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    Food and the problem of bloating

    The feeling of bloating is equal to the feeling of discomfort. It seems to you that you are bigger, heavier, slower, your stomach is growing, you are more nervous and therefore more insecure. Flatulence is a condition or possible sign of an organic disease, but it is not a disease in itself. It does not have to be related to food intake. It is mostly repeated from time to time. It has nothing to do with obesity. Cause of bloating The causes can be in the way you eat (swallowing air while eating – aerophagia), gastritis or stomach ulcer, duodenal ulcer, problems with the pancreas or gallbladder (insufficient juice for…

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    Hot or Cold Compresses – The Eternal Dilemma

    Some like it hot. And some cold. Whenever there is an injury or pain, the first question that arises is whether to put warm or cold compresses. Surely you have all happened to stiffen, injure or feel some muscle pain, so you wonder if you should put ice and cool or some blanket and warm up. It often happens that after training we feel a certain discomfort in the muscles or we wake up stiff because we slept uncomfortably and then we are never sure what kind of covering would suit that pain. Of course, different types of pain and injuries will suit different dressings, so it is logical for…

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    Fatigue and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    Fatigue is something that we all experience, since we have a lot of obligations, so we are constantly somehow running to manage to reach and achieve everything. Feeling tired after a hard day or at some point during the day is completely normal and common. It is also common to feel tired for a few days after an extremely hard period. But a large number of peoples complain that they feel tired from getting up in the morning until the end of the day, and this is already a very problematic situation that can be attributed to either a constantly overworked lifestyle or it can already be a chronic fatigue…

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    The Benefits of Exercise During Pregnancy

    Every pregnancy is different for every woman. Some women feel well and fit throughout their entire pregnancy, others not so much. Every pregnant woman can benefit from being as active as their body allows. Pregnancy is a time when your body changes rapidly both physically and hormonally. Recent studies suggest it is best to limit weight gain to about +/- 12 kg, depending on your BMI before pregnancy. A big benefit to gentle exercise during pregnancy is simply burning up calories. A lesser known benefit is that the stimulation of “happiness hormones” (endorphins and oxytocin among women exercising in a group) will help even out imbalanced hormones which can cause…

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    Diet, Exercise Plan And Weight Loss Programs

    An exercise program is the foundation behind any commitment to improve one’s health. According to the Association, a 200-pound individual who consumes the same amount of calories but walks briskly each day for 1-2 miles will lose approximately 14 pounds per year. Realistically, the calories an individual burns while walking his/her 1-2 miles is probably negated with the refreshing glass of Gatorade consumed upon the completion of the walk. However, the commitment this individual made to drag his/her body out of the warm bed at sunrise to subject oneself to pain, will set a positive atmosphere for the entire day. First, this individual’s metabolism will be in relative shock racing…

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    Stop Smoking Tips You Should Try

    An individual may be addicted to cigarettes if he/she experience one or more of the following signs: You continue to smoke despite the desire to quit. You have made a serious, but unsuccessful, attempt to stop using tobacco or permanently reduce the amount you use. Your attempts to stop smoking have led to physical withdrawal symptoms, including a craving for tobacco, anxiety, irritability, restlessness, difficulty concentrating, headaches, drowsiness, and stomach upset. You develop a “tolerance” for tobacco. Smoking the same number of cigarettes produces less effect over time, making it necessary to increase the number of cigarettes you smoke to achieve the desired sensation. You have continued to use tobacco…

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    How to stop the Tinea Versicolor from further restoration?

    Tinea versicolor is a skin disorder caused by yeast or fungal infecting on the skin and the disorder leaves certain areas of body skin discolored or with pale marks. Though the disease can be conclusively treated with proper medical care, in many cases the disease tends to be recurring and thus making the case a chronic one. The disorder is particularly seen in people with lot of sweating habit, dry, itchy skin conclusively, dandruff, hot and humid tropical climate makes people more vulnerable to such infectious skin problems.  While treating the disorder with appropriate medical care is not a challenging task, often preventing the disease from returning seems to be…

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    Travel Insurance is Your Holiday Companion

    Quite a few people go travelling these days, or at least take a holiday abroad. Whether you enjoy taking a short flight across the channel to France, or you fancy a stunning break away in the small city of Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt, it’s important that you take certain precautions before you travel so that you can enjoy your holiday without stress. It’s also nice to be assured that if anything does happen to you whilst away from home, you’ll be looked after. Travel insurance can often be overlooked whilst booking a holiday and this can be a problem as accidents do happen. Unfortunately, without insurance, these accidents can…

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    What Beverages to Avoid in Order Keeping your Teeth Healthy?

    Oral hygiene is a matter more and more discussed by media all over the world. Besides the increasing costs of dental services, most of the procedures are also very painful, so it is advisable to do everything in your power to avoid visiting your dentist more than for your bi-annual check-up. Among the drinks that are worst for your teeth, sodas are the most damaging. Due to their PH level, they attack your teeth by actually eroding their enamel. The enamel is the outer part of the tooth, which keeps it shiny and prevents bacteria from entering the tooth and creating cavities. Once the enamel has been compromised, it is…

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    Use Sleeping pills for treatment of insomnia and sleeping disorders

    Can’t sleep? Need help?   To take care of your sleeping problems various types of prescription and non-prescription sleeping pills are available for treatment of insomnia and sleeping disorders.   It is not normal to feel sleepy at some stage in work and to have problems staying asleep or to wake up suddenly in the mid of the sleep. However, if you are experiencing sleep disorder then you can keep track on your sleeping pattern for minimum 4 weeks and later consult your doctor to get your much needed medication. Telling your doctor about the other over-the-counter drugs you are using apart from the prescribed medications is very important as it involves…