Addiction Recovery Process

Tips to Take It Easy in Addiction Recovery Process

What is recovery about? Is it just not using mind-altering and intoxicating substances, or is it a lifestyle change? Is recovery in your heart, or is it in your body and soul? Why is it important to change the people, places, and things you have had in your life when you are in addiction recovery?...
Mental Health

How Does Catastrophic Thinking Affect Our Mental Health?

Recently, a lady from Solano sent me an email and asked if having bizarre thoughts about terrible things was common with severe anxiety states. I assured her that these types of thoughts were indeed common to anxiety sufferers and that the name for them is catastrophic thinking.” She had described to me that when severe...
Effects of Smoking Marijuana

What are the Effects of Smoking Marijuana?

Marijuana is one of the most consumed drugs among drug addicts as well casual users. In fact, most addicts get hooked on drugs by starting with marijuana. In many cases of the addiction treatment programs in Los Angeles, we can find many marijuana consumers. It causes severe effects on the mind and the body, which...

How to Lower Back Pain at Work

Back pain is very common in people. If you have a desk-bound job then you are more likely to experience lower back pain. Sitting at a desk all day long may increase your back pain and may make you less productive. Here are some helpful ways for you to prevent back pain at work. 1....
Alcohol Intoxication

Alcohol Intoxication Symptoms And Treatment

Alcohol is a big problem in our society that can destroy the life of any person. And not only because it is consumed by a very large number of inhabitants of the planet, but also because the components that make up intoxicating drinks cause great harm to the human body. Sometimes even death. Alcohol intoxication...
proper medical treatment

Where People Of Limited Means Can Obtain Proper Medical Care

Soaring costs and complex insurance policies often make the US healthcare system inaccessible to populations in the US living with limited means, a group that includes undocumented immigrant workers, the homeless population, individuals living below the poverty line, or some residents of low-income neighborhoods. These populations have a much harder time securing proper medical care...
Women itching scalp

5 Essential Tips to Help Sooth Your Itchy or Irritated Scalp

An itchy scalp can get you down. It's distracting, uncomfortable, and even makes you feel self-conscious when you're around other people
Immigrant Medical Care

3 Things a Case Manager Can Do for Immigrant Medical Care

Healthcare and health insurance are complicated and often confusing. The challenges can be even worse for immigrants who often face a language barrier. Case managers can make these challenges less intimidating and advocate for the best medical care for their patients and families. They can help in many ways, but here are three things a...
Hantavirus

What is Hantavirus & How Can You Protect Yourself?

The hantavirus has recently crept its way into the San Diego area. The virus, spread by mice, is currently incurable. Doctors also often misdiagnose the virus, as early-stage symptoms are similar to the flu. As a result, the number of deaths from the hantavirus has grown in the US over the last few years. Here’s...
Medical Expense

The Substantial Medical Expense Differences in the United States vs. Mexico

It’s no secret that healthcare in the US is costly. Total health care expenditure in the United States is about ten times higher compared to Mexico, according to 2017 data published by the OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development). This poses a problem for lower-income families and immigrants who may not have the resources...