How to Prevent Your Child From Injury This Spring

kids jumping on trampolineWhen spring arrives, it’s natural to want to spend more time outdoors. The warm temperatures and longer days are a welcome change for everyone, including children. Most kids enjoy the abundance of outdoor activities that come with the warming season. But with the outside play, there is a risk of injury.

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6 Natural and Therapeutic Ways to Manage Back Pain During Pregnancy

back pain pregnancyWith Mother’s Day just around the corner, it’s only fitting that we dedicate our post to moms. Although there are many ways that women become moms, the natural and primary method is through pregnancy. Having a baby is a wondrous miracle. As a new life grows within it can also take its toll on the female body; the mom-to-be experiences many changes during the nine months.

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5 Natural Remedies to Relieve Spring Allergies

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Now that spring is here, many people are soaking up the much-anticipated warm weather and the sunshine. While it’s nice to spend time outdoors, for those who suffer from spring allergies, springtime is another season to be stuck inside the house despite the milder temperatures. This time of year is a difficult season for people who suffer allergies.

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5 Tips to Prevent Back Injury During Your Warm Weather Fitness Regiments

joggingNow that spring is in full bloom, people are starting to get out more to enjoy the beautiful weather. The winter couch potato season is over and the outdoor fun has begun. At this time of year, many people break out of their sedentary winter habits and start to get more active; they join sports teams, start their jogging routines, pull out the bikes, inline skates and other fun outdoor summer activity supplies. But if you have been inactive during the colder months, you risk injuring your back and other tissues when you start increasing your activity levels again. Here are some tips to help reduce hurting yourself when you start your summer exercise activities.

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5 Spine Protecting Tips to Injury Proof Your Spring Cleaning Chores

raking yardSpring is a great time to do a thorough cleanup of the house and yard. Once the weather has started to warm and the days are longer, people are beginning to feel more motivated to get work done. Getting rid of the residual effects of the cold season in preparation for the warm spring and hot summer often is an annual chore for many homeowners.

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7 Wonderful and Natural Health Benefits of Spring

cyclistIf you feeling a little extra skip in your step, you're not alone. Now that spring is here, the days are longer and the warm sunny days are giving people reason to smile while they shed their bulky winter wear.

This is a magical time of year when the snow melts, everything starts to grow again, and feelings of love are all around us. There are many benefits to the spring season.

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5 Highly Effective Ways to Manage Stress

stressLet’s face it, we live in a very stressful time. Our lives are busy and there never seems to be enough time in the day to fit everything in that needs to be done. Our hectic schedules often increase our stress levels. While some stress is good for you, too much stress can lead to serious and life threatening medical conditions.

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5 Natural Steps for Fighting Cold and Flu Bugs

woman sickWhile it might be the beginning of March, we’re not out of the woods yet with flu and cold season. As the weather continues to fluctuate, the risk of getting sick is still very high. Work, schools, home and other settings where people meet continue to increase our risk of exposure to nasty,contagious bugs.

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Strains and Sprains: Two Common Lower Back Injuries

Millions of people suffer from lower back pain every year.  The pain can range from mild to severe and can, for some people, have a significant impact on their day-to-day activities.  Two common lower spine injuries include strains and sprains. If you're not sure what the difference is between the two, here is what you need to know.  

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