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A Woman’s Health Guide

Are you struggling to buy or have no access to nutritious food? There’s a startling statistics released by the Los Angeles Daily News on women’s health and lifestyle. The truth is, it’s easy to stay healthy and fit by selecting the right food. You can start by knowing which food can give you optimum health results. Here are some of them. Take note of the benefits you can get from each of these food items.

Extra-lean red meat. First off, it’s good for your memory can help you fight off fatigue, which makes it ideal for working moms or women with a busy lifestyle. It actually improves women’s health by preventing iron deficiency. Iron is what you need to prevent … Read the rest

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Menopausal Health Guides

Menopause is a significant time in a woman’s life; just as significant as getting her first period. It signifies a new phase in her life. However, menopause can come with a myriad of uncomfortable physical, emotional and psychological symptoms.

There are a number of treatments available and many schools of thought about managing symptoms, but all health guides suggest that menopausal women should pay special attention to nutrition and exercise. In this article, we have some information about menopausal health that all women should know.

According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, pre-menopausal women should consume about 1,000 mg of calcium daily. Women after menopause should consume 1,200 mg of calcium per day. Other guides recommend up to 1,500 … Read the rest

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Why You Need a Family Health Guide

If you’ve got a family, then you’ll want to make sure that if your child doesn’t feel well, or hurts themselves, that you know what to do. Having a family health guide is the best way of doing this.

If you’re choosing a family health guide, then this is what you need to consider.

1. Books can prove to be an invaluable source of health information, and you’ll want to be able to makes that you can follow easy steps, or instructions in order to determine symptoms or conditions. However, they are soon out of date, and you won’t want to have to carry a large medical text book with you wherever you go.

2. Friends are a great source … Read the rest

How to Find a Perfect Eye Care Specialist in Your Area?

Choosing someone to help you with eye health is not that simple because it requires finding the person who shares the expertise that may help you as well as other factors that will increase your convenience as a patient.

The choice you make will allow you to maintain your vision and gain trust that will help you along the way. Of course, the first step when in need of an optometrist near me means that you should know the difference between ophthalmologists and optometrists, as well as opticians.

  • Optometrist – An optometrist is an eye doctor that features OD (Doctor of Optometry) degree. They can examine both eyes for health and vision issues as well as correct refractive errors that
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A Health Guide to Using Aerosol Sprays

Aerosol sprays have developed an image problem and concerns about their adverse effects on health have mounted: they harm the environment and they contain CFCs, which destroy the ozone layer. Health advocates suggest avoiding aerosols at all costs. But are all these concerns true? Experts say that in the past, yes. Today, no.

For years, aerosol products contained chlorofluorocarbons, or CFCs, which were used as spray propellants. In the 1970s, CFCs were found to damage the ozone layer, and in 1978 the United States banned their use in commercial products; other countries (Canada, Norway, and Sweden) shortly followed suit. Records show that by 1996, CFCs were almost entirely phased out. They are currently used only in certain industrial machines (recycled … Read the rest

Musculoskeletal Health Guide

Good posture is an essential and integral part of a person’s overall health. In fact, a person is not on top of their game if they do not observe correct posture. This is because improper posture can compromise one’s health and prevent them from functioning 100%.

Causes of Bad Posture

Most people are unaware that they are slipping into bad habits and would only realize it when their health is already compromised. This can be seen while watching TV for prolonged periods of time, doing sedentary work such as desk jobs and wearing of restrictive clothes or shoes which can result to injuries or accidents. Lack of exercise also contributes to weight gain, weak muscle as well as lack of … Read the rest

Wine and Health Guide

“Is wine good for you?” – perhaps one of the top 10 most regularly asked questions in our wine tasting events. It’s always interested me that this question is at the forefront of many wine drinker’s minds, and it’s clear this is linked to the increasing interest in what goes into wine, and how it is produced.

It’s regularly notedthat wines (particularly reds), when consumed in moderation help combat cardiovascular disease, certain types of cancer, and even Alzheimers. Epidemiologists for instance have consistently shown that the moderate consumption of alcohol and wine helps lower cardiovascular events such as heart failure. Why? Well although alcohol is a toxic substance, in moderation amongst other things, it is an anticoagulant (which in turn … Read the rest

Prostate Health Guide

The prostate is a gland that surrounds the urinary passage at the end of the bladder of males. Typically small among babies, this gland grows as the child goes through the process of puberty as a response to the production of more testosterone, the male hormone. This said gland functions primarily to produce secretions that add up to the total amount of seminal fluid, promoting healthier sperm cells by protecting them from the acidic environment of the vagina. Additionally, the prostate gland also secretes an enzyme called prostatic specific antigen (PSA), where an elevation in the said enzyme might indicate some prostatic problems such as benign enlargement of the prostate and prostate cancer.

As more males indulge into unhealthy lifestyles … Read the rest