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14 Workable Ideas for Your New Year Health Resolutions

Aug
24

Date: August 24th, 2021

How to Set New Year Health Goals

Everybody has their 2021 resolutions, but most of us forget to include health concerns when planning for a new year. Yet health and general wellness should be priority number one for anyone looking to achieve all other goals.

According to a Dec. 2020 poll by Finder.com, nearly half of Americans have health-based new year health goals to chase in 2021 (making it the leading category among others like money, family, love and career).

Researchers found health as a primary concern for 43.53% of males and 47.45% of females. But how many of us achieve our yearly health goals?

Another poll posted in the Journal of Clinical Psychology found that of the Americans that set a 2020 resolution, 35 percent achieved all their objectives while 49 percent met some of their goals. Only 16 percent did not work towards their resolutions.

Choosing reasonable goals, adequate planning and undying persistence is the secret to setting and meeting your health resolutions. Below are some steps to set workable goals.

How the Chain of Survival Preserves Lives During SCA Emergencies

Aug
16

Date: August 16th, 2021

Why Bystanders Must Understand the Chain of Survival

The Chain of Survival is a 5-step course of action rescuers or paramedics take to enhance a victim’s survival during sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). Upon the occurrence of SCA, time becomes a crucial factor. Each second counts and rescuers must take immediate action to save a life.

Scientifically, the human brain lacks a reserve of oxygenated blood like other body organs. And without the continuous supply of blood, brain damage can quickly occur within the shortest time possible.To save more SCA victims, passersby must recognize the symptoms and administer prompt medical care.

But identifying emergencies and taking quick steps is only the first move in a 5-step survival chain.

Better Snorkeling: The Pros of Full Face Masks & Snorkeling Safety Tips to Remember

Aug
08

Date: August 8th, 2021

Buying the Best Full Face Snorkel Mask for Beginners

Snorkeling is an enthralling experience these days compared to the past, thank goodness! Long gone are the days when you wasted all your fun-time wiping your goggles and puffing while irately blowing water off your mouth-piece.

Again, those who didn’t like the idea of a wet face even with goggles can now submerge and keep dry with the latest full face masks. And even with your fully covered face, breathing will be as effortless as if you were on dry land.

While some of the best full face snorkel mask experts are working to make your swimming even better, there are still a few hitches, here and there, in many existing snorkeling masks. But with our list here, you are sure to make the most of your time in the sea.

This guide will lead you through some of the top-rated full face masks. It’s a compilation of masks that have been remodeled to do away with most of the problems you faced in the old school goggles. What’s more, they are pocket-friendly, and next time you schedule a snorkeling trip, you might want to try one of these.

But first, let’s go through the benefits of buying a snorkel mask.

How to Identify Agonal Breathing and Why Bystanders Must Respond Immediately.

Aug
01

Date: August 1st, 2021

What is Agonal Breathing?

A person is said to have agonal breathing when he/she has difficulty breathing or produces a gasping sound. Such breathing is usually an indication that someone is suffering from a severe medical condition like sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) or stroke.

Gasping respiration isn’t proper breathing; instead, it’s a result of the brainstem reflex. It occurs when the heart fails to aid the circulation of oxygenated blood. Other times, it happens when the lungs stop supplying enough oxygenated blood.

Anyone who experiences gasping respiration should seek immediate medical intervention, whether or not it’s due to a medical emergency.

Heartburn during Pregnancy: The Causes, Preventative Measures, and Therapeutic Solutions

Jul
22

Date: July 22nd, 2021

Heartburn during Pregnancy Cause Discomfort and Irritation.

The most common complaint among ladies during their third trimester of pregnancy is a pain in the gut. This awful experience typically occurs after eating, and a severe burning sensation usually accompanies the heartburn.

The heartburn is mostly predominant in the third trimester because of the compression force exerted by the developing fetus.

Although  the experience can be an unpleasant, moms shouldn’t panic because there are several effective ways to avoid heartburn.

What Causes Heartburn Pain during Pregnancy

The term heartburn basically refers to a burning sensation that occurs behind the breast and chest area and rises up the gullet. More specifically, the burning sensation arises because the valve between the esophagus and the stomach has loosened. Thus, the acids in the stomach rise to the gut.

“Do Not Resuscitate” (DNR) Order and What it May Mean to Your Health & Survival.

Jul
03

Date: July 3rd, 2021

What’s DNR?

