How to Deal with Nasal-Allergy Symptoms

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Allergic rhinitis is an annoying condition. Your nose is stuffy and runny. You may sneeze a lot and have watery eyes. Your nose, eyes, and throat may itch and annoy you. Your sense of smell and taste can even be affected. And worse, even though the symptoms are caused by allergies, people may avoid you, thinking you harbor cold germs. Here are some treatment options you may want to try so you get relief.

6 January 2017

Finding Your Sobriety: Working A Program That Keeps You Focused

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When you are fighting an addiction to drugs or alcohol, finding your sobriety takes time and effort. While you may find excellent treatment in a drug rehab center, treatment doesn't end the day you walk out the door. You'll need to develop a support network, attend therapy, and identify the triggers in your life that led you to use drugs or alcohol in an effort to stay sober. Many people turn to Alcoholics Anonymous once they leave rehabilitation, as this is a specific way to find the support you need and develop a coping strategy that will help you focus on your sobriety one day at a time.

29 December 2016

5 Ways To Prepare For A Prosthetic Limb

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If you have been waiting for a prosthetic limb, you are probably excited for placement. A prosthetic limb can be a life-changing experience, providing you with full range of motion. After some time, your doctor may advise you so that it is time to consider a prosthetic. Once your doctor has removed staples or sutures and declared that you are ready for a prosthetic, you can begin these steps. 1. Stay strong and limber.

16 December 2016

Improve Your Heart Health With Liposuction

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Many people look at liposuction as little more than a cosmetic surgery, but recent studies have shown that liposuction will actually decrease the level of triglycerides in your blood. This will, by extension, increase your heart health in a positive way. Triglycerides Are Dangerous To Your Heart Health Triglycerides are a fat that collect in your blood when your body doesn't convert fat into energy. These fats will then be stored in your body's fat cells for later use.

30 November 2016

A Swing And An Ouch: Natural Remedies For Tennis Elbow

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Many repetitive stress injuries are named after the activity that most frequently causes them – and no malady is more illustrative of this point than the aptly named 'tennis elbow'. But if you've managed to inflict this injury upon yourself, then you're probably looking at a way to fix it without spending countless hours in and out of doctors' offices and pharmacies. So if you're looking for a few natural, at home solutions to your elbow woes, then here's what you need to know.

10 November 2016

Don't Be Blue: Taking Care of Yourself with the Flu

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Along with Halloween, Election Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas, flu season is coming around again as the chill in the air starts to condense into cold, fog-blurred mornings and the ever-present threat of snow. Unfortunately, if you don't really have any family members that can take care of you if and when the flu hits you, it can be hard to take care of yourself in a way that ensures a fast recovery time.

26 October 2016

Work With A Senior Care Aide To Decrease A Parent's Risk Of Falling

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Falling can be hugely detrimental to the health and independence of a senior citizen who lives at home. A fall can result in broken bones that do not heal in a timely manner and may ultimately cause the person to need to relocate to a senior care facility. One way to help decrease the risk of falling for an elderly parent is to hire a senior care aide to make regular visits.

12 October 2016