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Since : 02/06/2011

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What are the symptoms of chlamydia?

What are the symptoms of chlamydia?

The majority of people infected with chlamydia have no symptoms, though a few people do experience them. This common sexually transmitted disease can cause severe damage to the reproductive organs, resulting in infertility. The infection can be detected by routine screening, which is free and confidential. In this article, find out about the sympto
What to expect when you are expecting

What to expect when you are expecting

Many people feel anxious about what pregnancy and childbirth will be like. There are three things you can do to ease your mind and give your baby and yourself the best chances for a healthy and happy pregnancy and birth.This article shows you what you can expect if you are pregnant. Set your mind at ease when you are expecting Overview When expecti
What are the main signs of drug abuse?

What are the main signs of drug abuse?

Drug abuse differs from casual or occasional drug use, though casual use can lead to abuse. Crossing the line from one to the other is something that happens over time, with the accumulation of more and more negative incidents and growing dependence on drugs. The inexact nature of this process can make it easier for a drug abuser to deny that there
What are the symptoms of being an alcoholic?

What are the symptoms of being an alcoholic?

There is a difference between alcohol abuse and alcohol dependence (also known as alcoholism.) In either case, alcohol is a drug and there are negative consequences to both. Abusing alcohol puts a person at high risk for alcoholism. Who is an alcoholic? What, how much and when one drinks does not determine whether or not one is an alcoholic. Usuall
How to treat panic disorder with agoraphobia

How to treat panic disorder with agoraphobia

There are two types of treatment commonly used with panic disorder with agoraphobia. One is medication and the other is cognitive-behavioural therapy. Some people use these treatments in combination, but some studies show that cognitive-behavioural therapy alone may have longer-lasting effects. What is agoraphobia? Panic disorder is an anxiety diso
Where can I get the American sign language alphabet?

Where can I get the American sign language alphabet?

It is easy to find images, video and tutorials about American Sign Language (ASL) online. Here are some free resources, which are simple to find and use if you want to learn American Sign Language. Learning ASL online Fingerspelling learning tool Lifeprint.com is a website used by ASL students and teachers. Their fingerspelling learning tool shows
A guide to home health aid

A guide to home health aid

If you are caring for a sick or elderly family members and feeling burned out, overwhelmed and stressed, you may need the help of a home health aid. This suggestion makes many people recoil, because it seems like yet another difficult job to do. Here’s how to overcome resistance and get the help you need. Finding help through a home care agency F
How to relax

How to relax

Stress is experienced both in your mind and in your body. To combat stress, one must be relaxed both the physical and psychological levels. Simple exercises can help any person begin to de-stress and enjoy life more. When your mind's filled with worries, your muscles can become tensed. This often leads to aches, pains and headaches. Your breathing
What is mental health?

What is mental health?

In its simplest terms, mental health refers to the condition of one’s mind, or the absence or presence of mental illness, just as physical health refers to the condition of the body and the absence or presence of disease. The body/mind connection Mental health was once considered separate and distinct from physical health. However, recently exper
What is a well-trained mind?

What is a well-trained mind?

According to Susan Wise Bauer, a well-trained mind is one that is motivated “to read, to think, to understand, to be well-rounded and curious about learning.” The Well Trained Mind understands and makes connections between science, history, math and language, and sees mastery of subjects as an achievable goal. Bauer's home school curriculum hel