Posts Tagged“wellness”

While you’ve probably heard the term ultraviolet (UV) light used in the context of sunlight, do you know what it actually is? By definition, it’s a form of electromagnetic radiation that can’t be seen by the naked eye. In small doses, it gives you a killer tan that will make all of your friends envious. However, in larger doses, it’s responsible for a number of issues, including sunburn or skin cancer. Because of its potency, people have begun to harness UV light for a number of different applications. What Are the Effects of UV Light? Because UV light is so…

For some reason, many people believe that braces are for children or teenagers only. They believe that after a certain age, teeth correction is either useless or that their situation is beyond repair. But in reality, it’s never too late to seek teeth corrections and people of all ages can get great results with a variety of procedures. Here are a few reasons why adults should consider getting braces. Improved Self Esteem People often underestimate the effect a smile can have on one’s self esteem. Our smile is the first thing people see about us. Withholding your smile can have…

Everyone wants to look and feel good, but it’s challenging when the summer heat sets in. Here are some tips to help you stay cool and shine bright during this hot time: 1. Get solid sun exposure at the right time Research has discovered 10am-2pm to be the optimal time to safely get some sun and maximize vitamin D production. Although authorities have always said to avoid the sun at mid-day to reduce the risk of sunburn, research now shows doing so increases the risk of cancer. Here’s why: UVB rays are shorter waves and produce vitamin D. UVA rays…

Sleep apnea is a common condition among American adults, especially those who are also overweight. For most people, CPAP machines are the first line of defense. CPAP, which stands for Continuous Positive Airway Pressure, provides breathing support and can help prevent airway collapse during the night, a characteristic of obstructive sleep apnea. But what if there was an alternative to CPAP that could help improve your overall health rather than just correcting breathing issues? For some patients, weight loss surgery is that solution. The Consequences Of Sleep Apnea Sleep apnea is characterized by a cessation of breathing while asleep, and…

Yoga stands out as one of the most useful of all the exercise regimens we know now. There are so many interesting health benefits that are associated with yoga, all being tied with the mind, the body and the spirit. At the same time, practice is accessible for people of all health levels and of all ages. Fortunately, the popularity of yoga is growing but it can still be difficult for a beginner to go through what is needed. This is why the following yoga beginner tips are very useful. Never Compare Yourself With Others Most people go to yoga…

Cooking your own food in the comfort of your home is an affordable and healthier way of eating, compared to eating out. Today, there are so many options available to you if you choose to eat out – and most of these options can be unhealthy. When was the last time you prepared or cooked an amazingly delicious homemade meal? Most people see the 30 minutes it takes to prepare something at home as more tedious than dropping by their favorite fast food and getting what they need in a minute. Such habits are hard to cut out of your…

How do you feel about you these days? Although it can be a difficult to answer, many women will say they’d like to change things about themselves. With that in mind, doing such changes can be easier said than done. It can also prove quite a challenge if one doesn’t have the necessary resources. That said how would you best go about changing how you look and feel? Take Stock of Where You Want to Go with Your Life Although many people may tell you that looks are not everything, do you believe them? Sure, what is on the inside…

Looking for the best doctor for your family can be a big task to take on because this is the health of the most important people in your life that we are talking about. You don’t want to carelessly put your health into the hands of someone that may not be up to the task of keeping you healthy. There are a variety of ways that you want to make sure that you choose a family doctor which is compatible with you, your family, and your specific needs. You want to make sure that you have someone you trust and…

Wigs are an investment that should not be taken lightly. No matter what type of wig fibre or cap you want to use, you should be sure that the quality of the wig is worth the money that you will be spending on it, not to mention what you’ll be investing in its styling (yes, you can get a human hair wig styled, just as you would your real hair). A high-quality human hair wig will be one that you reach for every day without hesitation, so know how to choose it well! Take a look at the following dos…

When you are battling what seems like a never-ending fight with chronic pain, do you just want to wave the white surrender flag at some point and time? Even if you’ve decided now is not the time to give up, you might be thinking like the steps you’ve tried to lessen and/or even stop chronic pain are useless. With that in mind, has medicinal marijuana crept into your head? If not, are you willing to give it a try? For many people in recent years, medical marijuana has in fact been the solution they’ve sought for a long period of…