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Feeling Sick After Exercise

They all say you should exercise to stay fit. It is true that working out will improve your health, however, you may sometimes have to deal with certain unpleasant side effects, such as blurry vision, nausea, or dizziness. Have you been experiencing these side effects for some time now? Do …

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Down Syndrome Karyotype

Down syndrome is a common genetic disorder that affects about 400,000 Americans. Each year, about 6,000 babies are born in the United States with Down syndrome, a disorder caused by abnormal cell division that results in an extra chromosome, specifically chromosome 21. The severity of the condition varies, depending on …

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Lemongrass Essential Oil

Lemongrass, scientifically known as Cymbopogon citrates, is a tall perennial plant. It has thin, long leaves with sharp edges and belongs to the grass family. It is native to India and other Asian countries like Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, Guatemala, Vietnam and Indonesia. This grass is mainly used in Asian cooking …

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Sleeping with Socks On

Sleep is essential to human body, as during the time of sleeping, the body undergoes regenerative processes that are essential to health and restoration. Most people understand the importance of sleep and nothing on thedrained feeling when they haven’t had enough sleep. However, the fact remains that many people struggle …

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Hip Strengthening Exercises

Weak hips have been linked to patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS), otherwise known as runner’s knee by researchers over the years. A study published in 2013 showed that women who develop PFPS have greater instability in their hips as they walk. A different study established that after a serious run people …

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Benefits of Morning Walk

If there’s one healthy habit you must keep, it’s walking regularly in the morning. The benefits of morning walk are numerous and every person who does it will attest to how it keeps them physically, emotionally and mentally healthy. If you are not yet into the habit of walking in …

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When to Take Pre Workout?

Most bodybuilders emphasize the importance of post workout nutrition to achieve their goals. However, they often overlook the importance of nutrition before workouts, which also plays a vital role in increasing muscle size and strength. To succeed in making noticeable results in muscle-building, here are some tips on when to …

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Best Time to Take Blood Pressure

Taking blood pressure (BP) is important part of routine medical checkups because the high blood pressure can be an indication of the health problems of the future, like heart attack (myocardial infarction), stroke, kidney disease, dementia, etc. So, checking blood pressure is important, especially when you have been asked to …

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Fitbit One Sleep Mode

Fitbit One comes with a metal and silicon belt clip. You can conveniently strap it on to your belt as you work out. Fitbit One comes with a total of 6 displays and allows you to keep track of the following – distance, steps, burned calories, climbed floors and sleep …

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Lacrosse Ball Massage

Lacrosse ball massage is effective to relieve muscle pain. These balls are specifically good for the treatment of pain in the hips, buttocks, and shoulders. They also work great in managing the muscle soreness in calves, biceps and triceps. The small size of the balls can allow users to easily find …

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