Monthly Archives: December 2015

How Can Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Help Treat Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy?

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Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy can cause problems from minor arm pain to burning sensations to nervous system dysfunction. It cannot be cured and can last for many years or even a lifetime. However, there are ways to work with reflex sympathetic dystrophy and to help treat it. There are even special RSD treatment centers for those who suffer from the disorder.
What is reflex sympathetic dystrophy and how does it occur?
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy is often the result of a surgery or trauma, although how it occurs is still unknown. It’s symptoms often occur in three different stages from light to intense, and they include muscle atrophy, sweating abnormally, weakness, subsequent depression, swelling, sensitivity to light touch, and skin color and temperature changes. Tr

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Residential Drug Treatment Without the Waiting

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While most people are not aware of the scale of the problem, Canadians have very high rates of drug and alcohol abuse. The problem of drug or alcohol addiction frequently occurs in tandem with mental health problems. While drug and alcohol dependency treatment are available through the public health system, finding a spot in a government rehab can be a problem, entailing a long wait.

Long delays while waiting for a hospital bed at a government rehab centre can have negative consequences on the course of the dependency. The physical and emotional damage caused by dependency may continue; the long wait may reduce the resolve to seek treatment, and set back the process of recovery. Private drug rehab centres offer an alte

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3 Things You Need to Know About Hair Loss

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Hair loss is something that many men stress over. In fact, a British study found that men are actually more afraid of losing their hair than they are of being divorced or robbed! Sometimes though, the best way to get over a fear is to learn more about it. If you break it down into technical aspects and understand the options you have, it can help take some of that stress away if and when hair loss happens to you. Read on for just a few things that you should know!

How it Happens

In general, about half of your hair is technically gone before it becomes visible to you. This is mostly because hair grows in cycles, and the ones that aren’t gone tend to cover up the ones that are gone for a while. While this can make it difficult to get ahead on treatments, there is

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The Key Differences Between Individual and Group Health Insurance Plans

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If you find yourself to be one of the 99% of full-time workers who are allowed medical benefits, knowing the difference between types of health insurance plans can be difficult. As an employer, knowing the difference is vital. If you are switching from group coverage to individual coverage, it’s important to educate yourself on what to expect. Benefits are cited by 50% of employees as one of the main reasons they stay with their employer, which mirrors their importance to employees. Let’s take a look at the fundamental contrasts between individual and group health insurance plans.

Group Health Plans:

  1. Provided to employees by employer or by an association to its members
  2. May allow you to choose which plan works best for you
  3. All or a po

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Quick Tips to Solving Your Mold Problem

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Molds: The Bad and the Good
Molds are a key part of the natural environment, and can be found everywhere. There exist over 100,000 types of mold. Mold is not usually a problem — if it is outside. Outdoors, molds serve to break down dead organic matter such as dead trees and fallen leaves, etc. Indoors, however, mold growth should be avoided, as it can affect the indoor air quality of a building. The best method of containing and controlling mold growth is controlling moisture, as no type of mold will grow without a source of moisture.

Why Mold Is Hazardous to Health
When mold spores start growing in wet spots indoors, they produce allergens, which are su

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