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Dealing with Allergies

Allergies, whether minor or severe, can be a massive inconvenience at the very least and a danger to your health and life at worst. An allergy can determine the food you eat, the activities you enjoy, and even the types of treatment you can receive. Suffice to say, finding out you have an allergy can […]

The Hidden Health Benefits of Bowling

Bowling may not be the first thing that comes to mind when we’re looking for ways to exercise. In fact, the common imagery is lounging around the waiting area until it’s your turn to go. But if you’re looking for ways to start or continue your fitness journey, you shouldn’t overlook bowling as a healthy […]

Simple Exercises for a Rainy Day

Spring is here, and with it often comes the rainiest time of the year. If you’re on a fitness journey that often takes you outside for a nice walk, hiking, or gardening, a rainy day could derail your plans But, they don’t have to! There are a number of exercises that are simple to do, […]

3 More Signs You Should Go to the Doctor

Sometimes, you may know something is wrong with your body but not be sure if it’s a big deal or not and worth going to the doctor’s office. In some cases, you may be able to get along fine recovering at home. However, there are other times when the signs indicate you should visit the […]

3 Signs You Should Go to the Doctor

Many people don’t like visiting the doctor. They don’t like paying for the trip, being poked and prodded, or admitting that they’re sick. While we maintain that if you’re concerned, you should see the doctor, you may still be hesitant. You know something is wrong, but is it bad enough to seek help? Well, if […]

Charles Bonnet Syndrome: Diagnosis and Care

You’re taking care of your visually impaired mother. It’s just the two of you, and you’re fixing up some lunch while she’s watching TV in the other room. From the kitchen, you hear your mom talking to somebody. You rush into the living room to find her alone, talking to an empty chair. Okay, this […]

Common Causes of Incontinence in Seniors

Incontinence may seem like an embarrassing condition to have. It’s losing control of your body, and something you don’t really want to talk about with others. However, if you suffer from urinary incontinence or fecal incontinence, you’re not alone. A 2014 study found that over half of all seniors struggle with some level of incontinence. […]

5 Ways to Warm Up Quickly in the Winter

Throughout the winter, depending on where you live, we can expect it to be cold. Not only is this a comfort issue, it can be a safety concern as well. There are several dangers to being overly cold, like hypothermia or even an increased risk of heart attack. There’s even some truth to the old […]

Fun Christmas Ways to Get Fit

The holidays are often a time when weight gain seems inevitable. The weather outside is frightful, making it tougher to convince yourself to head out to exercise. You’re also busy with holiday parties, decorations, and shopping that siphons time that could be spent working out to burn off those calories. That’s without mentioning all the […]

Safe Ways to Celebrate Christmas During the COVID Pandemic

Of all the holidays on the calendar, Christmas and the other festive season holidays are centered around gathering with friends and loved ones. It’s been that way since the holidays’ beginnings. But with the COVID-19 pandemic still affecting nearly every aspect of our lives, it’s going to be a little more difficult to plan the […]