Choosing To Live A Healthier Life

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Choosing To Live A Healthier Life

A few years ago, I realized that I needed to get healthy for my kids. I weighed around three hundred pounds, and it was really difficult for me to get around comfortably. I was even having problems with things like sleeping and driving, which is why I shifted my focus to a healthier lifestyle. I started eating right and exercising daily, and I quickly realized that my life was improving day after day. One day, after losing about a hundred pounds, I realized that I could run faster than I had ever been able to before. This blog is all about choosing to live a healthier life and doing it with style.

Treating Your Rotator Cuff Injury

Your shoulder is one of the most used and important joints in your body. When there are problems with this joint, you can find yourself unable to do many of the activities that you enjoy, and you may also find that you experience intense pain. Unfortunately, rotator cuff injuries can be especially common shoulder problems, and this is an injury that will often require surgery to correct.  Do Only Athletes Require Rotator Cuff Surgery? Read More 

Common Concerns About Sleep Apnea

There are a number of respiratory problems that a person may develop over the course of life. Sadly, individuals will often not know how they should react when they suspect that they are encountering one of these problems. In particular, those that suffer from sleep apnea may be prone to underestimating the severity of their condition. What Is Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea occurs when a person's breathing stops while they are asleep. Read More 

3 Reasons To Create A Birth Plan And 3 Things It Can’t Do

Birth plans are becoming a popular planning tool for pregnant women to fill out before their due date approaches. Birth plans vary but usually include personal information about the mother as well as her preferences regarding the birthing atmosphere, who is with her during birth, which manipulations and procedures she wants, and how she expects the baby to be treated after birth. If you are considering creating a birth plan, it can be a useful tool. Read More 

Beat Breast Cancer Early? How Can You Battle Menopause Symptoms?

If you're in your twenties, thirties, or forties, you may assume that menopause is still decades away. Unfortunately, an early diagnosis of breast cancer can change that -- and after you've undergone radiation, chemotherapy, and hormone treatment, you could find yourself dealing with hot flashes, night sweats, and irregular periods just as if you'd hit menopause in your fifties or sixties. Unfortunately, for those who have undergone breast cancer treatment, some types of hormone replacement designed for menopausal women can be unsafe -- even products available over the counter. Read More 

5 Signs Your Aging Parent May Need Assisted Living

Watching your parents get older and face increased health concerns can be very difficult. Over time, you may begin to wonder if your aging parent should remain in their own home or move into an assisted living facility. When making this decision with your parent, be on the lookout for any of these five signs: Declining Living Conditions If your parent has begun to struggle with living independently, you will likely notice that their living conditions seem to be worsening in a way that is out of character for them. Read More