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  • How To Prevent MRSA

    Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, is an extremely drug-resistant bacterium, also known as a superbug. A form of staph, the MRSA bacteria can be...
  • How To Handle Your New Bipolar Diagnosis

    A diagnosis of Bipolar disorder can bring with it a slew of painful emotions and worries. This article provides simple remedies that will benefit someone with a recent...
  • How To Deal With Seasonal Affective Disorder

    Seasonal affective disorder, also known as winter depression or SAD, is a form of depression that is often triggered by shorter days, cold weather, and lack of...
  • How To Deal with a Hangover

    Learn some tips to avoid and prepare for hangovers.
  • How To Treat Burns

    Whether you burn yourself on a hot curling iron, or your child reaches for a hot stove, burns are painful and often scary. There are many misconceptions and old wives'...
  • How To Remove Objects in the Eye

    Getting something in your eye can be extremely painful – whether it is a small piece of dirt or a corrosive liquid. Eyes need to be treated very carefully, so follow...
  • How To Treat a Sprained Ankle

    Although we've all heard the phrase, It's only a sprain, the truth is that a bad sprain can be more painful and take longer to heal than a broken bone. Sprained ankles...
  • How To Help an Anxiety Patient

    This article discusses 2 related techniques to help an anxiety patient. It also includes several other relevant suggestions to help an anxiety patient.
  • How To Treat a Cold

    Having a cold is no fun for anyone. We all know the feeling of waking up with a scratchy throat and spending the rest of the day sneezing and coughing. While there is...
  • How To Drift into Sleep if You're Suffering from Sleeplessness or Insomnia

    Sleep techniques, such as progressive relaxation and deep breathing, can help relax your mind and body enough so that you can drift into sleep. In fact, there are far...
  • How To Use Yoga to Escape from the Holiday Hustle

    There is no other physical attribute that consistently commands our awe and respect as the power of our mind and breath. Next time you feel anxious and overwhelmed,...
  • How To Cope with a Narcoleptic Attack

    If you often fall asleep during the day, you may have narcolepsy. There are ways of coping with it.
  • How To Use the Power of Touch in Your Yoga Practice

    Everyone occasionally experiences feeling overwhelmed or out of touch. Yoga has an amazing ability to help train your mind and body to stay in the present and live...
  • How To Prevent or Heal Osteoporosis

    Millions of women in the U.S. are given bone drugs to prevent osteoporosis. With the simple steps given here, you can take care of your bones without taking dangerous...
  • How To Save Money on Prescriptions

    We all know that health care costs keep going up. Luckily, there are some ways to save money on prescription drugs so that you are not struggling to afford necessary...
  • How To Recognize Fever in Children

    Many parents become concerned when their child is suffering from the discomfort of fever. However, knowing some simple background information on fever--how to...
  • How To Help a Friend with a Drinking Problem

    Alcoholism affects over 10% of people in the U.S. If you have a loved one suffering, here's what you need to know.
  • How To Tell if Your Partner Has Sleep Apnea

    Some people call it sawing logs, but “snoring” is a serious medical problem that that affects people of all ages.
  • How To Swallow 30 Pills At One Time Safely

    For the millions of people who need to swallow a large number of pills daily, whether vitamins or medications, being able to easily and safely swallow them all in one...
  • How To Identify and Treat Depression in Men

    This article raises awareness about depression in males. Specifically, it provides general information about the appearance of depression in males and popular...
  • How To Take Control of Your Negative Self-Talk

    If there is anything about you or your life that you are dissatisfied with, learn how you can actively take control of your thoughts and change your life with the...
  • How To Get Rid of Constipation: Treatment for Constipation

    Often it's the simple things in life that make the difference between a great day and a not-so-great one. The inability to have a good bowel movement can cause not...
  • How To Recognize Basal Cell Carcinoma

    Many people don‘t realize that basal cell carcinoma is the most common form of cancer. Fortunately, it is easy to diagnose and easy to treat if caught early. Here...
  • Overcoming Flying Fears: Phobia Treatment

    Many of us are afraid of driving because we consider it too unsafe. That fear is considered legitimate because the high frequency of car accidents tells us there is a...
  • Overcome Claustrophobia: Treatment for Anxiety and Panic Attacks

    Two of the most well known diagnosable fears are claustrophobia and arachnophobia. But while arachnophobia had a movie named for it, claustrophobia owes its fame...
  • How To Get Bunion Relief and Treatment

