However, have you ever stopped to wonder what exactly is lurking in that seemingly transparent liquid we call tap water?
If we were to isolate all the non-H2O elements present in our tap water and collect them in a cup, the resulting concoction would undoubtedly be disconcerting. Our drinking water contains a multitude of chemicals, minerals, and impurities that are carefully regulated within permissible limits. Some of these substances are natural deposits, while others are introduced through human activities or the water treatment process.
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What is obesity?
Obesity is a medical condition in which an individual has an excessive amount of body fat. It is typically measured by calculating a person’s body mass index (BMI), which takes into account their weight and height. Obesity can lead to a number of serious health problems, such as heart disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure.
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Everyone knows about the mid-life crisis. Unfortunately, many adults believe that they cannot avoid it. If you feel a crisis approaching, you need to focus on positivity and find inspiration instead of panic. Know All The Things outlines a few ways to do just that.
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No, actually—root canal therapy has come a long way in recent years. Thanks to advances in dental technology and anesthesia, root canal complications are very rare, and the procedure is much more comfortable than it used to be. And it’s crucial to save the tooth so that you can continue to eat, speak and smile with confidence. Continue reading “How is Root Canal Treatment Done?”
Time is strange. It can feel like it’s dragging on and on, or flying by in the blink of an eye. But no matter how you perceive time, one thing is for certain — it never stands still. Which means that neither do you.
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Behavioral therapy is the process of modifying the way a person thinks and behaves. This type of therapy can be used to help people with a number of mental health issues, including anxiety, depression and addiction.
Behavioral therapy is often successful in treating these conditions because it helps to change the underlying thoughts and behaviors that contribute to them. Mental health counselors who specialize in this type of therapy can create an individualized treatment process that works best for you. Continue reading “How Can Behavioral Therapy Help With Behavioral Health Disorders”
The National Institutes of Health offers some basic, no-nonsense strategies to maintain everyday health. They are all familiar to most of us, like staying active, minding your weight, and eating healthy foods. However, with so many of us juggling work life, parenting and, if you’re lucky, some social activities with daily fitness and food prep can seem overwhelming. Even worse, not being able to accomplish a health goal can lead to stress and feelings of guilt, which is counterproductive to your health goals!
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Getting fit comes in many forms, and there’s no one right path for everyone. Many people have felt a bit hampered by the need to social distance during the pandemic, however, being unable to get to the gym or shoot hoops at the park. The good news is, there are several things you can do in the comfort of your own home to get moving and stay fit, both in the short term and longer term.
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Everyone needs to practice self-care from time to time, whether that means enjoying a simple massage or visiting a popular vacation city like Paris. In fact, taking a self-care vacation could be just the ticket to preparing yourself for 2022 professionally and emotionally. Know All The Things explores some of the best cities for self-care vacations now.
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Unmet needs drive our actions. We eat because we are hungry and drink because we are thirsty. And why do we sleep? You guessed it. Because we are tired.
Of course there can be exceptions — maybe you aren’t hungry, but want to eat anyway because something just tastes so good. But virtually everything we do is to meet some type of unmet need — even if we don’t realize it. Continue reading “Counseling Idaho Falls Meets Emotional Needs”