Alternative methods to quit smoking

It is estimated that 70 percent of smokers want to quit, it’s no wonder that there are many quit smoking products and programs out that are designed for these individuals. These are scientifically-proven quit smoking programs that have gotten the nod of many health professionals. However, using these products may not be that effective and […]

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Acid Reflux

Acid reflux is made up of chronic symptoms and / or mucosal damage that are caused by the abnormal reflux of stomach contents, namely the powerful stomach acid. When the gastric contents are expelled into the esophagus, this creates discomfort, pain and possibly lasting tissue damage. Sometimes acid reflux is a physical problem, where the […]

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A brief look at arthritis

Arthritis also is the leading cause of disability. Nearly 7 million people in the U.S., including 20% of people with arthritis, are unable to perform major life activities such as working or housekeeping because of this disease. Arthritis sufferers endure more days in severe pain, experience more days with limited ability to perform daily activities, […]

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ADD as an adult, whats it like?

Attention Deficit Disorder is often difficult to diagnose in adulthood as it sometimes masked by relationship problems, mood disorders, substance abuse, employment issues, or other psychological disorders. It was previously believed that children and adolescents would grow out of ADD, but it has just been acknowledged in the last few decades that it persists into […]

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Common Men’s Health Issues that you Should be Concerned About

It is well known that men are much less likely than women to seek basic or routine preventative medical care.  However, there are certain common men’s health problems that are treatable if caught early enough, but can be permanently debilitating or even fatal if they are not detected until symptoms make themselves known.  Common issues […]

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Bone Up On Vitamin D

Weak, fragile bones and susceptibility to fractures-these are some of the painful consequences of the debilitating bone disease, osteoporosis. Currently, 10 million people suffer from osteoporosis in the United States and another 34 million are at risk of developing the disease. The Surgeon General has named osteoporosis a national health threat and estimated that by […]

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A home gym and walking = A great exercise program !

With the busy lifestyles today few adults with families can afford to take the time necessary to go the health club or neighborhood gym on a regular basis.  Heck, even if it’s within a short distance, we’re talking about several hours commitment per session.  Who has time for that!? Still, we all recognize that exercise […]

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10 ways to get 10 minutes of exercise

10 ways to get 10 minutes of exercise 1. When you go outside to pick up your morning newspaper, take a brisk 5-minute walk up the street in one direction and back in the other. 2. If you’re housebound caring for a sick child or grandchild, hop on an exercise bike or treadmill while your […]

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5 super simple exercise tips

With each New Year comes the determination to begin exercising. Perhaps even you made a promise to add more exercise into your day. If your efforts at exercising are not going as well as you had planned, take a look at these tips. They might help get you back on track. Tip #1 – Do […]

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A workout for people that don’t want to work out

A Workout For People Who Don’t Want To Work Out There’s good news for people who want to watch their weight without giving up watching TV. Now there’s a new workout for couch potatoes and people who think they’re too busy to find time to stay fit. With time at a premium, many Americans are […]

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