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Vasectomy Recovery

Vasectomy Recovery

Whether you have a standard vasectomy or a no scalpel vasectomy there will be a period of recovery. Granted a scalpel one has a longer recovery time and a little more discomfort than a no scalpel vasectomy, but there is still recovery time. The doctor will give you a set of instructions for what to do following your vasectomy and it is this that I would like to discuss. The mystery is actually a l... »

Abdominal Hysterectomy Recovery – Things to Avoid Post-Surgery

Abdominal Hysterectomy Recovery – Things to Avoid Post-Surgery

If there are things you will need to do while in abdominal hysterectomy recovery, there are also those things you should remember to avoid making the recuperation process easier. Some examples of that is the following: 1. Avoid lifting heavy objects. This may put on additional strain to your body, so make sure not to do it. This usually causes the fresh wound from the incision to bleed, so it is a... »

The Roots of U.S. Stigma of Drug Use and Addiction

The Roots of U.S. Stigma of Drug Use and Addiction

2018-02-08 01:17:46 This article explores the internal and external factors of the stigma of drug use and how it relates to our social understanding of addition. In this article, we’ll look at social context and how it affects identity for drug users…plus, its implications in policy, treatment, and criminalization of drug users. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full li... »

Addiction and Recovery: Why Am I Still Angry in Recovery?

Addiction and Recovery: Why Am I Still Angry in Recovery?

Anger can be labeled anger, mad, cranky, frustrated, irritated, irate, agitated, seething, and many more, describing the experience of the emotion anger on a continuum of intensity. Many alcoholics / addicts and their family members are surprised that to find that the newly recovering person continues to experience a lot of anger. There are many reasons why a recovering person would continue to fe... »

Commitment to Drug Recovery – How to Stay Disciplined in Your Resolve

Commitment to Drug Recovery – How to Stay Disciplined in Your Resolve

Changing a habit is not easy and this applies to areas such as anger management, smoking, internet addiction and drug recovery treatment. When there is also a physical component to addiction, this adds an additional challenge. Commitment to drug recovery means that you decide to stay away from substance abuse regardless whatever your feelings or thoughts are telling you to do. This resolve can be ... »

Gastric Bypass Recovery Period – How Long is the Hospital Stay For a Gastric Bypass?

Gastric Bypass Recovery Period – How Long is the Hospital Stay For a Gastric Bypass?

The hospital stay associated with a gastric bypass can vary from person to person but there are general rules to help you get out of the hospital as soon as possible. For starters, there are two techniques for the procedure which includes the open and laparoscopic gastric bypasses. As for the laparoscopic, since there are no major incisions or any other irritation to the digestive tract, the hospi... »

Recovery of a Sex and Porn Addict With the Help of Their Spouse

Recovery of a Sex and Porn Addict With the Help of Their Spouse

In my 20 years of dealing with sex addiction and porn addiction, I have recently realized that the chances of success are exponentially improved if the partner of the addict is included in the therapy and recovery process. This is especially true if one or both of them get into 12 step recovery. The addicts that bring in there partner seems to be recovering at a ratio of 5 to one. There are also m... »

Bulimia Recovery – Getting Started on Recovery

Bulimia Recovery – Getting Started on Recovery

By being aware that purging techniques are very ineffective and binging and purging behaviors can lead to weight gain instead of weight loss is typically good incentive for starting recovery. Research shows that chronic binging can eventually lead to a 'higher than normal' body weight. However this can be reduced when weight is returned to its normal range and eating is normalized (Loro &a... »

What Is the Difference Between Hot, Warm and Cold Disaster Recovery?

What Is the Difference Between Hot, Warm and Cold Disaster Recovery?

When it comes to implementing your business continuity plan what strategy do you adopt for the disaster recovery element? (for a description on the difference between Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity please see my article on Disaster Recovery or Business Continuity?). You may have heard the terms hot, cold and warm recovery, but what do they mean, and what are the advantages and disadvant... »

4 Keys to Recovery From Basketball Training

4 Keys to Recovery From Basketball Training

Most players simply play too much basketball. The days of training 6 hours per day in an attempt to be like Kobe Bryant and Larry Bird are DEAD. Embrace short, high intensity basketball workouts or fall behind your competition. Basketball players in particular are notorious for over training and need to make sure they recover especially well. This allows you to work on your athletic ability in the... »

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