Archive for 2013

Fatigue From Snoring And How To Avoid It

Fatigue From Snoring And How To Avoid It

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As much as we might try to get some extra time in our day by staying up a little later, most of us have realized that cutting corners just does not work over time. Eventually, we need to catch up on sleep. However, sleep does not always mean rest and even those who do their […]

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4 Diet Considerations For Managing COPD

4 Diet Considerations For Managing COPD

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For both those living with COPD and those caring for someone with this condition, healthy lifestyle choices can play an important role in reducing symptoms and decreasing the discomfort in breathing that are associated with this disease. While diet does not serve as the primary means of treatment in the way that it does for […]

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Caring For People Having Sundown Syndrome: Dementia Symptoms That Vary During The Day

Caring For People Having Sundown Syndrome: Dementia Symptoms That Vary During The Day

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Caring for someone with the loss of mental abilities as in the case of dementia can seem like a Herculean task at times. Unlike an elderly person who is just suffering from physical decline, those who must look after those with dementia are tasked with caring for someone who is literally “losing their mind.” Care […]

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5 Oral Health Signs That Point To More Serious Health Problems

5 Oral Health Signs That Point To More Serious Health Problems

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For more than a hundred years, the health of our mouths has been steadily improving with more effective public health education and improvements in the field of dentistry. However, when it comes to our own health, our best defence against health problems is to remain aware of the sometimes subtle symptoms that can pop up. […]

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Soaking In Hot Water To Help Ease Pain

Soaking In Hot Water To Help Ease Pain

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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

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

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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

Identifying When We Have Anxiety

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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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