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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Tips for Staying Healthy During Cold and Flu Season

hand-washingIt’s that time of year again. At work, at schools, at gatherings of any kind, there is no doubt someone with the cold or flu. They’re either home sick or coughing all over while everyone else is trying to avoid them and their germs. Here are the best ways to prevent getting sick during this germ infested season.

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Tips To Help You Stay Healthy This Labor Day

labor-day-foodAs Labor Day fast approaches, people across the nation are busy planning their celebrations for the last long weekend of summer. Like most holiday weekends, most celebrations will include an abundance of delicious foods, high-calorie drinks, desserts and over indulgence. But you don't have to put your health on the back burner to enjoy the long weekend. With conscious effort and planning, you can enjoy the long weekend with your friends and family while maintaining a healthy and positive lifestyle. Here are some tips for staying healthy during the long weekend.

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Tips To Stay Safe During Your Summer Workout

summer joggingWhen summer hits, many people tend to ditch the gym in favor of taking their workouts outside. Cycling, jogging, and outdoor sports are just some of the popular activities that we enjoy when the hot weather finally arrives. While there are several fantastic summertime activities to help keep us moving, they can also put our health at risk if we're not careful. The hotter temperatures increase our chances of developing heat-related health conditions such as heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke. However, careful planning before, during and after your workout will greatly reduce your risk of developing a serious or even life-threatening condition. Here are some tips for having a healthy and fun summer workout:

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The Importance Of A Good Night’s Sleep

sleepingExperts have been really studying the effects of sleep – or lack of- on the human body in recent months. While we have known for decades that it's important to get a good sleep every night, new research has shown just how damaging poor sleep habits can be on the body. While circumstances such as age, pregnancy, and overall health might contribute to our sleep needs, as adults we need an average 7 to 9 hours of sleep each day. Without a proper sleep, we suffer mentally and physically. Here are some of the important reasons why we need adequate sleep.

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