Setting Health Goals Is Only the First Step

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!

Child Tonsilitis Complications - When To Visit Urgent Care

17 October 2014
 Categories: Health & Medical , Articles

If you are a parent, then you are probably used to your child being sick throughout the year. Children commonly become ill six to twelve times a year until the immune system starts to develop. Most of these illnesses will be caused by viruses, but your child is also likely to develop infections as well. Tonsillitis is one of the most common infections, and your son or daughter's pediatrician can treat the illness with antibiotics. Read More …

Protecting Heart Health During Cold And Flu Season

17 October 2014
 Categories: Health & Medical , Articles

Although Ebola is getting a lot of press coverage these days, there are other diseases that Americans should equally be concerned about avoiding. In particular, the common cold and influenza can be deadly for children, the elderly and people with certain health conditions. If you have heart disease, you are at an increased risk of suffering complications from colds and flues and need to take extra precautions to protect your health during the winter season when these diseases are more prevalent. Read More …

Fashion Gone Awry: 3 Ways Tongue Piercings Can Ruin Your Oral Health

15 October 2014
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

Are you considering getting a tongue piercing or already have one? Did you know they can be very detrimental to the health of your teeth and gums? Tongue piercings are certainly fashionable, and they aren't uncommon. Most people who get them don't consider the oral health implications of them before going to the piercing parlor, however. In fact, it is likely that people with tongue piercings, perhaps you included, never knew they could cause damage in the mouth. Read More …

Protect Your Sleepwalking Toddler At Night With Childproof Window Locks And Keys

8 October 2014
 Categories: Health & Medical , Articles

If your toddler sleepwalks during the night, your child's pediatrician may refer him or her to a sleep disorder doctor for additional care. But until your child's first appointment, you can childproof your home, including the windows. Sleepwalkers can open and exit windows, even if you lock them at night. Some windows don't have the childproof locks you need to prevent this from happening. Instead, choose childproof window locks with keys to protect your toddler. Read More …

Struggling With Back Pain? What You Should Know About Hyperkyphosis

30 September 2014
 Categories: Health & Medical , Articles

Your spine and the muscle tissue surrounding it work together to provide the core support that your body relies on for basic movement. If you have been struggling with long-term back pain, mobility issues and headaches, your spine may be the source of the problem. Here is a look at what hyperkyphosis is and how it is treated. What is Hyperkyphosis? Hyperkyphosis is a term that refers to a significant curvature of your spine that causes your back to appear rounded when you stand. Read More …

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Setting Health Goals Is Only the First Step

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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