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When Obsessing with a Perfect Body Image Becomes a Disease

It’s no secret that men and women struggle with body image. We are constantly bombarded with ideas of the “perfect body” and despite knowing it’s photo-shopped beyond belief, it can be difficult to ignore the feeling that we need to change somehow. The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders claims that eight million people in the U.S. have some type of eating disorder. That’s about 3% of the total population.[1] So what can we do? How to practice self-love without flaunting our “hot” bodies in the face of…

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Stuffy Nose Again? You May Have This Chronic Disease But Not Nasal Allergy

Some people seem to constantly suffer with a blocked nose, tiredness, and sinus pain. This can get worse as time goes on, which often leads them to believe that they are suffering from a nasal allergy to dust or pollen. However, they are often wrong. A recent survey from the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America found that lots of people mistakenly diagnose themselves with a nasal allergy when they actually have sinusitis. The online study involved more than 600 allergy and asthma patients, and approximately half of them wrongly…

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