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Why Seeing a Physician is a Good Idea When Dealing with Seasonal Ailments

Why Seeing a Physician is a Good Idea When Dealing with Seasonal Ailments

Written by Rachelle Wilber
on Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Seasonal ailments can be a serious buzzkill. They can stop you from enjoying life and getting things done, after all. 

If you want to take charge of annoying allergies, colds, and the like, then you should think about setting up an appointment with your physician as soon as possible. Guidance from a doctor can keep all sorts of seasonal headaches at bay for you.
Keeping Yourself in Mind: 5 Tips to Help You Stay Healthy

Keeping Yourself in Mind: 5 Tips to Help You Stay Healthy

Written by Dixie Somers
on Sunday, 10 February 2019

I should start exercising more. I need to eat better. I don't drink enough water. I wonder if this is normal. 

Many of us have thoughts every day that tell us to take better care of ourselves, but how often do we listen to them? Health is everything, and some simple tips can help you stay on top of your own well-being and live a better life.
Got a Snaggletooth Smile? 4 Options to Straighten Your Grin

Got a Snaggletooth Smile? 4 Options to Straighten Your Grin

Written by Rachelle Wilber
on Thursday, 07 February 2019

Teeth that aren’t completely straight can look cute and quirky. However, that doesn’t mean people who have uneven smiles are necessarily happy with them. 

If you want to attain straight teeth, there are various dentistry options that can come through for you. Speak to an orthodontist or dentist who can explain them all to you in great detail.
6 Ways to Celebrate Singlehood this Valentine’s Day

6 Ways to Celebrate Singlehood this Valentine’s Day

Written by Sanam Hafeez, PsyD
on Saturday, 02 February 2019

These days, more and more women are referring to Valentine’s Day as “Single Awareness Day.” 

Gone are the days of moping around lonely and longing for a relationship. Many women who are fulfilling career ambitions, focusing on meeting financial goals, traveling and having fun with friends and family are perfectly fine with their singleness. 

When Valentine’s Day rolls around, more single women want to treat it as an excuse to have some fun. To keep the positive momentum going, Dr. Sanam Hafeez, Neuropsychologist and Teaching Faculty at Columbia University, shares six positive ways to celebrate singlehood this Valentine’s Day.
It's All About Working Together: 3 Healthcare Professionals You Should Add to Your Team While You're Still Young

It's All About Working Together: 3 Healthcare Professionals You Should Add to Your Team While You're Still Young

Written by Dixie Somers
on Wednesday, 30 January 2019

You're never too young to take care of your health. In your 20's, you might feel like a regular doctor or host of specialists isn't necessary. Sure, you get sick once and awhile, but it's nothing some Tylenol can't fix. 

Most young people only go to the doctor when something is really wrong with them, but preventative medicine is an important aspect of your well-being. To stay healthy and strong throughout your life, it's a good idea to find some healthcare professionals now that you can rely on for years to come.
From the Sea's Garden: 3 Superfoods that Are Super Good for You

From the Sea's Garden: 3 Superfoods that Are Super Good for You

Written by Gail Barnes, PhD
on Monday, 28 January 2019

The seas offer an untapped potential for health and wellness and certain superfoods do not need to grow in soil to be super for your health. 

Whether you are fighting the common cold, or wanting to turn back time on those wrinkles, seaweed, sea moss and sea lettuce are three oceanic vegetables that have you covered when it comes to promoting health, longevity and sustainability.
3 Things You Can Do to Make 2019 the Year of Health

3 Things You Can Do to Make 2019 the Year of Health

Written by Dixie Somers
on Friday, 25 January 2019

Now that 2019 is in full swing, it’s time to take a look at where you stand regarding your health goals for the year. Statistics show that 80 percent of people fail their New Year’s resolutions by February. 

If you’ve stuck to the plan so far this year, congratulations! Keep going. But if you’ve already given up, this is your simple three-step plan to get back on track.
What a Pain! 3 Things You Can Do for Back Pain

What a Pain! 3 Things You Can Do for Back Pain

Written by Dixie Somers
on Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Health experts suggest that about 80 percent of individuals will deal with back pain at some time during their lives. Back pain can be cause by a variety of different actions, such as over-straining during work tasks or sudden moves during athletic activities. If you suffer from chronic back pain, a number of measures can help to relieve pain and allow you greater flexibility and range of motion.
Should You Ditch the Gym & Work Out at Home Instead?

Should You Ditch the Gym & Work Out at Home Instead?

Written by Vince Sant
on Wednesday, 23 January 2019

When it comes to exercise, some people prefer going for a run, others enjoy a spin class, others may prefer a gym while others opt for a workout mat in their living room. To break down the pros and cons of at home workouts, we spoke with Vince Sant, Fitness Expert, Certified Trainer and Co-Founder of V Shred an online fitness portal based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

According to Vince, the key is to create a workout regimen that is sustainable. “You really want to create something that is fun, fast and effective. When considering an at home workout it’s important to get honest and determine if it’s a match for your exercise style and mindset.”

That said, let’s get into it.
5 Key Health Exams Millennials Should Get This Year

5 Key Health Exams Millennials Should Get This Year

Written by Niket Sonpal, MD
on Wednesday, 23 January 2019

With more and more millennials skipping out on annual health exams in favor of a quick, as-needed visit to an urgent care facility, doctors fear the largest generation in America may overlook serious health issues. 

There are 83 million Americans between age 22 and 37 and according to a November 2018 survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation, 45% of those 18-29 and 28% of those age 30-39 do not have a primary care physician. The issue is that health conditions that can be caught early may slip through the cracks. 

Dr. Niket Sonpal, Adjunct Assistant Professor at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in New York City, offers five health exams millennials should get this year.
10 Common Mistakes You Might Be Making at the Gym

10 Common Mistakes You Might Be Making at the Gym

Written by Vince Sant
on Friday, 11 January 2019

Many people start their year off buying a gym membership and new gym attire. 

While the first step to transforming your body is, in fact, deciding to commit to restructuring your lifestyle at the gym and in the kitchen, it is common for people to make mistakes that jeopardize their progress. These mistakes can chip away at their enthusiasm to work out and ultimately result in people giving up on their goals.

“As a trainer, my job consists of helping clients assess where they are and where they want to be. Giving them a clear pathway helps avoid mistakes that often cause people to quit too soon and forfeit their goals,” says Vince Sant, the co-founder and lead trainer of V Shred, the online training platform that has taken the world by storm in recent years.

Vince says these are some of the most common mistakes people make when starting off their fitness journey.
Pharmacist's Go-To Advice for Winter Woes

Pharmacist's Go-To Advice for Winter Woes

Written by Sherry Torkos, BScPhm, RPh
on Monday, 07 January 2019

Last year’s flu season brought the highest number of deaths and health complications since the dawn of modern tracking, so much so, that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is worried that this flu season could result in a pandemic. 

It’s hard to imagine that our medically advanced society would be under threat; however, unpredictable and changing bacteria and viruses can leave our immune systems susceptible to being unfairly compromised.

While flu vaccination has an important role, it’s not the only strategy we should employ when it comes to prevention. Being proactive with your health means eating a healthful diet, getting adequate sleep and regular exercise, managing stress levels and washing hands frequently. 

Beyond lifestyle approaches, consider these holistic remedies to address common winter woes such as cold, flu, stomach aches, and joint discomfort.
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