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Most Common Neurodegenerative Diseases

The onset of the neurodegenerative disease affects your ability to control aspects of your body like movement and balance. Eventually, you can also lose control over involuntary functions like breathing and heart rhythms. Many neurodegenerative disorders get passed through genetics, while others develop because of long-term drug or alcohol abuse. Springfield Wellness Center provides NAD treatment…

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Early Signs of Anxiety Disorder

It’s not uncommon for people struggling with an addiction to have underlying mental health disorders. Many people with anxiety disorder have no idea that the problem exists. They may turn to drugs and alcohol as a way of self-medicating the symptoms of anxiety. That’s why programs for substance use disorders should provide treatment for anxiety…

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What Mental Health Issues Lead to Addiction

What are the causes of addiction? There are many potential causes, including environmental and genetic factors. Mental health conditions are some of the most common causes of addiction. Disorders such as anxiety and depression become so hard to manage that people turn to drugs or alcohol to cope with them and manage the symptoms they…

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Maintaining Mental Health During the Winter

The winter blues are somewhat common. While many people feel a bit unmotivated or uninspired during the winter months, these feelings are more profound for others. In this case, a person may be struggling with seasonal affective disorder (SAD). This condition is a mental health disorder that can interfere with day to day life, activities,…

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Signs of Seasonal Affective Disorder

Almost everyone experiences a bout of depression during their lifetime. It may even start as stress and not make you feel unhappy, just off. Depression may last most of your life, for a few years, or a few months. How long your depression lasts plays a significant role in seasonal affective disorder. You may know…

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Reduce Stress Over the Holidays With These Tips

The holiday season is a magical time of year for many people. Unfortunately, it can lead to stress for many individuals. It’s hard to cope with the hustle and bustle of the holidays when you have to battle addiction or any mental health condition. Trying to keep the stress to a minimum this holiday season is beneficial…

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Best Treatments for Combatting Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Sometimes we find ourselves feeling tired and rundown from the stresses we deal with every day. For some people, that feeling of exhaustion isn’t something that resolves itself with a good night’s sleep or a weekend vacation. Chronic fatigue syndrome can affect anyone, including those who may be dealing with other illnesses or issues like…