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  1. One Effective Way To Treat Muscle Strain

    One Effective Way To Treat Muscle Strain

    A muscle strain or ligament sprain is usually localized, with the pain lasting from a few days to several weeks. Apply cold packs to a strain. When you strain a ligament or a muscle, applying cold packs for the next 1 to 3 days is the best treatment. Don't use heat. Hot soaks or a heating pad may increase swelling...
  2. One Simple Thing That Can Increase Stroke Risk

    One Simple Thing That Can Increase Stroke Risk

    Stroke is one of the killer diseases nowadays. It is also the main cause of death and disability internationally. Getting six or fewer hours of sleep per night, a new study says, will make you four times more likely to suffer a stroke. Seven to nine hours are recommended, but 30 percent of Americans get six hours or less, according...
  3. One Thing that the Government Got It Wrong About Obesity

    One Thing that the Government Got It Wrong About Obesity

    Do you think that the reason behind obesity is eating too much with less exercise? The government claims that the reason why people are getting fat is they eat too much and don't exercise. But according to one expert, this is not the real cause of obesity. Gary Taubes, an author and independent investigator in health policy at the University...
  4. How You Can Effectively Fight Winter Colds

    How You Can Effectively Fight Winter Colds

    People who exercise regularly and those who rate themselves as physically fit has a more defense against upper-respiratory infections including winter colds these days. A study by Appalachian State University, those who work out five days a week, are less suffered from 43% of respiratory infections. Furthermore, there are events that we have no control such as the change of...
  5. How Vitamin D Helps to Prevent Falls in Older Adults

    How Vitamin D Helps to Prevent Falls in Older Adults

    Did you know that our body has the capacity to produce a natural Vitamin D on its own when directly exposed to sunlight? One of the many important roles of this vitamin in our body system is to help us obtain a proper amount of calcium from the food that we eat. Having enough of it will keep the muscles...
  6. How A Candy Contribute Help To Our Waistlines?

    How A Candy Contribute Help To Our Waistlines?

    The average American office worker is packing on almost seven pounds a year, according to recent studies. One from Cornell University shows the handy bite-size treats found on office desks are a big contributor. Eating two pieces of candies every day adds about 480 calories over a workweek. research says that office treats expand our waistline. To burn that off...
  7. What To Be Aware Of About Unexplained Weight Loss in Seniors

    What To Be Aware Of About Unexplained Weight Loss in Seniors

    Are you an older person who has weight loss recently without trying to do so? At first, you probably felt pretty good about your weight loss. You noticed that you were dropping a couple of pounds, and maybe even looking better in the mirror. But as you continued to lose weight unintentionally, you began to get concerned. You probably wondered...
  8. How does exercise reduce the heart attack risk in your 40's

    How does exercise reduce the heart attack risk in your 40's

    Here's good news for many of us whose biggest exercise movement is rising from the chair after a TV show. Even if you have been sedentary and you're over 40, starting an exercise program will protect your heart health. You will achieve the most benefit by making it a goal to be very active. But even slight increases in activity...
  9. How Much Orange Juice We Should Drink Every Day?

    How Much Orange Juice We Should Drink Every Day?

    Drinking a glass of orange juice every day has long been known to be a healthy practice. Drinking orange juice doesn't mean that it can cure your ailments. But now new evidence shows that it's benefits are more extensive. High pressure is not good for anybody. People with clogged artery has this problem that can lead to heart disease and...
  10. 6 Things How to Keep Your Bones Strong

    6 Things How to Keep Your Bones Strong

    Having strong bones means preventing a sign of weakness. Osteoporosis and osteopenia are viewed by most people as diseases on the bones in certain old people, but what they don’t know is there are things they should be doing while still young that can prevent these two diseases as they get older. Here are some couple of helpful tips on...

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