August 29, 2016
The immune system protects your body from illness and infection. It works around the clock to destroy invaders including bacteria, germs, and viruses. Keeping your immune system healthy and strong should be a top priority for you. After all, it’s what prevents you from getting sick and therefore getting more done throughout the day. There are a number of things that you can do to boost your immune system. Here are a few suggestions to get you started:
August 22, 2016
Mosquitoes are pesky insects that carry disease and cause people a lot of discomfort. When they bite you, they leave red bumps on your skin that itch relentlessly. For people with severe allergies, a mosquito bite can cause hives, lesions, and even anaphylaxis. In the worst cases, malaria, encephalitis, meningitis, and West Nile Virus is transmitted by infected mosquitoes. They pass on these lethal diseases to the people they choose to bite. Warning signs that it’s more than
August 16, 2016
A good night’s sleep is essential for your health and well-being. Depending on your age, you need between seven to ten hours of restful slumber each day to remain physically and mentally prepared for life’s challenges. Without enough rest, you may engage in risky behavior such as drive inattentively or make rash financial decisions. Sleep deprivation is something that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) call “a public health epidemic” contributing to greater problems such
August 09, 2016
Self-care is a buzz word these days. It’s a truly revolutionary idea in today’s fast paced, fill-your-schedule-to-the-max society that we live in. In a world that rewards busyness, it’s good to know that it’s okay to slow down, listen to your body, and truly take care of yourself. Here are seven self-care practices you can start today with minimal effort. Start journaling. You don’t need special tools, just a notebook and writing utensil. Put your thoughts on paper.