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1 day ago Posted in: Be Healthy

Choosing Shoes for Your Needs

If you are wearing properly fitted shoes that are suited to your activity level and specific needs, you will be able to both enhance your performance and prevent injuries. Keep the following in mind when looking for a new pair of shoes. Athletic Shoes When you go to try on athletic shoes, wear the type Read More

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2 weeks ago Posted in: Be Healthy

The Best Times to Eat for Weight Loss

Even if you are working hard to make smart eating choices, you might still discover that weight loss is a struggle. This is because when you eat can be just as important as what you eat. For best results, your food intake needs to go along with your body’s circadian rhythms to avoid causing your Read More

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4 weeks ago Posted in: Be Healthy

What to Eat Before & After a Workout

Exercising regularly is a huge benefit for your overall health. In addition to keeping your weight in check, it can also help you to reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease and can improve your mood, energy levels, and sleep quality. However, the foods that you use to fuel before your workout and recover once it’s Read More

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1 month ago Posted in: Be Healthy

Early Warning Signs of Osteoporosis

Since we are unable to see our bones without specialized medical tests, it can be hard to detect bone loss in its earliest stages. In general, there are no symptoms of osteoporosis. Many patients do not know that they have it until they experience a fracture. However, there are some signs you can watch for Read More

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2 months ago Posted in: Be Healthy

The Right Way to Clean Your Ears

Your body uses earwax (cerumen) to self-clean, protect, and lubricate your ear. The earwax that you may see on your ear is old and has moved to that spot after jaw motions, like chewing, transport it there. As much as you may want to clean this earwax thoroughly, it takes careful steps to ensure that Read More

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3 months ago Posted in: Be Healthy

Managing Hair Loss

Hair loss is also known as alopecia, and can affect anyone of any age. It can be the result of poor nutrition, injuries, sicknesses, genetics, and hormonal shifts. Understanding Hair Growth Hair grows at a rate of one centimeter a month. Ninety percent of hair on your head is growing, while the other 10 percent Read More

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3 months ago Posted in: Be Healthy

New Parents: Accepting Help After Baby

Some new parents feel guilty about asking for help in the weeks after bringing home a new baby. Yet in dealing with the pain, exhaustion, and hormonal shifts, no new mom (or dad) should be ashamed of accepting assistance from family and friends. In fact, medical professionals recommend that new parents accept all of the Read More

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4 months ago Posted in: Be Healthy

Childhood Development: Chores & Responsibilities

Most children are capable of doing some type of chores. By middle childhood, children are able to keep their rooms clean. Even younger children in the preschool and toddler years can help straighten and clean areas, and help with smaller tasks like putting away clean laundry. In addition to being potentially convenient for the caregiver Read More

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4 months ago Posted in: Be Healthy

Main Warning Signs of Appendicitis

Your appendix is narrow pouch that protrudes from your large intestine, and is located on the right side of your lower abdomen. Appendicitis (inflammation and infection of the appendix) is caused by an obstruction or blockage that can occur as a result of parasites, fecal matter, or mucus buildup. Once the obstruction occurs, bacteria multiplies Read More

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9 months ago Posted in: Be Healthy

A Plan to Quit Smoking

If you’re a smoker, you are already aware of the health dangers of tobacco and are likely concerned about how the habit is affecting your life expectancy. Unfortunately, smoking is not an easy habit to quit. That’s because the nicotine found in tobacco is very addictive. Many patients find that they are not successful the Read More

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9 months ago Posted in: Be Healthy

Beverage Choices for Diabetics

If you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes, then you likely already realize that what you eat will affect your blood sugar. Since the buildup of blood sugar can be dangerous, it is important to consider the beverages that you consume just as carefully as you would your food intake. Choose More:  Hydrating your Read More

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