Category: Health

Sneezy Does It! How We Can Reduce Allergies In Our Kids

Image Allergies are a much bigger thing now than it has ever been before. There are so many variations of food intolerance doing the rounds that schools are imposing a ban on food items like nuts. Are allergies that big a problem? It can be a major concern for many parents, because they don’t know...

Head Trauma: The Signs to Look Out For

  Head injuries can come in many varieties. Sometimes, they can seem bad but no real damage is done. But other times, the knock can seem relatively minor and insignificant, but there still could have been some serious damage done. It’s important to know the signs to look out for if you or someone you...

Things That Are Ruining Your Sleep

Image via Pixabay One of the most common complaints for people in today’s world is that they find themselves chronically sleep-deprived. It’s not hard to see how this happens, we’re all stressed and preoccupied with work, and our evenings offer us distractions like YouTube and Netflix which make it tempting to stay up far later...

Facts About Poison Ivy

  What does poison ivy look like? Poison Ivy can be found through much of North America and typically grows in three group leaflets. The color and shape can differ depending on the time of year and location and can have yellow or green flowers depending on the season. What causes poison ivy rash? Poison...

The Psychological Effects of Physical Injuries

Pixabay   When people think about injuries, they usually only think about the physical realm of the issue. Of course, most of the damage of your average injury is usually inflicted on the body! When we think of injuries, we think of broken bones, cuts and gashes, sprains, pulled muscles, dislocated shoulders… a whole host...

Beating Your Back Pain

  Back pain is not uncommon. Whether it’s mechanical, muscular, injury-related or otherwise, it affects 8 out of 10 people. It’s the most common cause of occupational disability and it affects many more people on a broader spectrum, still. Whether your back pain is chronic or whether it’s temporary, you can work against it. These...

Cutting Healthcare Costs

    In a perfect world, everyone on the planet would be able to afford healthcare. In reality, people just don’t have the cash. Anyway, healthcare costs are extortionate in a lot of cases. The problem for the average person is the fact that healthcare is essential, well, to live. Without the right care, anyone...

Fitness Fads or Fast-Tracks

  We’re all looking for a quick fix, and nowhere is that more evident that the health and fitness industry. Companies have tapped into the consumer’s desire to look great but with little effort. Healthy food can now be fast and getting abs doesn’t mean agonizing gym sessions. So can you really fast-track your way...

Healthy Habits: Planning for Your Family’s Health

  If you’re a mom, looking after your family’s health is part of your job. Of course, dads should also play a part, and as children get older, they also start to take responsibility for their own health. But it’s up to mom to help out too, especially where the kids are concerned. Keeping your...

How to Properly Equip Your Medicine Cabinet

  Our medical cabinets are probably either empty or full of useless junk that we haven’t used before or are so old that they have probably expired. Getting the right help and the right time is incredibly important, and you never want to be caught short without painkillers during a stressful day with the children...

Here’s How To Get Kids To Eat Their Five-A-Day

    When it comes to trying to get your children to finish their greens, eat something other than pizza and chips or having to resort to bribery to get them to clear their plate, you aren’t alone. Studies have shown that mealtimes are increasingly becoming a battle between parents who are desperately trying to...