Posts by: korytn96

Menopause – truth and myths

Being a woman isn’t easy. Our bodies go through tremendous changes throughout our entire lives. Many of those changes, from menstruation to pregnancy to menopause, have been tainted with negative misconceptions. It’s easy enough to see why an innocent 12-year-old may believe that a girl can’t get pregnant during her period, or how a naïve […]

New vs Used Car – Buying Advice and Tips

Other than your home, your car might be the most expensive purchase that you ever make. I love nice cars, but I also try to manage my finances responsibly. Most of the time, it can be possible that biyng a new car is an unnecessary expense. Sure, you can find overpriced used cars and bargain […]

About Naturopathic Medicine

Naturopathic medicine is a system of primary healthcare that blends modern scientific knowledge with traditional and natural forms of medicine. It emphasizes the use of natural modalities—such as nutrition, lifestyle counseling and botanical medicine—to promote wellness and treat illness. Naturopathic doctors  (NDs) work according to a set of basic principles—the Principles of Naturopathic Medicine —that […]

Marijuana Can Be Addictive: Who Gets Hooked and Why

Marijuana seems to become on an unstoppable march to legalization in the United States. Massachusetts has recently joined the 11 states that already allow recreational use of cannabis. For many Americans, picking up and putting down marijuana is relatively easy. But that is not the case for everyone. For some, marijuana poses a substantial risk […]

Short-term vs Long-term Drug Rehabs

Any type of addiction is an extremely despairing condition for any individual. It can take over a person’s life to the point where their substance of choice is their only motivation for living. Things like family, career, friends, education, and career can all become relegated to meaningless in the face of the person’s addiction. As […]

The History and Consequences of Street Racing

Do you consider yourself an aggressive driver? Have you ever blocked another driver from passing you or go after a driver who cut you off? You may think that this behavior is simply sending a message to the other driver to be more courteous, but think again: in Arizona, you could be cited for driving […]

Teen Depression and Drug Abuse Go Hand In Hand

Since adolescents are often moody, it can be difficult to recognize when their son or daughter has become depressed and might need help. The thing people tend to notice first is withdrawal, or when the teenager stops doing things she usually likes to do. There might be other changes in her mood, including sadness or […]

Advantages and Disadvantages of Workplace Drug Testing

The practice of workplace drug testing has existed for several years now, but for many businesses, it remains a controversial issue. It is crucially important for the employer whether his staff members abuse drugs. On the other hand, employees often claim that workplace drug testing is a violation of privacy rights. From the employer’s point […]

Slippery Career Ladder – How Work-Related Stress Causes Substance Abuse

The growing number of Americans are becoming both overworked and overwhelmed: works days blend with personal time, and some complain about the inability to control, or even plan their family time due to the constantly changing schedules. So, it is no surprise that such circumstances can lead to anxiety and high-stress levels. However, the hidden […]

Understanding Sex Differences in Drug Abuse

For many years, addiction research only examined the effects of drug and alcohol on men. In decades of studies, men were the only participants. Initially, medical bias excluded particular issues women have faced in addiction. In the 1990s, several U.S. organizations established requirements for the inclusion of women as study participants. Since that inclusion, researchers […]