How To Differentiate A Headache From A Migraine

migraine relief

Headaches are a common condition, affecting almost all adults at some point in their life. While many people describe any bad headache as a migraine, migraines are actually a unique neurological condition with different causes, symptoms and treatments than headaches. As a result, it’s important to be able to differentiate a migraine from the more…

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Adult Acne

adult acne causes

People tend to anticipate reaching their 20s and finally having clear skin. However, it does not always work out that way. Some people continue to experience bad breakouts in their 30s, 40s, or even 50s. It is hard to come to terms with adult acne, because it’s often just thought of as a teen issue.…

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How to Know if You Are Dehydrated

As the hottest days of summer approach, it’s important to be aware of the signs of dehydration in adults to ensure that you stay healthy and safe this season. While getting outdoors and being active is good for you and one of the best parts of summer, it also increases your risk of dehydration. As…

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Sun Preventions And Preparation

Uv protection

With summer approaching quickly, let’s tackle an important topic: sun protection. While the sun provides us with warmth, light, helps our bodies produce vitamin D, and can even help improve mood, the sun also has harmful UV rays. These rays, further classified into UVA and UVB rays, both contribute to the development of skin cancer,…

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Why And How Antioxidants Are Good For You

Most people know that antioxidants are good for them and regularly hear about the importance of eating foods high in antioxidants, but not many people really know why antioxidants are good or what they do. To truly appreciate the importance of incorporating them in your diet, it’s helpful to understand more about antioxidant benefits and…

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Spring Allergies And How To Deal With Them

spring allergies

Spring is in full swing now, and along with spring comes seasonal allergies. Spring allergies usually flare up around February and may last throughout the summer months in much of the U.S. Having allergies can make being outdoors unbearable and miserable for some. It’s important to know how to counteract them so you can continue…

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Chemicals To Avoid For Health

toxic chemicals

Chemicals to Avoid Chemicals can be helpful or harmful. Often, they are both helpful and harmful. Things used around the house can be helpful for cleaning but harmful if ingested. People need to be careful around toxic chemicals; these can occur naturally, created in a lab, or be found in homes.   What is a…

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Insomnia: What, Why and How to Fall Asleep

How to fall asleep

Millions of Americans have trouble sleeping at night. Whether that’s trouble falling asleep initially, waking up too early in the morning after not getting enough hours of sleep, waking up multiple times a night, or having trouble falling back asleep once they wake up, it’s a big issue. Insomnia has many health effects ranging from…

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How to Know if You Have Lyme Disease

Lyme Symptoms

Lyme disease is an inflammatory disease caused by bacteria transmitted through tick bites. The number of cases of Lyme disease in the United States has increased dramatically in the last two decades. In fact, a recent CDC study indicates that there was an 80% increase in documented cases from 2004 to 2016. While the prognosis…

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