To many families, the holiday season is not complete without a decorated tree twinkling in the window. Each year, U.S. tree farmers sell an estimated 25 to 30 million pine and fir trees, according to the National Christmas Tree Association. For people with Christmas tree allergies, this abundance of pine and fir needles can make allergy symptoms difficult to control during holiday festivities.
Whether you’re coming in from a long day of work standing on your feet or a long day of walking around the mall, there are times when your feet need a bit of TLC. Taking good care of your feet can prevent future foot pain. You don’t have to spend hours trying to ease your feet — taking just a few minutes can sooth achy feet after a long day, depending on the level of pain. Experiment with different techniques to find out what feels best to you. 1. Stretch
For some children, despite their parents’ best efforts, sleep doesn’t come easily. If your child’s attempt to fall into a restful slumber results in a struggle each night, he may suffer from a sleep disorder. While the FDA does not recommend any sleeping medications for children, some doctors opt to use sleep-aid medicine in an “off-label” fashion. When a doctor uses a drug “off-label,” he is using the drug in a way that it wasn’t originally intended. These “off-label” sleep aids likely pose little risk to your child and, with a doctor’s guidance, may prove to be the answer to his struggles.
Inner ear infections differ from middle ear infections. Middle ear infections are the ones children typically get that affect the eardrum. When you get an ear infection that inflames the inner ear, you can become dizzy and nauseous. Other difficulties connected with inner ear infections are vertigo, balance problems, vision problems and hearing problems.
When you are just getting started with a new exercise program, walking 2 miles seems like a good workout goal. It’s long enough to get a good workout, but it is not so long that you feel intimidated. When you use a treadmill, several variables will affect how long it takes you to walk the 2 miles.
Having strong abdominal muscles is important for men and women alike, however it is especially important for women when they become pregnant. If your abdominal muscles are flabby it forces the back muscles to compensate by taking on extra work to support the spine. When you are pregnant and carrying extra weight the lower back is strained even more,so the stronger your abdominals are the easier it will be on your lower back.
This post is in partnership with Goodgut. Fall is an absolutely ideal time for families to enjoy seasonal travel. The American Automobile Association (AAA) indicates that Americans will be hitting the highways, and airways, in droves this autumn. In many states, the changing scenery is spectacular —and often the weather isn’t too hot…or too cold. …
My husband used to be a big guy. I mean, a really big guy. He grew up playing football, and after he was done playing and did not need to be so big anymore, he lost over 100 pounds.
Children often experience respiratory disorders that cause coughing. Some conditions are characterized by labored breathing or wheezing. Several disorders can cause wheezing and various accompanying symptoms. While home treatments may help with mild coughing and wheezing, serious symptoms require the attention of your child’s pediatrician.
Organic food, once regarded as part of hippie culture, is quickly gaining in popularity and commanding larger sections in local supermarkets. Even big business wants a part of the “green” as they race to create products that are more environmentally and health-friendly. The advantages of organic food are many. While some consumers might buy organic food strictly for its health benefits, others support the organic movement for environmental reasons and animal rights. Lastly, there are those who just want to see their local organic farmers thrive.