While how you eat may affect your health, eating healthy can affect your wallet, and not in a way that you appreciate. The consensus is that it costs a lot more money to eat healthy, but this doesn’t have to be the case. There are ways to have healthy foods in your diet and to […]
Whether it’s seasonal allergies or food allergies, nobody wants to be plagued by them. The good news is that you don’t have to suffer from annoying allergy symptoms. There are fast, effective and even natural remedies that can offer relief, and you can find them right at home. Here are five simple home remedies for […]
You’ve probably had that scratchy, itchy feeling. The one that starts in the back of your throat and suddenly turns into a painful burning sensation. Some people say it’s like trying to swallow broken glass. Now that’s a pretty vivid description of the common sore throat and if you have ever had one that bad […]
With this year’s overwhelming flu activity reaching every corner of the nation, it’s important to remain educated on the potential hot spots and preventative measures to avoid flu-related germs. Doctor’s offices, school classrooms, the gym, and even your workplace are among the top culprits for contracting seasonal influenza. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor […]
Doctors recommend adults get between seven to nine hours of sleep per night. However, according to HuffPost, more than a third of Americans regularly do not sleep enough. That means that roughly 83.6 million adults in the U.S. alone are sleep deprived. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that 34.8 percent […]
The weather’s cold, the days are short, and the cold and flu viruses are running rampant. It’s likely that sometime this season, you’ll find yourself with a bit of a cough. Coughing is the body’s way of trying to clear your airways. It’s a natural occurrence and is rarely the sign of anything serious. The […]
New Year’s resolutions fell by the wayside weeks ago (do you still do that?) and the cold and flu season has gripped the country in a vise that has been hard to shake. This time of year, the effort to live a healthy and balanced life can seem like a losing battle.
Hey, don’t give up! […]
Most years, the terms “flu season” and “flu shot” are viewed as a pesky seasonal rite of passage, a nuisance, another thing on your to-do list. But this year, the virulent H3N2 virus — which has been circulating for 50 years and dubbed the “Hong Kong flu” — is getting peoples’ attention.
The 2017–2018 flu season […]
Waking up with a sore throat, a runny nose, and a terrible cough during flu season would leave you to believe that you indeed have the flu. Even though you may have flu-like symptoms, you could be over-analyzing your symptoms.
Here are a few ways to determine whether you have the flu or just a regular […]
As the days get longer and colder, you’re more than likely spending more time indoors and less time outside in the cold.
Being out in the sun all summer long can make you thirsty, but it’s easy to overlook the importance of staying hydrated all year.
Staying hydrated is essential to overall health while maintaining functions in […]