Migraines & More: Around & About HealthCentral
Many of us with Migraines also have other health issues to contend with. We also tend to look for health information for family and friends.
Did you know that he HealthCentral network has sites for many diseases and health concerns and literally hundreds of people writing great content to share information with us? There are sites to cover conditions that are often comorbid with Migraine - anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, high blood pressure, and many more.
Since many of you may not feel up to browsing the rest of the network, I thought I'd share some of what I've found interesting and helpful:
Karen Lee Richards on ChronicPainConnection.com:
Massage May Help Chronic Low Back Pain
A new study published in the July 5 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine found that “massage therapy may be effective for treatment of chronic back pain, with benefits lasting at least 6 months.” continue reading
Marcia Purse on BipolarConnect.com
Adult Bipolar Statistics
The number of adults with bipolar disorder is estimated to be anywhere from 2.6% to 3.9% of adults in the United States. Given that there are many who are not diagnosed, the proportion is certainly higher... continue reading
Merely Me on MyDepressionConnection.com
Happy Jobs: Which Occupations Can Boost Your Mood?
If you are unhappy with your job it can really make your life miserable. Some of you have written about jobs which cause you stress, anxiety, and contribute to your depression. In the worst case scenario it may mean choosing between your job and your mental health... continue reading
Lisa Nelson, RD, LN, on HighBloodPressureConnection.com
5 Ways to Lower High Blood Pressure
High blood pressure is a serious condition even though you may have high blood pressure and feel just fine. Don't be deceived. That's why high blood pressure has the nickname the ‘silent killer'. Here are five ways to lower high blood pressure by making dietary changes right now... continue reading
Dorian Martin on MyMenopauseConnection.com
Reports Warn that Menopause Could Take a Bite Out of Oral Health
It’s amazing how much women’s bodies change upon reaching menopause. It turns out that going through “The Change” can have an impact on your dental health... continue reading
David Mendosa on MyDiabetesCentral.com
The Effect of Nuts on Your A1C
A study that will appear in the August issue of Diabetes Care, a professional journal of the American Diabetes Association, shows that eating nuts every day can help us manage our type 2 diabetes and prevent its complications. This research reports that eating just two ounces of nuts as a replacement for carbohydrates proved effective in managing our blood glucose and lipid levels... continue reading
I hope you've enjoyed this mini-tour of the HealthCentral Network. When you have a bit of time, visit the HealthCentral home page and take a look at all the sites the network has to offer.
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