March 17, 2014
If you're a pet owner, you know that keeping your pet healthy can be something of a guessing game. Animal instinct often leads animals like dogs and cats to hide signs of injury or illness, so as not to appear weak in front of predators. This can leave pet owners in the dark about health problems like colds, vitamin deficiencies, digestion problems, or minor injuries invisible to the untrained eye. There are so many pet health products on the market that it can be daunting to decide... moreMarch 13, 2014
Did you make a New Year’s resolution to eat healthier? Now is the perfect time to revisit that goal. Blake Sawyer, author of The Homeostasis Protocol, outlines in his book a nutrition plan intended to get your body not just back on track, but in total homeostasis. In celebration of National Nutrition Month, use his tips to help give your body a “spring cleaning.”
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The points throughout your body where two bones meet—best known as joints—are the types of body parts you probably don't think about until something goes wrong. In actuality, your joints work tirelessly to keep you moving and upright each day. When you don't show them that same kind of love back, you put yourself at risk for developing diseases like arthritis.
What is Arthritis?
Arthritis is an umbrella term encompassing more... moreFebruary 28, 2014
Today is Public Sleeping Day, but not everyone can nod off on a park bench with ease. For many of us, even falling asleep in the comfort of our own beds can be a chore. These 10 sleep tips will help you fall asleep faster and benefit more from your precious shuteye.
1. Establish a bedtime ritual
Because we are creatures of habit, a... moreFebruary 21, 2014
Individuals with diabetes are two to six times more likely to have a heart attack than those without it—in fact, two out of three people with diabetes die of heart-related complications. They are also more prone to having a heart attack earlier in life, and their heart attacks are usually more severe. In celebration of National Heart Month, let’s take a look at how diabetes affects your... more