I used to tell myself that I would dedicate myself to getting healthy "later," but "later" never came. I ate very unhealthy foods and always told myself I would start eating healthier "tomorrow." I needed to start exercising, but I would tell myself I would join the gym "next month." When I reached a milestone birthday, I realized that I had set so many health goals that had come and gone in the past decade and had to finally get serious about getting healthy. I then began researching health tips online and found quite a few that inspired me to finally start eating healthy and getting into shape. I still have a ways to go, but I am finally now on the way to achieving my goals! I know so many health blogs inspired me, so I decided to create one of my own to share my health tips on!

Your First Visit To The Eye Doctor

13 March 2017
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Vision is something that is taken for granted often until their vision is compromised. Most people are going to be going to the doctor a few times a year for a checkup, or for a small sickness. However, not many people get their eyes checked as often as they should. Going to the optometrist once a year should be something that you take very seriously. If there is a problem with your eye, you may not be noticing it because it can come on slowly. Read More …

Understanding Your Treatment Options For Glaucoma

8 November 2016
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When you're dealing with a glaucoma diagnosis, it's important that you understand what your treatment options are and what path your doctor is likely to follow. This is important because you need to be able to recognize when one treatment isn't doing what it should or when it's time to look into something new. Here's a look at some of the basics of glaucoma treatment to help you understand the road ahead. Read More …

6 Ways to Reduce Your Child’s Anxiety

12 January 2016
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Anxiety does not just affect adults; it can also do a number on children. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, one in eight children suffer from an anxiety disorder. Whether it is due to stress at school or home, anxiety can negatively affect your child's physical and mental well-being. As a parent, you can help your child deal with anxiety better. Here are six effective ways to reduce your child's anxiety: Read More …

Blood And Clots And Cramps—Oh My! 4 Tips For Dealing With Heavy And Painful Periods

7 October 2015
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Heavy and/or painful menstrual periods are a common problem many women will deal with at some point in their life. In addition to a thorough examination by a gynecologist (someone like Central Iowa OB/Gyn Specialists, PLC), there are at-home techniques you can use to minimize accidents and pain. Use Alternative Protection Preventing accidents is constantly on your mind when you have heavy periods, especially if you quickly soak through conventional feminine hygiene products. Read More …

Back Pain And Pregnancy: Answers To Common Questions From Expectant Mothers

21 July 2015
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Pregnancy is physically pretty rough on women. When you become pregnant, your body changes quickly. This can cause new discomfort and pain to arise, from morning nausea to irritating back pain. If your back has been bothering you, you might have questions about your condition and what you can do. Hopefully, this article can provide you with helpful answers. Is Back Pain During Pregnancy Common? Don't worry, you're not alone! Most pregnant women experience back pain at one point or another, and levels of severity can vary between expectant mothers. Read More …

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I used to tell myself that I would dedicate myself to getting healthy "later," but "later" never came. I ate very unhealthy foods and always told myself I would start eating healthier "tomorrow." I needed to start exercising, but I would tell myself I would join the gym "next month." When I reached a milestone birthday, I realized that I had set so many health goals that had come and gone in the past decade and had to finally get serious about getting healthy. I then began researching health tips online and found quite a few that inspired me to finally start eating healthy and getting into shape. I still have a ways to go, but I am finally now on the way to achieving my goals! I know so many health blogs inspired me, so I decided to create one of my own to share my health tips on!

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