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The effects of dopamine is among the most affected neurotransmitters?

It is a badly kept secret that drugs have the ability to alter how your brain works. After all, that is how effects such as hangovers occur, and it is also how you can get high after smoking some puffs of marijuana or injecting some heroin in your system. Muscles relax and become like jelly,and the body goes through a lack of coordination and balance. You definitely know that different drugs will affect the way you see the world, and the side effects as well as the aftermath are nowhere as pleasant as the immediate results they have. Dopamine, the…

Cannabis and Arthritis: What You Need to Know

With over 52.5 million adults dealing with arthritis, this is no small problem. If you would ask 5 of your closest friends, it is likely one of them or someone they know has arthritis that impedes upon their lifestyle and inhibits their quality of life. In this article, we are going to talk about cannabis and what you need to know about how it affects arthritis. What Is Arthritis? Arthritis isn’t a single disease and is most often a term that is used to refer to joint pain and disease. Arthritis comes in over one hundred different types. This leading cause…

Dan DeKoter On The Benefits Of Small Town Life

Do you prefer to live in a  big city or a small town? For sure there are benefits and disadvantages to both options, but which do you think would suit you better? This is something that I have been talking about with my friend Dan DeKoter recently, as I may very well be heading off to work in New York for a while. My friend and I are residents of Osceola County ini Iowa, a small county with just under 7,000 as the population. Dan is an attorney at law in Des Moines yet he refused to leave this small town…

George Ammar: How to maintain a healthy lifestyle with little time

There’s no doubt that there has been a shift in philosophies when it comes to exercising over the last few years. Individuals are increasing their resilience to the “couch potato” lifestyle, and are instead turning to gym memberships and general healthy living. Studies have proven that a lot of business leaders have bought into the practice, and make sure that they incorporate exercise into their busy regime. Whether they are based in Cleveland, Ohio, or another part of the world, this is proving to be the case. As you may have already gathered, George Ammar is one individual who falls into this…

Natural Approaches to Keep Yourself Feeling Great

The stresses of daily life can be hard to deal with. When you’re handling pressure at work, at home or at school, it can seem like there are a million different things that can drag you down. You may want to seek support for your troubles that is natural, healthful and fits in with your lifestyle. There are a lot of great options that can help you feel great, safely and naturally. Don’t Miss Out on Exercise When you’re really stressed, it can be hard to find the time to exercise. However, physical activity can improve your mood and raise…

The single person’s guide to wellness

In a world where everyone seems to be coupled up and settled down, it can be difficult to be a long-term singleton. You may be perfectly happy with your single status, but when friends and family start to regularly question you about your love life, it can get a little wearing. Perhaps you aren’t happy being single, and you year for the day you can cuddle up and watch films with the person you love. Whether you are happy to be single, or finding the situation depressing, there are ways to ensure you live youe best life through wellness. What…

7 Ways To Be Calm In Life

Have you ever seen people be completely calm in even the most difficult of situations and wondered what their secret was? There are some people who just seem able to keep a level head no matter what is going on around them, and it is these people who are the most healthy in mind and body because they don’t allow external influences to affect them. They keep grounded and peaceful and are therefore better able to come up with solutions to the problems facing them. If you would like to know how they can do this and use this calmness…

Ways to Boost Your Wellbeing For Your Happiness and Lifestyle

Getting the right balance between overall physical health and wellbeing can be a difficult task with the many pressures we face in everyday life. There may be times where you feel drained and unhappy about a situation, which can start to affect your lifestyle. By looking at the root causes of these negative feelings, you can then begin to address areas in your life that may be contributing to this. Being happy is an essential part of feeling fulfilled with life and enjoying every moment to its fullest. There are several ways that this can be achieved and starting with…

Organizing Your Life to Avoid Stressful Situations

How To Reduce Your Stress Levels There’s a lot of talk about how stressful modern life is, especially for working women who are trying to juggle homes and families with a career. Having so much to do and so many responsibilities are bound to be stressful, and if you are finding it’s getting to the point where stress is your normal state, you need to look at how you can make some changes before your health starts to suffer. It’s well worth setting some time aside to do a thorough review of your lifestyle so you can take steps to…

How To Relax And Unwind

Do you lead a hectic lifestyle and barely have enough time for your own family, let alone for yourself? Perhaps you struggle with negative thoughts or often find yourself feeling anxious and overwhelmed, or even upset, without even realizing why? These are signs that you could be suffering from stress without even realizing that it is beginning to affect you. In fact, if you do not take steps to relax and slow down, you risk suffering from more serious health complaints such as depression or even burn out. So, if you struggle to relax and unwind, then worry not, as…