Top 4 Ways Parents Can Help Prevent Childhood Obesity

Top 4 Ways Parents Can Help Prevent Childhood Obesity
March 27, 2017

In the United States, it is considered a gross understatement to say that childhood obesity is becoming a huge problem over the past decades. In a study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), childhood obesity is the fastest growing health problem in the United States. The problem has continued to balloon over the past 30 years. Obesity is at its highest in children ages 6 –…

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Are You a Good Candidate for Contact Lenses?

Are You a Good Candidate for Contact Lenses
March 20, 2017

According to the World Health Organization, 285 million people are estimated to be visually impaired worldwide, of which 39 million are blind and 246 million have low vision. Consequently, this means they should wear spectacles or contact lenses in order to have clear vision. However, while glasses are suitable for everyone, contact lenses are a much more sensitive visual aid, and some people are not able to wear them due…

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9 Hacks to One-Up Mid-Day Fatigue #OneUpYourHealth #IC #ad

9 Hacks to One-Up Mid-Day Fatigue
March 17, 2017

This post was sponsored by Nature Made as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Do you feel like you need toothpicks to keep your eyes open during the middle of your day? Mid-day fatigue is not an uncommon occurrence, especially with our busy lifestyles. Most people typically struggle with the mid-day slump between the hours 2 pm to 4…

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How to Cope with Sleep Apnea?

How to Cope with Sleep Apnea
March 14, 2017

Snoring is often taken lightly while it can, in fact, negatively impact our health. Loud snoring accompanied by daytime fatigue is a well-known sign of sleep apnea. It is a relatively common disorder, characterized by repeated breathing pauses during sleep. Knowing how to deal with apnea is very important, seeing as how this disorder can leave you feeling exhausted during the day and even affect your mood and your relationship…

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How a Sober Living Facility Can Change Your Life if You Suffer From Addiction

How a Sober Living Facility Can Change Your Life if You Suffer From Addiction
March 13, 2017

A person who just underwent rehabilitation for drug or alcohol abuse will definitely find it hard to fit into society after the treatment. In fact, according to statistics, 50% of recovering patients from alcohol and drug addiction will relapse after coming out of rehabilitation. In order to address this problem, experts have come up with the idea of letting them live in a sober living facility before they actually come…

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13 Simple Ways to Practice Self-Care on a Tight Budget

13 Simple Ways to Practice Self-Care on a Tight Budget
March 7, 2017

Ladies, are you looking for some frugal ways to practice self-care after a long day? Moms are huge multitaskers and often times they put their needs on the backburner. Self-care hasn’t been my priority and I tend to put everyone else’s needs before my own. Neglecting yourself isn’t healthy and can leave you feeling taxed at the end of the day. When you are exhausted and not taking care of…

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Don’t Let Exercise-Induced Asthma Prevent You from Working Out

Don't Let Exercise-Induced Asthma Prevent You from Working Out
March 6, 2017

Doing regular exercise is one of the best things that you can do for your body. However, if you suffer from exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB), it can be difficult to workout without possibly triggering asthma symptoms including shortness of breath and coughing. According to research, as much as 90% of people who have asthma can experience exercise-induced asthma, during or after a workout. Symptoms of EIB This condition happens when the…

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8 Different Ways to Use Coconut Oil Around the House

8 Different Ways to Use Coconut Oil Around the House
March 3, 2017

Coconut oil is one of the few foods that is classified as a “superfood.” It has been scientifically proven that this is one of the healthiest food choices you can have. It comes with a unique combination of fatty acids can have profound positive effects on health. Numerous scientific research on this amazing oil has revealed several health benefits.   For many years, it was known to have a bad reputation…

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Natural Pain Relievers: 5 Alternatives To Using Tylenol for Your Aches and Pains

Natural Pain Relievers: 5 Alternatives To Using Tylenol for Your Aches and Pains
February 28, 2017

