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Essential Facts About Vaping

Most smokers resort to vaping as a substitute for cigarette smoking because they thought Vape stockists is a healthy alternative. Vaping is inhaling vapor from an electronic cigarette. This e-cigarette has cartridges with liquid that usually contains Nicotine and different flavored chemicals. When the liquid is heated in the e-cigarette, it produces a vapor which the smoker can inhale, hence, the term vaping.
Suppose you have doubts about the health risks of vaping. In that case, here are some essential facts that can help enlighten you:

Vaping Is Not Safe

Mental Health

Resource Guide for Suicide Prevention

Suicide is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention states that about 45,000 people in the U.S. lose their lives by suicide in one year.
Despite the statistics, approximately 40% of Americans don’t receive treatment for their mental state. According to researchers, shame is one of the reasons why individuals don’t look around for help.
If you know someone who is having thoughts about suicide, below is are hotlines where you can ask for immediate help.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The lifeline has over 150 local centers. They offer free …

Mental Health

Effective Ways to Help Yourself by Reaching Out

Reaching out to someone can be difficult, especially if you are battling mental health issues. You might struggle thinking about the right thing to say to make people understand. However, this should not stop you from reaching out to others. Here are ways you can effectively reach out to others.

When you are not sure about your needs. There are moments when you are unsure about your needs. Nevertheless, that shouldn’t keep you from talking to someone. Open up your feelings to another person, and you might get surprised with what they can offer. If you think their advice is not helping you, don’t give up …

Mental Health

How to Help Someone in Mental Distress

At some point in life, you may find yourself supporting someone that is struggling with mental health crisis. However, not knowing how to do this can put you at risk of burn out.
With that said, here are tips to help a loved one wrestle against mental affliction without beating yourself too much.
1. Have a Plan
Someone going through mental problem will also need the aid of professionals. Several mental health experts suggest that people offering support to mental health patients should have an action plan. This can include:

Having phone numbers of psychiatrist, therapist, or healthcare professionals…

Mental Health

How to Be There for Someone Going Through Emotional Crisis

If you are suspecting a family member or a friend is suffering from a crisis, you can be of help.
Mental health problems are prevalent in the U.S., affecting millions of people every year. However, only a few get treatment from mental health experts. Without intervention, mental problems can lead to a mental crisis.
Examples of mental health crisis include eating disorders, trauma, alcohol abuse, depression, and suicidal schemes.
Signs of Emotional Crisis
Sudden behavioral changes are an indication that a person is suffering from a mental crisis. Some signs to watch out for include the following:

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Treating Migraine with Cannabis

Research shows that people who treat their migraines with Cannabis experience boomerang headaches, which are caused by overmedication.
How will you know if it’s a migraine?
Migraine is usually accompanied by sensitivity to sound and light, nausea, and vomiting. It is a condition that can last for days and can be extremely painful, restraining you from doing your daily activities.
Most often, it comes with an “aura”, which is a warning sign, such as tingling sensation on your arm or face, blind spots, light flashes, and speaking difficulties.
Taking medication can help, along with lifestyle changes and …

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Is the Pandemic Affecting Your Pattern of Sleep?

Several people in the U.S. have been complaining of sleeping issues since the pandemic. Last year, there was a 20% increase in sleep prescriptions. So, what causes the coronasomnia? Here are causes for insomnia during the pandemic period.
1. Chronic Stress
Last year was a stressful year for all the people around the globe. Stress can affect a person’s sleep. It causes your blood pressure and heart rate to increase, thereby, putting your system into fight/flight. When you have increased production of cortisol (stress hormone) in your body, you will find it hard to fall asleep.
2.  Changes…

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When There is Sufficient COVID-19 Vaccine

According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), over 96 million vaccines have been transported to healthcare centers in the U.S. According to experts, about 70% to 90% of people need to be immunized to attain herd immunity. Reaching at this point will depend on the speed of the manufacturers and those who will deliver the vaccines.
After a shaky beginning, vaccination campaigns for COVID-19 have been speeding up in several communities across the country. To achieve immunity, there must be enough people in America who are immune against the coronavirus.
Three Authorized Vaccines
The…

Depression

How to Keep Out of the Couch When Depression Weighs You Down

Dealing with depression can be tough, regardless of the symptoms you may be experiencing. Sometimes, getting up from the bed can be a real challenge.
With that said, here are tips to keep you out of the couch or bed.
1. Sit up
Start by sitting up. You can use anything nearby that can help you sit up.
2. Think of Breakfast
Thinking about coffee or food can be motivating, especially when you feel your stomach grumbling. However, if you have appetite loss, think of your favorite breakfast meal.
3. Use an Alarm Clock
Place your alarm clock…

Depression

Facts about Depression

Depression is a disorder that affects a person’s mood and it is related to feelings of anger, loss, or sadness. According to CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), approximately 8% of Americans, who were over 20 years old, experienced depression in any two-week period in 2013-2016.
Symptoms of Depression
Depression is not just the constant feeling of being blue. Major depression has different symptoms. It can be different for children, women, and men.
Children may have symptoms, such as:

Mood swings
Feeling of incapability
Getting trouble in school