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Dr. Bikash Chowdhury Shares 5 Exercise Tips for People with Diabetes

As a specialist in Family Medicine, Dr. Bikash Chowdhury stresses that if you want to stay fit and healthy, regular exercise is vital. This is particularly true if you have diabetes. After all, working out can help you to lose weight and keep your blood sugar levels in check. For people with diabetes who want to start exercising a little …

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Dr. Joel Arun Sursas Discusses the Gut Microbiome & Depression

Introduction A vast number of microbes inhabit our gastrointestinal tracts – and are collectively termed the gut microbiome. The gut microbiome profoundly orchestrates multiple domains of our normal human physiology. An average adult will harbour roughly 10 trillion human cells. In contrast, the same adult will host approximately 100 trillion human cells, which is a staggering 10-fold increase! This enigmatic …

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Dr. Maria Luong of Serenity Dentistry Spa Shares Tips for Sensitive Teeth

  The pain associated with tooth sensitivity takes many forms and can last for seconds, days, or even weeks. Here, Dr. Maria Luong shares tips to help you fight back against the pain and eliminate sensitivity. There is no need to suffer endlessly; many of the ways to minimize tooth sensitivity are inexpensive or even free. Toothpaste Two active ingredients …

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Why We Experience Side Effects When Taking Medications

To explain why we sometimes experience side effects when taking medications, we first must understand what a side effect is. According to Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary, a side effect is “a secondary and usually adverse effect (as of a drug). “ It’s ironic: you take a medication to heal your body, but after a while, you may have side effects that may …

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Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)

What is Tennis Elbow? Tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis, is a painful medical condition characterized by an inflammation of the tendons that join the forearm muscles on the outside of the elbow. The forearm muscles and tendons become damaged from overuse due to repeated motion, which leads to pain and tenderness on the outside of the elbow. Causes of Tennis Elbow Overuse …

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How to Stay Physically Healthy at Work

Devoting yourself completely to the job can be an extremely rewarding experience, and you will not be able to do that unless you stay physically healthy at work. Sitting and working in front of the computer for 8 hours can be pretty tiring and unhealthy. In order to stay physically healthy at work, you can do certain things. We are …

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4 Strategies for Building Resilience in Alcohol Recovery

“Drink does not drown care, but waters it, and makes it grow faster.” – Benjamin Franklin, U.S.founding father, and polymath Walk up to someone in the street, say you’re doing a survey about perception or something, and ask them if they thought alcoholics were noted for their resilience. A few might give you an informed opinion, such as, “Addiction destroys …

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Austin Alexander Burridge, Fitness Trainer, Reviews 5 Ways Interval Training Helps You Meet Your Fitness Goals

Interval training is the process of alternating between periods of intense, time-limited exercises and recovery breaks as you work out. According to fitness trainer Austin Alexander Burridge, this training method has been used to improve the efficiency and productivity of workouts for many years and only continues to become more popular among people of all fitness levels. Below, Austin Alexander …

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Want to Get a DNA Test at Home? Choose a Reliable Company

At-home DNA testing kits are getting so big, over 26 million people have used them already, and that number keeps growing fast. This means that over 26 million people have voluntarily surrendered their personal (and you can’t really get any more personal than DNA) information to independent organizations that aren’t really regulated by anyone. That might not be an issue …

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Helmet Safety Ratings 101

A helmet is one of the most important pieces of motorcycle gear to have for any motorcycle rider. In fact, it is the most common safety item to have, even for the least dangerous roads. Most people get the basic concept that helmets keep you safer when you’re riding, but construction of this equipment is complex. Safety ratings hold manufacturers …