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Dr. Pam Yoder
339 Doctors shared insights

Healthy Living (Overview)

Healthy living is a goal to strive for and includes eating a balanced diet, getting about 30 minutes of exercise daily, adequate sleep, and doing some enjoyable activities every day. Visiting a doctor and dentist regularly for preventative check ups can help you with this goal.


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Is there anything better for healthy living like sex?

Is there anything better for healthy living like sex?

Diet and exercise: Having a healthy life style including diet and exercise are pretty important to healthy living. Having a healthy relationship with someone you love is also very important. ...Read more

Dr. Pam Yoder
339 Doctors shared insights

Healthy Living (Overview)

Healthy living is a goal to strive for and includes eating a balanced diet, getting about 30 minutes of exercise daily, adequate sleep, and doing some enjoyable activities every day. Visiting a doctor and dentist regularly for preventative check ups can help you with this goal.


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How can I find a good magazine article about healthy living?

How can I find a good magazine article about healthy living?

Many media sources: Not only do magazines have articles but also newspapers, radio, tv, websites and apps offer health information now. And, of course, health care providers share information in many ways. The key is in finding information from credible sources that are independent of corporations. Therefore, I favor. Gov or us government sources like healthfinder. Gov and cdc. Gov for digital health information. ...Read more

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Healthy living (Tip)

Saw palmetto is an herbal treatment for prostate enlargement. ...See more

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Living Healthy with Pets (Checklist)

Keep scheduled appointments with the veterinarian
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Maintain all shots and medications as prescribed by the veterinarian
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Healthy living: has exposure to problematic artificial chemicals really been increasing over the last few decades?

Healthy living: has exposure to problematic artificial chemicals really been increasing over the last few decades?

No one knows: It is clear that modern society has introduced many new substances exposed to humans over centuries. That being said, there is no way to make an overarching statement about all artificial chemicals, their release, and their heath impact. Each item (voc, allergen, toxin, etc) based on its substance, route of human exposure, dose over time can have an impact. The health impact of each must be seen. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Chinn Dr. Chinn
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Healthy living (Tip)

As with many other things in life, "size" does matter-the larger your prostate/more symptomatic. ...See more

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Living with Seizures (Checklist)

Sleep 6-8 hours each night
daily
Wear a medical alert bracelet
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Limit your alcohol intake as much as possible
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Can you tell me how could bulimia affect healthy living?

Can you tell me how could bulimia affect healthy living?

Bulimia is dangerous: Bulimia may cause electrolyte imbalances that may lead to heart failure, as well as esophageal and gastric ruptures, all of which may be fatal. Other medical complications for bulimia include bone loss, osteoporosis, dehydration, kidney disease, anemia and low white cell counts, which lowers the immune system and creates vulnerability to disease and infection. Also, gum disease, tooth decay. ...Read more

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What part of the healthy living lifestyle would yoga go in?

What part of the healthy living lifestyle would yoga go in?

Mind-body health: There are many components to a healthy lifestyle including diet, minimizing toxic exposures, exercise, stress reduction, positive attitude & social connectivity. Yoga can be a great aid to reducing stress & hatha yoga can improve physical fitness. Yoga can help foster a positive attitude. If done in a group setting it may also provide social support. Thus, yoga can be part of many aspects of health. ...Read more

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Living with Osteoporosis (Checklist)

Quit smoking!
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Limit alcohol to no more than 1 serving per day
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How can you alter your environment to promote healthy living?

How can you alter your environment to promote healthy living?

Develop healthy relationships: Exercise regularly, eat healthy foods, help others less fortunate than you, laugh more, play more, learn to relax. Stay away from negativity and look for the positive even in challenging situations. ...Read more

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Which are the main recommendations made by the healthy living pyramid?

Which are the main recommendations made by the healthy living pyramid?

