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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!

Accessibility On A Budget: Making Your Home More Comfortable For A Physically Challenged Relative

3 June 2015
 Categories: Health & Medical , Articles

If someone in your family becomes physically impaired and requires the use of a wheelchair or walker to get around, you will need to modify your home to accommodate their mobility needs. If you are on a limited budget, you can revamp your living space without performing extensive renovations. The following guide provides you with some affordable ideas and tips for improving home accessibility for someone who is physically challenged. Read More …

3 Reasons To Avoid Alcohol Immediately Before And After Your Facelift

26 May 2015
 Categories: Health & Medical , Articles

If you've ever gone under the knife, you'll know the importance of avoiding alcohol in order to ensure your surgery goes as smoothly as possible. Typically, surgeons will ask that you avoid drinking alcohol for 12-24 hours before and after your operation; however, with facelifts, this window might be extended. There are a few reasons for this: Alcohol Dehydrates the Skin The main reason for avoiding alcohol after a facelift is that consuming excessive alcohol can dry out your skin entirely. Read More …

Top 4 Tips For Fall-Proofing Your Home

1 May 2015
 Categories: Health & Medical , Articles

If you're planning to bring your senior parent home to live with you, it's important to make certain that your home is safe for a senior citizen to live in. You may not know this, but the rate of falls for senior citizens is quite high – one out of three Americans over 65 experiences a fall each year. Because older people have more brittle bones, even a short fall can have serious medical consequences for a senior citizen. Read More …

Tired Of Dealing With Allergies? Here’s What You Need To Know About Allergy Immunotherapy

23 April 2015
 Categories: Health & Medical , Articles

Allergies can drive just about anyone up the wall, and severe allergies can go from bothersome to terrifying if you feel like your life is in danger. Fortunately, immunotherapy offers a permanent solution to allergies for people who can't bear them anymore. However, committing to immunotherapy isn't something you should take lightly, as the process is long and can be somewhat uncomfortable. You Have To Start Small Immunotherapy works by dosing you with a tiny amount of whatever allergen is causing you grief. Read More …

Spinal Compression During Cancer Treatment

1 April 2015
 Categories: Health & Medical , Articles

One of the most often overlooked conditions associated with cancer is spinal compression. Many patients do not fully understand the link between cancerous tumours and the spine; however, there is a strong link between both. If you are currently undergoing cancer treatment, read below to understand the link with spinal compression and how chiropractic treatment can help make your life more comfortable. Which Cancer Patients Are Most at Risk? Although all cancer patients are at risk of developing spinal cord compression, there are a few conditions that increase the chance of developing the condition: 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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