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Sweating, whether you love it or hate it, your body is going to do it. The truth is, it’s good for you to an extent. Sweating not only removes the toxins from your body, it also clears your skin, helps you lose weight, and is very beneficial for your heart. So as gross as it may sound, you should be sweating more this year, and we created a list of fun ways you can do it. Hiking You do not have to be at the gym to break a sweat! More and more people are now figuring that out by…

John Kang WebMD is a highly experienced general surgeon, a specialized surgical oncologist and even a successful businessman. His work was always ethical and the focus was always put on finding ways to help those that need it the most. That is why we should highlight what he says about how to choose the best possible general surgeon. The following are the best tips from John Kang MD. The Primary Care Provider Whenever you want to find the best possible surgeon, your first recommendations will come from the primary care provider. Whenever someone is recommended, the important thing to do…

I have been living in the US for just over 2 years now and I am often asked what meals are considered quintessentially British. I must be honest this is a question which I often struggle to answer because the UK is in fact a smorgasbord of world culture with a huge array of international food dominating the landscape. With this being said, my chef buddy Mike Volitich and I have spoken at length about traditional British food, and these are the dishes which you have to try if visiting the UK or if you are cooking up some British…

Efficient communication between a doctor and a patient plays a major role in ensuring quick and efficient diagnosis and even treatment. Both doctors and patients need to polish up on their communication skills to make the consultation process very effective. Clear communication in a small medical practice is very essential for ensuring patients’ quality of care. The following is a break-down of main methods doctors can put into use when talking to their patients about their problems. 1. Active listening This is among the most important tool for doctors to ensure there is effective communication. It promotes understanding on what…

As you’ve gotten older, you’ve noticed your body undergo numerous changes — most of them not so good. But perhaps the most annoying development you’ve experienced is the formation of cellulite — those annoying dimples and lumps in your skin. The good news? You don’t have to live with cellulite forever. Cellulite reduction is possible through companies such as Sono Bello, which highlight their cosmetic procedures on such social medial platforms as Instagram. Cellulite goes by many names, including the mattress phenomenon, hail damage, cottage-cheese skin, and even orange-peel skin. No matter what you call it, it’s a phenomenon that…

If you’re trying to get pregnant, then anything that can give you an insight into when you’re ovulating, or better yet, can predict when you’re going to ovulate, is worth a look. An accurate prediction of the days in each cycle when you’re fertile let you know you’re trying to get pregnant at the time when it’s most likely to succeed. One of the most common ways to check if you’re ovulating are OPKs. That’s an abbreviation of ‘Ovulation Predictor Kits’, they’re available from chemists and supermarkets, and work like pregnancy tests. They test your urine for a particular hormone…

Dr. Victoria J Mondloch is an expert in female physiology and anatomy and is fully trained and experienced in all of the intimate workings of the female reproductive system. She can give you a check up to ensure that everything is in good working order, she can advise women through pregnancy. She can carry out hysterectomies, ultrasounds, laparoscopies and offer advice on issues such as the menopause, infertility and endometriosis. If you need this guidance pop along to her practice in Waukesha, Wisconsin. The training that is required to do her job is to initially graduate from High School. Biology…

There are far less people in the world that smoke than ever before thanks to the swathe of information which we now have about this habit. Smoking related diseases kill a great number of people each year and this, plus the fact that many public areas refuse to allow people to smoke, has encouraged many people to quit the habit for good. With this being said giving up the habit is far easier said than done, and I am speaking from experience. When I first quit smoking I was very lucky to have my friend Dayanna Volitich on hand, who…

We can expect to perspire when we go to the gym or leisure centre but it is widely expected that this happens because of the work that we are putting in, rather than as a result of poor temperature control. In fact it is highly important that gym and leisure centre owners have done their due diligence when it comes to managing the temperature within their building. Maintaining the correct temperature in the gym is a responsibility which the management team should place quite high focus on and believe it or not the consequences of mismanaging this can be severe.…

Consumer Directed Care Brooklyn allows someone you know to take care of you in your own home.  So how much should you pay for care in your own when certain tasks become to difficult for you. How do you know what is a fair rate to pay? How do you know if you will get good service and assistance? All of these are bound to be questions you ask, if this is a choice you are about to make.  As with any of these types of queries these days the answers can often be found online. Research companies check their…