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Effects Of Passive Smoking During Pregnancy

Secondhand smoke or passive smoking is the smoke exhaled into the environment by a tobacco smoker, or the smoke that comes from the end of tobacco-containing smoking products. Approximately 4,000 chemicals are present in second hand smoke, many of which may cause cancer. Exposing yourself to secondhand smoke during pregnancy[.....]

Understanding Sleep Apnea: Causes, Symptoms, And Treatment

Sleep apnea – involuntary pauses in breathing during sleep – is a sleep disorder that affects millions of people worldwide. Untreated sleep apnea increases one's risk of stroke, high blood pressure, heart attacks, diabetes, and obesity. It also leads to poor quality of sleep and daytime fatigue and drowsiness. Anyone can be affected by sleep apnea and it is usually diagnosed by a sleep specialist through a sleep study. Treatment options include lifestyle changes, breathing devices, surgery, and alternative remedies.

How To Prevent Weight Gain During Menopause

Unwanted weight gain can be disappointing at any age. For women, menopause is an inevitable stage in their lives, and menopause may cause undesirable weight gain, especially around the abdomen. As we age, metabolism slows down and this factor may contribute to the excess weight women gain during menopause. Women may not be able[.....]

10 Habits That Can Damage Your Kidneys

An estimated 20 million Americans are believed to have kidney disease, with thousands more potentially at risk for developing kidney problems.1 Kidney damage doesn’t usually happen overnight. It is a steady process that occurs over several years as a result of some poor lifestyle choices and improper management of other[.....]

The Psychological Importance Of A Dad

Motherhood often takes precedence over fatherhood when it comes to rearing a child, but did you know that a father plays an equally important psychological role in the upbringing of a child? A video posted by Full Frontal Fatherhood 1, featuring Julian Redwood, emphasized that the role of a dad in[.....]

6 Lifestyle Choices That May Be Causing Skin Eruptions

Skin is the largest organ in your body and acts as the first line of defense against germs. It is the part of you seen externally and needs utmost care. Healthy skin on the outside is also an indication of internal health. Most of the time, you make unhealthy lifestyle[.....]

9 Foods Each To Eat And Avoid On An Empty Stomach

How about some sliced tomatoes and cucumber, and a tall glass of freshly squeezed orange juice for breakfast? They might sound extremely wholesome and healthy, but that is far from the truth.  Many foods we consider to be beneficial and nutritious can actually cause you more harm than good when consumed on[.....]

The Useful Remedies Hidden In A Tea Bag

Whether a cold evening or a pleasant morning, a cup of tea works just fine for everyone. Well, thanks to tea bags, this awesomely refreshing treat can be consumed in office spaces too. What do most of you do after brewing your own cup of goodness with the help of a[.....]

10 Plants That Help Improve Air Quality Indoors By Removing Pollution

Whether it’s an old house or a new one, your home could be harboring unhealthy toxins. These chemical compounds are found in emissions from paint, plastics, carpet, cleaning solutions, and numerous building materials. Did you know some plants can help improve the air quality? Here are 10 best houseplants that[.....]

The Movement Of Qi And Its Association With Sleep Cycle

More often than not, we are told to swallow some pills if there is something wrong in our bodies, but that does not necessarily fix it; as there may be a deeper, more psychological issue that is manifested into the physical ills we have. Traditional Chinese Medicine And Qi Traditional[.....]

10 Habits That Can Damage Your Kidneys

An estimated 20 million Americans are believed to have kidney disease, with thousands more potentially at risk for developing kidney problems.1 Kidney damage doesn’t usually happen overnight. It is a steady process that occurs over several years as a result of some poor lifestyle choices and improper management of other[.....]

The Combat Between A Morning Shower And A Night Shower

When you shower is a personal matter that should remain so. Unwind after a long day with a hot shower or jumpstart your day with a cold one. It's your call.

6 Parenting Mistakes That Hinder A Child’s Confidence And Their Chances Of Being Successful Adults

Being a parent is no easy feat, and is a job they have for life to boot. With an overwhelming amount of advice out there on what parents should and should not do, and the many contradictory research studies, when it comes down to it, we can all agree that[.....]

Effects Of Uninvolved Parenting On Kids

Uninvolved or neglectful parenting is detrimental to a child’s emotional growth and wellbeing. Studies have shown children of neglectful parenting grow up to be social recluses, do not do well in school, fall victims to bullying and substance abuse, and are more susceptible to mental ailments like depression when they grow up. Neglectful parents do more harm to the child’s growth than abusive parents. The right intervention at the right time can steer parents towards positive parenting.

Why Do You Always Feel Hungry Even After Eating

There are many reasons why you can still be hungry even after you eat. The food you eat may lack fiber, proteins, and fats, or you may be snacking on too many junk foods and gulping down soda. Losing weight can also be one of the reasons for you to feel hungrier than usual. You should also visit your doctor to make sure you are not suffering from diabetes, leptin resistance, or thyroid problems.