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Managing Food Allergies

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Food allergies occur when your body’s immune system reacts to a specific substance in food. Reactions can range from mild to life threatening. To prevent food reactions, it’s necessary for you to avoid the offending food. If you do have a food reaction, your doctor will discuss treatment options. If you’re newly diagnosed with a food allergy, it can be overwhelming to find that you must avoid certain foods. Here’s what you should know about managing food allergies.…

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3 Ways To Fight Back Against The Flu This Winter

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One of the downsides of winter time is when the flu virus seems to spread and infect everyone. Here are three ways that you can fight back against the flu virus this winter. #1 Get Vaccinated The first thing that you should do is get vaccinated. Contrary to some rumors out there, getting vaccinated will not give you the flu. It should help you fight back against the flu and should help prevention from getting the flu virus in the first place.…

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Coping with Bladder Issues: What to Do About Urinary Incontinence

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Have you recently started to experience bladder issues? You may be urinating more often and struggling to hold it in when you are unable to get to a bathroom right away. It is normal to feel the need to urinate after drinking something, especially if you have had water, but it is not necessarily normal to constantly have that feeling all day and night. You might feel frustrated and worry that you will have an accident while at work, at school, or out with friends.…

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Don't Let Osteoporosis Overtake You: What You Can Do

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If you are one of the more than 40 million people who suffer from osteoporosis, you know firsthand just how much of an impact this condition can have on your day-to-day life. Are you doing everything you can to minimize its impact? While there is no cure, there are things you can do to help live a better life and lessen the effect it has on you. Watch What You Eat…

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Aging In Place: 5 Bathroom Updates To Consider

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If you have an elderly loved one that is not ready to move out of the home yet, you need to figure out ways that you can make their home as safe as possible for them. Since the bathroom is one of the most dangerous parts of the home for the elderly, here are five updates that you need to consider that will help your loved one maintain their sense of independence:…

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Understanding Your Myofascial Pain

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Understanding Your Myofascial Pain If you have been diagnosed with myofascial pain, you probably have many questions about what causes it, what symptoms you can expect to experience, and how it can be treated. Myofascial pain can be a debilitation condition that prevents you from enjoying your life to the fullest. Here is some information that will aid you in better understanding myofascial pain and learning how to get help.…

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Scorch & Sizzle: Do You Believe These Common Burn Myths?

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Ouch! Burns hurt – there’s no lack of truth there. The untruths rest in many opinions about first-aid, particularly when it comes to burns. Think you would know what to do if you or somebody else had a burn? Consider these myths and the actual truths behind them. Myth: You should apply grease or butter to a burn. Truth: Actually, pouring these items on a burn can actually prevent heat from leaving your burn.…

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Different Types Of Nasal Spray And The Symptoms They Are Used To Treat

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When cold and allergy season arrives, many people suffer from nasal stuffiness and other sinus problems. For some these symptoms can be relieved with the use of a nasal spray for a few days. There are different types of nasal sprays available and finding the one that will work best for you depends on the symptoms you have. These are some commonly used types of nasal spray and the conditions they are used to treat.…

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Why Does Your Child Have Back Pain?

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Back pain is not just a condition that impacts adults. Young children and teens can also experience back pain. If your child is complaining of back pain, it is imperative that you do not ignore him or her. There could be a serious underlying reason for the pain. Here is what you need to know about back pain and your child.   What Is the Cause of Back Pain? Just as the source of back pain for adults can vary, it also can for children.…

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A Combination Of Good Home Care Services Complement Your Enjoyment Of Living At Home As You Age

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As people age, one of the living conditions that keep them happy is remaining in their homes. Familiar surroundings make them feel contented as  they engage in healthy and  active lifestyles. Supportive help in the form of at-home medical services include physician visits, physical therapy, nutritional services and occupational therapy services. Day care center programs provide a social outlet that keeps you socially happy and involved. A combination of good home care services complement your enjoyment of living at home as you age.…

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