience make it difficult to gauge the severity of the situation.

Women may
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Ban Belly Fat This Year

by Lori Sciame January 4th, 2019 | Health News
Belly fat…most people over 40 years-old know how difficult it can be to lose. Sit ups don’t work, diet alone doesn’t work, and of course, there is no magic pill to melt it away. So what can a person do to get rid of this unsightly fat? Health news sites suggest that a simple plan, one that includes exercise and a sensible diet can help take off unwanted inches.

To begin thinking about belly fat, one must remember that the fat you can see is not the only fat around your middle. Where an outer layer of fat exists, an
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Massage Therapy: Heal Your Career

by Editorial Team July 17th, 2018 | Health News
Are you interested in a career as a massage therapist? If you enjoy helping people, eliminating pain, and making the world a better place, massage therapy could be the perfect career choice. With a little networking, research and planning, you’ll be on your way to becoming a licensed practitioner in no time.

Starting a Career in Massage Therapy
The best way to begin a career in Massage Therapy is to research your local and online options. Start networking on social media and asking a lot of questions. What education programs are nearby? What type of licensing does your state require? Are online
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