4 Things That Affect Your Health and Fitness

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Staying healthy seems to be a challenge for women in this age. It’s because there’s a lot of confusion about what is safe to eat and what isn’t. This confusion is created due to too many options available for health and fitness. In addition to this, stressful and extremely busy lifestyle makes it difficult for women to give attention to their health and fitness. Following are 4 things that affect your health and fitness and you should avoid them.
1: Stress and Anxiety
Women usually get upset easily even on little things. It’s mainly because they carry bigger responsibilities of child rearing and household stuff in addition to maintaining a good professional life. Due to all of these responsibilities stress and anxiety is not uncommon among them. Stress and anxiety can be the cause of some really serious health conditions such as hypertension, diabetes and lack of strength. That’s why …

Is Your Child Getting the Right Balance of Nutrients?

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Nowadays many parents are receiving reports from their child’s teachers that there child is hyperactive and acting up in class. Not sure of how to get their children to act right, often they seek the help of modern medicine to help tame their child’s hyperactivity. Most often times this comes in the form of Ritalin or some other medicinal source. Unfortunately, these medications can sometimes exacerbate the symptoms by creating anxiety, hyperglycemia, sleeplessness, and headaches.
However, most of these behavioral problems can be fixed through proper nutrition. Children are going through an anabolic “growth” phase in which their body needs large amounts of protein and fat to help restore and build their growing bodies. Most child’s diets consist of entirely too much carbs, starch, and sugar. These items metabolize quickly and go right into the blood stream increasing blood sugar levels exponentially causing hyperactivity, combativeness and restlessness. Once their bodies …

How to Beat an Acne Outbreak

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Introduction – Acne is a common, in fact, predominant skin disorder that affects all nations, races and genders regardless of their ethnic backgrounds geographical location or environmental conditions. The resulting impact is even more troublesome. According to a recent survey done in US, about 25{85749dbeb316c0c24e3d1d8256d88d9743ccf0cc93f2eb8c87e0d763618d2741} of adults and 31{85749dbeb316c0c24e3d1d8256d88d9743ccf0cc93f2eb8c87e0d763618d2741} of teens surveyed said that acne sometimes keeps them from participating in social activities. It has been. Today, dermatologists have a consensus that only few people survive their teen years without suffering at least an occasional acne break-out. For many, acne continues into their adult years, causing embarrassment and prompting the sufferer to search the cosmetic counters for means to cover the spots.
Acne statistics for the age – According to general statistics, acne usually starts around puberty and lasts until adulthood, although it can persist for many more years, regardless of age. Similarly, baby acne affects approximately 20{85749dbeb316c0c24e3d1d8256d88d9743ccf0cc93f2eb8c87e0d763618d2741} of newborn …

5 Points to Keep In Mind Before Enrolling For a First Aid Course

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As you go through life, accidents are bound to occur. A harmless situation can become a medical emergency in a matter of seconds. First aid includes the steps you need to take to attend to a medical emergency. The type of first aid to be provided depends on how severe the situation is. Accidents and sudden illnesses may result in the need for first aid.
If you attend a first aid course you will obtain basic knowledge about first aid which can help you save the life of a stranger or friend when they are hanging between life and death. First aid courses teach you techniques as simple as applying a bandage on a wounded knee and as complex as using and AED (Automated External Defibrillator) on a person whose heart has ceased.
It is our duty to help people in need and taking a course in first aid is …

Reduce Body and Back Pain With EFT – Emotional Freedom Technique

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If you are someone who has struggled with back and body pain, the following information may help you to have more pain, free days. If stress and back pain has made your life miserable, please read my story, and see how EFT can help you!
I had been seeing different chiropractors and a Kaiser physical therapist for years to ease the suffering of my back. Until I dealt with the stress that was being held there, I never experienced any long-term relief. After a few sessions of EFT, I enjoyed more back flexibility and felt a lot less pain in my back; something I wasn’t sure I ever would have. I had been taking higher and higher doses of Ibuprofen; I was surprised when I didn’t need the pills for pain reduction. When I began working on the negative feelings in my back, I was able to release the pain …

