Treating Lifestyle Disorders

If you didn’t already know, ‘Diseases of Civilisation’ is a thing When the manner in which we live goes against nature’s intended ways, we bring upon ourselves lifestyle diseases or diseases of civilization. Diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, high blood pressure, atherosclerosis, stroke and obesity are, unfortunately, some of the familiar ones. And given the magnitude of (negative) changes in our lifestyle that are simply a result of living in 2017, it’s only a matter of time before we find ourselves or someone close to us suffer from one or more of…

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Top Trump Cabinet candidate claimed trans individuals ‘suffer from mental disorders,’ live a ‘freakish lifestyle’

One of President-elect Donald Trump’s top candidates to run the Department of Homeland Security made eyebrow-raising comments about transgender individuals on his radio show earlier this year. David Clarke, the sheriff of Milwaukee County in Wisconsin, is reportedly a contender to lead the DHS and met with Trump in New York on Monday. Throughout Trump’s presidential campaign, he has been one of Trump’s more controversial allies. On the June 25th episode of his podcast, “The People’s Sheriff,” Clarke claimed that transgender Americans have mental disorders and painted them as one of several groups who…

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Being a scout or guide shields you from anxiety and mood disorders: Study

As well as knowing how to tie knots, read a map, put up a tent and start a fire, a new study reveals that being in the scouts or guides during childhood also prepares your mind for the future.Researchers at the universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow led by Chris Dibben analyzed data from almost 10,000 people from the UK born in 1958. They discovered that those that had been in either the Boy Scouts or the Girl Guides as children (28% of the sample) were less likely (by as much…

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