Posts Tagged“health”

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Our bodies are not forever and sooner or later they will start to deteriorate on us, this could happen at a young or old age for you depending on your lifestyle, and your luck. Thankfully, the world of human biology and medicine has moved at warp-like speed and there are many problems and ailments which your body can have that can now be cured, remedied or at least improved. One such area that often starts going first is our hearing, as we reach a certain age we hear less and for some time we may not even know about it. Not…

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The loss of a loved one is one of the most difficult times within the family circle. Bereavement is known to cause high levels of stress and trauma, not least to those who are closest to the deceased person. In addition, there can be a ripple effect that passes through members of close-knit families a bit like a shockwave. When someone dearly loved is gone, individual, joint, and collective relationships are shattered, plus memories crowd the minds of those left behind, triggering grief and pain. There are recognized stages of bereavement through which most of us travel, including disbelief, anger,…

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While many people hesitate to see the doctor when their health seems off, it is nothing compared to the mental gymnastics that some folks perform when it comes to avoiding trips to the dentist. Despite the deeply rooted phobias that many have, the fear of having not gone for many years may finally outweigh their aversion to going. If you are thinking of biting the bullet and heading in to see a dentist such as Dr. Peter Spennato, here are a few things you should keep in mind before your scheduled appointment. You are not alone The first thing that…

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Regenerative medicine is a field that might sound more like science fiction than reality. However, stem cells have been used since the 1970s to contribute to the body’s natural powers of regeneration – for example, by helping to create artificial skin to save the lives of burn victims, or to treat leukemia through bone marrow transplants. Experts like Dr. Kwang Yul Cha are working hard to find other ways that the power of stem cells can be used to treat some of the common problems we face from damaged or non-functioning organs or systems. Recently, there has been a breakthrough…

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If you’ve struggled with weight for most of your life, it’s time to change your eating habits. Being just a few pounds overweight can have a huge impact on your life. It can affect your health and reduce your level of confidence. By combining a healthy diet with weekly exercise, you can end the battle of the bulge and enjoy the results you see on your scale. Exercise, exercise, and exercise If you want to see a noticeable difference faster, you must incorporate exercise into your diet. While the scale may show only a couple of pounds lost a week, you’ll feel…

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More and more small businesses now offer better employee benefits packages than ever before. Nowadays, it’s no longer a question of whether to offer benefits, but rather how to pick an insurance plan that fits your business needs. This is a serious matter that takes a great deal of consideration, and anybody facing this decision should take the factors presented below into account. Cost to Employers Employees already cost an employer a great deal thanks to salaries and wages. However, offering benefits in addition to a paycheck saves money in the long run. According to Benefits Canada, an employee on…

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For anyone having ever suffered chronic pain, they know how uncomfortable it truly can be. That said dealing with chronic pain impacts millions of Americans on a daily basis, though some people finally stand up (at least if they are able to) and say enough is enough. In the event you are someone dealing with chronic pain in areas such as your neck, back, legs, shoulders, head etc. where will you ultimately go for help? While some people will just rely on medications and hopes of one day ridding them of such discomfort, others will take action, knowing that doing…

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Daily energy is really important for all of us. It is vital that your daily energy levels are as high as they need to be in order to perform the daily demands of the body, the family life and the work that you do. Jason Camper highlights that replenishing the energy that you lost is not at all something that is simple., It is a process that lasts much longer than what many think. You will need to be sure that you always do what it takes. Thankfully, there are so many natural ways available for those that want to…

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Whether you have been the subject of a procedure involving surgical suction, or if you have just seen it on the television dramas, it’s fair to say that most of us think that it comes in one shape, and one form. Its importance means that the wrong selection can endanger the health of a patient.  As the title may have given away, this isn’t necessarily the case. When surgeons turn to suction during a procedure, they are left with several drain choices. It means that not all surgeries will involve the same type of suction, but more on that later.…

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It doesn’t matter who you are, body image is something that seemingly every person in the world wishes to change. Even if a person is always found in the gym, with the near-perfect physique, there will always be minor parts that they would fine-tune if given the opportunity. For those people who are overweight, to a clinically concerning extent, it goes without saying that the body image issues perhaps play even more on their mind. However, it’s not just “looking good” which has caused an increase in the number of people undergoing bariatric surgery for weight issues. There are umpteen…