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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!

Chiari 1 Malformation & Pregnancy: What You Need to Know

8 March 2016
 Categories: Health & Medical , Articles

In a perfect world, all mothers would be healthy and able to carry babies to term and deliver them without any complications or problems. But everyone knows the world is far from perfect. There are medical conditions that can make it nearly impossible for mothers to have an easy pregnancy, labor, and delivery. One such medical condition is called Chiari 1 malformation, which occurs more often in women than in men. Read More …

3 Types Of Therapy For Common Post-Stroke Complications

3 February 2016
 Categories: Health & Medical , Articles

Post-stroke recovery can require multiple forms of therapy to help patients potentially regain lost functions and prevent a downward spiral caused by mental illness. If your loved one has suffered a stroke and has complications, you may want to discuss different types of therapy with their doctor. Addressing post-stroke complications as soon as your loved one is physically ready will give them the best chance at recovery and adjusting to any physical or cognitive changes. Read More …

5 Pain Relieving Pressure Points In Your Body For Your Massage Therapist To Target

28 December 2015
 Categories: Health & Medical , Articles

Ever find yourself feeling particularly achy or in pain? One of the best ways to combat certain areas of pain is to have your massage therapist find certain pressure points in your body and either massage or use acupuncture methods in order to relieve the pain. Many massage therapists will use the following points to alleviate pain.  Educate yourself and discover some of the most popular pain relieving pressure points throughout the course of this article. Read More …

6 Weight Loss Mistakes You Should Avoid

17 December 2015
 Categories: Health & Medical , Articles

Whether you need to drop 50 or 100 pounds, weight loss doesn't come easy. It takes a lot of discipline, and it is common to hit plateaus along the way. Even if you are eating healthy and exercising regularly, you could still be making blunders that may hinder your weight loss efforts. Here are six weight loss mistakes you should avoid making: Not Counting Liquid Calories Whether you have an extra glass of wine at dinner or some orange juice during breakfast, those liquid calories can add up, according to Live Science. Read More …

Natural Methods To Reduce The Appearance Of Varicose Veins

10 December 2015
 Categories: Health & Medical , Articles

If you notice varicose veins started to develop across your legs, then you may be embarrassed and upset by the appearance of the blue, protruding formations. While vein surgery that involves the removal or filling of the veins may be necessary in extreme cases, you can try to treat the veins at home with natural methods if the condition has just started to develop. Keep reading to learn about a few ways that you can minimize the appearance of varicose veins. 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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