Habits are like glue. When it gets stuck, it either becomes indelible or takes forever to remove. This is why it’s not advisable to allow a habit overwhelm you because it requires painstaking efforts to abandon. If you, however, continue with these habits, it will affect your health and general well being over time. Read them up below: –
Sitting all day
Since jobs are now performed mostly with computers in the 21st century, it is possible that you will sit in front of it for hours without taking breaks. This is not good because the longer you sit, the more you are susceptible to heart diseases. Therefore, the import of breaks can’t be overemphasized.
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You brush your teeth daily. It is as white as snow. However, you don’t clean your tongue because you always forget. This is not good as you may be at risk of some mouth diseases. Brushing your teeth is therefore as important as flossing your tongue. This is because bacteria are oftentimes lurking around the tongue and the only way you can get rid of them is to brush. See 5 things that usually happens if you don’t clean your tongue.
Halitosis is also known as bad breath and it is one of the biggest consequences of not cleaning your tongue. When you don’t clean your tongue, the bacteria builds a house on it, lives there and if it stays longer than usual, it will give off a foul smell. If you have bad breath, you will discover that no one wants to talk to you.
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When a woman is pregnant, a lot of changes happen to her body. One of such changes is the appearance of stretch marks. For some women, it is only when they are pregnant these marks appear while for others they don’t have to be pregnant. Although stretch marks are very easy to get, they are not difficult to get rid of. The only thing women fear is the stigma, especially from men. Some men say that they dislike stretch marks. Below are 5 ways to prevent stretch marks during pregnancy.
Keep your body hydrated
Your body needs to be hydrated for maximum skin elasticity. Skin elasticity is the skin’s ability to stretch and then go back to normal. So, drinking between 8 and 12 cups of water daily can help skin elasticity and thus prevent these stretch marks. Generally, it is not good for pregnant women to be dehydrated.
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The role the eyes plays in your life can’t be overemphasized. One of such roles is alerting you about your health status. So if anything changes in your eyes, you immediately take notice. It may not be just any change. These eye problems may be alerting you to some crucial health conditions that you must not ignore. Try to pay attention to these signs.
Jaundice is very common in common in newborn babies. It causes the yellowing of the skin and whitening of the eyes. It can also happen to adults. If jaundice doesn’t disappear within a reasonable period, it may be a sign of liver issues.
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HIV, short for Human Immunodeficiency Virus is a virus that attacks, alters and weakens the immune system which is responsible for protecting the body against illnesses, it does this by gradually destroying a type of white blood cell in the immune system called T-Helper and then goes on to grow and double itself in the cells. The virus can be found in blood, semen, vaginal/anal body fluids and breast milk and can be transmitted through Unprotected sexual intercourse, Sharing needles and other sharp objects, Infected organ transplant, blood transfusion, Mother to child infection during childbirth and breastfeeding.
Most HIV victims don’t have visible symptoms especially during the first stages of the virus and could infect or pass it on to others unknowingly and this can last up to 10 years or more in most cases.
HIV happens in 3 stages, The Acute Primary Infection(Early Stage), The Asymptomatic Stage(Clinical Latency stage) and The Symptomatic Infection(Late Stage),which if not diagnosed,treated and controlled at the early stages can become complex and eventually develop into Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome(AIDS) which is predominantly the Symptomatic stage and can lead to death with no treatment available.
During the Acute Primary Infection\Early stage of the virus, most people might not downright know when they’re infected, but as time goes by they may start to experience symptoms. Most of these symptoms are similar to other viral illnesses and can sometimes be mistaken for Flu. They also can last for about a week or two and then go away
BELOW ARE SOME OF THESE SYMPTOMS:-
At this point, an infected persons response to the weakened immune system is exhaustion and tiredness. They’d be unable to complete a task or perform at work. This could be a symptom both in the early and later stage of HIV infection.
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“Oh my God! I got a sore nose. I dropped my I phone 6 on it while texting last night!”
Yeah right, maybe it should have fallen on your upper lip and you’d have saved the cost for a lip job. Nevertheless that is for sure not the most negative health impact technology can have on you. It’s hardly a negative health impact… read on how horrible can technology be for your health and you’ll realize the not so shaped septum is just only the most ignorable thing to happen to you. No matter how many friends is Facebook giving you, no matter how many followers you have on twitter, I’d still advise get off it now… like NOW!
10. Blackberry Thumb: Tendonitis and all
So as much as you’d laugh off the term, a blackberry thumb is well… a Blackberry thumb, or an iphone thumb, or maybe just a smartphone thumb for that matter. Too much scrolling with your thumbs has actually lead onto causing stress injuries to your thumb. And this my dear mostly leads to tendonitis. Though if the pain is excruciating, it will keep you off texting, but once you return to your good old…oops bad old habit, the pain is bound to return too. So keep up your guards and maybe, just maybe you could do with index finger scrolling too.
Stumbled on this article and boom! I knew it was something you should know… You must have probably heard about Coconut Milk or maybe not in either case this post is still for you.
Whoever knew that coconut milk could offer so much health benefit, skin and for the hair? … Well I know about the hair thanks to having some really close hair naturals close to me hehe. Well Let me get you to the main stuff am here for, below are 1o amazing health, skin and hair benefits of coconut milk.
Stronger Bones: Did not the word milk give the hint out already? Coconut milk is a boon for those who are dairy intolerant and have week bones. Why? It may not have as much calcium but it is a richer source of Phosphorus which is responsible for giving you stronger bones. It also helps alleviate arthritis symptoms as due to its antioxidant properties, it controls free radicals and decreases the risk of Joint inflammation.
Lowers Cholesterol: And this may come as a shocker but despite the high content of saturated fat in coconut milk, it still helps lower levels of cholesterol as compared to other dairy creams and butter. Coconut milk has lauric acid that boosts the good cholesterol or HDL in your body. Thus, coconut milk is one of the best forms of saturated fats as it is easy to break down for your body. It metabolizes to healthy forms like essential fatty acids including Omega 6.
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Does coconut water have a magical effect as everyone claims? You have probably heard about coconut oil and the numerous benefits it offers. Now, you will read about the biggest advantages of coconut water of which you have probably not heard before.