The food pyramid: Has been replaced by the "food plate" which you can find on the net. Many well trained in clinical nutrition believe that it is not much of an improvement. A visit to a clinical nutritionist is your best bet. Peace and good health. Government RDAs are very low. Over the counter daily vitamins are typically weak. ...Read more

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Healthy living (Tip)

Flomax (tamsulosin) can cause floppy iris syndrome during cataract surgery. ...See more

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Living with Psoriasis (Checklist)

Ask your doctor if you're a candidate for UV light therapy
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Review your medications with your doctor to verify that none are making your psoriasis worse
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Apply sunscreen liberally
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Quit smoking if you smoke, as tobacco can cause psoriasis flares
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Healthy living: what furniture stores are particularly good about selling furniture that's free of vocs?

Healthy living: what furniture stores are particularly good about selling furniture that's free of vocs?

Hastens for beds: The gold standard, at least for "green" bedding, is hastens. The company reports it meets standards set by Öko-tex and others for home and environmental health. Mattresses are made with cotton and even horsehair! ...Read more

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Counting on your valuable support in seeking healthy living until the end of life. No questions to ask.

Counting on your valuable support in seeking healthy living until the end of life. No questions to ask.

What a wonderful: Attitude. Our "self talk" is very important. Cognitive psychology and an area of research called psychoneuroimmunology are topics you might enjoy reading about. Continued peace and good health. ...Read more

Dr. Jane Steiner Dr. Steiner
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Healthy living (Tip)

Do make sure you get the right amount of sleep every single night. ...See more

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Living with Schizophrenia (Checklist)

Call your doctor or go to ER if you experience worsening of symptoms
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I know fruits and vegetables are vital to healthy living. But what are your true servings per day and how much.

As much as possible: Vegetables are the cornerstone so the more the better, & the more the colors (variety) the better. Then fruit/whole grain starches/beans/legumes, & then meat (fatty fish is best, as you know) protein. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Is swimming a good idea for healthy living?

Is swimming a good idea for healthy living?

Jump on in: The water's fine! Huge enthusiastic yes! swimming stretches and works out your body all over. It's low impact so it's friendly for backs and knees too. So if you're feeling amphibious, it's a great way to get moving. But most of all, choose exercise that will be fun for you. If you're not inclined to swim, that's okay. You can find something else to do. ...Read more

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Healthy living (Tip)

Pack healthy snacks to-go for extra calories. ...See more

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While no magic fixes exist, what literature, nutrition, or resources would you recommend for best healthy living practices with Autoimmunity?

While no magic fixes exist, what literature, nutrition, or resources would you recommend for best healthy living practices with Autoimmunity?

Autoimmunity: DASH diet. Even if BP is normal.

Doing the DASH or Is my BP DASH diet sensitive.

Excellent. I prefer the ebook as I can keep it on my computer to look up stuff whenever I want.

Let me know how you like it.

To test if your BP is “DASH” sensitive do Chap 9 EXACTLy for 2 weeks. If BP does not get better and you adhered faithfully to Chap 9 then BP may not be better with DASH. ...Read more

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Healthy living (Tip)

Do balance cardio, flexibility, and strength training exercises and eat healthy meals. ...See more

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Living with Autism (Checklist)

Seek specialty consultation with a child neurdevelopmental specialist
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Contact local support groups to seek out resources in your area
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Coordinate care with your local physician
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Is having too little sugar in my diet a bad thing? I'm trying to focus on healthy living. I'd be surprised if I got 500 mg of sugar a day in my diet.

Is having too little sugar in my diet a bad thing? I'm trying to focus on healthy living. I'd be surprised if I got 500 mg of sugar a day in my diet.

NO, a good thing!: There are no health benefits to having sugar in your diet. The less the better.
See http://www. Nytimes. Com/2011/04/17/magazine/mag-17sugar-t.Html? Pagewanted=all;_r=0. ...Read more

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I don't like smell of coconut oil. But it contains healthier ingredients so how I can use it for healthy living?

I don't like smell of coconut oil. But it contains healthier ingredients so how I can use it for healthy living?

There are alternativ: If you don't like it, you are unlikely to stick with it. There are many alternatives that are just as healthy. Some are grape seed oil, peanut oil, and the old standbys, canola oil and extra virgin olive oil. See WEb MD healthy Cooking Oils Buyer's Guide for more information ...Read more