DNR means Do Not Resuscitate. A DNR is a legal note carried by a patient, barring doctors from resuscitating.  A DNR order can either be written or oral, depending on the country.

Without a DNR order, healthcare providers will immediately begin CPR procedures on a patient in case of an emergency. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation involves mouth to mouth or machine breathing and chest compressions to restore the function of the heart in case their heart or breathing has stopped.

DNR orders are prepared before an emergency, and it gives instructions on whether to receive CPR or not during an emergency. They are written under the direction of the patient or the patient’s family, after consultation with a physician.

Can Poverty Trigger Extreme Behavior Problems in Early Childhood?

Jun
05

Date: June 5th, 2021

Childhood behavior Problems: Is Poverty Be a Contributor?

Character flaws are natural until they get extreme and affect how your child relates with the world.

Your kid’s early life is a “sensitive span,” and all experiences have a significant and lasting effect, so parents must focus on childhood behavior problems.

Childhood poverty has a deleterious effect on a kid’s behavioral and intellectual development than it does later in adolescence.

In a longitudinal study, household poverty during early child life resulted in low accomplishment at school (between ages 6 to 12); once poor early child-life earning was considered, household income throughout the years of schooling wasn’t related to success.

And it’s hard to deny that success and behavior go hand in hand. Being a troublemaker both at home and school, stealing stuff here and there, extreme violence, etc., are signs your child needs help with their character.

Cases of kids diagnosed with severe misconduct disorder even at tender ages can be confusing to parents who understand less about child psychology.

And while many other factors could lead to childhood behavior problems, past and present studies have strongly cited poverty as one of the primary factors.

This can happen either directly, such as theft, because they lack whatever they need or indirectly through poverty-induced motherly depression, which affects parenting or causes a ripple effect on the child.

What it takes to Start Selling Nutraceutical Supplements Online

May
31

Date: May 31st, 2021

Nutraceutical Merchant Account Solutions for a Supplement Business

Strategic targeting is part of being an excellent entrepreneur. You target the right market at the right time, with the right tactics, and you almost definitely have it!

Most, if not all, Americans will willingly spend some dollars on their health and wellness; and entrepreneurs who look in that direction will most likely succeed.

People in the U.S. are dropping traditional medicines for alternative medications like nutraceutical supplements— a sector looking at 375 billion dollars by 2025.

And many buyers are savvy; they know exactly what they want. For instance, while other forms of nutraceuticals exist, many consumers will likely ask for fat-soluble supplements—unless they are after the vitamins in fat-soluble types like (B and C).

To sell these vitamin supplements, you need a Nutraceutical merchant account that holds the money you collect from customers before transferring to your business account.

The 5 Types of Lenses to Try and Common Vision Myths Exposed

May
25

Date: May 25th, 2021

Types of Lenses & Facts about Vision

Eyeglasses are trending and often used as accessories by fashion stylists. In fact, with a big brand like Gucci on your frame, you can tell how far eyeglasses have gone with fashion.

So do not worry if lenses bother your vision. Instead, go for the latest frames for a classier look.

But if you need glasses to aid your vision then it’s important to study the types of lenses available in the market and learn how to clean your pair.

Plus, different lens types help with different eye conditions. And as technology advances, lenses have also improved in quality. Advanced thin and lightweight plastic lenses have replaced the bulky glass lenses.

Today’s lenses do not break easily like glass types did.  However, they are coated with a film to protect the eye from the damaging ultraviolet rays.

21 & over: What does it take to Buy Legal Recreational Cannabis in California

May
20

Date: May 20th, 2021

Tips to Buy Cannabis in California

The citizens of California unanimously voted in favor of the Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA), to become the 5th state to decriminalize recreational pot after Colorado, Washington DC, Oregon, and Alaska.

 California was also the first state to legalize medicinal cannabis. And since 2018, you can buy Cannabis in California as long as you stick to the laws.

Gone are the tough days when you hastily purchased weed from a backstreet peddler or in dimly-lit shops with the fear of Feds pulling over anytime. There’s good-quality legal cannabis in California.

How to Buy Cannabis in California.

Any adult, 21 and over, can now walk into any of the officially-authorized dispensaries or order for weed delivery.

Today’s cannabis stores are more like any other store with several product varieties displayed for potheads or any newbie smokers to choose from.

Here’s what to look for.