Health

Flatulence and Weight Gain Go Hand in Hand: See How to Get Rid of Both

Did you know that flatulence and weight gain go hand in hand? It’s true, and in many cases these two can even be symptoms of serious conditions, like constipation, lactose intolerance, or a thyroid problem. However, more commonly they are just side effects of bad eating habits. Find out what these habits are and how to kick them. Chew more …

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6 Health Benefits of Pedicures

Long perfectly shaped nails, flawlessly painted toes and an unexplainable sense of well-being are just some of the benefits we actually get when we pay somebody to give us a pedicure. But did you know that pedicures could actually be good for you, in more than a cosmetic way? Read on as your pedicure is just about to get more …

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Synthetic Drugs: “Legal Highs” are Flooding the Streets

Synthetic drugs are those kinds of drugs produced through a chemical process. Chemists sometimes make these drugs structurally identical to the ‘natural’ drugs (marijuana, cocaine, opium, etc.), but it is more often the case when these drugs are made to enhance the effect a naturally occurring drug has. Sometimes these drugs prevent some side effects that usually happen, but sometimes …

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Do You Practice Emotional First Aid? No – Well You Should

Do You Practice Emotional First Aid? No – Well You Should Renowned psychologist Guy Winch gave an eye-opening lecture on the importance of maintaining our emotional health, just as we would maintain our physical health in top condition. Psychologist Guy Winch, Ph.D., and the author of “Emotional First Aid”, states that if you have a medical problem – like if …

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Avoid These Drinks to Save Your Health

As summer approaches, we usually start thinking about improving our diet in order to lose those love handles and look better in bikinis when the time comes. We usually make some changes in out nutrition, but we sometimes forget that drinks also carry calories and ingredients that can be the opposite of beneficial in achieving our goals. Furthermore, we also …

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It’s Official: Being Physically Inactive Kills Brain Cells

If you think that your couch potato lifestyle will only affect your waistline, you couldn’t be more wrong! Did it ever come to your mind that physical inactivity may in fact affect – your mind? A recent study at Boston University showed that people who are not physically active in their 40s may end up with less grey matter in …

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This is How a Perfect Daily Meal Plan Should Look Like

What does your body tell you when you need to rest after a meal? You probably ate more than your body needs and that made you a little tired or a bit too full. But how much is the right amount of food per one meal? Of course, to control your weight, it is not all about the amount of …

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Is Your Child Going Deaf Because of Loud Music?

Losing your hearing ability is not something to joke about – once you lose it, it’s gone for good and you can’t bring it back. The World Health Organization (WHO) has conducted a study which showed that around 1.1 billion young adults are at risk of going deaf because they are frequently listening to very loud music on their music …

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7 Reasons Why You Always Feel Tired

Everybody wants more energy: energy to do more, be more productive, get more done or just simply BE more. Another reason why we desire more energy is because most of us we feel tired all the time. According to the Royal College of Psychiatrists, at any given time one in five people feels unusually tired and one in 10 has …

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Going Cocoa Crazy: Snorting Chocolate a New and Dangerous Trend

Looks like eating chocolate has gone out of fashion with the appearance of a new device which lets you snort chocolate and enjoy it without taking in all the unwanted calories. Snort, you say? Exactly, snort, like addicts do with cocaine. This is a new trend that has started just recently, enabling people to inhale chocolate powder with the help …

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