Health Guide (Page 114)

Do You Need to Shower When You Have Fever

It's reasonable to think that taking a shower when you have a fever is a good way to bring your temperature down, however, it is a little more complicated than that. Let's take a look at the things you need to consider when you have a fever and are searching for ways to cool down.  Your body produces a fever as a way to fight infections and other types of illness, and to that end fever is not a... ❯❯❯

Working Out and Socks You Should Use

The best quality of gear is required in crossfit exercises because this is the only way to achieve the best success and the most favorable results. Anyone serious with these exercises must be ready to invest in the best equipment and to learn the best practices. One of the forgotten and overlooked items in the process of crossfit is the socks that are used. Most of the times we think that they... ❯❯❯

Using Reflexology to Promote Healthy Feet

Reflexology is an alternative health care treatment based on the idea that there are specific areas in the feet that correspond to particular parts of the body. Practitioners apply pressure to these points on the feet to promote health in those areas of the body. The therapy also induces relaxation and an overall sense of well-being and emotional health, so that your feet are healthy enough to... ❯❯❯

Essential Sauna Etiquette Tips

A sauna can be a wonderful way to relax your muscles after a good workout. Although etiquette details can be different from one country to the next, there are some behaviors that are appropriate no matter where you go. If you are using one for the first time, be sure to look for a posted list of rules near the entrance door. Each facility will have its own specific rules and they will expect you... ❯❯❯

Beating Snoring for a Healthier, Happier Existence

Though we often pass snoring off as a joke, the truth of the matter is that snoring is related to a blockage of your air passages. People who snore loudly enough to wake their partners or who wake up choking or gasping should go see a doctor to make sure that there is nothing serious going on. Some of the dangers of snoring include long interruptions of breathing, poor sleep, and even heart... ❯❯❯

The Consequences of Inadequate Sleep

Resting enough allows your mind to refresh itself and your body to recharge. It is also imperative to get regular sleep, since it is just as important to your well being as eating a healthy diet or getting regular exercise. When you sleep well, you feel emotionally more balanced and you are better at connecting with people. Yet, over 50% of all adult men and women get less than 7 hours of sleep... ❯❯❯

Why Do We Have A Blind Spot In Our Eyes?

For many years it was commonly assumed that the world we perceive was produced solely through our eyes, and it was not until Edme Mariotte’s discovery of the so called ‘blind spot’ in the 1660s that we began to realise that perhaps it wasn’t just our eyes doing all the work. In fact, quite a large proportion of what we see is produced by our brains; our eyes send a thoroughly incomplete report... ❯❯❯

Workplace Injuray Can End A Nurse's Career

Nursing is never an easy job. It is a combination of mental and physical pressure. That is why nurses are required to be mentally and physically fit. However, the nursing job itself is a threat to the physical wellness of nurses. It has a spot on the top ten professions that are high risk for acquiring back injury. Most back injuries in the nursing profession are not fatal but some of them are... ❯❯❯

Energy Dinks: Are the Benefits Worth the Risks?

In recent years, energy drinks have become increasingly popular. In fact, energy drink sales in America have more than doubled in the last five years. However, many people are unaware of the health risks associated with energy drinks, which are largely attribute to large quantities of caffeine and sugar. Do Energy Drinks Work? Most energy drinks contain large amounts of caffeine and sugar. Both... ❯❯❯

Healthier, More Alert, More Productive

For many people, getting into shape is perceived as an isolated pursuit and not something that requires them to change their whole way of life. In other words, these people will look at ways in which they can improve their health; by running on a treadmill a couple of times a week and see that as enough. Or they will hope to get slimmer just by cutting a few simple carbs out of their diet – not... ❯❯❯