Category: Health (page 1 of 2)

Why do women have more insomnia?

Far more women than men suffer insomnia or chronic sleep trouble, and middle-aged women suffer most of all, according to an international study commissioned by Calm. Women are 40% more likely than men “always” to sleep... Read More

6 Ways to Control Stress Sweat

Stress is bad enough on its own. Unfortunately for most of us, however, stress usually also brings with it stress sweat, which tends to be particularly stinky, staining, and embarrassing. Given that there are two to four million sweat glands... Read More

Tips for Overcoming Judgment that Comes From Seeing a Shrink

It is often the assumption that if you go to therapy that you have serious problems you cannot manage on your own and there is something fundamentally wrong with you.  In reality, if someone is attending therapy, they tend to be on the healthier side... Read More

Change Up Your Morning Routine With One Simple Fix! – @mouth_watchers

Change up your morning routine with Mouth Watchers® You hear the loud buzz of your alarm – time to rise and shine. Face washed? Check. Shaved? Check. Makeup on? Check. Hair styled? Check. What about your teeth? While the first thing you do... Read More

The Latest News on Concussions May Help You Recover Faster

By Joy Stephenson-Laws, JD (Proactive Health Labs)    Whether you are a concerned parent or family member of a football player, someone who has had a concussion or just someone who wants to be more informed, this blog will help you know more than... Read More

Are You Misguided In Your Headache Treatment?

You May Be Missing The Root Of The Problem, Doctor Says It’s human nature to want to take the shortest route to ending debilitating pain, and that’s part of why the pharmaceutical industry makes its hundreds of billions of dollars each year, says... Read More

Bug bites: Avoid the itch and scratch

Ouch! Once again it’s bug bite season. While some insect bites create a minor itchy spot, others can make you seriously sick. Knowing what bugs are in your area, how to protect against bites and what to do if you are bitten is important for everyone... Read More

7-Day Menu Sugar Detox Plan And Lose Weight

Everybody knows the detrimental effects that sugar has on health in general. Actually, weight gain, wrinkles and energy crashes can be caused by indulging in sweet things like cakes or low-fat yogurt. In case you are not able to start your day without... Read More

6 Hygiene Tips To Teach Your Kids – @mouth_watchers

Help your children start healthy habits with Mouth Watchers®  To a kid, hygiene can seem like a hassle. Until they reach the teenage years and realize that people appreciate the use of soap, toothpaste, and deodorant, teaching children to practice... Read More

How does smoking affect your body?

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Brighter Spots for Asthma

Of the 100 cities ranked, these 10 are the best.  For the most part, they have less poverty, better school asthma programs, and better access to health care. But they also have cleaner air and good smoking bans. The result: fewer ER visits and deaths,... Read More

Portion Control Tips

If you don’t want to measure and weigh every last morsel of food, here are a few tricks to keep portions in check: Only eat what can fit in your two hands cupped together at one sitting Use smaller plates, bowls, and glasses, which will... Read More

When to Use Allergy Emergency Pens

Although these pens can be pricey, it’s important to carry them with you if your doctor recommends it. They just might save your life. What is an epinephrine auto-injector? Epinephrine auto-injectors such as the EpiPen® can delay a potentially fatal... Read More

What’s Causing Your Rash?

It could be caused by an allergy, or because the protective layer of your skin got damaged. Allergic Reaction Triggers If it’s an allergy, your immune system is involved. After you touch something, it mistakenly thinks your body is under attack.... Read More

What is An Allergy?

What’s an allergic reaction? Allergic reactions happen when your immune system overreacts to something that comes into contact with your body. The immune system, your body’s defense against infection, mistakenly treats substances called allergens... Read More

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