Earache is one of the most unbearable types of pain. Not only will this affect your quality of hearing, It can make it difficult for you to do anything else other than think about the pain. In most cases, earaches are linked to ear infections. The following are some effective ear infection remedies you should definitely try.Read More →
Anxiety is a state of physical and psychological symptoms that are caused by the apprehension of something that is perceived as a threat. The symptoms and their gravity can vary greatly from one person to another, but even mild anxiety can be difficult to deal with.
If you are frequently experiencing fear, irritability, concentration problems, or insomnia, you might have anxiety. The following coping mechanisms for anxiety could change your daily life:Read More →
Acupuncture is a popular, traditional Chinese therapy that has been practiced for over 2000 years. It has recently gained traction in other parts of the world, especially where conventional medicine has failed. For instance, in some instances, it is claimed that acupuncture can alleviate the symptoms of chemotherapy. It can also alleviate allergic conditions more effectively than conventional medicine would, or where conventional medicine is ineffective.
There are many acupuncture benefits. While studies on its benefits in alleviating specific symptoms and diseases are not conclusive, it has been used as traditional Chinese therapy for over 2000. Besides, most people turn to acupuncture when other conventional treatments have failed, which means they don’t have a better choice.
Below are ten surprising benefits of acupuncture.Read More →
Miscarriage is the unexpected end of a pregnancy within the first 20 weeks. It occurs when the fetus or embryo is unable to survive independently and dies naturally. Miscarriage is the single most common complication early in a pregnancy. The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) estimates that 15 to 20 per cent of pregnancies will end in miscarriage, but some research suggests the rate is even higher. Rates of miscarriage increase with a woman’s age. Many miscarriages occur before a woman even knows she is pregnant. The risk of miscarriage is highest within the first trimester and 80 to 90 per cent of miscarriages occur within the first 13 weeks of the pregnancy.Read More →
High blood pressure is a common health problem affecting millions of people across Canada and the rest of the world. It isn’t something to ignore either.
When the blood pressure remains high, it can cause damage to the eyes, heart, kidneys, and blood vessels. These complications of uncontrolled blood pressure usually occur over several decades, so it will not spring up overnight. To reduce the complications of high blood pressure, patients are usually prescribed blood pressure-lowering medications, which have to be taken for life.Read More →
Persistent feelings of sadness and a loss of interest in activities are just two of the ways that teen depression is exhibited in the population. No doubt a serious mental health problem, teen depression affects the way a teenager thinks, feels, and behaves in addition to negatively impacting one’s emotional, functional, and physical capabilities.Read More →
Acne is never any fun for anyone. Fortunately, you can eat the best foods for clear skin. Basically, if you eat certain foods, your skin can transform itself thereby becoming less riddled with acne. As the old saying goes, you are what you eat!
While facial acne is the most common form of acne for people to fret over, acne can frequently occur on the neck, back and shoulders as well. Regardless of where you have reoccurring and prevalent acne, eating the right foods can reduce breakouts and better your skin in the long run.
Certain foods raise your blood sugar quickly which results in the body releasing insulin causing more oil on your skin leading to an increased risk of acne. Here are some quick tips:
- Pasta, white rice, white bread and sugar all cause spikes in insulin. Absolutely steer clear of these foods.
- Milk has also been linked to acne in some individuals, it is wise to steer clear of milk too.
- Keep in mind that everyone’s body is unique, what works for one person’s diet and skin may not necessarily work for another.
- You may have to experiment a little to find out what works for you. Try keeping a journal while you experiment by writing down what you eat and any changes in your skin.
Many people around the country aren’t happy with their teeth or their smiles. They may have missing teeth, cracked, teeth, or badly damaged teeth that make them feel incredibly self conscious and even ashamed. One of the best solutions to this is to have dental implants installed. So, what are the benefits of this as opposed to having dentures or crowns done instead?Read More →
You know the scenario that we all dread as parents. Having to defend the choices we make about our children’s health to another parent. This is not something that anyone finds easy. The best advice is to take a deep breath and not let anyone’s opinion get to us. This is easy when we’re talking about bedtimes or tablet time. These are soft topics.
The conversation becomes a lot more challenging when we start to talk about vaccinations. Or rather, the statement that vaccinations are bad for children. Parent’s who don’t vaccinate their children are putting not only the health of their child at risk, but also the health of the whole community.
So, how do you talk to an anti-vaxxer parent in a constructive and healthy way, that will not cause an argument in the school parking lot? Here are a few tips to help you out.Read More →
Remaining healthy has to do with what you consume and the care you take of your body. To feel and look your best, including an adequate digestive system, take the time to consider your lifestyles choices and how you can change them for the better.
The digestive system is crucial for your body’s functioning because it is how your body gets the nutrients it needs to operate properly. If you don’t take care of your digestive system, many problems can occur that will impact every aspect of your life. Below is a list of nine tips to improve your digestive system’s functioning resulting in better health overall.Read More →