Health & Wellness

Dealing With Diabetic Chronic Wounds

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a total of 34.2 million people suffer from diabetes in the United States. Diabetes is a chronic condition that affects the body’s ability to regulate blood sugar and consists of three main types: Type 1: People who suffer from this type often cannot make the […]

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Main Functions of the Muscular System

Many people have suffered from sore muscles at some point in their lives. Whether they be from sports injuries or such caused by everyday activity, they often only ache for a few days before they’re as good as new. But have you ever stopped to think about all of the different parts that make up […]

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Post-Workout Recovery Tips

Staying in shape is difficult to do. Millions of people make it their New Year’s resolution to be more active or to lose weight, but so many quit after just a few days or weeks. Why is that? It may be because of the aches and pains that we’re left with after a good workout. […]

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Seeking Insomnia Relief with Alcohol: A Disaster in the Making

With 30% to 40% of adults in the United States claiming to suffer from symptoms of insomnia within the last twelve months, it’s safe to say that the condition is a problem for many Americans. Some try natural insomnia remedies to help combat their symptoms, such as relaxation techniques, sleep restriction, or diet changes. But […]

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Fitness From Home

Over the last few months, with gyms and fitness centers closed, people have had to get creative when it comes to staying in shape while staying at home. Now you may be thinking, why is anyone worried about working out in the middle of a worldwide pandemic? Well, not only does exercising take up your […]

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Types of Wounds

Accidents happen and when they do, we’re often left with some kind of injury, usually a wound. One of the most common is an open wound. According to Healthline, an open wound is characterized by an internal or external break in tissue, often involving the skin. But not all open wounds are the same. Knowing what […]

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Recharge with Some Insomnia Treatments

Insomnia is a disorder characterized by the inability to fall or stay asleep throughout the night. This disorder falls into two categories: acute or chronic. One of the leading causes of acute, or temporary, insomnia is a stressful life event, such as losing a job. As millions of Americans are currently unemployed due to COVID-19, […]

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Understanding the Stages of Wound Healing

Wounds can be as simple as a paper cut to as severe as a traumatic fall resulting in injury or a surgical incision. No matter the severity of your wound, the body undergoes the same process to heal your body. There are four stages of the wound healing process. Hemostasis We understand hemostasis as, “the physiological process that stops […]

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Healing Your Body After a Fall in the Snow

Winter is here and with colder weather comes various precipitation that can create an increased likelihood of falling on ice and slush. When you have such an accident, certain injuries can occur. Common ailments following a slip and fall accident include: Broken bones Sprained ankles or wrists Knee damage Shoulder dislocations or muscle strains Spine and […]

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Winter Blues And Carpal Tunnel Triggers

With the change in season and a drop in temperature, those with carpal tunnel syndrome are feeling a lot more than the winter blues. For those more than eight million people impacted with carpal tunnel each year, the winter months can bring a lot of pain. There are obvious tips and tricks to easing your pain like keeping hands […]

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