Health Guide (Page 43)

Are You At Risk? 3 Debilitating Illnesses Wrongly Associated with Only the Old

When we're young, we tend to think we're invincible. Fit and healthy, we don't need to worry about illness or disease until we reach old age, right? Wrong! Although certain conditions are more common amongst the elderly, young people can be affected by a range of debilitating illnesses too. Fortunately, with modern technology, many young people are still able to live an active and full life in... ❯❯❯

5 Signs You Need a Hearing Aid

Getting older is a natural fact of life, and although some people are able to retain perfect vision and hearing, others may not be as lucky. In fact, hearing loss is a very common physical condition and can happen suddenly or gradually over time. Therefore you shouldn’t be surprised if at some point you realize your hearing has started to decline. However, thanks to the wide availability of... ❯❯❯

What Type of Flooring Is Best for a Home Gym?

When it comes to creating a home gym, you might want something more than a treadmill conspicuously taking up space in your living room. And if you happen to have an extra bedroom, a finished basement, or even a pool house handy, there’s no reason you shouldn’t turn it into you mecca of exercise and outfit it to motivate your fitness exploits. Of course, you’ll probably be so... ❯❯❯

5 Bad Habits That Can Do Damage to Your Smile

In this day and age, a winning smile can be a valuable asset. In truth, a person’s smile has long been regarded as a way to make social inroads. Whether you’re looking to get lucky in love or you want to nail a job interview, your smile could make or break the deal. And even beyond that, flashing your pearly whites just makes you feel good, while trying to hide a smile full of... ❯❯❯

What to Do When You’re In An Accident

When you are in the heat of the moment that results in the aftermath of a motor vehicle accident, you will likely not be in your clearest state of thinking and are prone to make rash, vulnerable and spontaneous decisions that are not in the best interest of your finances and health. However, if you have a plan of the first few steps you might take upon being involved in an accident, you will... ❯❯❯

5 Tips for Protecting Your Vision As You Age

The sad truth of modern society is that the ability to participate is based largely on visual acuity. If you can’t see, it becomes very difficult to function. Of course, there are some measures in place to help; crosswalks beep to let you know when to cross, and several companies are vying to be the first to put a self-driving car on the consumer marketplace. But let’s face it: if you... ❯❯❯

Top 5 Dental Tips for the Modern Family

If there’s one thing that parents and children have in common, it’s the fact that no one finds themselves getting super excited about the thought of going to the dentist. The reason why is because deep down, we all know there’s a chance that we might be told that we have a bit of tooth decay that might result in a cavity that needs to be filled. And that’s not the most... ❯❯❯

5 Tips for Soothing and Treating Swollen Gums

Swollen gums are extremely uncomfortable and result in constant pain and discomfort. Typically, a doctor or dentist will be needed to completely treat the issue and resolve the problem. Luckily there are some non-invasive, simple things you can do to soothe and treat your swollen gums and at home. Here are 5 tips for soothing and treating swollen gums to ease your discomfort. Drink lots of... ❯❯❯

The Most Common Foot and Ankle Conditions

Since humans walk upright, we place a lot of pressure on our feet to perform. And the result can sometimes be damage to the feet and ankles. However, many common conditions and injuries are easy to avoid if you know about them in advance and you behave carefully. Here are just a few situations you’ll want to steer clear of where your feet and ankles are concerned. Sprains, strains, and... ❯❯❯

Pollution Problems: China's Declining Air Quality & Health Hazards

The reduction of the quality of air in China is becoming an enormous problem that creates huge health risks for anyone who must breathe it. While China has had a long standing problem with pollution since the country began to industrialize, a particularly harmful source of pollution has been found; the burning of coal. Regions in China north of the Huai River give coal to their citizens to burn... ❯❯❯