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Eat Healthy and Do Your Mouth a Favor

Keeping your teeth strong and healthy should involve more than just brushing and flossing daily. While these two habits are important, you should also mind your diet. Note that your food choices and the way you eat can affect your oral health and how your smile looks. Scott W. Grant, DMD and other Meridian dental care experts share how you can eat for your mouth, teeth, and gums: Eat a Healthy Diet. Foods high...

Healthy and Helpful Activities for Kids During Summer

Your kids are bored and they have nothing to do on a summer day but play video games. They say it’s good for a child to get bored once in a while, but if they are bored for days, they are likely to start doing things that are not good for them, like being addicted to video games and YouTube videos they shouldn’t be watching. To help keep your kids busy during summer, get them involved in healthy activities....

3 Ways to Spend a Valuable Mommy Day Off

Being a mother is a full-time job. If an unusual opportunity to spend a day off comes along, make the most out of it by investing on activities that will rejuvenate and refresh your spirit so you will be ready for another bout of your regular duties. Here are some ideas on how you can maximise ‘me’ time for moms. Book a Pampering Spa Schedule Even if you spend the entire day at the spa, you will never get...

Pre and Post Workout Routine: A Guide for Fitness Buffs

A true sports buff would know the importance of a proper warm-up before starting the day’s active routine. Sadly, however, most people skip this important part thinking that it won’t do any harm at all. Your body is like a machine and it needs the right elements in order to properly run. The right kind of warm-up and stretching would be able to help you do this. You can use stretching tools for sports activities,...

Epi-LASIK: More Than Just an Eye Surgery

Epi-LASIK is a vision correction procedure which makes use of a laser that is similar to LASIK and LASEK. While this may be a good alternative, it only works on certain types of eyes. How Does It Differ with LASIK? The flap created on the cornea is thinner than a LASIK flap with epi-LASIK. In both procedures, the flap only contains epithelia, which are the cells from the very thin outer layer of the cornea....

Help Someone You Care About by Understanding the Nature of Drug Addiction

Obsession with a substance is at the core of drug addiction. Continuous use of a substance, despite negative effects, characterize the daily life of an addict. Habits versus addiction A habit is performed by a person by choice. A person has control over his or her habits. Some habits are unfavorable, but even then, a bad habit is not the same as an addiction. Addiction entails changes in a person’s...

Health Risks Associated with Binge Eating Disorder

Just like anorexia and bulimia, binge eating disorder (BED) is also a serious mental illness. While this does not involve over-exercising, self-induced vomiting, and other methods to prevent weight gain, it causes a range of serious health problems. BED may involve irregular fasting or repetitive dieting, with feelings of shame and guilt after a binge. As people with BED often consume an unusually large amount...

4 Proven Ways to Relieve Yourself from Stress

Stress is something every person goes through. When it gets the best of you and it affects your mood or productivity negatively, then maybe it’s time to step back from what’s causing it. Give yourself a break to come back a more equipped person who is ready to take on whatever you have to face. Here are some activities you can do to relieve stress and be at your best again. Meditate Dedicating a...

Home Health Care Services and Cases

Keeping your sick loved one in a hospital or a similar medical facility for continuous health care is typically a more expensive option. Aside from having to pay for the medicine and professional fees, you may also have to pay for the private room. Another option is to get health care services at home. This is typically less expensive yet just as effective as the care your loved one would receive in a hospital...

Life Beyond the Pill and the Bottle (Or Two)

Not everyone comes to terms or even acknowledges their struggle with addiction. In your case, however, you know it’s real and you want to do something about it. But fear holds you back. After years of substance and drug abuse, the idea of breaking away seems like a good one. Who wouldn’t want a life free from vices? Still, applying the obvious solution isn’t as easy as it seems. Life without...