3 Tips For Getting Fit On A Limited Budget

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Starting a journey to improve your fitness can seem impossible when you are on a tight budget. Fortunately, improving your health does not need to be expensive. Being smart about where to invest your money will help. 1. Shop Around For Gym Memberships Depending on the gyms in your area, you might be able to find a gym that does not require you to sign a year-long contract. Although it might be a little more expensive, paying month-to-month for a membership can be better, especially if you are unsure whether you can commit to using a yearly membership.

12 August 2018

After A Loss: Tips For Reducing Anxiety When You're Pregnant Again

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Many women experience pregnancy and infant loss. Enduring miscarriage, infant stillbirth, or SIDS can be traumatizing for any expecting parent. When you discover you are pregnant again, the painful memories of the loss ca cause anxiety and worry. There are some things you can do to help yourself be calm and healthy during this pregnancy, such as: 1. Go to pregnancy counseling. Getting pregnancy counseling can help immensely during this time.

30 October 2017

Are You Looking To Hire A Private Trainer? Aside From Price, Here Are Three Factors You Should Consider

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If you are looking to achieve your fitness goals, you may be looking to hire a personal trainer to help you. They can put together a fitness plan to help you achieve these goals. As you look to hire a private trainer, you may focus solely on the cost of the trainer. While the price is important, there are many other factors that are equally as important. Here are three factors you should consider as you look to hire a personal trainer.

15 August 2017

3 Myths About Assisted Living to Forget When Choosing the Right Care for Your Senior Loved One

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If you have a loved one who has recently developed the need for a little or a lot of help caring for themselves, then you are likely making the tough decision as to how you will help them stay healthy and happy. You may be trying to decide between having them move into a nursing home or assisted living facility, and maybe considering home care as well. To help you make the best decision for your loved one, it is important to understand all of the facts about each type of care and forget any myths you have heard.

10 May 2017

Helping Your Pre-Teen Adjust To Contact Lenses

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Making the switch from glasses to contact lenses can be difficult for anyone, but for pre-teens the switch can be particularly difficult. A pre-teen's emotional maturity can be tested by the daily care required by most contact lenses and the initial frustration they may feel adapting to the change. As a parent, you want sure that your pre-teen can make the switch to contact lenses as seamlessly as possible. Here are some tips to help you help your pre-teen adjust to contact lenses:

12 January 2017

4 Treatments That Can Be Provided During Home Respiratory Therapy

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For many patients who are suffering from COPD, lung cancer, and other respiratory diseases, regular or continuous respiratory therapy is required to maintain lung function. Many patients are now benefiting from the comfort and convenience of home respiratory therapy. Here are four treatments that can be provided by respiratory therapists at a patient's home. Supplemental Oxygen Administration Supplemental oxygen is essential for patients who can no longer receive the oxygen they need from normal respiration.

11 January 2016

Your Hips Won't Lie: What You Need To Know About Recovering From Hip Replacement Surgery

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A hip replacement surgery will, in the long run, help you have more mobility as you age, especially if the replacement frees you from debilitating joint pain. However, directly after the surgery, there is a short recovery period in which you will need greater assistance. Here is what you need to know about recovering from a hip replacement surgery and what you can do to prepare for life after the procedure.

16 December 2015

5 Things You Need To Know About Talar Dome Lesions

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Talar dome lesions, also known as osteochondral defects or osteochondral lesions of the talus, are injuries that affect both the cartilage and bones within your ankle joint. Here are five things you need to know about talar dome lesions. What causes talar dome lesions? The talus bone is one of the bones that makes up your ankle joints. This bone is connected to your tibia, the bone in your lower leg.

10 December 2015

Is It Perimenopause? FAQs About This Misunderstood Stage Of Life

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According to WebMD, the average woman enters menopause at around 51 years of age. You're nowhere near that age, but yet you're beginning to feel a few of the symptoms that are associated with menopause – including hot flashes and mood changes. If you're in your late 30s, 40s or even early 50s, according to Healthline, perimenopause might be the reason why you're periods are becoming more infrequent, and you're suffering from several strange symptoms.

3 November 2015

The Over-Sensitive Spouse: How To Stay Happily Married To An Empath

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Do you accuse your spouse of being over-sensitive? Do you feel they read too far into things, and make big deals out of little problems? If so, you might be married to an empath, and understanding this gift can help you lead a happier, more fulfilling marriage.  What Is An Empath? Humans' ability to feel empathy is a genetic trait, coded into their DNA. And, just as one person may be more or less athletic depending on their genetic traits, so can they feel empathy on a greater or lesser level.

30 April 2015