Have you considered trying natural pain relievers to reduce temporary aches and pains? I know that whenever I am feeling aches, pains, or running a fever, I typically reach for the Tylenol out of the medicine cabinet to help relieve the pain. Do you often reach for over the counter pain medication to reduce your aches and pains?However, there is some bad news about acetaminophen, which is the main ingredient…

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Top 9 Beauty Benefits of Using Natural Oils to Use on your Skin

Top 9 Beauty Benefits of Using Natural Oils to Use on your Skin
February 27, 2017

Are you tired of using harsh chemicals on your face? What if I told you that you could use natural oils instead of your usual beauty regimen? Natural oils are touted as the best natural beauty treatment alternatives. It helps condition hair, moisturize the skin, fight acne, and strengthen nails. In fact, you will find most of these natural oils in many beauty stores. It is important to take note…

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Learn How Air Purifiers Can Help your Body With Poor Indoor Air Quality

air purifier for respiratory problems
February 22, 2017

Poor air quality in homes and workplaces can lead to serious health issues and it is estimated that indoor air can be even more polluted than outdoor air. With the rise of energy-efficient homes and spaces that are almost airtight in order to reduce the costs of heating and air-conditioning, indoor air pollutants that have been present for years are no longer weakened by outdoor air circulation into the indoor…

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Tinnitus Guide: Common Symptoms and Treatment Options

Tinnitus Guide: Common Symptoms and Treatment Options
February 17, 2017

Tinnitus is the hissing, crackling, buzzing or ringing sound that you hear inside of your ear or both. People who suffer this ailment may experience a lot of different noises. The noises may differ from minor disturbance to major pain. An individual who suffers from it often complains that it causes a lot of discomfort especially in times of silence i.e., when you are lying in bed trying to go to…

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How and Why We Should Protect Ourselves from Noise Pollution

How and Why We Should Protect Ourselves from Noise Pollution
February 16, 2017

No matter where you are right now, try to listen around. Is it quiet? Odds are, it is not. You’re either hearing the traffic outside your window, the sirens, some kids playing, and even if there is no noise coming from the outside, there are probably items all around you that are making some noise. Your appliances are humming, your phone is chirping and your mouse is clicking. All around…

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The Nutritionist in Your Pocket: Top Diet Apps for 2017

The Nutritionist in Your Pocket: Top Diet Apps for 2017
February 15, 2017

While a vast majority of us usually take our phones for granted, you have to be aware that little device you have in your pocket is nothing short of a miracle. For instance, did you know that your smartphone probably has more computing power than all of NASA’s computers back in 1969? Those computers cost more than $3.5 million a peace, and were the size of your average car. And…

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What are the Health Benefits of Drinking Water on a Daily Basis?

What are the Health Benefits of Drinking Water on a Daily Basis?
February 10, 2017

Is there anything better than finally taking that sip of fresh, cold water after you have been thirsty for hours? Taking a sip of water after an exhausting workout or in the morning after you have had a glass of wine too much is so refreshing that you feel reborn. If we don’t drink enough water, we are exhausted and the effects are easily seen on our skin, hair, and…

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Top 5 Ways to Help Your Teenager Lead a Healthy Lifestyle #ad #IC #GreatFutures

Boys and Girls Club of America Triple Play
February 7, 2017

This post was sponsored by Boys & Girls Clubs of America as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own My weight problem began at a young age. My grandparents made me eat everything on my plate before I was allowed to get down from the table. I feel that this mentality didn’t teach me how to maintain a healthy…

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The Role of Video and Phone Interpreting in Health Care

The Role Of Video and Phone Interpreting in Health Care
February 3, 2017

Medical interpreting plays a crucial role in the healthcare sector. It provides swift and reliable assistance to people who experience difficulty in communicating using the English language. Having a medical condition, in itself, is already distressing. How much more if there is a language and cultural barrier involved? On the patient’s end, it can lead to poor understanding of the medical diagnosis, failure to comply with medication instructions, treatments, recommendations,…

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