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I can’t sleep: Healthy Tips on How To

Sleep (image credit: Sleep is important for the body, as proper sleep helps the body maintain physical health well being. However, not much of people are getting their much needed sleep.   It plays a huge role in one’s health, and according to a health review , inadequate sleep increase the risk of obesity by a scary 80% in children and lesser at 55% in adults. According to another study , anything less than 7 or 8 hours of sleep increases the risk of developing diabetes as well as heart disease. The Rand Corporation said about 70 percent of deployable service members reported six hours or less of sleep per day, almost half said they sleep poorly, and one-third felt fatigued three to four times a week. Way too bad! Right? This article will focus on how you and I can get the much needed sleep we desire. Just follow these tips: Maintain a regular sleep schedule   Try as much as possible to be consistent with the time you sleep and wake, as this can be very beneficial to the

Eggs and Cholesterol: The Myth and The Truth

Many people today run from eggs, in spite of what comes with them (nutritional values, taste and other beneficial values), because of what is perceived by many as its high level of cholesterol. Egg ( Image source: Nutritional Values of Eggs Eggs are one of the most nutritious foods; a single boiled egg contains many nutrients, which include Vitamin A: 6% of the Recommended Dietary Allowances. A boiled egg contains many and diverse nutrients, which include the following: Vitamin A: 6% of the Recommended Dietary Allowances. Vitamin B5: 7% of the Recommended Dietary Allowances. Vitamin B12: 9% of the Recommended Dietary Allowances. Vitamin B2: 15% of the Recommended Dietary Allowances. Folate: 5% of the Recommended Dietary Allowances. Phosphorus: 9% of the Recommended Dietary Allowances. Selenium: 22% of the Recommended Dietary Allowances. They also have in them decent amounts of Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, Calcium and Zinc. Other nutrients include 77 calorie

Diabetes: The Types, Symptoms and Treatment

What is Diabetes? Diabetes is known to be a metabolic disease; in which high levels of glucose in the blood are caused the body’s lack of ability to produce any or enough insulin. Diabetes (image from:   Diabetes is of three types, namely: Type 1 Diabetes or Juvenile Diabetes; Type 2 Diabetes or Adult-Onset Diabetes and Gestational Diabetes. Now, let's take a look at the three basic types. Type 1 Diabetes or Juvenile Diabetes The type 1 diabetes which is also known as juvenile diabetes develops most often in young people; and can also develop in adults. In this type of diabetes, the body no longer produces insulin or enough insulin; this is because the body’s immune system which protects you from infection by getting rid of bacteria, viruses, and other harmful substances, has attacked and destroyed the cells that produce insulin. Type 2 Diabetes or Adult-Onset Diabetes Type 2 diabetes, also called adult-onset diabetes, can affect people of any age, even children. It

How to Lose Weight: Super Tips on Losing Weight

Weight loss (image credit: So many people in the world today don’t like many things, but most important among these things is the size of their body. This is not only peculiar to some set of people; it runs across all ages and gender, as well as people of different places. Do you know you can lose as much as 20 pounds within the time frame of 30 days? Well, this is possible if you follow this simple but effective tip. This article will however help you achieve your target, and you will be surprised at how much weight you lose at the end of thirty days. Loosing that much might sound 'unachievable' at first, but this is not correct. It is not easy; however, it is achievable if you follow the tips given on this blog. The things to be done to achieve this will be discussed extensively here. Pay attention and let us ride one. DRINK MORE WATER Water (image credit: Weight loss study has shown that water keeps you hydrated, and you become full after taking water

How to Manage Bench Press Shoulder Pain

Have you been hitting the gym lately and experiencing pains in your shoulder? Well, you are not alone in this, as a lot of people (men and women) are in the same situation. What you are doing (bench press) is of course a very good exercise, however, pumping the barbell week in week out may cause some sort of damage or strain to your ligaments and tendons, thus causing pains in your joints. Well, with this article, that is about to be changed, as I will provide you with the information you are looking for (from experts) on the shoulder pain you are experiencing as a result of bench press. The awesome tips that we shall discuss here will help you overcome shoulder pains now and in future. Warm up An aspect that is often overlooked during workout sessions is the warm up. It ensures to a great extent a safe workout by reducing the risk of injury, as well as improving your generally the quality of your workout. A warm up before doing bench press can help ease pain in your shoulder, as it in

Reasons Why and How You Should Clean Your Sex Toys

As at the time of writing this post, the world’s population is around 7.6 billion, and I can tell you that there are millions of people who don’t take their bath on daily basis, millions who don’t change their underwear daily, as well as million who do not change their clothes on a regular basis. Although all of these are hazardous to the health, but not as hazardous as not giving your sex toys the proper care they deserve.   Sex toys are meant for our pleasure, they give us the pleasure we desire, and at the same time, they can kill us (hey! Don’t get scared). By kill, what I mean is the hygienic aspect of our toys – they need to be properly taken care of; and if we do not, then we risk been a carrier of so many diseases. (Now you can see what I mean by death). Once you purchase a toy, the first thing to do is a thorough cleaning of it, and our toys should be cleaned each time after we must have used them, as well as a little cleaning before using them. Some toys don’t go with using w

Knowing the Signs or Symptoms of Alzheimer

Alzheimer is a disease that you must have heard before, or probably, you are hearing the name for the first time. Alzheimer is a chronic neurodegenerative disease which builds up gradually, and it is regarded as the most common form of dementia (a brain disease that affects the ability to think, remember and function). According to medical experts, Alzheimer has no cure; however, if diagnosed earlier, there could be steady treatment of the symptoms, which include memory loss and changes in patient’s behaviors. The early sign of this disease is forgetfulness, and this can be noticed by the person or those close to him or her – partners, friends, family, co-workers. The signs and symptoms of Alzheimer is divided into three stages, and they are the early stage, middle stage and the late stage. Early Stage Symptoms According to UK’s National Health Service, the early symptoms revolve around memory loss, and they include: ·          Finding it difficult to make decisions ·          Being r

Feeling Sexually Dissatisfied? These Tips will Help You

Do you always feel dissatisfied each time you are done having sexual intercourse with your partner? Do you think you’re a sex addict? Don’t worry dear, you are not alone, so many people are in the same shoe. I have been there before; and even sometimes I do feel I am not sexually satisfied. However, with keeping to these tips, I have been able to overcome this dissatisfaction.   The tips that will be discussed here will help you overcome your sexual dissatisfaction. Distraction during sexual intercourse One of the ways to show you are not getting satisfied during sexual intercourse is being distracted when you are in the middle of it; which is usually caused by stress. In order to overcome this, ask yourself some questions like: Where does my mind wander off to during sexual intercourse? What can I do to stop it? Stop concentrating on climax alone You should not always concentrate on reaching climax, as it might not give you the pleasure involved in having sexual intercourse. You need