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  • Back pain is a very common problem. This article explains ways to prevent having a back problem. It also discusses various kinds of back surgeries and what to expect during the procedure and in recovery.

    Is Surgery Necessary to Relieve Back Pain?

    Is Surgery Necessary to Relieve Back Pain?

    by Pamela Oglesby37

  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder is an extreme mental disorder characterised by obsessive thoughts about appearance and body image. Recognised as a hidden disorder due to its shame and stigma, BDD occurs equally in both sexes and adversely affects the person’s quality of life.

    Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)

    Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)

    by Lorna Lamon10

  • When you think of "shock therapy", what comes to mind? Chances are it bears limited resemblance to the modern reality of electroconvulsive therapy.

    The Real Story About "Shock Therapy"

    The Real Story About "Shock Therapy"

    by Ashley Peterson1

  • Hoarding Disorder is a mental health condition where a person acquires an excessive number of items and displays ongoing resistance to discarding them. Difficult to treat, further research needs to be undertaken in order to fully understand the psychology of this disorder.

    Hoarding Disorder Explained

    Hoarding Disorder Explained

    by Lorna Lamon15

  • Helicobacter pylori is a bacterium that is associated with stomach ulcers as well as stomach cancer. It can cause an inflammation in the lining of the stomach which can lead to gastritis. Approximately half of the world population is infected.

    Helicobacter Pylori Infection - What You Need to Know

    Helicobacter Pylori Infection - What You Need to Know

    by Rotsucht0

  • Affecting the central nervous system and resulting in damage in the brain and spinal cord, MS is an autoimmune disease. Symptoms can be debilitating, with the condition being more prevalent in women.

    Multiple Sclerosis (MS): The Hidden Disease

    Multiple Sclerosis (MS): The Hidden Disease

    by Lorna Lamon10

  • What are human guide techniques? How do you help a person with a visual impairment find a chair? Use the stairs? This article provides information about useful techniques for these situations and more from my training as a TVI and a counselor.

    8 Human Guide Techniques for People With Visual Impairments

    8 Human Guide Techniques for People With Visual Impairments

    by Tim Truzy13

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