How Runners Can Better Protect Their Achilles

The Achilles is a tendon that connects your two major calf muscles to the heel bone. When it is placed under too much stress, which is a common occurrence for runners and other athletes, it can become less flexible and even inflamed. An inflamed Achilles tendon can eventually tear, which is why any runner should take steps to protect their Achilles and recognize the symptoms of inflammation before they get to be too much.

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5 Ways to Prevent Temperature-Related Illnesses

As we move from one season into another, extreme temperatures can sneak up on you. It can be quite pleasant one day, then abnormally hot or cold the next. During this time of transition, it's particularly important to guard against temperature-related illnesses.

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Excellent Eye Sight: How To Hang On To Quality Vision

Many people believe that they will have quality vision their whole lives, but aging and certain habits, behaviors, accidents and illnesses can take your vision from you gradually or in an instant. To maintain excellent eyesight for as long as possible, follow these three tips throughout your life.

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5 Mental Strategies To Help You Recover From Injuries or Ailments

It's no fun being sick or injured. Aside from being physically hurt, injuries often take you out of your normal rhythm and wear on your mind and emotions. Here are five great tips to boost your mental toughness and help you speed up your recovery from injury or ailment.

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Staying Healthy and Being Happy: 6 Fitness Tips for the Golden Years

Staying healthy is important to people of all ages, but it’s paramount for those entering their golden years (age 65 and over). Exercise and maintaining a good diet offers essential benefits including strengthening the immune system, providing more energy, improving mood, and preventing disease.

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Aging Parents? 3 Options To Ensure They Receive The Proper Healthcare

Deciding how best to get proper care for your aging parents can be a very difficult decision and is not one to be taken lightly. You, your family and your parents must take many things into account, including you and your parents' financial situation, your wishes, their wishes and what's really in your parents' best interest. Here are the most common three options you have to ensure your parents receive proper healthcare.

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Dental Hygiene: How It Helps Boost Overall Health

Brushing at least twice a day and flossing at least once a day will help reduce the risk of tooth decay, a serious problem that doesn't just affect the mouth. When tooth decay spreads to the gums, gum disease occurs that has a negative effect on the entire body. Making dental hygiene a priority can prevent gum disease and give your overall health a boost.

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Gum Disease: 5 Easy Ways To Help Prevent It

Even though preventative dentistry methods have improved quite a bit over the last few decades, gum disease is still an extremely common health issue. In some areas, nearly half the adult population currently has some form of periodontal disease. 

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Incredible Ways to Exercise in Your Busy Schedule

If having a busy schedule is your default scapegoat whenever you feel like skipping a workout session, this list is for you. A lot of times, the assumption is that having a full day makes it very hard for you to squeeze in an hour’s worth of cardio in the gym. What you don’t know is you can exercise with the right mindset and motivation, even at the most normal activities of the day.

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How to Handle the Aging Process with More Grace

Society tends to favor the freshness, innocence, and vigor of youth and the ease of beauty it manifests. The media is especially critical of women as they age, projecting an ideal of beauty that has no room for wrinkles. It's easy to get caught up in the fanfare of physical beauty, but it's vital we realize it's not a true marker of human worth. 

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Healthy Eating. Importance of Good Nutrition

Healthier eating involves making gradual changes in your diet over time. You will need to be dedicated to eating balanced meals consistently along with consuming various types of food. This will ensure that you consume the nutrients that your body needs to be strong and healthy.

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Advice on Foot Health: Avoid Plantar Fasciitis and Heel Pain

Heel pain is often caused by plantar fasciitis, but both of these conditions can be easily prevented. While prevalent, they are painful and can cause the victim much discomfort. The main causes of heel pain are detailed below, along with remedies and tips on how to improve the situation for healthier feet as far as it is well known.
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The Aging Process - How Your Body Changes with Age (Infographic)

Aging is no fun. There is no escape, we will all get older and more frail. As we age all our organs slowly become less effective, the cells, tissues, and systems inside our body grow tired and old too.  Take a look at this infographic to find out what kind of changes your body goes through as you grow older:

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How To Find The Best Possible Healthcare For You

The world of healthcare can be a confusing place. Many individuals consider it a daunting process to choose the right policies and coverage. After all, your health and well-being are tied to this ultimate decision. To make the process a bit easier, here are some tips to help find the best possible healthcare for you.