Reasons Why President Obama Isn’t Keeping His Campaign Promises

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What about the many promises that Obama said he would do in his first term? Has anyone thought of why it is they are being ignored by the media? Why does the media put a promise on a lower pedestal than the promise maker?
Look, I know that sometimes promises are made simply because they just want to be elected. They outright lie to our faces knowing that most voters forget a majority of what they said, but that must stop because this country is falling apart little by little because of voters bad habits.
Think you know Obama? Think Again!
Think you can explain why his promises are not being fulfilled? It’s a loaded answer!
Liberals and progressives have made so many excuses for his failures that they cannot be counted in one article but it only takes a few to prove his in- eligibility to make more promises …

What Will It Take For You To Believe You Can Control Your Health?

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Have you just resigned to do nothing more about your health, because you think that what you are doing is all you need? What if your sugar, cholesterol, or CRP or homocysteine levels will not normalize. What if your A1C is way over the normal range?
Have you read the article “Getting Older is Not About Eating Less, It Is About Enough Nutrition”?
People who really want to change, or learn something new, will be open to the idea, yes you can control your blood levels, and how your body is reacting to food that is “good for you”, and how your body will react to food that is “bad for you.”
Have you thought about life insurance too late, and now you are unhealthy and have to pay more for coverage, and you need it and the cost is exorbitant?
What if you are not insurable at all, because …

Do You Ever Give Yourself Time to Retreat?

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Ask yourself if you ever take time just for you? Do you ever feel like you need:
An energy lift?
A spiritual tune up?
A time just for you with no one else to distract you?
A jump start on your health?
A time to rejuvenate lift your mind body and spirit to a new level?
Here are some gifts you give your life, your body, your spirit, your soul when you commit to a spiritual detox retreat.
Potential benefits of doing a spiritual cleanse:
• Spiritually connected
• Clarity
• Connection with yourself and with spirit
• Inspiration
• Sense of peace and joy
• Problem solving skills
• See issues more clearly
• De-stress and unwind
• Love your body to the fullest
• Assist your immune system
• Alleviate allergies
• Rest your digestive organ
• Help alleviate chronic pain (like fibromyalgia)
• Assist in weight loss …

Digital Photo Taking – Healthy or Not?

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Thanks to the many new digital technologies available, photo taking has never been more popular.
We now have smart phones with cameras. We have pocket-sized cameras from a startling array of manufactures. We have highly advanced DSLR models that can run many thousands of dollars.
Millions of digital photos are now taken and uploaded to the internet every day.
But is all this digital photo taking helping or hurting your health?
New research has some surprising answers.
For example, when done properly, digital photo taking can:

Help you lose weight
Help you fight diabetes without drugs
Help ease depression
Help relieve chronic pain
Help fight alcohol and drug dependence
Help you find a new mate
Help improve your self esteem
Help fight insomnia
Help boost metabolism
Help retain muscle and bone mass
Provide a great low-stress cardio workout
Help keep your mind fresh and active
Fight isolation and social ills…

Importance of Hand Washing in Infection Control – 3 Points

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Any health care environment big or small poses an ever present risk of infection often referred to as hospital acquired infection (HAI). And even an otherwise simple ailment can get serious in such a set up. That is why infection control is an integral part of a health care facility. It adopts a combination of measures like surveillance, investigation, management and also the use of practices including wearing the proper gear, maintaining cleanliness, disinfection and safe disposal. All these steps help to prevent the spread of infection, and contain it when necessary.
However there is another infection control measure that is always stressed on and finds place in any kind of instruction to effectively reduce the chances of an infection breakout; that measure is hand washing.
The following 3 points will tell you more about this extremely vital safety measure.
1. When to Use Hand Washing procedures
• Ideally you …