Category: General Health

Managing Stress Levels To Avoid Addiction Risks

[ 0 ] March 15, 2014 |
Managing Stress Levels To Avoid Addiction Risks

For many individuals, anything that disrupts normal daily activities and expectations can be reason enough to be stressed. According to the studies conducted by Dr. Suzanne Thomas, associate professor at the Center for Drugs and Alcohol Programs, stress is a major contributor to the relapse of an individual who is dependent on alcohol. People who […]

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Rethinking A Healthy Diet To Include More Plant-Based Foods

[ 0 ] March 7, 2014 |
Rethinking A Healthy Diet To Include More Plant-Based Foods

he role of diet in maintaining good health and preventing illness has become mainstream in the past decade or so. But things have not gone far enough and individuals can do a lot more through diet, exercise and stress management to prevent chronic diseases such as coronary artery disease, diabetes and many cancers. A Healthy […]

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Understanding The 3 Common Causes Of Allergies And Their Effect On The Body

[ 0 ] February 21, 2014 |
Understanding The 3 Common Causes Of Allergies And Their Effect On The Body

For people living with allergies, the allergy symptoms can often make a mess of our days and set our sneezing, coughing, and itching allergies off like a switch. It can be a horrible time, and one that cannot be avoided entirely. However, in order to have a fighting chance to manage our allergy symptoms, it […]

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Getting Nursing/Care Home Patients Better Care

[ 0 ] January 8, 2014 |
Getting Nursing/Care Home Patients Better Care

Recent analysis suggests that nursing and care homes have fallen short of doctors and that residents are no longer being properly taken care of. As a result, the question arises as to what health care should officials do to make sure their patients get the health care they deserve? There are plenty of nursing homes […]

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Soaking In Hot Water To Help Ease Pain

[ 0 ] November 22, 2013 |
Soaking In Hot Water To Help Ease Pain

When we think about soaking in a tub of hot water, we may consider the activity as a form of indulgence not unlike the experiences we may have when we are on vacation. The activity is seen as more of a general relaxation technique than anything else. However, soaking in hot water can also have […]

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3 Ways To Improve The Daily Caregiving Of Alzheimer’s Patients

[ 0 ] November 6, 2013 |
3 Ways To Improve The Daily Caregiving Of Alzheimer’s Patients

Caring for any elderly person in poor health is a challenge. But, Alzheimer’s disease makes the challenges of caregiving far greater. Caring for a loved one means not just coping with their physical problems and decreased independence; but also contending with a condition that systematically robs the person of her memories, personality, sense of self […]

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Identifying When We Have Anxiety

[ 4 ] October 25, 2013 |
Identifying When We Have Anxiety

Have you ever asked yourself, “Do I have anxiety?”. Anxiety can occur as a natural part of life. There are so many situations that one will face that can bring about some level of worry. Public speaking or dealing with financial difficulties, for example, are common fears that most people have. It can be effective, […]

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