Category: Health

4 Reasons to Monitor Your Heart Rate While Working Out

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When it comes to working out, most people want to make sure they’re pushing their bodies hard enough to make it worthwhile, but not too much that it can cause problems physiologically. For that reason, a heart rate monitor can be a fantastic tool not only to monitor your health, but also to measure the…


6 Myths of Male Incontinence

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Many men are embarrassed to have incontinence. One of the reasons that men are embarrassed to have incontinence is because there are a lot of myths about this condition. It is important to dispel myths so that one can have accurate information about male incontinence. Myth: Incontinence Only Affects Old Men Fact: Older men are…


How to Heal Nagging Workout Injuries

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Working out regularly is an excellent way to stay healthy, reduce stress and maintain body weight. You may love working out alone, or perhaps you participate in a team or group event to enjoy social benefits. Many people who regularly exercise will develop injuries from time to time. In some cases, these are over-use injuries,…


6 Moments when you will wish you had an Emergency Kit

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Emergencies happen, and when moments like these come up, you might wish you were better prepared. An emergency kit can be a lifesaver, but only if it’s on hand. 1. Severe Bleeding Your friend next door is cutting firewood with a chainsaw, and he slips, severely slashing his arm. But you’re prepared. You bring over…


How to Make Any Workout More Fun: Tips and Tricks

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These days, more and more people are interested in developing a workout routine that they can really enjoy. This development is important and advantageous given that people are more likely to stick to an exercise program if they enjoy the activities that they are engaging in. Luckily, there are several ways that you can keep…


5 Simple Exercises to Do to Improve Spinal Health

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Eighty percent of Americans will experience back pain at some point in their lives, according to the latest available data from ABC News. And you are more likely to suffer from back pain as you age. Still, there are some things you can do to reduce your chances of getting back pain or injuries such…


3 Things You Should Know About the San Pedro Cactus

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The San Pedro cactus (Echinopsis pachanoi) is a rapidly-growing columnar-shaped cactus native to South America. Found growing in the high elevation regions of the Andes Mountains, it has been used to make traditional medicine and traditional veterinary medicine for over 3,000 years. Although the San Pedro cactus plant itself is not well known outside of…


3 Things You Should Know About Medical Marijuana

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Marijuana has always had a bad rap as a “gateway” drug. Medical marijuana, slowly but surely, is being approved for use in the U.S. by state after state. By mid-2015, 23 states and Washington DC had legalized pot for medical use.Whether you’ve already gotten a prescription for using it, or have plans to talk to…


3 Key Decisions to make when choosing a Recovery Center

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Entering a recovery center may be one of the most crucial decisions a person will ever make. There are a confusing array of centers to choose from, and families or clients need to make informed decisions. Drug or alcohol rehabilitation is not like dental work or surgery, which often solves a health problem completely. Millions…