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How to Breathe Cleaner Indoor Air
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How to Breathe Cleaner Indoor Air

If you’re prone to coughing and sneezing attacks inside your own home, doesn’t that kind of the tarnish the whole “your home is your oasis” metaphor? In fact, dozens and dozens of our patients live in perfectly comfortable homes and yet feel like they have a perpetual cold. Except that they don’t. Because in most...

How Vitamin C Helps with Seasonal Allergies
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How Vitamin C Helps with Seasonal Allergies

Spring is well-known for its ability to roil up the allergy misery for seasonal sufferers. But outdoor allergy problems can and do occur all year long. It just depends on what you’re allergic to. What are Seasonal Allergies? Seasonal allergies occur when there is an overreaction of the immune system to a foreign substance called...

How to Prevent Skin Wounds in Children
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How to Prevent Skin Wounds in Children

“Accidents will happen.” When you have young children, you’ll speak those words more times than you’ll be able to count. Others will speak those words to you in a vain attempt to calm your nerves when, in most cases, they’ll have the opposite effect. So, let’s forget the clichés and get down to the matter...

How to Cope with Anxiety
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How to Cope with Anxiety

Anxiety isn’t exactly a topic that comes up between strangers in a grocery store line or while you stand around the office water cooler. To many people, the topic is taboo and for all kinds of reasons – mostly having to do with feelings of inadequacies for allowing something like anxiety to infiltrate your psychological...

The Benefits of Drinking Hot Water
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The Benefits of Drinking Hot Water

When you think of having a beverage, you think of liquid refreshment. And if it’s water you want, you want it cold. But what if we could show you a host of health-related benefits from drinking hot water – would you consider changing things up a bit? Read on – you might just be tempted...

Dust Allergy Problems and Solutions
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Dust Allergy Problems and Solutions

You know what’s the worst allergy of all? All of them. Wait, was that a trick question? Nope. It’s just that the worst allergy is the one that you react most harshly to. For many, that one allergy is dust. Dust mites — and their waste — are one of the leading causes of allergies...

How to Make Your Own Hand Sanitizer
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How to Make Your Own Hand Sanitizer

When times are tough – like right now, March 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic – it pays to be extra careful with your personal hygiene. Today, our focus is hand sanitizer, especially since it can be one retail item especially hard to find during a crisis which, in turn, causes many people to buy more...

How to Germ-Proof Your House
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How to Germ-Proof Your House

You don’t need to be a germaphobe to want and appreciate a germ-free house. We’re not talking about the “live in a bubble” germ free – just common sense ways to help maintain your good health. Remember – the stronger your immune system, the better your body can fight back against the flu and viruses....

Safe Exercises for Pregnant Moms
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Safe Exercises for Pregnant Moms

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) suggests that expecting moms get at least 30 minutes or more of moderate exercise per day, most (if not all) days of the week. Easier said than done, you might say? Isn’t that always the way with health-related tips? And while not all of them pay off,...

How to Allergy-Proof Your Bedroom
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How to Allergy-Proof Your Bedroom

There are more ways to fight and treat allergy problems than you can shake a tissue at. But why spend so much time treating when it’s far more productive to engage in allergy prevention? While there are umpteen ways to do so, here’s a random sampling to help get you started where you spend the...