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Being a Cat Lover Can Come With Its Own Set of Benefits

Added March 28, 2020, Under: Health, Pets

Older women who love their one, two or even more cats are often ridiculed as being silly "cat ladies" and are frequently the subject of jokes. Wikipedia describes a cat lady as a cultural archetype or a stock character, often depicted as a woman, a middle-aged or elderly spinster, who owns many pet cats. The term can be considered a pejorative or may be affectionately embraced. However, cat ladies may well be on the right track as cat ownership can be very beneficial to our ...

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In Times of Anxiety or Suffering from Migraines, Raising your Magnesium Levels Can Help

Added March 27, 2020, Under: Health, Vitamin D

Magnesium is a mineral essential for many functions within the body.  We all need it and here are some of the reasons why... Magnesium is required for the healthy function of most cells, especially the heart, kidneys and muscles. When you have low magnesium levels, this can be a powerful predictor of heart disease compromising your cardiovascular health. Magnesium is a component necessary for the activation of vitamin D as well as helping to prevent migraines and depression while improving brain ...

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Our Suggestions on How to Stay Safe

Added March 17, 2020, Under: Diseases, Health, How To, Top 10, Vitamin D

We are all concerned about the health and safety of our family and friends. We set out below our suggestions on how to stay safe. Of course prevention is better than cure but there is still much we can all do. Frequent washing of hands thoroughly with soap and water for twenty seconds is the most important habit you can get into - every time you come home, arrive at work or someone else's home etc.  And avoid touching your face or ...

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Blood Pressure does not have to be all about Beta Blockers

Added March 12, 2020, Under: Diseases, Health, Natural remedies

About one in three adults in the USA have high blood pressure. More than 90% of adults who survive into their 80s will have high blood pressure (also called hypertension) while some 50% will have developed it by the age of 60. The problem is that even if you have had normal or low blood pressure when younger, it can suddenly start to rise over the age of seventy - in spite of a healthy life style.  High blood pressure is ...

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Take up Tennis for All These Health Benefits

Added February 23, 2020, Under: Exercise, Health, Top 10

The health benefits of playing tennis are often forgotten when compared to more traditional physical activities like running, swimming and cycling. However, you might not realize that we can list at least ten top ways in which playing the game of tennis can help with your health. How the game of tennis came about Tennis is an adaption of a very ancient sport in France known as the Jeu de Paume - first appearing in England in the 1870s.  Since then, tennis has ...

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How to Have Health & Safety in the Bathroom

Added February 19, 2020, Under: Children's Health, Environment, Health, How To

Everyone has a bathroom and toilet in their home, and some will have several. But how many of us actually enjoy cleaning them? The suspicion is that we might try to avoid this chore if we can! How often should you clean certain items in your bathroom? Microbiologists Philip M. Tierno and Charles Gerba (both PhDs) have been sharing their own tips on how often we should be carrying out these cleaning chores.  They do admit that, even if we are less than conscientious, we are ...

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Why Do We Need Electrolytes To Function At Our Best?

Added February 11, 2020, Under: Doctors, Headaches & Migraines, Health, Nutrition

We might not all realize how important electrolytes are to our overall health, playing their part throughout our bodies. If our electrolytes are out of balance, we can suffer from muscle weakness, confusion and fatigue.  But if everything is working as it should, we maintain good brain health, our heart health is well supported, our bone strength can be improved, our fluid balance is well regulated while our nerves and muscles are functioning to the full. Electrolytes are a type of particle ...

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Improved Vision Could Come With These Plant-Based Choices

Added February 6, 2020, Under: Diets, Health, How To, Natural remedies

We are all being encouraged to include extra fruit and veggies in our diet, making it more plant-based. Such changes could even improve the way you see the world, helping your eyes to see better.  Improved optical health is one of the unexpected outcomes of a plant-based diet. Find out more about how the Vitamin A found in carrots, squash and spinach have been found to increase the eye's ability to perform in low light.  And yes, especially when we always thought ...

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Morning Stretches for Extra Energy, Improved Posture & More

Added January 27, 2020, Under: Exercise, Health, How To

Whether or not you have enjoyed a restful night's sleep, you will always benefit from having a good stretch after sleeping on your back for several hours. The  benefits of stretching in the morning — for as little as five minutes — outweigh any inconvenience you think it might pose while you're rushing to get ready for work, getting the family up and going or eating your breakfast. Set the alarm for a few minutes earlier to make time for the benefits ...

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Top Resolutions for Improved Health Now & the Rest of the Year

Added , Under: Health, How To, Vitamin D

Sometimes we need a bit of a push to get us going, to get us into a healthier way of living and to take responsibility for reaching that goal. And it does not have to be that difficult or time consuming. If you are free to sit on a sofa and watch TV for a couple of hours a day, then you have plenty of time to put these resolutions in place. We list our top suggestions And each of these come with a ...

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