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Dealing with the loss of a pet in your own way

No matter how long they have been with you, and regardless of species or breed, your pet is a member of your family; sharing your home, enjoying your company, and helping create wonderful memories, your pet is no doubt a best friend. Although not a human family member, the loss of your pet is bound to evoke a great sense of loss, and indescribable grief that you might initially struggle to cope with. Take a moment to yourself to realize that the emotions you are experiencing are not only normal, but also completely understandable, and then follow a few of…

Lose Your Love Handles with CoolSculpting

Do you groan each time you look at yourself in the mirror? Even though you’ve shed the last of those extra pounds, do the unwanted inches still stick around? That’s because the best of diet and exercise programs only get you overall results. What you need is a smart technique that specifically targets those hard-to-lose inches – CoolScupting® or cryolipolysis as scientists call it. Perhaps, the biggest positive of this method is that it is non-invasive. Given that the demand for minimally invasive body sculpting procedures rose by 137% from 2000 to 2012, you’re also probably looking for a similar…

Platelet Rich Plasma or PRP Preparation Procedure Explained

When talking to the expert consultant about your Platelet Rich Plasma procedure, one of the first questions you’ll likely have is about the PRP preparation. So how is the serum extracted from your blood? Is it safe? Is there any possibility of infections? How does the serum work? Read ahead to understand everything you need to know about the extraction process of the miracle PRP serum. Step 1 – Harvesting a Sample of Blood The first stage in the PRP preparation involves the harvesting of blood from your forearm. About 20ml to 60ml of your blood is sufficient to create…

Protein World Weight Loss Supplement Positive or Negative

Protein World is a weight loss supplement that has a fat metabolizer, appetite suppressant, fatty acids, cleanser, and is a meal replacement. The company stands by its product claiming it provides more energy, will boost your metabolism, and aid in toning up your body while flushing out toxins.  We will provide information regarding the quality of the ingredients, whether the product really works, customer opinions, and a whole lot more! Protein World Ingredients: Green Tea Extract: The plant extract is usually brewed as a tea  and provides antioxidants and stimulants.  A review performed by the National Center for Complementary and…

7 Industries Where Employees are More Likely to Experience Occupational Hearing Loss

Are you worried about possible hearing loss from too much noise at work?  Excessive noise levels in the workplace are the primary cause of hearing loss, so you have good reason to be concerned. Per the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 22 million employees are exposed to dangerous noise levels on the job and another 9 million risk occupational hearing loss due to chemicals or other environmental factors. For sufferers of work related hearing loss, hearables might be a viable solution for enhanced hearing without using a full-blown hearing aid. However, like most afflictions, prevention is the best cure, and…

7 Ways to Say Goodbye to Your Dull Life Now!

Down in the doldrums? Many of us have found ourselves bored and at a loss for things to do at times but with so much going on, like concerts, sporting events, parties and wild nights on the town with friends, there’s no reason why you should be sitting at home on your own. What follows are seven ways to say goodbye to your dull life right now! Try Something New It doesn’t matter what it is, there’s always something new to try. Haven’t been to an art gallery since a school excursion all those years ago? There are some wonderful…

#OfficeYoga

1 Recent studies have shown that office workers are at risk of several health problems, some of which can cause a premature death, due to their daily inactivity. Sitting at a desk all day without sufficient bodily movement has been linked to back problem, stiff necks and problems with hip and shoulder joints. If you are an office worker then these are problems that you cannot ignore and it is time that you take some action. How, you may ask, can you avoid such problems if you need to spend the large part of your day at the office, the…

Acupuncture as a Treatment for TMJ Disorder

Do you grind or grit your teeth, wake up in the morning with jaw pain, or experience frequent headaches?  If so, you might suffer from a common condition called Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, or TMJ.  Per the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, TMJ disorders affect more than 10 million Americans.  Here is some information about TMJ, and some of the alternative treatments that are seeing results, particularly acupuncture. What is Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ)? TMJ is usually characterized by chronic or acute inflammation of the joint connecting your mandible to your skull.  TMJ can be caused by trauma to…

Common Challenges People Face After Losing Weight

One obvious change that many people don’t consider when they start losing weight is that they’re going to need a new wardrobe. If you lose a particularly large amount of weight, you might also have to buy clothes in an interim size until you hit your goal weight. Plus, while considering all the new clothing you’ll need, there are other smaller items you might forget, such as having to get new holes punched in your belts or taking links out of your watch. Increased Risk for Depression Although it seems counterintuitive, dropping weight may actually put you at an increased…

Follow These Steps If You Ever Get Injured In The Gym

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Getting injured in the gym is a lot easier than you might think. Bearing that in mind, I have some steps you should follow after an injury: Stop Working Out It’s so common for someone to get injured in the gym and continue working out. While I admire the dedication, it’s just plain stupid. There are no two ways about it; you should stop what you’re doing when injured. Put any equipment down, and relax your body. Find a seat and sit there while someone gets help. There are some cases where it’s obvious to stop what you’re doing. For…