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Why Sleeping on the Sofa Is a Bad Idea

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Often, you do not intend to sleep on the sofa. You may lie down to watch TV, promising yourself that you will get up in a minute, brush your teeth, and head off to bed. Before you know it, you wake up freezing and cramped on the sofa at 5am with a nasty taste in your mouth and an irate spouse in the other room. Whenever possible, you should avoid these sofa-sleeping episodes.

28 October 2016

Knees Hurt All The Time? It Could Be Due To Arthritis

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Knee pain can be hard to deal with, especially if your knees hurt much of the time. Unless you have had an injury to your knees, your pain can be caused by many things. One of these things is arthritis. Below is some information about this so you can get the help that you need to become pain free or at least reduce much of your pain. Arthritis According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, arthritis affects approximately 14% of adults that are 25 years and older.

12 September 2016

Food Allergy And Food Intolerance: Are They Different Or The Same?

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If you experience digestive problems after eating tofu or cheese, you may wonder if it's an allergy or food intolerance. While food allergies and intolerance can seem like the same things, they are actually very different in how they affect your body. A food allergy can trigger a bad reaction with your immune system, while food intolerance doesn't. Here's the difference between a food allergy and intolerance and what you can do to find out if you have one or the other.

12 September 2016

Important Reasons To Encourage Your Elderly Relative To Get A Medicare Supplement Plan

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Do you take care of an elderly relative? Are you worried about increased medical costs for him or her in the future? Fortunately, if your relative is on Medicare, there is a way to make sure that more things are covered. A Medicare supplement plan may be exactly what you and your relative are looking for. Here are some of the reasons why you should encourage them to get one:

12 September 2016

Immune System Deficiency And Eye Disease

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Your immune system fights off infections so effectively that you have no idea that you were on the verge of becoming ill. When this protective barrier fails, your body is susceptible to a number of potential infectious organisms. Even your eyes become vulnerable to damage without the immune system to protect them. Here is one way that your eyes can be affected if your immune system is not working optimally.

9 August 2016

School Is Just About To Start: 3 Ways To Keep Your Kids Healthy This Year

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Summer is almost over. That means it's almost time for your kids to head back to school. The last thing you want is for them to miss valuable instructional time during cold and flu season. You don't have to keep your kids in a bubble to protect them from getting sick this school year. Here are three simple steps you can take to help keep your kids healthy this year.

29 July 2016

2 Calming Teas To Alleviate Pain Caused By An Extruded Tooth Until It Is Repositioned

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Experiencing extreme trauma or physical force can cause your tooth to extrude. When this occurs, your tooth is still attached to its socket. As a result, this can be painful to deal with. In order to remedy the situation, you will need to visit your dentist in order to get the tooth repositioned. A repositioning involves using a stint to place the tooth back into its original position. Once the tooth heals you will be able to eat and chew normally.

1 June 2016

Tips To Prevent Fissure Pain While Sitting

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Having an anal fissure can be a pain where you sit — literally. And, while visiting your doctor for an assessment and consuming a high-fiber diet can be helpful, the reality is that many people who are experiencing this common health condition will experience considerable pain while sitting and after long periods of sitting. While limiting the amount that you sit should be a priority, you want to ensure that you're as comfortable as possible when you are forced to sit for long periods of time.

1 June 2016

2 Tips For Preventing Tooth Decay If Your Child Suffers From Hypocalcemia

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Calcium is not only important for developing strong bones in your child's body, but it also helps to construct strong teeth. If your child suffers from low calcium levels or hypocalcemia, then their enamel and the health of their teeth can end up suffering. Teeth that are left weakened by a lack of vitamins and minerals are left open to possible bacterial infections as well as tooth decay. Experiencing tooth decay at a young age can negatively impact the way that your child's permanent teeth grow in.

1 June 2016

Does Your Child Have Asthma? How To Control The Condition With Inhaled Medications

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If your child has asthma, then you want to get it under control as soon as possible. Common symptoms of asthma are coughing at night, wheezing when breathing out, trouble breathing and frequent chest colds. It also means having to make frequent trips to the emergency room and your child not being able to live a normal life. Read on to find out how to manage your child's condition with prescription inhalation aerosols.

17 May 2016