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How To Help Stop Excessive Bleeding

Follow the steps below carefully. Do not panic. Try as much as possible to keep the injured person calm.

High blood pressure: The need to change your lifestyle

High blood pressure is harmful because it puts a strain on the heart and arteries, resulting in damage to delicate tissues. Untreated high blood pressure is the most common cause of a stroke. High blood pressure can also affect the eyes and kidney. The development of high blood pressure in pregnant women can lead to…
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Coping with stress

One of the greatest causes of stress and mental ill-health can be a disparity between expectation and achievement, between hope and actual result. Happiness and mental wellbeing are not about playing out a fictitious role conjured up by authors and journalists. Happiness is about coming to terms with reality. Forget what you ought to do.…
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How to look after my asthma (asthma triggers)

The best way to look after your asthma is to follow these golden rules: Get the best treatment you can and take it regularly Try to avoid things that trigger your asthma A trigger is anything that irritates the airways and brings on the symptoms of asthma. There are many different asthma triggers and they…
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Are hiccups dangerous; how do you get rid of it?

How do you get rid of hiccups? Do you hold your breath? Do you breathe into a paper bag? Maybe you have someone scare you? Or do you just wait until they go away? Everyone has a favorite cure for hiccups. But why we get them is a mystery to science. They seem to serve no purpose. WHAT ARE HICCUPS? Hiccups start from the diaphragm (pronounced…
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Fried food increases the risk of gestational diabetes in women

Fried food increases the risk of gestational diabetes in women. Gestational diabetes is a complication that can arise during pregnancy, and is characterized by abnormally high blood glucose during the pregnancy. A research carried out by Dr Cuilin Zhang and Wei Bao, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development shows that…
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Battle Stress With These 13 Tips

In moments of stress, breathe deeply, take a few minutes off and go for a walk or conjure a happy memory, or jot down your thoughts. If it’s overwhelming, go on a vacation or, at least, get a pedicure or massage. If you can’t do either, talk to a friend. Eat healthy and do exercise…
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Causes of Obesity in Children

The major causes of obesity in children are the same as for adults – a sedentary lifestyle, TV viewing, the snack and soda habit, and the popularity and availability of highly processed and concentrated foods. Many major medical centers are developing weight control programs for children that involve the whole family. Proper eating and lifestyle…
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Losing Weight After Pregnancy

Achieving a healthy weight after pregnancy for women becomes a struggle. It is a tough job for a woman to take care of the newborn baby as well as herself also. But the losing weight after pregnancy is necessary and even beneficial for your future. Weight gain after pregnancy is called baby weight and many…
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COVID-19: Tips to tackle sleepless nights during lockdown

Sleepless night is inevitable specifically in a state of anxiety and depression as brought upon us by COVID-19 and lockdown. Many will lose night sleep for various reasons such as fear of the unknown, lack of duties and boredom. “We’ve seen more people worried, more people with anxiety… and more insomnia,” says Seema Khosla, MD,…
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First Aid For Choking Victim

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to stay healthy and keep watch over loved ones. We have provided first aid tips for choking victims that can be handled from home during the lockdown. Examine the steps carefully and do not panic. Ensure you call for help immediately, and while you await help, follow the…
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How To Help Someone With Cardiac Arrest

We have provided first aid tips for cardiac arrest victims that can be handled from home during the lockdown. Examine the steps carefully and do not panic. Ensure you call for help immediately, and while you await help, follow the procedures below: Cardiac arrest is when the heart stops pumping. If a person isn’t breathing…
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First Aid For Treating Bites and Stings

Follow the steps below carefully. Do not panic. Try as much as possible to keep the injured person calm.

10 Tips To Combat Workaholism

While there’s nothing wrong with having a strong work ethic, there’s a big difference between being passionate about your career and overworking yourself to the point of burnout. We asked a panel of Young Entrepreneur Council members to weigh in on how Americans can combat the stereotype of being tied to their work around the…
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Tips for successful breastfeeding

With a nearly 5-month-old baby, I’m right in the thick of it when it comes to breastfeeding. It has come as a surprise to me that I’ve had many more challenges this time around than I did with my daughter. From damaged nipples to blocked ducts, I have had plenty of opportunities to learn how…
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Tips to help a child with Down Syndrome sleep better

Children with Down Syndrome might have difficulties in getting a good night’s sleep. But parents and caregivers can help the child follow a healthy lifestyle that will help them sleep well at the end of the day. These few tips will definitely guide on how to help a child with Down syndrome sleep better. Children…
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20 Tips for Helping You to Quit Smoking

Don’t try to do them all at once. Choose three or four, never more, to begin with, and then add one or two more each day. Good luck! Never smoke in the car Refuse every cigarette that’s offered to you Don’t have a cigarette before breakfast Buy only one pack at a time Buy only…
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What Kind of Exercise is safe for pregnant women?

