A man sits in bed and wonders about the link between depression and poor health

Depression and Poor Health

Recent findings from the World Health Organization (WHO) say depression is now the leading cause of illness and disability across the globe. And it’s linked to other disorders and diseases, including substance use disorder, according to WHO. People are wondering, what is the link between depression and poor health. Between 2005 and 2015, the number…

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Addiction and Your Oral Health

People with substance use disorders have more tooth decay and periodontal disease than the general population but are less likely to receive dental care, according to a study published in the scientific journal Addiction. The review combined the results of 28 studies from around the world, which collectively provided data on 4,086 dental patients with substance…

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Alternatives to a Men’s Drug Rehab Center in Germantown, TN

Maybe you’ve been struggling with addiction for years. Perhaps you’ve been fighting it for only a few weeks. However, you know you want to get treatment. You’ve looked at a men’s drug rehab center in Germantown, TN. Unfortunately, you’re uncertain about whether that center can assist you with all of your needs. You’re also concerned…

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Can Poor Sleep Quality Lead to Pessimism?

Do you struggle with poor sleep quality? You’re not alone. According to the CDC, 1 in 3 adults doesn’t get enough sleep. Moreover, the American Sleep Association reports that 50-70% of adults have a sleep disorder. Do you have trouble sleeping and a more difficult time seeing the positive side of things? According to a…

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How to Express Emotions in a Healthy Way

Recovery is a roller coaster of emotions, from frustration to fear to anger to guilt. While it’s certainly not easy, taking control of these often misunderstood emotions is essential for lasting sobriety. According to Time Magazine, if you don’t express your emotions, it can be very bad for your health. Alcohol and drug addiction can…

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Got Anxiety? Mindful Meditation May Help

Have you ever tried meditation for anxiety relief? A bout of meditation may do wonders to minimize mind wandering, especially if you or someone you love is coping with anxiety or experiencing anxious thoughts, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo. Researchers found that a mere 10 minutes of daily mindful meditation…

A doctor talks to his patient about alternatives to a men's drug rehab in Memphis, TN

Why Should I Not Choose a Men’s Drug Rehab in Memphis, TN

Does this story sound familiar? You’ve been struggling with addiction for a while now, and you’ve decided it’s time to get treatment. At first, you consider going to a men’s drug rehab in Memphis, TN. However, the more you think about it, the more doubtful you are. You wonder, “What if that treatment isn’t right…

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5 Signs You’re Eating Too Much Sugar

Feeling bloated? Breaking out? Can’t seem to focus? A diet loaded with processed, sugary foods can cause inflammation in the body, erratic energy levels and can even lead to a sugar addiction. According to the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition, over 40% of the average American’s diet is made up of empty sugars.…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Running

According to the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition, less than 5% of adults exercise for 30 minutes or more a day. However, according to the NCBI, running is great for recovery. Running will help you get fit, fend off stress, improve sleep and form friendships with other runners. Learn about running for recovery…