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Having good posture is much more than looking smart and not slouching. Your posture is linked to a wide range of medical problems, so looking after your body through good posture is very important. Bad posture when sitting can cause both short-term and long-term back and neck problems as well as a range of other issues. Related: What sleep position is best? People who work at a desk are particularly prone to such issues and having bad posture can lead to bigger problems later on in life. If you are feeling back and neck pains, then you need to look…

When you think about your personal health and well-being, only the best is good enough for you. Unfortunately, there are increasing numbers of people who suffer from chronic illnesses, meaning that any treatment they receive is designed solely for alleviating the symptoms. These symptoms can greatly reduce an individual’s quality of life, however. Prescription medication, which is common in these cases, is only effective to a certain point, has significant side effects, and may even become addictive. This is why so many people are now interested in using medicinal marijuana instead, and particularly now that next day medical marijuana delivery…

A lot of people don’t realize that there is a difference between neurology and neurosurgery. Physicians like Dr. Joseph Yazdi, for example, who is a neurosurgeon, often find themselves dealing with questions that relate more to neurology. One of the reasons why the two disciplines are often confused is because they both deal with functional disorders and diseases of the nerves, brains, and muscles. However, the way the treatments and procedures actually work in very different ways. What Is Neurology? Neurology focuses on disease of the nervous system. A neurologist is able to diagnose and treater very specific conditions, ranging…

An alkaline diet is one of the best diets when it comes to increasing longevity and keeping diseases at bay. Balancing your body’s pH by taking an alkaline diet is a health practice worth it in the end. You reduce the risk of contracting diseases such as hypertension, vitamin D deficiency, arthritis, low bone density and many others. With an alkaline diet, you can actually reach optimum health by achieving a pH ranging between 7.35 and 7.45. Other reasons why taking an alkaline diet is great for you are as follows: No Pain & Inflammation An alkaline diet will keep…

Excluding all of you morning people, waking up to your alarm at an early time is always horrible. The first alarm to go off always makes you want to put the pillow over your head and continue to rest but this doesn’t ever end well! Here are some tips on how to fight that morning feeling! Why do you want to get up at this time? A great place to start is to consider what you will gain from waking up on time. Why do you need to be on time? Also, think about the risks of taking those extra…

I’ve smoked for about 20 years now and to be honest, it’s time I quit. But I haven’t really tried yet as I like the physical act of ‘going out for a fag’ too much. I don’t think nicotine gum or patches would work for me, so when a friend told me he had completely cut down by using his vaporiser pen, it seemed like the perfect solution. He got it from V2, a US-based E-cigarette and vaporiser manufacturer. I had a look on their UK website and found they’ve got a new 3-in-1 vaporiser pen out which looked pretty…

It is inevitable that at some time or another throughout our lives, the aging process will catch up with us and we simply won’t be able to do things anymore, the same way that we used to. This is an awful thought to consider but unfortunately one which you can do absolutely nothing about. You may not be able to stop the signs of aging on your body but you can be smart in terms of how you approach it to ensure that you are still able to live in the right way, remain as active as you possibly can…

What you do in the morning when you wake up can either make or break your day. Therefore, you should kick things off by consuming a healthy drink that fills you with energy. Healthy drinks will get your body and mind moving thus allowing you to blaze through your daily activities.  Do you want to boost your immune system and speed up your digestion for loads of energy? Here are the beverages that you should consume each morning: Warm lemon water The best way to start your day is by consuming a cup of warm lemon water. It increases the…