Health & Lifestyle

how to control thyroid gland during pregnancy

How to control thyroid gland during pregnancy

The Thyroid is a tiny, butterfly shaped gland that is located at the front of your neck. Its main function is to produce hormones that help your body control and use energy.  Sometimes it produces an excessive amount of hormones, while in other times it produces insufficient hormones. The former is officially called overactive thyroid …

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guide to total hip replacement

An Expat Guide to Total Hip replacement

Total hip replacement (also known as total hip arthroplasty) is one of the most common surgical procedures with a high success rate in many countries. It is often a solution to expats who have arthritis and osteoarthritis and various forms of this disease.   Here we have compiled a guide on the ins and outs of total hip arthroplasty.  What is total hip arthroplasty?  The definition of total …

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How to reduce your sedentary activities and get more physically active

Many studies including one from the World Health Organization suggest that inadequate engagement in physical activity during free time makes both adolescents and adults physically inactive.   On the other hand, they tend to have a sedentary lifestyle, meaning they are likely to sit for a long period of time when they work and when they are …

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safety of dental work during pregnancy

Safety of dental work during pregnancy

During pregnancy, attending to your gums and teeth is especially important. The reason is when you are pregnant, there are shifts in your hormones that result in higher risk of getting oral diseases such as gum disease. This also negatively impacts your baby’s health.  Here we have listed out some important tips to know when it comes to safe …

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cough and cold in babies

An Ultimate Guide to Cough and Colds in Babies

Although all infants have been immune to sickness to some extent since their birth, getting to a stage where they have fully mature immunity is going to take a while. In the meantime, they can get infected fairly easily with viruses due to their high level of vulnerability which is why colds in babies arise in the first place.  A cold can happen in an infant anytime. The likelihood of developing colds might rise …

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how to support elderly parents with cancer

How to support your elderly parents with cancer

Knowing that your aging parent is diagnosed with cancer can be really shocking. For all those years, they have always been your source of inspiration and peace of mind in your life will now need your support as they go through many decisions for their cancer treatment journey. Despite your feelings of overwhelming and distress throughout the cancer treatment of your parent, there are plenty of things you can do to reach the exit of this life or …

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manage pregnant employees in the workplace

How to manage pregnant employees in the workplace

As an employer, it is important to understand how to help support your employees. So what happens should one become pregnant and what are the best ways to manage pregnant employees in the workplace through this portant part of their lives?   Here are some ways companies can assist their pregnant staff:  Simplify the benefits process  Get your HR team trained to walk your pregnant employees through their benefits and pregnancy procedures. Your HR and benefits team and the benefits …

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how to keep your skin healthy and glowing

How to keep your skin healthy and glowing

The skin is important to you because it protects your body by keeping out harmful things and absorbing the things your body needs to be appropriately operational.   Your skin which protects the body is made up of cells that are shed and replaced by new cells on an ongoing basis. The most exterior layer of skin is scientifically known as the epidermis.  …

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causes of chronic back pain

What can cause chronic back pain?

As a matter of fact, chronic back pain results in many people to visit their doctor and even work absence and is a key reason that brings about disability globally.   If you fail to stop back pain from happening, easy home remedies will help you recover from it within a matter of weeks. Actually, you do not have to undergo surgery to cure pain …

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