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Eat, drink, do- keep it balanced

I'm not really good at writing so please bear with me. I went to the store one day and wanted something to drink. I saw a sign which said keep in balance what you eat, drink and do. I agree with my whole heart.
Eat only when your stomach is hungry, not when you are mouth hungry or mentally hung...

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Sleep Apnea Increases Risk For Depression And Cognitive Decline

Treatments for OSA

Treatment for OSA usually involves adherence to healthy lifestyle strategies and the use of devices designed to increase oxygen delivery to the brain. These include the continuous positive airflow pressure device (CPAP, which delivers a constant flow of air into breathing ...

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Sleep Apnea Increases Risk For Depression And Cognitive Decline

Brain Damage

It is not yet known precisely how OSA causes cognitive impairment; however, scientists have identified a number of potentially damaging brain changes associated with the disorder.

A paper published in the August 2016 issue of the Journal of Sleep Research suggests signifi...

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5 tips for a nice smile





5 Tips for a Nice Smile
By Joanne Barker, Reviewed by Michael Friedman, DDS on March 22, 2015
With selfies and instant photo sharing, a camera-ready smile is great to have. You don't need to be a celebrity to know how to flash a glowing grin, though. Follow these steps to get p...

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The Health Benefits of Water

The Health Benefits of Water
We all need water to survive, but how exactly does it help?


Exercise is not Optional: Your Life Depends on It!

The body loses water through breathing, sweating, and digestion, which is why it's important to rehydrate by drinking fluids and eating foo...

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Sleep Apnea Increases Risk For Depression And Cognitive Decline

There are a number of lifestyle strategies that may help lower a person's risk for the sleep disorder or help to reduce its symptoms. These strategies include:

Controlling allergies to reduce inflammation that interferes with breathing.

Using a saline nasal spray or breathing strips (...

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Sleep Apnea Increases Risk For Depression And Cognitive Decline

Although vulnerability to OSA may be related to factors beyond the individual's control, there are a number of lifestyle strategies that may help lower a person's risk for the sleep disorder or help to reduce its symptoms. These strategies include:

Weight Loss. Excess weight is associated w...

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Sleep Apnea Increases Risk For Depression And Cognitive Decline

The disorder can damage brain cells and lead to mood and memory troubles, but lifestyle changes and treatment can cure it.

As many as 25 million Americans suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a sleep disorder that represents a major danger to the brain. OSA heightens risk for potential...

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Good Habits to Keep You and Others Healthy

A flu vaccine is the first and most important step in protecting against the flu. Follow these additional tips to stay healthy and keep others healthy this flu season:


Wash your hands frequently during the flu season. You may use soap and water or an alcohol-based hand rinse (alcohol rins...

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Making The Most Of Close Relationships

Count the Benefits

The benefits of supportive relationships are many and varied. Research published online January 14, 2016 in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health found that individuals who had greater levels of social support enjoyed better mental health and that negative socia...

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