How to Cure Cold Sore During the Summer?

by Kodjo on April 22, 2015 in General
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Cold sores are fluid-filled blisters caused by Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV-1). This type of sore usually appears on lips, mouth, or nose area, leaving the skin red and swollen. The main triggers of this virus include fever, stress, sun exposure, weak immune system or any hormonal change. Cold sore passes through several stages from tingling […]

Six Essentials Every Serious Athlete Needs for Top Performance

by Kodjo on April 20, 2015 in General
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From personal drive to skill, there are many characteristics that serious athletes need in order to compete well and succeed. Although the most talented athletes may have a natural ability to compete, they also need a few products to help them have a great performance. To ensure that you stay on top of your game […]

Six Careers Every Health and Exercise Enthusiast Should Consider

by Kodjo on April 8, 2015 in General
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As a fitness and health buff, you’ve probably spent your entire young life at the gym, exercising outside or participating in a variety of sports. Now the time has come for you to choose a career, but you don’t want to just sit at a desk all day filling out paperwork or typing on the […]

The Five Most Common Running Injuries and How to Deal with Them

by Kodjo on March 10, 2015 in General
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Although many people believe that prolonged suffering from injuries is part of the running lifestyle, this does not have to be the case. With the help of preventative steps and some simple aftercare maintenance, these five most common running injuries can be simple curves in the road instead of debilitating injuries that will put you […]

Hard Headed: What Your Migraines May Really be a Sign of

by Kodjo on March 9, 2015 in General
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“It’s just a headache.” How many times have you heard that from a loved one or said it yourself? In trying to be stoic and avoid complaining, people often downplay their physical discomfort. Others may reduce dangerous symptoms to a mere sentence out of fear of having something diagnosed. It’s a common enough occurrence, and […]

The Truth about Grinding Teeth and How to Stop Teeth Wear

by Kodjo on March 2, 2015 in General
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Tooth grinding is also known as bruxism. It can wear down teeth and even result in chronic jaw pain. Healthcare providers don’t know exactly what causes teeth grinding. However many believe that both psychological and physical factors can play a role in the development of this condition. There are many ways that tooth grinding can […]

Road Biking: Five Pieces of Equipment the Pros Recommend

by Kodjo on February 25, 2015 in General
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If you are new to the world of cycling, you may be feeling a little overwhelmed by all the gear choices you have to make. From the bike itself, to helmets, shoes and jerseys, the amount of gear that you need can sometimes feel endless. If you are feeling a little lost, here are five […]

Six Fun Hobbies That Will Keep Your Body In The Best Shape

by Kodjo on February 19, 2015 in General
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Gyms are not for everyone. It is often easier to get fit by doing a hobby that keeps you entertained while working your body. There are many options available today depending on your fitness level. These six fun hobbies will keep your body in the best shape possible. Cycling Riding a bicycle uses a number […]

Go Bitter on Diet and Better on Health

by Kodjo on February 12, 2015 in General
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Every taste in your diet has its own benefit. Your taste buds may ask for some specific tastes only but your body craves for more. The sense of taste is one amongst the five main senses gifted to every human being by god and this sense add some foods in your list of favorites but […]

Five Tips for Recovering from an ACL Injury so you can Start Moving Again

by Kodjo on February 4, 2015 in General
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ACL injuries are very common for people of all ages. These types of injuries impact the ligaments that are located towards the inner section of the knee, an area that is critical for the movement of this joint. Many of these injuries occur when people are engaged in sports, making a fast recovery time their […]

New Muscle: Training Tips for Working Out Your Arms

by Kodjo on January 26, 2015 in General
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It takes a lot of hard work to get toned arms. You will have to spend a lot of time working out every week in order to get the definition you really want. There are many ways you can tone up your arms. Below is a list of tips that will help you train your […]

Avoiding the Risks of Supplement Usage

by Kodjo on January 15, 2015 in General
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Dietary supplements are in vogue these days more than ever. They are presented as a quick fix solution and an instant dose of health for anything from a common cold to weight loss, weight gain, muscle build and what not. From protein shakes to weight loss pills, supplements are mass consumed and perceived by many […]

Slimming Down: How to Get Rid of Those Stubborn Holiday Pounds

by Kodjo on January 15, 2015 in General
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The holidays are finally over, but those extra pounds you gained are still there. Gaining weight during the holidays is pretty common, but that does not mean you can’t get back into shape. It is possible to trim down and start feeling good about yourself again. Here are some tips on how to slim down […]

Five Hidden Health Dangers You Never Noticed Before

by Kodjo on January 9, 2015 in General
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Health dangers lurk around every corner, but you shouldn’t have to worry about everything that could cause health problems. The key is knowing what is not as harmless as it seems, and what you can relax about. Take the time to consider the five following health dangers that could pose a problem for you and […]

