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Not sure if you’ve noticed, but the last year and a half have been really stressful for pretty much everyone. We have all been dealing with constant changes that are out of our control. People have tried all sorts of things to cope with these new stresses, with many turning to gaming to help them unwind after a long day. One of the most popular games to unwind with is online poker. This might sound unusual or unexpected, but there are plenty of reasons why poker can be great for helping to deal with stress. Of course, poker isn’t and shouldn’t be treated as a replacement for medication or therapy for those with serious mental health concerns, but it certainly has its benefits. Learning to Manage Emotions Successful poker players know how to cope with the highs and lows that come with playing games of chance. Winning one hand doesn’t always…

CBD (cannabidiol) is among many cannabinoids in the marijuana plant. Many researchers have been searching for possible therapeutic benefits of this cannabinoid. The CBD sector is growing, projected to reach around $17 billion by 2025. Already people have started adding cannabis extracts to breath sprays, cheeseburgers, and toothpicks. Today, there is no doubt that this cannabinoid is the buzzy wellness product of the moment. If you stay in a state or country where CBD is legal, you can order it either through an online dispensary or physical store to: 1. Reach Homeostasis Homeostasis is when your body is healthy and balanced. Your body is constantly working to attain homeostasis. Apart from metabolism, thyroid, and the whole body system, the endocannabinoid system also works hard. The role of the endocannabinoid system is to balance and manage the messages sent between your cells. When your body is fighting sickness or inflammation, the endocannabinoid system…

If you’ve been injured it’s probably that, further to the physical ache, you’ve additionally experienced a few mental duress. It’s a commonplace project confronted by means of human beings who have skilled an harm. Being injured, and running thru the recuperation system, can be onerous, horrifying and frustrating. It also can cause feelings of isolation, despair, anger, worry, sadness and shame. Feeling out of manage or numb are also viable. Recovering mentally may be equally, or extra, tough than improving physically but the two pass hand in hand. Here are some guidelines for keeping your intellectual health whilst improving from harm. Accept and well known your emotions. Your damage may additionally suggest you’ll be not able to participate in a game or ordinary sports at the same time as you heal. You may additionally experience the 5 levels of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, melancholy and reputation. These ranges don’t always…

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented more challenges in hospital and clinic safety and convenience. But thankfully, technology continues to advance rapidly. There are plenty of tools and devices that the healthcare industry can utilize to make operations run smoother and more manageable for healthcare workers and patients. Here are some healthcare tech advancements that hospitals and clinics need to use in 2021. Patient communication software There are reputable and reliable companies that offer patient engagement services, which gives patients a better experience in consultation, tests, receiving their results, and many others. Here are some examples of what these comprehensive services offer: Telemedicine is a way to provide doctors with an opportunity to expand their reach and add another stream of revenue without leaving their desks’ safety. The patient portal is an intuitive and incredibly convenient online portal that helps patients book their appointments, request their medications and prescription renewals, and even…

Chronic pain can get in the way of a lot of aspects of your life, including work. In fact, it’s one of the main reasons many people with chronic pain cannot find steady employment. The pain is too difficult to manage, and it is almost impossible to focus on the work when your mind is preoccupied with pain. If you’re able to work while living with chronic pain, then you’re one of the few lucky ones. Nevertheless, it can still be challenging to deal with persistent pain and maintain a good performance at work simultaneously, so here are some of the best strategies you can use: 1. Inform your employer Some people may be reluctant to inform their employer about their chronic pain for fear of getting fired, but they will be violating their rights against discrimination if they do so. It is illegal to discriminate against an employee based…

For some people, summer means spending time at the beach, hanging out with friends, and getting that tan you’ve always wanted. But with the COVID-19 pandemic still making waves across the globe, others may be putting their summer plans on hold. While your summer plans may still be up in the air, this doesn’t mean that your sun protection has to be. One thing that many people aren’t aware of is that UV rays are almost always present. On cloudy and rainy days, these harmful rays can still negatively affect your skin and health. As they say, prevention is better than cure, so taking precautionary measures to avoid damaging your skin is important as the summer months approach. From staying hydrated to avoid the sun at certain times, here are a few ways you can take care of your skin without missing out on the summer fun. Have a Good Skincare…

Chiropractor Dr. Scott Zack, the Michigan resident, commends the extension of his field’s expertise to those served by the Army and Air Force Exchange Service. Michigan-based Dr. Scott Zack has joined the American Chiropractic Association in applauding the Army and Air Force Exchange Service’s move to offer chiropractic aid for the first time. The service will reportedly commence the extension of chiropractic care to beneficiaries later this year. The Army and Air Force Exchange Service, it’s reported, will begin by offering chiropractic services at an initial six locations across the U.S. “It’s fantastic news for all involved,” says Dr. Scott Zack, a renowned chiropractor from the metropolitan Detroit area. The American Chiropractic Association first shared news of the planned addition of chiropractic care to military exchanges in February. According to the organization, it’s believed that this development could signal further positive changes in the future. The American Chiropractic Association is…

It is common knowledge that you must maintain proper hygiene to keep yourself healthy and safe. Lethargy may mean getting more rest and probably more relaxing activities. Pain while chewing might result in a dentist’s visit to check on your wisdom teeth and see if they need to be removed. Even getting out of breath is a sign that one needs to go to the gym. But to have the energy and wellness to take proper care of oneself, one needs to eat properly. Food is the fuel the human body needs to fulfill its purpose and desires. But food safety is not always common knowledge. Millions of people suffer from diarrhea every day because they are not aware of keeping their food hygienic. There is no way to prevent every food-borne disease all the time, but you can take precautions to ensure that you are doing everything you can to eat safely. It is time to learn how to treat food properly. This…

One of the things many people complain about when it comes to exercising and fitness is that they lack the motivation to train. Exercising can be an arduous task, oftentimes requiring strict discipline and focus on accomplishing. Especially when progress is slow (which it can sometimes be), finding the motivation to continue exercising is hard. When something like this happens, you end up skipping workouts more and more. Breaking an established routine, especially with something that rides on momentum like working, can be such a deal-breaker that it becomes difficult to start again. Here’s a list to help you find the motivation to exercise: Cheat Days are Important The primary reason many people lose the motivation to exercise is burnout. Being too strict on yourself can result in early burnout, and obsessing over results won’t do you good either. Cheat days are important to refresh not just your mind but…

There are days when a wave of exhaustion overcomes you, and you find it difficult to be productive because of the aches and pains in your body. It is, of course, the best decision to consult a doctor, especially when these issues are recurring or seem to be symptoms of an underlying condition. When that is ruled out, however, what do you do? A healthy amount of rest is important. In addition to good rest, several home remedies can help you recover from the fatigue caused by all the exercise or the number of chores you had to do for the day. Remedies You Can Use at Home Pain relief doesn’t have to come in intimidating forms. Here are easy ways to address your body aches. Apply a topical pain relief solution There is so much you can do! The essential oils you have at home come in handy during…