5 Ways to Have Fun During Pregnancy

A mom will say that the pregnancy has moments of ups and downs. In the morning when you wake up you may not feel very good, have cramps, headaches, suffer from acidity and of course that increased weight is not always comfortable also. We understand that pregnancy is mostly about an uphill journey, but why […]

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Choosing Between Available Weight Loss Medications

  Losing weight can be a challenge, and it only gets harder as you age. There comes a point for many people when they feel like they need a little extra assistance to shed the extra pounds. If the gym isn’t cutting it, and you feel like you’re already starving yourself, then it might be […]

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5 Great Balance Exercises for Senior Citizens

Falls represent the leading cause of injury and accidental death among the elderly population. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reveals that in 2008 alone, almost 20 thousand seniors died because of fall-related injuries while approximately 1.5 million were treated in emergency rooms for hip fractures and other injuries. Why do seniors fall […]

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The Drug Finasteride Can Treat Hair Loss

Known by its brand name Propecia, many doctors recommend Finasteride to treat male pattern baldness as a first line of defense against hair loss. Finasteride History Though now most widely known for its ability to fight hair loss, finasteride patients originally used it for a very different purpose. In 1974, Julianne Imperato-McGinley of Cornell Medical […]

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Health Benefits of Deep Breathing

Yoga, regardless of form, emphasizes the importance of proper breathing. Students practice what is known as pranayama, a Sanskrit term for breath control. According to yogic tradition, pranayama extends prana or life force energy, similar to the idea of qi in traditional Chinese medicine, enhances lung capacity, quiets the mind, rejuvenates the body, and increases […]

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