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Allergies and Cough: Everything You Need to Know

Rhinitis and Post-nasal Drip: The Missing Link

The most common signs of an allergic reaction related to the airways are sneezing and a runny nose, but it is important to note that coughing may also occur during an allergy attack. This is particularly true for people with chronic rhinitis.

People suffering from this condition often have post-nasal drip, a symptom involving the accumulation of mucus along the back of the throat and nose that causes mucus to drip in a downward direction. In some cases, there’s no actual mucus accumulation and the sensation is only simulated, which causes coughing all the same.

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How to keep your home clean and healthy with pets

We pet owners know that no matter how adorable our furry little companions are, they can leave quite a mess behind them. Most furry pets shed spreading dander and pet hair everywhere. Pets that spend time out on the yard will drag sand and soil inside, not to mention accidents inside, spilled pet food or scattered cat litter.

Pets can be quite messy, which is why you need the right equipment and a cleaning routine to keep a pet home clean and smelling fresh.

If you want that sparkling pet home, this is what you need to do:

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Why nutrition is important for people with dementia

The type of food we consume is capable of affecting both our health and the quality of life we live. People who are poorly nourished are prone to get sick more often compared to individuals who consume a healthy diet on a daily basis. Poor nutrition has been identified as a major health issue among the elderly folk. People who suffer from dementia have a lot of challenges when it comes to maintaining a healthy diet. Some of the challenges they experience in terms of maintaining a healthy diet include but are not limited to:

  • They may experience a loss of appetite

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Exercise 101: The Beginners Guide to Exercise

Yes, everyone knows that exercising is extremely beneficial to your health and overall well-being, but if you need a few more reasons to start working out, you must know that it’ll help you get stronger in the first place. It’ll help you lose weight and gain muscle mass, too, which is why the majority of people decide to start working out. Of course, the struggle to get in shape is real, but once you get there, you’ll see that it was totally worth it. Regular exercise can also reduce your stress levels and relieve anxiety, build your confidence, help you have more energy and be more productive throughout the day, which are the benefits that mustn’t be overlooked. So, if you want to learn more about the two main types of workouts, their advantages, and other important things you should know about, just keep on reading and enjoy!

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Millennials vs. Generation Z: How Do They Achieve Success in the Workplace?

The workforce dynamics are changing along with the times. Today’s employees not only have job-specific competencies but they also have a natural ability to familiarize themselves with new technologies around them. They have no problems learning how a particular system works as long as they have the proper training on how to use such specialized tools. For them, technology is something that they need be more productive and efficient at work.

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The Importance of 4-7-8 Breathing

When you want to reduce your stress, just breathe. Taking deep, meditative breaths has been a timeless way to fill your body with energy or help you unwind after an eventful day. However, there are so many breathing techniques that you find yourself a bit intimidated, and some of them are complex. Here is one that is simple, powerful, and perfect for unwinding after a long day. Meet the 4-7-8 breathing technique.

What is the 4-7-8 Technique?

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7 Simple Ways to Stay Focused and Achieve Long-Term Goals

Everyone has a dream. For children, that might be becoming an astronaut or a fireman. For professionals, that dream might be getting the high paying leadership role in the company.

Maybe, you’re starting a business for the first time, and you envision thousands of customers buying your products. Perhaps, you dream of getting a third level qualification and becoming a certified professional. Maybe you want to shed a pound and achieve that attractive physique that you’ve always wanted.

But reaching those dreams does not happen overnight. It takes time, and it is a long process. It requires certain qualities such as patience, persistence, passion, positivity, and focus.

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Get your Pain & Inflammation Healed with these Wondrous Natural Remedies

What are natural supplements?

Are they same as chemically manufactured medicines or are they different? There are quite many people even today who may still have these doubts and hence, it is important to know the real difference between the natural supplements and pharmaceutical medicines. Not only in terms of long-term and short-term benefits but also in terms of the side effects, both differ to a large extent despite being the chosen treatment for the same diseases.

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How to Prepare Your Body for a Gym Workout

You might think that the success of your workout depends only on your performance at the gym, and this is where you would be wrong. Just as abs are made in the kitchen, your workout starts at home. Preparing the exercises that you will try out at the gym and opting for various hacks that will keep your body healthy and fit is exactly what you should do. So what are the things that matter? How can you enhance your workout when you’re not in the gym? Take a look at some of these tips and tricks and you will see the change in not only your workout routine, but your whole gym performance as well.

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Bully No More .. Unwrapping the Gift of You

This book is for you, if you question the following:

  • Why does a bully target me and not someone else?

  • How can I self-care in challenging relationships?

  • How can I recognise manipulation rather than getting entangled in it?

  • How can I confront or exit aggressive and demeaning relationships?

