The year 2020 will be known for the global pandemic. Unfortunately, COVID-19 has struck terror at a worldwide level, and things don’t seem to look good for us just yet. The current situation caused many businesses to shut and schools to go into lockdown mode. Both adults and children are dealing with a sense of fear, anxiety, and uncertainty. This period has been particularly tough for us. A … [Read more...] about Outbreak vs. Pandemic
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Along with changing weather, each new season brings with it new trends in the form of healthcare. When it comes to fitness, nutrition, and well-being, it can be especially difficult to discern which trending health topics are worth embracing and which are better left untouched. It is always good to know the direction of trends because they are helpful in focusing on what matters. Some trending … [Read more...] about 10 Future of Wellness Trends
The quest to stay fit and healthy is one that requires commitment and dedication. Do you want to get into an exercise routine but don’t find a gym appealing? Are you looking for options to help you achieve an overall sense of well-being? Then yoga is an excellent option for you to consider. Why Choose Yoga? Yoga has been around for more than 5000 years, and it has outlived many, many workout … [Read more...] about The Benefits of Yoga
Diabetes, commonly called a silent killer, is related to blood sugar levels in the body. The warning signs can be so mild that you may not notice them. So, how do you know you have it and how severe it is? Most early symptoms are from higher-than-normal levels of glucose, a kind of sugar, in your blood. Diabetes is increasing at an alarming rate in the United States. According to the CDC's … [Read more...] about Diabetes Symptoms and Emergencies
It's the middle of the day and you just can't seem to get out of first gear. Is it a lack of sleep, or could there be something else that makes you feel so lethargic? Much of the current ‘tiredness epidemic’ is blamed on our increasingly co-dependent relationship with technology and widespread use of laptops and smartphones around the clock. The reasons for being perpetually exhausted can be … [Read more...] about I Feel Exhausted All The Time, Am I Sick?
To say that we’re going through unprecedented times would be an understatement. These times are tough and trying. Whether it is adults or children, the pandemic has been the trigger for overwhelming emotions for all. Such situations lead to stress and anxiety, especially if you are lonely or isolated. Have you been feeling sad or hopeless? Do you feel worried or uneasy? These could be signs of … [Read more...] about Anxiety & Depression
Many people who catch COVID-19 -- maybe as many as 40%, by some estimates -- never develop noticeable symptoms. They don’t run a fever. They don’t cough or feel short of breath, and they don’t get the strange and numerous other symptoms that can be a sign of infection like frostbite-like bumps on the skin, diarrhea, or the loss of smell or taste. Asymptomatic COVID-19 Even though you may … [Read more...] about Asymptomatic or Mild COVID-19
It’s known to everyone that being sedentary has adverse effects on your health. A desk job worker on an average sit for 40 hours a week, sometimes more. And, the new normal of working from home this year has added an extended pressure of managing kids, pets and doing day-to-day chores, leaving little to no time to exercise. It’s not the act of sitting itself is fatal but the long term … [Read more...] about Exercise Ideas For Sedentary Workers
Burns are skin damage that results from heat, sunburn or other radiation, chemical or electrical contact. It is one of the most common household injuries, especially among children. The term “burn” means more than the burning sensation associated with this injury. A burn may result in a minor medical condition or life-threatening emergency. Degrees of Burns Burns are categorized by degree in … [Read more...] about Identifying a Severe Burn