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Top Ten Food Tips For Fighting Arthritis

Added February 29, 2016, Under: Arthritis, Diets, Diseases, Nutrition

Arthritis is one of the many autoimmune conditions and, as a result, it can be seriously affected by what you eat. Although there are many different types of autoimmune diseases, at their core they are all similar in that they are an immune response caused by systemic inflammation that leads our body to attack itself. How does our immune system try to keep us safe? Our immune system has a highly sophisticated way of keeping us safe by identifying all or any foreign ...

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Are You Climbing Those Stairs For A Really Good Workout?

Added , Under: Environment, Exercise, Health, Weight Loss

I have two flights of stairs in my current home, making it impossible to avoid climbing those stairs several times a day. But that is not such a bad thing. Stair climbing provides a very good workout. I kept a count and I had climbed those two flights five times before 10 o’clock this morning. Stairway to heaven or a daily toil? Stair climbing is a unique form of exercise that can have a powerful and positive impact on your health over time. ...

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Top 10 Unusual Lifestyle Tips For This Year

Added February 24, 2016, Under: Children's Health, Exercise, Health, How To, Skin Conditions

We all know that there are many lifestyle changes that we could and should be making but perhaps they lose their impact with repetition. So instead, we are sharing some more unusual suggestions. 1. Go shoe shopping! Take stock of your shoes and decide whether they actually protect your joints and soft tissues. Flat shoes with little or no support could lead to dropped arches and leave your knees and ankles vulnerable to strain. Shoes should be robust enough to absorb shock instead ...

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Hangover or Hungover, Overhang Might Be The Help You Need

Added February 23, 2016, Under: Exercise, Men's Health, Women's Health

Many will manage to drink more than they should and feel the consequences the next morning - even if it is really just once in a blue moon. What are the symptoms of a hangover? You know you have a hangover when you have a headache, nausea, intestinal upset (and perhaps diarrhea), aches in the muscles and joints plus fatigue. This morning I heard a guy talking on the radio here in the UK about a product he has recently introduced on to ...

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How To Fall Asleep Naturally & How Much Sleep Do We Need?

Added February 22, 2016, Under: Children's Health, Men's Health, Parents, Women's Health

One third of American adults have insufficient sleep with many saying they have had to cut down on the amount of sleep they have at night because of long working days. Although they need at least 7.25 hours sleep for optimum functioning capability, they are only getting on average 6.5 hours of sleep on week nights. In both men and women, the average amount of sleep has been steadily decreasing. Although you might think that not getting a good night’s sleep during ...

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How To Handle Excess Earwax In Your Ears

Added February 16, 2016, Under: Health, How To

We all have earwax in our ears and we all need it but, unless you have a blockage of earwax, you should really try and leave that earwax alone. Why do our ears produce earwax? Earwax serves a special purpose of acting as a self-cleaning agent for your ears, helping to slow down the growth of bacteria and prevent dirt from entering your ear. It usually passes out of the ears harmlessly. However, many people will fiddle with their ears and think they ...

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The Three & Increasingly Serious Stages of Sepsis

Added February 15, 2016, Under: Babies, Children's Health, Diseases, Doctors, Health

You might be interested to know more about the condition known as sepsis.  If sepsis is diagnosed, it is considered to be a medical emergency. What is sepsis? Sepsis is a general term to describe an immune system response to an infection, meaning that a viral, fungal or bacterial infection of the lungs (pneumonia), kidneys, bloodstream (bacteriemia) or abdomen can lead to sepsis and be potentially life-threatening. The three stages of sepsis Sepsis is the mildest stage of the infection The symptoms of mild sepsis ...

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How To Help & Heal Your Child When They Have Eczema

Added February 8, 2016, Under: Babies, Children's Health, Inflammation, New Moms, Parents

Unfortunately, many conditions including eczema have become more common in children and, one of the reasons for this growth, could be due to an imbalance in the gut bacteria. This chronic itchy skin condition usually starts within the first five years of life, most often in the first six months, typically lasting into childhood and even adolescence. There are times when the skin appears only mildly affected while, during other periods, it is moderately to severely affected. Gut health and the link ...

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How Does Your Young Child Sit & Play On The Floor?

Added February 3, 2016, Under: Children's Health, Parents

Parents might find their young children sitting in the so called “W” position. It is when they kneel on the floor but with their legs fanning out in a “W” shape. It is common because children find it gives them extra stability when busy doing things on the floor. My own daughter used to do this and I was always worried about her circulation being affected. However, it seems that there are more important potential problems to worry about. What are the potential problems ...

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