Category: Health & Fitness

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Bulimia Recovery: A Guide to Meal Planning

Patients who have already recovered from bulimia are still at risk going into a relapse. Some individuals, particularly those who feel alone in their battle, find it difficult to eat regularly after undergoing rehabilitation at a bulimia treatment center. Here’s when the danger of falling back into their bad habits is the strongest. If you are

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The Link Between Diabetes and Strokes

According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA) the chances of experiencing a stroke is 1.5x higher for individuals who have diabetes. A stroke occurs when blood that flows to the brain is blocked or if hemorrhage occurs in the brain. This could lead to brain damage or worse, death if the blood flow is not

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A Comparative Overview of the Orthodontic Benefits Offered by Permanent Retainers

As opposed to Hawley or transparent retainers, permanent retainers are fixed to the back of the teeth and are durable enough for a lifetime. They offer several advantages to their removable counterparts, though they are also challenging to clean. Retainers ensure the controlled movement of teeth toward the correct positions as the patient ages. Because

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More Than Brushing and Flossing: New Ways to Keep Your Teeth Healthy

At any given time, you can point at a kid living in Littleton, CO or an adult in Milford, DE and they will probably recoil at the mention of getting a root canal. An essential dental procedure, a root canal treatment is slowly being joined by new dental techniques that make it easier for dentists to treat

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Why You’re Not Losing the Excess Weight

Have you been working out every day, cutting back on sugar, and stopping yourself from eating too much? Yet you’re still far from your ideal weight? This is a common scenario for a lot of people from all walks of life. It may be frustrating, but the key here is to work smart. You need

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Unconventional but Amazing Date Options During Pregnancy

Your wife is in her last trimester, which limits the number of activities that she can still do. Although you want to celebrate the arrival of your future child with her, you have difficulty trying to decide how to do so. Of course, you don’t want your pregnant partner to be uncomfortable with you wanting

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What Sugar Really Does to Children’s Teeth

A lot of things can happen inside the mouth in just 20 seconds. Within that amount of time, the bacteria inside starts to actively work to convert sugar into acid, which is the main culprit in the destruction of a person’s tooth enamel — the hard surface layer of the teeth that provides protection. This

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Elderly Communication: Talking to a Loved One with Dementia

Taking care of a loved one who has dementia can be challenging. That is because communicating with them and understanding their needs can put you in a lot of struggle, especially if you do not understand what they are going through. In this guide, we will discuss how you can communicate with a loved one

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Three ‘Petty’ Things Parents Say That Raise Kids’ Eating Disorder Risks

Eating disorders develop due to a range of factors. But perhaps the strongest influence no one dares to talk about is parental behavior. A lot of studies show that what moms and dads do and say have a serious impact on children’s risks for developing eating disorders. And it has far-reaching consequences given that the influence starts

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Teaching Wellness: How to Talk to Kids About Health

It can be difficult to talk to children about health, especially if you’re not living an active and healthy lifestyle yourself. With 2 kids and a third on the way, my wife and I decided to change this by trying to eat healthier and squeezing in a few hours at the gym every week. It’s

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