21 Reasons Why You’re Losing Your Hair

Why is my hair falling out? It’s true that men are more likely to lose their hair than women, mostly due to male pattern baldness (more on that later). But thinning hair and hair loss are also common in women, and no less demoralizing. Reasons can range from the simple and temporary—a vitamin deficiency—to the more complex, like an underlying health condition. In many cases, there are ways to treat both male and female hair loss. It all depends on the cause. Here are some common and not-so-common reasons why…






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What is Insomnia?

Overview Insomnia is a highly prevalent condition that has profound and far-reaching implications for physical and mental health, workplace productivity, interpersonal relationships, child rearing and overall quality of life. While estimates vary, it is generally accepted that at least 10 percent of the U.S. population — that’s approximately 20 million adults — have ongoing issues falling asleep or staying asleep, with resultant daytime consequences, such as excessive sleepiness and fatigue, attention and concentration deficits and somatic complaints like persistent headache and neck pain. Additionally, the overall annual economic burden in…






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9 Ways to Live Longer

Live healthy, live longer Making just a few changes in your lifestyle can help you live longer. A recent study found that four bad behaviors—smoking, drinking too much alcohol, not exercising, and not eating enough fruits and veggies—can hustle you into an early grave, and, in effect, age you by as many as 12 years. Fortunately, you can do something to correct these and other unhealthy behaviors. Adopt the following nine habits to keep your body looking and feeling young. Don’t overeat If you want to live to 100, leaving…






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Skin care: 5 tips for healthy skin

Good skin care — including sun protection and gentle cleansing — can keep your skin healthy and glowing for years to come. Don’t have time for intensive skin care? You can still pamper yourself by acing the basics. Good skin care and healthy lifestyle choices can help delay the natural aging process and prevent various skin problems. Get started with these five no-nonsense tips. 1. Protect yourself from the sun One of the most important ways to take care of your skin is to protect it from the sun. A…






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