Both you and your baby benefit from exercise: your blood starts circulating freely, there’s a blast of oxygen to your baby’s brain, exercise hormones such as endorphins give you both a wonderful high and your baby loves the swaying motion. Exercise increases your strength, suppleness and stamina, which will make pregnancy easier and equip you…
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Reasons why people smoke and reasons to quit

Addiction to cigarettes is the most common and vicious of all the addictions, worse than heroin and more difficult to kick – and it is legal! There are 3,000 dangerous chemicals in cigarette smoke. Regardless of this, people smoke for several reasons. When the nicotine in cigarette reaches the brain, it makes the head spin…
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Tips for healthy ageing brains

As we get older most people think that their brain begins to get weaker. Most believe you will begin to forget things. You can’t find your keys. You can’t remember your passwords. They are even called “senior moments”. Are these lapses in memory sign of a deteriorating brain? Science paints a different picture about age…
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The 10 Principles of Losing Weight

It is virtually impossible to lose weight and keep it off if you don’t modify your lifestyle. Diets are short-term solution to a long-term problem. Here are other facts you should note: Think long-term. Shortcuts and quickie plans never last. Do it for yourself. Improving your health and energy are better motivations than a coming…
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How does physical exercise help us live longer and better?

Here are some of the ways:   Exercise helps us feel good! Life becomes more fun, and the high that comes from exercise won’t let you down later. Moreover, the hormones producing the exercise high are proving to be health promoting as well.   Exercise strengthens the heart. This is important in a culture in…
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Tips for weight loss success

Losing weight is often an idea rather than an undertaking, suggested a recent Gallup Poll, which found that while 51 percent of adults want to shed pounds off their frame, only 25 percent say they are seriously working toward that goal. “With so many trendy diets advertised, identifying accurate and insightful information is one of…
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What you should know about kids and mental health

With rates of depression rising among youth of all ages and some children as young as age 9 attempting suicide, experts are recommending that parents, doctors, and teachers talk to kids about mental health from an early age. But many adults are unsure of how to approach those conversations and also worry that the topic…
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How to reduce the risk of having stroke

Eating Mediterranean or DASH-style diets, regularly engaging in physical activity and keeping your blood pressure under control can lower your risk of a first-time stroke, according to updated AHA/ASA guideline published in the American Heart Association’s Journal Stroke. The updated guidelines recommend these tips to lower risk of stroke: Eat a Mediterranean or DASH-style diet,…
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Why Does Our Body Temperature Rise When We’re Ill?

The first thing your doctor will do when you don’t feel well is to check your temperature either with a thermometer or the back of his hand. He is trying to find out whether you have a fever. Your body has an average temperature of 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit when it is healthy. Some diseases make…
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How To Keep Your Kids Save During Cold Weather

It’s here again – that time of year when everyone seems to unwittingly pass colds and other illnesses around. As every parent knows, kids can bring germs home from school and share them with the entire family, spreading illness at warp speed. In fact, 60 million school days are missed every year by children nationwide…
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Tip On How To Keep Sugar Level Low

Type 2 diabetes is a medical condition characterized by the uncontrollable build-up of sugar or glucose in your bloodstream. This happens when the cells in your body are unable to respond well to insulin as it normally should. During the later stages of the ailment, the body may not be able to produce enough insulin…
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HOW SUGAR AFFECTS YOUR HEALTH

HERE ARE DIFFERENT WAYS SUGAR CAN HELP YOU DIE YOUNG. The truth is bitter, but not when it is wrapped up in sugar. Sweet things have proven to have it consequences and if you don’t have nine lives like that of a cat, you cannot escape the consequences of loving sugar. Below are several ways…
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Hair Care Tips To Keep Your Hair Glowing

Every day we ponder on how to preserve our hair. From using the right shampoo to oiling, the internet is flooded with hair care tips. To sort it our for you, we have curated a list of seven rules you must follow on a daily basis. Maintain your mane by following these basic hair care…
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