  • How can I detox from toxic relationships?

  • Why do I tolerate bullying behaviour?

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Understanding the 12-Step Method to Recovery

The 12-step program began as part of the Alcoholics Anonymous back in 1939. Today, it’s a common practice at drug rehab centers in Colorado . The program revolves around 12 steps that are meant to help people work through their addiction at a pace that works for them. The concepts help people to come to terms with their addiction and the people that they affected during their habit.

Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith, both of Akron, Ohio, are the two men who created the program. It wasn’t until 1953 that other groups besides AA could use the theory. In fact, it was in this year that .is incorporated the 12-step method.

The entire process of the 12-step program is geared toward replacing any selfishness with an increasingly growing conscious. At the end of your journey, you have a spiritual awakening.

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5 Things you didn’t know about Nutrition

With so many changes in the world of nutrition it can be hard to keep up with the latest news, so we’ve compiled a list of some of the most recent and obscure findings you probably haven’t heard of.

1. Carbs are good

In a complete 180 from the keto/Atkins/low carb craze, it’s been discovered that…carbs are actually necessary for both brain and body health. The reason so many people feel healthier on a no or very low carb diet is because they also have to cut out 99% of junk foods, which almost all contain carbs. So, feeling better is usually not the result of having removed carbs but from having removed all that processed gunk in our diets.

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10 Cleaning Hacks That Cost Pennies

We’re almost out of winter, the sun is back and it’s time to start thinking about the annual spring clean. This year we want to share with you some hints and tricks to make your life easier and cheaper. Interior specialists, Blinds Hut have shared with us a list of top 10 cost-efficient cleaning hacks. The best thing is that you likely have all these products hidden in your cupboards! Using these common household items that will keep your home squeaky clean, you could save yourself over £25!

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5 Cleaning Tools You Can Make At Home

It’s easy enough to run to the store and load up your cart with cleaning products and tools, but sometimes, it’s simpler, cheaper, or just more satisfying to come up with your own DIY approaches to getting things done, including cleaning the house. I enjoy trying out new cleaning hacks and am always pleasantly surprised when one of them works. I’ve preached the gospel of making your own cleaning products before, but what I haven’t really thought about before is how I could make my own tools for cleaning, too. So I did a bit of thinking and a little research, and I came up with a few ideas that are worth a try.

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Want better sleep? Add these 3 foods to your diet

Lack of sleep is a health problem for many reasons, not the least of which include its effects on mental and physical performance.  Sleep deprivation also interferes with the body’s regulation of weight through signals for hunger and satiety. Poor sleep patterns can contribute to increased hunger and weight gain, in other words, especially where dietary habits are already poor. That doesn’t mean that you can’t take smart steps today to help make tomorrow better. In fact, there are three foods in particular to add to your diet if you’re hoping to get a full night of quality rest.

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5 Common Serious Eye Problems That Deserve More Attention

Aaron Barriga is the online marketing manager for Insight Vision Center. With a knack for understanding medical procedures, and an interest in eye and vision health, Aaron loves to share what he knows and what he learns. He blogs to inform readers about the latest eye care technology and other topics related to eye care, especially LASIK. Aaron loves collecting coasters from the different bars and restaurants he visits during his travels.

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What Are Adaptogens?

If you need help coping with things like stress, and normalizing your body processes, adaptogens may be just the supplement you need. Adaptogens, also called adaptogenic substances, are a type of herbal medicine, used to stabilize your body, and promote homeostasis.

This unique category of supplements can have several beneficial effects – from reducing stress to promoting healthier sleep, and much more. Read on, and learn more about what adaptogens do, how they work, and some of the most common adaptogen supplements.

What Do Adaptogens Do?

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The Health Benefits of Cuddling

Whilst hugs are obviously great for feeling closer to a loved one, did you know that cuddling actually has a range of surprising positive effects that span both physical and mental health? So a little Valentine’s romance could actually help more than just your relationship.

Mattress Online scoured the web for the most common cuddling positions for couples and compiled a top 10 list for our survey respondents to choose from. We found that Brits love getting cosy on the sofa, with the ‘seated snuggle’ being voted as the UK’s favourite cuddle. While men agree with the overall winner, women prefer ‘the chest rest’ – an intimate bed-based hug. Less intimate hugs like ‘The Pretzel’ and ‘Back-to-Back’ ranked lower, showing that UK couples prefer closer contact both on the sofa and in bed.

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7 Ways to Reduce Stress at Home

After a long day of work, it can be hard to come home and get rid of the stress that’s been building throughout the day. Thoughts about unfinished work or your neverending to-do list can cause anxiety and stress to creep up when you’re least expecting it. Here are seven ways you can forget about these worries and reduce stress at home.

1. Prioritize your sleep

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