Sleep Apnea: 5 Alternatives to CPAP

Sleep Apnea: 5 Alternatives to CPAP

For an activity humans do every night, sleeping can be a difficult routine to master. But for many people — especially chronic snorers or those with sleep apnea — getting an adequate night’s rest presents an even greater challenge. The most common fix: a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) device. But ...

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Mindful Eating vs. Dieting

Mindful Eating vs. Dieting

The word “diet” is often linked with restrictive eating — no white foods, no carbs, no fat — and the list goes on. Unfortunately, such restrictive eating patterns often backfire, creating a destructive cycle of bad feelings and negativity. Truth is, the word “diet” encompasses all of the foods and beverages you ingest, whether ...

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VIDEO: Maryland-Style Crab Cakes Recipe

VIDEO: Maryland-Style Crab Cakes Recipe

Can we talk about crab cakes? When crab cakes are good, they're very good. But too often, there's more filler ingredients like bread crumbs and mayo than is needed and not enough discernible crab meat. They end up tasting bland and mushy, or over-fried in fatty oils, and all that ...

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Reiki: Your Questions Answered

Reiki: Your Questions Answered

Reiki is a type of complementary healing therapy that originated in Japan. More recently, it has become popular in the United States, particularly for patients who are seeking a gentle healing therapy that doesn’t require medication. “Practitioners believe reiki can benefit almost anyone,” says Kathryn Glad, LMT, a licensed massage therapist at Henry ...

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Eye Floaters: What Are They and Should You Be Concerned?

Eye Floaters: What Are They and Should You Be Concerned?

When you notice little spots floating across your vision, it can be unnerving. “What causes this?” “Will it go away?” “Should I worry?” Eye floaters, also known as eye spots, are small, semi-transparent or cloudy specks or cobwebs within the eye. They move as the eye moves, making it difficult to focus on them ...

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How to Talk to Your Doctor About Awkward Men's Health Issues

How to Talk to Your Doctor About Awkward Men’s Health Issues

Talking about sensitive topics doesn’t come easily to every guy. When the conversation centers on health — especially when chatting with a doctor — many men become even more reluctant to speak up. But according to Ali Dabaja, M.D., a urologist and men’s health expert at Henry Ford Health System, tackling men’s health questions head-on can ...

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