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How to Control Acid Reflux

Heartburn usually kicks in when you lie down to sleep, especially after a heavy meal. You wake up in the middle of the night with a fire in your throat and a sour taste in your mouth. A blob of something vile pops up from your stomach and you have to spit it out. After […]

Your Blood Pressure Reading May Predict Diabetic Retinopathy

In July of 2017, the online journal Scientific Reports (Nature) published an article on diabetic retinopathy and the importance to people diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes of keeping on top of their blood pressure reading. Workers at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil studied five hundred and forty-four Type 2 diabetics who […]

6 Signs That You Must Visit A Dentist

For an overall dental hygiene, an appointment every six months functions as a vital pillar. However, there are many instances where we feel that our mouths are not at their very best. And whether 6 or 60, dental visits become a must in such scenarios. Be it your busy schedule or hectic social life, if […]

How Dental Implants Work – What Are the Benefits of Dental Implants?

Whoever said that a picture is worth a million words might as well have replaced the word ‘picture’ with ‘smile’. There is no denying that a beautiful smile speaks more about your personality even before you utter a word. While everyone would love to have a dazzling smile, a missing tooth can ruin all this. […]

Sedation Dental Services Are A Way to Overcome Dentophobia

Many people develop a fear of dentists early in their lives. This could be due to a combination of factors, such as wrong diagnosis, poor pain and discomfort management, embarrassment over teeth and mouth conditions, and previous negative experiences among others. A recent survey shows that 9 to 15% of Americans avoid seeing their dentist […]

Best Foods For Your Teeth

When it comes to the health of your teeth, you really are what you eat. Sugary foods, such as candy and soda, contribute to tooth decay. One of the first areas to decline when your diet is less than ideal is your oral health, according to the American Dental Association (ADA). Use this healthy foods […]

Healthy Gut, Healthy Brain

Your brain’s health is dictated by what goes on in your gut. That’s right: What’s taking place in your intestines affects not only your brain’s daily functions, but also determines your risk for a number of neurological conditions in the future. Your intestinal organisms, or microbiome, participate in a wide variety of bodily systems, including […]

What is a Healthy Relationship?

Different people define relationships in different ways. But in order for a relationship to be healthy, it needs a few key ingredients! Healthy Communication Open, honest and safe communication is a fundamental part of a healthy relationship. The first step to building a relationship is making sure you both understand each other’s needs and expectations—being […]

10 “Healthy” Foods That Aren’t That Good For You

Food companies are geniuses when it comes to marketing, but don’t be fooled by certain foods that have been lauded as healthy — they are often empty calories masquerading as being nutritious options. Veggie Chips Don’t let these masters of disguise fool you into thinking you are loading up on your veggies. These cleverly-cloaked “health […]

The Importance of Physical Fitness

The importance of physical fitness cannot be emphasized enough. In today’s society that is moving towards a more sedentary lifestyle, there is a greater need than ever to increase the daily activity level to maintain both cardiovascular fitness and body weight. Benefits of Physical Fitness Staying active means keeping your body functioning at a high […]