Substance use and addiction in HBO’s Euphoria | Doctor Commentaries

Substance use and addiction in HBO’s Euphoria | Doctor Commentaries

In collaboration with HBO, clinical psychologist Dr. Ali Mattu is offering his take on themes of mental health in their shows. Here he looks at alcohol, substance use, and addiction in the show Euphoria.

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5 Early Signs Of Osteoarthritis – And What You Can Do About Them

Osteoarthritis affects the joints in the arms and legs most, but can also include fingers, wrists, knees, ankles and hips. What are the early warning signs?

5 Ways To Take Control of Your Chronic Shoulder Pain

The shoulder is the body’s most movable joint. This is good and bad news. With this level of function comes the potential for some instability – and certainly pain. There are ways to control your chronic pain.

How to Get A Bikini Body (Part 1)

So what is a Bikini body and what is all the hype about getting one? Yes, I have asked that question and suddenly, you are all wondering what planet I’m from. And quite right too, because suddenly having a bikini worthy body has become the hot trending craze. You have whole websites devoted to it, blog posts, articles, and newspaper editorials informing, articulating and advising us on how to get that hot bikini shape. Recently a friend of mine decided that she didn’t quite have that bikini shape and as I have found from long experience whenever she was feeling as strongly about any subject as she did then, it is hardly ever possible for me to remain neutral. The following part 1 article of this 2 article piece discusses what you need to do to get into that much vaunted Bikini Body shape.

How Healthy Bowels Function Vs Leaky Gut Syndrome, Leaky Bowels

This article provides insight into the leaky gut syndrome. One of the culprits causing Americans to have problems with their bowels is the average diet of unhealthy processed foods. Some bacteria are good for us and help us to digest food properly. Due to today’s modern food processing, microorganisms that we actually need to consume for good digestive health – and that are needed for healthy bowel function — are wiped out.

It’s A Birthday – Social Security, Medicare and You

This summer Social Security celebrated its 80th birthday and Medicare turned 50. There are more than a few naysayers talking about the ills of Social Security, but in reality, the fact that they are available is one very positive factor in the well-being of many. One of the myths about Social Security is that you have to be retired to receive those benefits.