Archives for Common Conditions

Foods to Help Arthritis

by Kimberly Hays August 16th, 2019 | Common Conditions, Health Observance
As many as 50 million Americans suffer from arthritis. Arthritis literally means “joint inflammation,” and it is caused by several factors including genetics, environment, age, obesity, and age. Treatment for arthritis includes weight loss, physical therapy, assistive aids, physical activity, and medication to relieve the pain. A person with arthritis needs to learn self-management skills to help in their treatment, and besides regular exercise, a healthy diet is essential. Here we will look at some of the best food choices to help if you or a loved one has arthritis.

Foods That Contain Sulphur –Vegetables like asparagus, onions, garlic, and
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Disinfect to Kill Flu Germs

by Kimberly Hays February 1st, 2019 | Common Conditions
This has been a rough flu season, and although some reports state that the number of cases is dropping in some areas in the United States, we are still in the middle of an epidemic. If you have anyone in your household that is experiencing the flu, or is getting over the flu, you need to take precautions to rid your home of flu germs. These tips are also good if you have any kind of contagious virus in your home, and they are great if you work in an office where viruses are rampant.

Use Paper Products – Instead
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When Grief Becomes Physical: How Loss Impacts Our Health

by Editorial Team January 15th, 2019 | Common Conditions

The death of a loved one is one of the most common yet adverse life events as we grow older. Those words by G.A. Bonanno will always ring true and will always justify why people care so much about staying as healthy as possible. A common misconception is that grief has mostly to do with emotion rather than an actual physical issue. The truth of the matter is that grief can have a severe impact on the physical state of a person.

A Literal Broken Heart


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Living to 100: Secrets of Octogenarians

by Editorial Team November 20th, 2018 | Common Conditions
Do you know anyone who’s over 100 years old? It’s estimated that over 300,000 individuals around the world are centenarians -- and that this number will continue to increase over time. Many continue to thrive cognitively and socially with a good number of them claiming to have a unique secret to their longevity. Some may say it’s their daily habits, others may say it’s their positive attitude. These things may certainly be of influence. But there are also some specific and surprising natural molecules that are part of the secret to reaching the milestone age of 100. 


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Self-Improvement Can Make You a Better Parent

by Editorial Team October 31st, 2018 | Common Conditions

You may not even realize that your personal demons are inhibiting your ability to care for your children. By seeking help to improve yourself, you can become a better role model for your children, as well as becoming more responsible in caring for them. This especially true, when your problems are affecting your ability to manage the household.

Drug Rehab Can Help with Substance Abuse

Even if you don't feel that you're addicted, your drug or alcohol use may be affecting your children in many ways. Studies have found that children, who see their parents abuse substances, are more

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