    Bunion... sounds friendly, right? Mildly uncivilized, perhaps, but nonetheless benign. And if you think bunion sounds friendly, you might laugh out loud at the word...
  • Learn About Rosacea Symptoms and Treatment

    Nobody wants to get a bad pimple on the face. When we emerge from adolescence, we look forward to having far fewer prominent or unsightly blemishes and red marks on...
  • How To Cope With Psoriasis

    Itchy, sore, unhappy-looking patches of skin - we all want to hide them as best we can, not to mention make them less itchy and sore for the sake of our own comfort...
  • How To Treat Psoriasis

    Few people announce to the world that they have psoriasis. But if you think you're the only one with red, flaky patches of skin, look around the coffee shop or...
  • How To Stop Taking Sleeping Pills

    How many times have we all heard the promise that sleeping pills are non-narcotic and non-addictive? While these pills may not be addictive, they often become...
  • Get Help in Overcoming Cocaine Addiction: Facts About Cocaine

    Growing numbers of America's youth are succumbing to the misconception that there is a safe level of cocaine use. Many who feel the curiosity or pressure to try the...
  • How To Recognize the Signs of Cocaine Use

    Statistics are a funny thing. To hear that 2.8 percent of Americans age 15-64 consume cocaine, one might feel like cocaine abuse is a somewhat marginal concern. Yet...
  • Understanding Why People Cut Themselves: Teen Depression Help

    Cutting oneself is pretty much what it sounds like--taking a blade or other sharp object and cutting one's own skin on any part of one's body until it bleeds. ...
  • How To Recover from a Suicide Attempt

    Surviving a suicide attempt can be an incredibly disorienting experience. You may feel anything from joy to despair over the fact that your effort to kill yourself did...
  • How To Use Urine to Cure Fungus

    Flush!... and down (hopefully) goes the liquid waste we produce on a daily basis (hopefully).  Right down the chute!  But is it really waste, or should we regard...
  • How To Understand Gilbert's Syndrome

    If you've recently been diagnosed with Gilbert's syndrome, you might be wondering how secondary bilirubin is different from the main kind, how it might affect...
  • How To Practice Suicide Prevention

    Suicide is a devastating consequence of depression that has not been successfully treated. 95% of all suicides happen at the peak of a depressive episode. If someone's...
  • How To Treat Migraines

    Maybe you just had your first migraine and you never want to have another, or maybe you've suffered migraines for years and doubt that any migraine headache treatment...
  • How To Recognize Symptoms of a Migraine

    Remember that worst headache of my life?  Did you dismiss it as an unpleasant anomaly, only to suffer another similarly awful headache some time later?  You might be...
  • How To Understand a Panic Attack

    You are seized by sudden inexplicable terror. Your pulse skyrockets, you break out in sweat, you hyperventilate and your heart pounds loudly in your chest. You may be...
  • How To Prevent the Flu

    As we sneeze and sniffle our way through the flu season, those of us who got the flu probably wish we had done more to prevent it.  Those of use who have thus far...
  • How To Treat the Flu

    Many people use the term flu to refer to everything from a stomach virus to a bad cold, but true flu (or influenza) is in a league of its own, annually taking the...
  • How To Cure Ringworm

    Ringworm may be one of the most visibly appropriate, yet factually misleading medical terms. Looking at a patch of ringworm, you could easily imagine that an actual...
  • How To Remove Plantar Warts

    Did you know that the same virus at the center of the current cervical cancer awareness is also responsible for plantar warts? Sounds crazy, but it's true - human...
  • How To Learn About Lou Gehrig's Disease

    Lou Gehrig's disease is a common name for the debilitating neurodegenerative disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).  Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is the...
  • How To Cope with a Scary Diagnosis

    It's everyone's worst nightmare and it's happening to you. If you have just received a scary medical diagnosis, you are undoubtedly still reeling. Here are...
  • How To Recognize and Treat Mesothelioma

    Though mesothelioma is a fairly rare cancer, several thousands of Americans are diagnosed with mesothelioma cancer each year - a rate that is expected to grow before...
  • How To Learn About Lithium

    I once asked someone who suffered from manic-depression (or bipolar disorder) to describe his experience of the difference between mania and depression.  In his...
  • How To Treat Restless Legs Syndrome

    Do you find yourself tossing and turning at night because of pain or uncomfortable sensations in your legs? Before blaming your mattress, consider the possibility...
  • How To Recognize the Signs of a Stroke

    Note:  Always call 911 as soon as you suspect that a medical emergency has occurred. The American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart...