3 Tips To Help You Stick To A Very Low Calorie Diet

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As part of a medically supervised diet, you may participate in a low or very low calorie diet (LCD or VLCD) to help you shed pounds rapidly. Sticking to such a low calorie diet can be difficult, but there are tactics you can use to help you stay on track. Use A Multivitamin Although a medically supervised diet is considered nutritionally balanced, everyone has different needs. You want to ensure you are receiving adequate nutrients by including a multivitamin.

16 December 2015

Genital Warts And The Importance Of Yearly Pap Smears

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The human papillomavirus (HPV) is responsible for several kinds of warts, some that can appear on the genitals. Many women, especially those that are sexually active and have more than one partner, can become infected with forms of this virus that have been linked to cervical cancer. Learn more about how having genital warts is a good reason you need to have yearly pap smears. Pap Smears Are The Best Way To Early Detection

12 November 2015

3 Tips For Choosing The Right Prescription Sunglasses This Winter

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If your vision is less than perfect, standard eyeglasses can make it very challenging to enjoy the outdoors. Fortunately, prescription sunglasses provide the visual corrections that you need while also eliminating the squinting and sun glare that clear lenses often cause when used outside. By knowing how to choose the right type of prescription sunglasses, you will be able to see everything you need to, regardless of the weather or where you are.

1 October 2015

Items To Pack In Your Hospital Bag Before Labor

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Before going in to have your baby, you should have a bag packed with essential items you'll want to have with you at the hospital. It's best to pack this bag ahead of time and make a list of other items you want to take with you. Packing ahead of time and making a list will help ensure you will have everything you want. Packing it yourself beforehand will save your partner from trying to pack up the items for you while you are in the hospital.

11 August 2015

Effective Ways To Deal With Hearing Loss As You Age

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As you get older, your hearing may not be as strong. In order to restore your hearing as much as possible, you can take these steps: Inspect Your Ears If your hearing loss is sudden, and you had no prior history of ear problems, there may be something physically wrong with your ears. You should then physically inspect your ears in the mirror. Check for built-up earwax because this wax can sometimes be the source of your hearing problems.

1 May 2015

Coping With Plaque Psoriasis

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If you are experiencing plaque psoriasis, you may find it makes you self-conscious and miserable. While there are a number of causes for this condition, there are some things you can do to cope with or lessen its effects: Causes Psoriasis has a strong genetic component, so if you have relatives who have it, you will be more vulnerable to developing it.  It can be triggered or exacerbated by various things:

29 January 2015

What To Expect At Your First Prenatal Visit

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Most expectant moms have their first prenatal visit during the first trimester of their pregnancy. This first prenatal visit is something that you may view with a great deal of anticipation, mingled with a hefty dose of nerves. If you know what to expect at the obstetrician's office, you can enjoy the excitement while quelling the nerves. Keep reading for a simple explanation of what your first visit to the obstetrician will be like.

26 January 2015

Fitness Activities For The Wheelchair-Bound

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Those who rely on a wheelchair for personal mobility can be as fit and healthy as anyone by putting a little research into activities that are accessible to the wheelchair-bound. Simply moving independently in a manual wheelchair at a speed of around 2 mph on a flat surface will burn about 240 calories an hour. This is actually significantly more than the amount of calories burned by walking at the same speed.

21 January 2015

How To Help A Caregiving Parent

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Often the care duties fall to the spouse when one person is healthy and the other has more involved health needs. In the case of seniors, the healthier spouse may overlook their own aging abilities and health concerns. Providing additional care helps relieve some of the burden so both partners can enjoy their senior years to the fullest. It's often left to the children to monitor their parent's health, especially if one parent is acting as a full time caregiver.

16 January 2015

Why Plan Your Own Funeral Services? 3 Things To Consider

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The idea of planning your own funeral may be a difficult one to grapple with. You may feel ill-prepared to plan the services, or you might dislike thinking about your own passing. However, there are a number of compelling reasons to consider setting plans in place for your funeral. Here are some of them. Handling Funeral Costs Funeral costs can be high, which can shock a grieving family who has not prepared for them.

12 January 2015