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Lizzie Weakley

Lizzie Weakley

Lizzie Weakley is a freelance writer from Columbus, Ohio. She went to college at The Ohio State University where she studied communications. In her free time, she enjoys the outdoors and long walks in the park with her three-year-old husky Snowball.

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Understanding Sciatica: 4 Common Causes of This Painful Condition

Sciatica occurs when painful sensations run along the path of the sciatic nerve. This condition can sometimes occur for seemingly no reason, but there are medical conditions that may be linked to the cause of sciatica. 

These four conditions are among the most common causes of sciatica.
Nocturnal Gnashing: 4 Signs You Have Sleep Bruxism

Dental professionals suggest that sleep bruxism, or nocturnal teeth grinding, is fairly common. Many people clench their teeth at night while sleeping without realizing it. However, there are several symptoms that may suggest you are grinding your teeth as you sleep. 

The following signs may indicate the existence of this behavior.
Sucker for Sweets? 4 Sustainable Strategies for Cutting Down Your Sugar Intake

A sweet tooth can be hard to get rid of. Many people enjoy sugary foods as a fun treat, or they may turn to them for emotional reasons. 

Whatever the cause, if you are serious about kicking the habit, it can definitely be done. You just have to make a plan and be very dedicated and diligent. 

The following information provides four sustainable strategies for cutting your sugar intake that you may want to consider if you are unsure where to start.
Dealing with the Pain of Medical Malpractice: 4 Reasons to Hire an Attorney

Medical malpractice can take the form of an accident due to negligence or intentional misconduct that jeopardizes the health of a patient. 

One of the biggest challenges common in almost all of these cases is time. Depending on the nature of the malpractice, physical symptoms of the problem may not emerge for months or years afterwards. 

People who believe they did not receive adequate care should consult with a medical malpractice attorney as soon as possible. Here are four reasons why.
Newly Disabled? 4 Helpful Strategies for Adjusting to Your New Life

Dealing with a disability can be extremely challenging. It can also be difficult to accept your disability if you have recently been diagnosed. 

There will likely be many emotions you will have to work through and various obstacles you will need to overcome. It can take time to adjust to your life the way it is now. However, there are many steps you can take in order to successfully adapt. 

The following information provides four helpful strategies you may want to consider in order to make the adjustment period easier for you.
Tired of Insomnia? 4 Strategies for Getting Some Sleep

Insomnia is a common problem for a variety of reasons. 

Unhealthy habits such as eating and drinking the wrong substances too close to bedtime, using too much light in the bedroom, using the bedroom for activities other than sleep or sex, and napping too close to bedtime are all common factors that lead to insomnia. 

Follow these four tips to help combat this highly inconvenient problem.
Maintain a Vision of Good Health: 4 Reasons to Get a Routine Eye Exam

It has been said that the eyes are the window to the soul, but they are much more than that. 

Good vision is critical for performing everyday functions as well as enjoying life's pleasures. Although people with impaired vision or who lack eyesight typically learn to adjust their sensory perceptions as needed, those with good sight should take steps to maintain it over the course of their lifespan. 

Here are four reasons you should get routine vision exams.
In a Car Accident? 5 Steps to Get on the Road to Recovery

No matter how serious, a car accident can be a very traumatic experience. The last thing you want to think about after you're in an accident is dealing with the short and long-term physical effects of the crash. Unfortunately, it is also essential that you do deal with these issues as quickly as possible. 

Getting back on track is possible using the right tools. In this article, we will go over five steps to take to get on the proper road to recovery.
Living with Kidney Disease? 5 Things You Need to Know

Kidney disease is often not caught until fairly late in its progression. This can leave you with few options when it comes to treatment. 

However, there are steps you can take to better understand and manage your disease. Here are just a few of the things that you should know.
Dealing with Anorexia? 5 Ways to Help Yourself During Recovery

Beating anorexia is a process rather than a single act. 

When you’re ready to tackle your eating disorder, recognize that you’ll be actively working on the problem every day. Recovery is possible, but it takes time. 

These five tips will help you help yourself and be successful.
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