Health Guide (Page 86)

5 Tips for Caring for Elders With Dementia

Caring for an elderly person with dementia can be a large challenge. If it Is someone you know, this experience may be devastating and emotional. It is important though that as a caregiver, you give this person the best quality of life and quality of care possible to keep them safe, calm and happy. Here are some helpful tips for caring for elders with dementia. The best and most important way... ❯❯❯

Is It Normal to Have Pain After a Dental Cleaning?

So, you went to the dentist for a checkup and a routine cleaning, but when you got home, you started noticing pain in your teeth. You may also be experiencing sensitivity. For instance, extremely hot or cold liquid makes your teeth feel achy or whenever you bite down on something hard, you feel a quick jolt of pain. Well, this is all normal, especially if you haven’t gone to a dentist in a while.... ❯❯❯

5 Tips for Preventing Tooth Decay and Cavities

We’d all like to keep our pearly whites looking beautiful. After all, a nice smile is often cited as one of the most attractive features when meeting people for the first time or pinpointing what we find appealing about strangers. But having a mouth full of chompers that look nice isn’t enough; you also want your teeth to be healthy and functional. And even if you can’t necessarily see tooth... ❯❯❯

Revitalise your soul with a spa

There is no doubt that relaxation is good for the mind and the body. Effective relaxation reduces stress and promotes mental wellbeing. Given the links between psychological stress and physical health, wounds are slower to heal in those who are stressed than they are in more relaxed individuals, and immune response is compromised in people suffering from stress? It makes sense to pursue relaxation... ❯❯❯

Does Playing Amateur Sports Relieve Stress?

Is there a correlation between playing sports and the amount of stress a person is under? Many experts say that there absolutely is a link between the two. It doesn’t even have to be sports specifically. According to many studies, there is a clear link between physical activity and stress levels. Most of these studies point to the fact that people who are more physically active tend to have less... ❯❯❯

5 Ways for Nurses to Prevent on the Job Injuries

Nursing is a dangerous occupation. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2012, hospitals, ambulatory health care services, and nursing care facilities were number three among the top eight workplaces for nonfatal injuries. Those injuries came in many forms like cuts, needle jabs, back injuries, wrist sprains, ankle/foot injuries, and burns. The really striking thing about these injuries... ❯❯❯

Insurance Claims for Accidents in Public Places

When the worst happens to you in a public place, you may find yourself in pain, humiliation, fear, and anger all in the aftermath of an accident that occurs while you are away from home. Although it is impossible to truly prepare for a situation like this, as you will necessarily always be caught somewhat off guard by the very nature of an accident, it is possible to get justice in the form of... ❯❯❯

Health Tips for Sun Protection During Water Sports

Some of the best summer activities are water sports, and one of the best water sports is wakeboarding.  In many ways, wakeboarding is to water skiing, as snowboarding is to downhill skiing.  In both sports, the focus is more on the tricks.  The most popular places for wakeboarding are on wide lakes and intercostal waterways.  Unfortunately, this is a prime environment for sun exposure.  Sports... ❯❯❯

5 Bad Oral Hygiene Habits That Can Damage Your Teeth

Most of us learn at an early age to care for our teeth through daily brushing and annual visits to the dentist for a check-up and cleaning. But over time we can become lax with our routine and start to pick up bad habits. Unfortunately, a failure to practice proper oral hygiene can damage your teeth, permanently in some cases, potentially leading to tooth loss. Here are just a few bad habits... ❯❯❯

Different Treatment Options for Sleep Deprivation

Did you know that sleep deprivation is considered an epidemic? Yes, people aren’t getting enough sleep, which means that people are suffering from the consequences that sleep deprivation can cause, like increased stress, extreme fatigue, poor work performance and some studies are showing a causal link between not getting enough sleep and obesity. When it comes down to it, there are a number of... ❯❯❯