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Weighted blankets credited with helping people with autism, anxiety, restless leg syndrome and more - LancasterOnline



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Weighted blankets credited with helping people with autism, anxiety, restless leg syndrome and more 
LancasterOnline
I first learned of weighted blankets through a short video on Facebook that touted its abilities to quell anxiety, restless leg syndrome and other disorders. As someone who has generalized anxiety disorder and a passion for coziness, I was hooked on ...

 


Breaking the Butterfly's Leg - Patheos (blog)



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Breaking the Butterfly's Leg 
Patheos (blog)
A plain little bridge brought me across the River Tees, and I headed straight uphill toward a farm before sensing that out-of-tuneness I'd come to recognize. I had wandered off the trail again. As I stopped short in the gravel, I caught sight of a lamb ...

 


New drug causes OD deaths - Norwalk Reflector



New drug causes OD deaths 
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An anticonvulsant, gabapentin is sold under brand names such as Neurontin, Gralise, Horizant and Neuraptine and is used to treat epilepsy, nerve pain caused by herpes virus or shingles, hot flashes and restless legs syndrome. More drug overdose deaths ...

 


Association between restless legs syndrome and hypertension: a meta-analysis of nine population-based studies - DG News



Association between restless legs syndrome and hypertension: a meta-analysis of nine population-based studies 
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Previous population-based studies evaluating the association between restless legs syndrome (RLS) and cardiovascular risk factors have showed inconsistent results, especially for the relationship between RLS and hypertension. We, therefore, aimed to ...

 


A prescription for RLS ended up ruining a life | The Seattle Times - Seattle Times



A prescription for RLS ended up ruining a life | The Seattle Times 
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Joe and Teresa Graedon answer readers' concerns. This week: medications linked to compulsive behavior; symptoms caused by switching from generic levothyroxine to Synthroid; when will the atenolol shortage end.

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Hickory High Key Club to honor teacher with lung cancer research ... - Hickory Daily Record



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Hickory High Key Club to honor teacher with lung cancer research ... 
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HICKORY? Helen Devlin has never smoked a day in her life, but that didn't prevent her from developing lung cancer.

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Age may not be why you're sleeping badly - Kankakee Daily Journal



Age may not be why you're sleeping badly 
Kankakee Daily Journal
The American College of Physicians defines chronic insomnia as the presence of symptoms of distress and impairment that last for at least three nights per week for at least three months and are not linked to medical or mental problems or other sleep ...

 


IL Gov. Rauner launches opioid helpline; recovering addict endorses - KFVS



IL Gov. Rauner launches opioid helpline; recovering addict endorses 
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?This helpline will provide a quick way for Illinoisans struggling with dangerous addictions to access resources, treatment options, and support,? Gov. Rauner said, ?We are focused on helping them get on the road to recovery to combat further drug ...

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6 Tips For Staying Healthy When You Fly - Forbes



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6 Tips For Staying Healthy When You Fly 
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This slight but serious risk increases for people who have other risk factors for blood clots, such as obesity, cancer, varicose veins, having undergone hormone replacement therapies and having had recent surgery. Even being over age 40 puts you at a ...

 


Understanding the Links Between Schizophrenia and Sleep Disorders - Psychiatry Advisor



Psychiatry Advisor
 
Understanding the Links Between Schizophrenia and Sleep Disorders 
Psychiatry Advisor
Restless legs syndrome (RLS). Because APs exert their effects by blocking D2 receptors, they may lead to or worsen RLS and periodic limb movement disorder (PLMD), conditions that respond to treatment with dopamine agonists. One study found a ...