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4 Myths about Vaccines

May 14, 2020
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By Stella Rhyne   Vaccines are a useful and effective tool for keeping people safe from life-threatening diseases and illnesses. Thanks to the invention of vaccines for various types of illnesses, nowadays people are able to live longer and feel safer since their overall health is improved. Vaccines are also effective and helpful for reducing the spread and transmission of illnesses and diseases. Even though vaccines are proven to be effective there are still some myths and never-ending debates such…

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Unconventional Tips for Being Healthy is 2020

March 9, 2020

As you browse through the web for advice on being healthy, you may notice that all the advice is very similar. Eat organic, get a personal trainer, drink less alcohol and take lots of supplements.  Much of this advice is very vague and catered towards those with lots of time and money. What if you are just a regular person on a regular income and with not much time in their busy schedule? Here are some unconventional but specific health…

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Feeling Stressed? Here’s How To Deal With It

February 3, 2020

There is a myriad of things in our lives that can cause stress. Things like work deadlines, financial difficulties, traffic congestion, and relationship problems can cause stress. Stress is a natural reaction, as the body tries to cope with any negative pressures placed on it. Stress can become a concern when these burdens become unbearable and, in some situations, can be a trigger for anxiety and depression disorders. Luckily, for most people, stress is very controllable, and a little stress…

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4 Bad Habits to Kick in 2020

January 14, 2020

Humans are creatures of habit. We all have a number of habits that are either good or bad. Whilst we enjoy benefiting from our good habits, bad habits can cause serious problems in our lives.  Not all bad habits are recognised by the person either, they continue throughout their entire lives not realising they are even doing the habit. This year, take back control and kick the following 3 bad habits. Some of which you may not be aware you’re…

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Why Dieting Doesn’t Work

December 30, 2019

There’s a big difference between a “diet” and “dieting,” but both are often used interchangeably, leading to a lot of confusion.  A diet is somebody’s habitual eating pattern. In the west, it’s usually a bowl of cereal for breakfast, a sandwich for lunch, and meat and veggies for dinner with a few snacks in between. Habitual diets, however, vary dramatically through time and space. In China, the majority of calories in rural provinces still come from traditional rice and vegetables.…

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4 Overlooked Ways To Look After Your Health and Fitness

December 19, 2019

You’ll have heard of the common ways that you should look after your health: keep the fast-food meals to a minimum, don’t leave those running shoes in the cupboard for too long, and don’t spend too many evenings out on the town with friends. But if you’re going to remain as fit and healthy as you could, then you shouldn’t limit yourself to just the obvious methods for staying in shape and good health. Indeed, there are some often overlooked…

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What Happens When Your Bladder Turns Against You?

December 12, 2019

#leakageprobs The bladder, the uterus, the bowel … what do they all have in common? Well, they’re all controlled by the pelvic floor in a woman’s body. That’s right, the twelve pelvic floor muscles in a woman’s body work together to support the bladder, uterus, and bowel. But in this article, we’re solely going to focus on one of those three areas: The bladder. Let us ask you a few questions before we go any further. First of all, did…

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The Easy Route To Daily Health Habits You Actually Remember

December 10, 2019

We all must do what we can to keep ourselves in top health. As each year passes, our bodies reach new limitations and issues that we didn’t even realize were possible. For the most part, we deal with such problems by increasing exercise routines and upping healthy eating efforts. In some instances, though, we need a daily helping hand to keep us in top condition. Whether you have to take daily medication, get into vitamin habits, or even learn how…

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5 Ways to Cope With Inertia of a Desk Job

November 25, 2019

By Patrick Adams   A desk job is mostly connected to a sedentary way of life, which is infamous for leading to many health issues over a longer period. You are usually forced to sit around 8 hours every day at your desk, and that’s when you’re not sitting at a stressful meeting. In time, you’ll notice that the inertia that comes hand in hand with this type of work is what hugely affects your physical, as well as mental…

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