Jessica's Health Blog

Nutritious Health Ramblings

   Dec 13

Personalized Healthcare for Seniors is a Must

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Personalized Healthcare for Seniors is a MustAs we age, we tend to inevitably spend more time in the doctor’s office. Unfortunately, this is a tough side effect that we deal with for being senior citizens. But, no matter how much time you spend at your doctor’s office, in the waiting room usually, it never fails that you still leave the office with questions.

It’s no secret that you need better healthcare as you age, but what should you be getting from your physician. It’s almost as if we have come to accept long waiting room waits, short physician’s visits and lots of questions. That’s not the healthcare that we need!

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   Nov 15

What is the Role of Calamari Oil in Children’s Brain Development?

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Calamari OilIt’s not a craze or a quack analysis. The European Food Safety Authority has proven that the omega-3 fatty acid is important in the development of a child’s brain. The protection board has supported the role of those fats in fetus development and newborn eye and brain development with adequate breast milk supply, although they reject the necessity of supplements which irked some experts that back up polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation in babies and different population subgroups. These groups have expressed that the board unheeded intervention studies and didn’t make into the account of the totality of the proof. (more…)

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   Nov 12

Energize Like A Rockstar, Without The Chemicals

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If you’re still feeling lethargic after a good night’s sleep, your eating habits might just be the problem. Coffee, energy drinks, or high-sugar snacks will only get you a temporary high, followed by an inevitable low which will call for even more unhealthy munching. Feeling refreshed in the morning is all about habits, not quick fixes. And if you want to go into the rather depressing office-home routine, the first thing you need to do is analyse your diet and lifestyle. (more…)

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   Nov 01

How to Avoid Common Accidents & Illnesses on Holiday

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Going away on summer holiday is supposed to be fun and rejuvenating, but sometimes things just don’t work out like we expect. Many holidaymakers from the UK end up visiting pharmacies and medical centres abroad each year for a whole host of accidents and illnesses. It’s unfortunate when something happens on holiday as you can lose precious days of sunshine, as well as being very far from the comforts of home. Sometimes you just can’t foresee or stop an accident from happening, but being more observant and prepared can reduce the risk of others. Here are just a few ways to avoid common accidents and illnesses on holiday: (more…)

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   Oct 10

Why Getting Your Head Down is Good for Your Health

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sleepDo you suffer from insomnia? If you do, you’ll know that wearying feeling as the clock strikes three and you feel as if you are the only creature on the planet still awake. Insomnia is a miserable, lonely affliction and it seems to be an increasing problem. Research suggests that it could be the increasing number of hours spent in front of computers, particularly late at night that is contributing to the surge of insomnia cases. (more…)

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   Oct 03

Organic Maple Syrup – Health Advantages

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Although, at its purest, organic maple syrup is a little on the costly side, it is worth its weight in gold. Naturally made maple syrup offers a ton of nutritional health benefits and much more than a leg up on the artificial maple flavor brands sold in stores. These supermarket syrups are not only void of vitamins & nutrients, they also are filled with high fructose syrup and chemical preservatives. Only about 20% of each bottle “actually” contains real maple sugar in a refined form. (more…)

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   Oct 03

Natural Ways To Relieve Anxiety

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While it’s natural to feel some anxiety, sometimes it can take control of your body and mind, and prevent you from focusing. Anxiety can become debilitating over long periods of time—or if you’re prone to panic attacks, can mimic the feeling of  a heart attack. Heart racing, dizzy spells, and nausea all accompany bouts of intense anxiety. (more…)

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   Aug 23

10 Ways to Get Happy in 10 Minutes or Less

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Turn on the news right now. Go on. The remote’s over there behind the throw pillow. Seriously, go ahead. We’ll wait.

Ah, good, you’re back. Well? Wasn’t that depressing? And to think that stuff is going on all the time. What you witnessed was a mere thirty seconds of it. In this world, there are things that get us down on a daily basis. The good news is that it often doesn’t take long to recover. Here are ten ways you can get happy within the next ten minutes. (more…)

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   Aug 23

U.S. Begins Making Bird Flu Vaccine

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The impact that influenza pandemics have had in the past is not something that should be underestimated when assessing current situations and issues in order to determine what sort of health risk they may pose. Influenza strains that are indigenous to avian species have, at times, mutated to become a direct health threat to humans. The relative lack of antigens and immunity that the human population may have for such strains has allowed them to create critical health issues and a number of pandemics responsible for millions of deaths. Learning more about this issue, and the steps that are being taken to address it, can be an important concern for anyone who may be at risk to new and more virulent strains of influenza. (more…)

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   Aug 23

Surefire Tips to Manage Your Spring Allergies

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Springtime is a beautiful time of year. Trees start budding and the flowers are blooming, but this can cause big problems for people with allergies. Over 35 million people in America suffer from some type of allergies, but there are ways to find allergy relief. (more…)

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