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Migraines in middle-age may be tied to Parkinson's risk

September 22, 2014
A study recently published in the journal Neurology found that people who experience migraines with aura - experiencing symptoms before the migraine starts - during middle age may be twice as likely to be diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in comparison to people who don't get headaches.

Depression may be eased with expressive writing

September 21, 2014
Journaling your thoughts and feelings can be therapeutic for many people, and research has shown that writing expressively may help ease the symptoms of depression including sleep problems, anxiety, concentration and memory.

Understanding the placebo effect in depression treatment

September 21, 2014
For the past several years, researchers have seen the power placebos have on treatment for depression.

Losing weight may not lead to an improved mood

September 19, 2014
Being overweight or obese might affect a person's self-confidence and self-esteem levels, leaving them feeling depressed.

Standing breaks during work may help ease back pain

September 18, 2014
As many know, sitting for extended periods of time may lead to physical issues including body and muscle ache and fatigue.

Getting into fitness: Start a walking program

September 18, 2014
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggest that adults should participate in at least 150 minutes of moderately intense physical activity a week for overall health and wellness, weight maintenance and better sleep.

Undiagnosed sleep issues common in MS patients

September 17, 2014
Frequently, individuals have sleep issues and insomnia as a side effect of another condition, and according to a study recently published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, the fatigue that people with multiple sclerosis experience could be a sign of an undiagnosed sleep disorder.

Avoid foods that damage teeth as part of oral health

September 17, 2014
From the time babies start teething, it's important for parents to begin paying attention to their children's oral health.

Heat vs. ice to treat pain

September 15, 2014
When you are working out and push yourself too hard or sustain an injury, you may turn to homeopathic treatment options for muscle ache, inflammation, nerve pain and physical discomfort.

Insomnia more common in those with widespread pain

September 10, 2014
People who experience chronic, widespread pain, whether it's a muscle ache or nerve pain, may also suffer from sleep issues.