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5 Common Headache Triggers

Posted by on May 14, 2015 in Uncategorized |

Headaches can range from mild to excruciating, and they are never fun to deal with. Most people have occasional headaches, but for some people, regular headaches are a part of life. If you suffer from headaches on a regular basis, it may be helpful to figure out what your headache triggers are so you can remedy the situation. Some of the most popular headache triggers include: Dehydration Your body is made up of a lot of water, so it is very important to to stay well-hydrated by consuming the appropriate amount of water each day. But it is...

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Mineral Water: Could It Help Stave Off Osteoporosis?

Posted by on Apr 29, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you’ve followed your doctor’s instructions for osteoporosis prevention and you still want to do more to keep your skeleton safe, you may have an interesting new option: drinking mineral water. Unlike some stronger supplements, you can’t make yourself sick drinking mineral water, and the benefits it has to offer may surprise you. What Is Mineral Water? While the term mineral water may be colloquially used to refer to any carbonated or bottled water, it actually has a specific meaning where the FDA is concerned. In order...

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Foods You Never Knew Were Sabotaging Your Run

Posted by on Apr 14, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Most people know the importance of eating the right foods and avoiding the wrong ones. And if you’re putting forth the effort to work out and run, it means you’re probably making even more of an effort to put the right foods in your body. But you may be eating the wrong foods without even knowing it. There are certain foods that aren’t necessarily bad on their own, but outright sabotage your running. Here’s a look at a few. Protein shakes or bars Shakes and bars packed with protein are a go-to for many people working...

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Being Proactive And Staying On Your Feet – Signs You Need To See A Podiatrist

Posted by on Apr 1, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Regardless of your profession, you’ve likely experienced foot pain that has introduced a degree of challenge to your daily life. Unfortunately, many people are willing to accept this pain rather than seek out the treatment that may greatly improve their quality of life. If you can sympathize with these concerns, it may be time to explore your medical options. Below, you’ll find a guide to some signs that you need to seek treatment from a podiatrist. Keeping these suggestions in mind can allow you to be proactive rather than...

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Picking A Senior Care Center: The Important Details

Posted by on Mar 17, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If your aging parent just can’t take care of themselves any longer, and you can keep up with their home, it may be time to look at local senior care centers. This can be a difficult time for every family, but you need to be able to be your parent’s child again, not their caretaker. Not all senior residency centers are the same, and it’s important that you pick somewhere you feel comfortable. It’s crucial to find somewhere your parent likes as well. Here are a few things you want to do when you go to look at care...

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Prevent Shin Splints With These Three Exercises

Posted by on Mar 4, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Shin splints are characterized by pain along the front of the tibia, which is the large bone in your lower leg. They are caused by irritation of the muscles, tendons and bone tissue in this area. Shin splints are common among new runners who increase their mileage too quickly or run primarily on hard surfaces, though they can sometimes appear in more experienced runners who rapidly increase mileage or switch to different running surfaces. To prevent shin splints, it’s important to increase your running mileage slowly. Experts recommend...

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Selective Mutism: Symptoms And Treatment

Posted by on Feb 23, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Speech problems in children are not limited to issues such as delayed speech. Selective mutism is a condition that is not as well-known as other speech problems, but just as troublesome for your child. If you suspect your child has selective mutism, it is important you understand what it is and the possible treatments for the condition. Selective Mutism  Selective mutism is a childhood condition that results in the child only speaking in certain situations. For instance, your child might refuse to speak at school, but talk nonstop at...

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Chiropractic Care Cures Common Ailments

Posted by on Feb 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

At some point in life, everyone has some sort of an ailment that plagues them. Whether it be an ear problem, allergies, joint pain, or a spinal condition, these ailments can be quite troublesome and very expensive, especially if you go see a specialist about them on a frequent basis. Before you book your next appointment with a specialist who focuses on your specific condition, you might want to consider trying chiropractic care and seeing if that will give you any sort of relief. Here are some of the most common ailments helped by...

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3 Mistakes Made During Home Healthcare For Seniors

Posted by on Feb 5, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

For many seniors, home care assistance is the most convenient and comfortable option available. However, there are also potential pitfalls that should be avoided to ensure you or your loved one remain safe during your home healthcare experience. Here are great 3 tips to ensure home health care goes smoothly and you avoid mistakes. Avoid Too Many Caregivers Often, home healthcare agencies fail to try and establish a regular caregiver for a senior. Instead, they might find it’s cheaper and more convenient to send whatever caregiver they...

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3 Ways To Prevent Seniors From Falling At Home

Posted by on Feb 3, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Many adults worry about the safety of their elderly parents living alone, even if they receive part-time assistance from a home healthcare aid. The risk of falling is a major concern for seniors living alone because it can happen so quickly. However, you can help your parent minimize the risks of falling at home by following these three important safety guidelines. 1. Improve the Safety of Your Parent’s Home Millions of seniors fall every year, resulting in hip fractures, head traumas and other serious injuries. In fact, the Centers for...

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5 Surprising Reasons For Depression

Posted by on Jan 29, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

People suffer from depression for many different reasons. You may have just suffered through a tragedy or nothing has changed and you have no idea why you’re feeling so down. Here are some surprising reasons why depression strikes. Changing Weather Around 20% of people have some form of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). This is a disorder where people’s bodies have trouble adjusting to the change in season. Some people only get winter blues when the weather gets cold. However, many others become depressed when the weather changes...

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