Category Archives: Wellness

Nutrition in Pregnancy

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Pregnancy is a fascinating time in a woman’s life. But not all realize that even before the confirmation of a pregnancy, the body has already started to undergo significant changes due to the changing hormone profile to accommodate the growing embryo. This may entail the need to improve one’s diet to be able to cope up with the requirements of the developing fetus and the changes in the maternal body processes. The caloric requirement of pregnant women increases by about 300 kilocalories per day. This includes an adequate amount of macronutrients as well as micronutrients. Macronutrients include carbohydrates, proteins and » » » [Read more]

A Comprehensive Overview of Foot Problems

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Foot problems for some people are nothing more than an occasional annoyance that equates to not wearing a favorite pair of shoes for a few days, but for others, foot problems are to the extreme of making the process of walking impossible. Apparently, the feet are depended on daily and forced to endure a tremendous amount of strain yet most people give little or no thought to what happens if foot problems were to develop until it happens. Importance of Proper Foot Care Just as a person goes through a regimen of skincare, hair care, eating, and exercising, the feet » » » [Read more]

How Nature Walks Makes Your Brain Healthier

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There are many benefits to spending time in nature, but new research shows that walking in nature changes the brain for the better. These and other health benefits give you more reasons to take the time to walk in natural settings. If you live in a city, you may be at risk for health issues related to chronic stress. Physiomed’s infographic helps you understand all of the benefits that walking in nature can provide while helping you set up a plan to make this a part of your healthy lifestyle. Why Walk in Nature Instead of the City? Although walking » » » [Read more]

And the Best Exercise for Losing Fat Is...

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Do you want to lose fat and get a flat stomach? Would you like to improve your energy levels and feel healthier and more alive at the same time? In that case, there’s one form of exercise that arguably trumps all the others. And that is… walking! Let’s take a look at why walking is the king of the hill when it comes to losing weight and improving your health. Walking vs Running One of the best-known forms of exercise for losing weight is undoubtedly running. This will be what many people turn to first when beginning a weight loss » » » [Read more]

How to Get Rid Of Head Lice At Home

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Suffering from head lice infection is both embarrassing and traumatizing. Children are more likely to catch head lice from their peers as compared to adults. Head lice are associated with negligible personal hygiene, which may not always be true. Instead of using harsh chemical treatments to get rid of head lice, there are several methods that can be used at home to effectively kill them without harming the scalp or damaging hair. 1. Smother treatment with mayonnaise: You can smother the lice and kill them while you sleep. Cover your scalp and hair with mayonnaise such that it is completely » » » [Read more]

What Are The Health Benefits of Massage?

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One of the best things about massage is that it offers a lot of great benefits. It can, for example, help relieve pain, increase muscle flexibility, improve circulation and even stimulate sexual performance. Although these benefits are not as effective as actual medical treatment, they are still quite helpful, which is why so many people turn to massage therapy whenever they are dissatisfied with conventional medical treatments. However, it’s also worth mentioning that there are different types of massages to choose from, and each of them offers something different and unique in terms of health benefits. Pregnancy massage is used » » » [Read more]

Shocking Facts & Statistics About the Cleanliness of Hospitals

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Healthy and fit body is significant for us to function properly. One factor of being healthy is having a clean environment. Indeed cleanliness is very essential. That is why it must be practiced at home, school, workplace and just about everywhere – both public and private establishments. One place that should practice utmost cleanliness is the hospital. Everyone who needs medical attention and healthcare go to the hospital. Patients are treated, given right kind of medications and proper care. But remember, recovery doesn’t always rely on medicines and drugs. Oftentimes, hospital environment plays a vital role in helping patients feel » » » [Read more]

Ten Imperative Reasons to Strive For Yoga

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Some yoga techniques and pattern happens to be so extreme and dynamic, and simultaneously soothing and meditative “as well”. Regardless of the type one chooses, yoga is an outstanding method to extend and reinforce the body, concentrate on the mind and get fit as it is existing in various parts of the world. There are various units and branches of yoga all over the world. It is a 5,000 year old art in the aspect of health and fitness from India that has developed as a practice to cure diverse diseases and health implications. It is “however” a matter of » » » [Read more]

3 Easy Tooth Replacement Options For Adults

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Oral B says that around 70 percent of adults over the age of 35 have lost at least one tooth, and 25 percent of people over age 74 have lost all of their original teeth! If you fall into either of those categories, dental science has made it easier than ever to overcome these dental issues and get back to enjoying your smile. Depending on your needs, budget, and current oral health there are a few different options available to you. 1. Bridges If you have even one missing tooth, your smile could be susceptible to disease and even a » » » [Read more]