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    How Random Acts of Kindness Impact Your Mental Health

    The research has shown that kindness has a quantifiable impact on the world around us. Even small, random acts of kindness improve individuals and groups in demonstrable ways. We should absorb the following evidence of the impacts of kindness and act with more compassion every day.

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    4 Adventures That Can Recharge Your Emotional Wellness

    Sometimes you need a change of scenery or a new experience to feel renewed. When you’re feeling bored or discontent for any reason, it’s often a good idea to try something different and exciting. Regardless of your age, location or circumstances, it’s beneficial and refreshing to have an adventure every so often. To spark your imagination, here are four experiences to help you recharge and give you a new outlook on life.

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    5 Powerful Habits for Growth Mindset Success (Infographic)

    The road to becoming successful may be long, winding, and full of twists and turns. But with the proper guidance, helpful tips, and powerful habits, the growth and success can be highly attainable by anyone with enough discipline and perseverence. Listed below are few strategies that can be used to achieve success.

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    How To Improve Brain Power. 6 Healthy Habits to Improve Your Memory and Boost Brain Health

    The human brain needs exercise. Exercise needs to become a habit to improve your memory. As you age, your brain ages too. You become open to the risk of mental sickness such as Alzheimer's or worst, dementia. You need to make sure that you keep your brain healthy all the time. Here are six basic healthy habits that you should follow to keep your mind at its highest performance.

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    Are You Trapped in Planning? It’s Time to Let That Go and Start Doing

    When you procrastinate, and become stagnant, you are no longer active in your own life and that disrupts your attempts as wellness. Some people postpone all activity, but others simply get so caught up in planning that they never act. 

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    Lift Your Mood Today and Get Your Sparkle Back

    Life can be tough at times, particularly when one problem follows hard on the heels of another. You can decide to make the best of it and move on. Here few helpful tips to help you deal with life difficulties.

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  • 5 Ways to Prevent Temperature-Related Illnesses

    As we move from one season into another, extreme temperatures can sneak up on you. It can be quite pleasant one day, then abnormally hot or cold the next. During this time of transition, it's particularly important to guard against temperature-related illnesses.

    Read more
  • How Runners Can Better Protect Their Achilles

    The Achilles is a tendon that connects your two major calf muscles to the heel bone. When it is placed under too much stress, which is a common occurrence for runners and other athletes, it can become less flexible and even inflamed. An inflamed Achilles tendon can eventually tear, which is why any runner should take steps to protect their Achilles and recognize the symptoms of inflammation before they get to be too much.

    Read more
  • Excellent Eye Sight: How To Hang On To Quality Vision

    Many people believe that they will have quality vision their whole lives, but aging and certain habits, behaviors, accidents and illnesses can take your vision from you gradually or in an instant. To maintain excellent eyesight for as long as possible, follow these three tips throughout your life.

    Read more

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    Happy Kids: How to Positively Impact Your Toddler's Mental Health

    If your child is struggling with their mental health, it's up to you as a parent to know what's going on. Start looking into these four areas in order to positively impact your toddler's mental health.

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  • impact of kindness on mental health

    How Random Acts of Kindness Impact Your Mental Health

    The research has shown that kindness has a quantifiable impact on the world around us. Even small, random acts of kindness improve individuals and groups in demonstrable ways. We should absorb the following evidence of the impacts of kindness and act with more compassion every day.

    Read more
  • recharge your emotional wellness

    4 Adventures That Can Recharge Your Emotional Wellness

    Sometimes you need a change of scenery or a new experience to feel renewed. When you’re feeling bored or discontent for any reason, it’s often a good idea to try something different and exciting. Regardless of your age, location or circumstances, it’s beneficial and refreshing to have an adventure every so often. To spark your imagination, here are four experiences to help you recharge and give you a new outlook on life.

    Read more

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