Home Gym for Cheap: How to Not Spend a Fortune on Exercise

by Kodjo on January 5, 2015 in General
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Has your stomach gotten a little bigger than you planned? Did too many holiday sweets make the bathroom scale your new worst enemy? If so, then it might be time to consider setting up a home gym. The project, when planned smart, can cost significantly less than you think. Buy Used No one said your home […]

5 Nutritional Tips for Haemophiliacs

by Kodjo on December 17, 2014 in General
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The importance of eating a balanced and healthy diet is well known. For people with conditions like haemophilia, a nutritious diet is even more important because of their heightened need for a sufficient nutritional intake. Although there is no specific diet for people with haemophilia, it is well-known that certain vitamins and nutrients are particularly […]

Six Skills You Didn’t Know a Nurse Needed

by Kodjo on December 14, 2014 in General
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New nursing graduates are sometime surprised by the difference between their academic learning experience and the real word healthcare environment they encounter. This transition doesn’t have to be too jolting though, as there a few easy tips and skills to consider and develop as you begin your professional career. Whether you are new to nursing, […]

Home Gym: What Every Serious Bodybuilder Needs

by Kodjo on December 14, 2014 in General
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Creating a home gym is convenient when you don’t have time to travel to another location everyday and are rigid about their exercise schedule. For a serious bodybuilder, exercising at home means you’ll be able to workout, get that lean body, and better muscle mass without spending a fortune each month. Take a look at […]

Afraid of Contact Lenses? Here are Five Alternative Ideas to See Better

by Kodjo on December 10, 2014 in General
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Many people suffer from vision problems, but are afraid to try contact lenses. Deliberately putting a foreign object into the eyes violate some of our very basic instincts to protect them. At the same time, it is no fun having to squint or wear bulky glasses everywhere you go. Luckily, there are other options. LASIK […]

7 Ways to Motivate Yourself for a Healthy Lifestyle

by Kodjo on December 8, 2014 in General
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More often, you find yourself on very busy schedule that sometimes steer you off a healthy living regimen. Here are 7 ways to motivate yourself for a healthy lifestyle and keep the healthy momentum going. 1. Stay Positive First, to be able to achieve a healthy lifestyle, you need to concentrate on things that make you […]

Senior Fitness: Stay Safe While Staying in Shape

by Kodjo on December 8, 2014 in General
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There are many benefits seniors can reap from exercising on a regular basis. Regular exercise can help you maintain your independence, manage or prevent chronic illnesses, and reduce pain. Below are some tips that will help you stay safe while keeping yourself in shape, no matter your age. Get Medical Clearance It is always a […]

7 Ways to Motivate Yourself for a Healthy Lifestyle

by Kodjo on December 5, 2014 in General
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More often, you find yourself on very busy and tight schedule that drastically affect the way you are living. A good exercise and eating habits can make a big difference in your life span, but can be very tricky when you are hooked to a certain lifestyle where you are able to pay your bills. […]

Health at Home: Five all Natural Ways to Feel Well

by Kodjo on December 4, 2014 in General
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Although modern medicine has given people a wealth of medications and treatments to fight illness and feel better, these benefits often come with a price. High costs, and unpleasant side effects have caused many people to return to all natural treatments for their minor illnesses and injuries. These simple remedies are often inexpensive, effective, and […]

Skip the Shot: Ways to Protect Your Immune System This Flu Season

by Kodjo on December 3, 2014 in General
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It’s the time of year for flu shots again. However, if you are among those trying to achieve a more natural lifestyle, how do you protect yourself against the flu without getting a flu shot? It’s probably easier than you think. Use these tips to help your health out, and avoid a trip to the […]

Is it Safe to Continue your Normal Workout Routine when you are Expecting?

by Kodjo on November 28, 2014 in General
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Although the idea that pregnant women are “delicate” and should rest as much as possible has been debunked, many women hesitate to engage in their normal routines. They don’t want to risk any problems from pushing themselves too far, however, gentle exercise is recommended by many health professionals. How much and what types of exercise […]

Mouth Health: What Diseases to Look out for Before Your Next Appointment

by Kodjo on November 28, 2014 in General
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Poor oral hygiene can potentially damage your overall health. Having good looking teeth isn’t the only indication of good oral hygiene, if oral diseases are left untreated, they can cause more serious health issues. Here are the oral diseases you should watch out for before your next dental appointment. Gingivitis Gingivitis in its initial stages […]

Balanced Life: What You aren’t Paying Attention to When it Comes to Health

by Kodjo on November 11, 2014 in General
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Life moves fast. Time easily slips away and the important things, like our health and relationships, can often just fall by the wayside. What you aren’t paying attention to when it comes to your health, is probably what most needs your attention most to live a balanced life. Living in balance can bolster your health […]

Seven Super Carbs for Weight Loss

by Kodjo on November 3, 2014 in HEALTHY EATING
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Carbs for weight loss, really? You might think that’s crazy, but actually it’s not. Carbs are an essential part of any balanced diet because they are your body’s main source of energy. In fact, nearly half of your daily calorie intake should be from carbs. Carbs give your brain energy to think and your body […]