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What are some good ways to stay healthy when the rest of your family is sick?

What are some good ways to stay healthy when the rest of your family is sick?

Wash, wash, wash: The number one way to keep from getting cold-type illnesses is frequent hand washing and avoiding handling what your sick family members have touched (door handles, keys, utensils, etc) if someone sneezes/coughs try to avoid being in the same room as them for a couple of minutes after the event. I am a fan of vit c and taking extra during the cold-flu months can help. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to get your sons to stop fighting all of the time, they are 9 and 10yo?

Is there a good way to get your sons to stop fighting all of the time, they are 9 and 10yo?

Yes: 1, 2, 3 magic; and learn each boy's love language and help them express themselves to each other with those things in mind. A child's behavior often is an expression of issues the parent has and expresses in some way the child can perceive, often intuitively or subconciously. Awareness of the family dynamic as a whole can be very important. ...Read more

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What is the way to convince people of the need to healthy eating and exercise work, we are a society likes to eat a lot , our obesity rate is too high?

What is the way to convince people of the need to healthy eating and exercise work, we are a society likes to eat a lot , our obesity rate is too high?

Some ideas: Two things that may work are one: penalties/surcharges for unhealthy living choices(though it hasn't seemed to help too much with the tobacco tax) or significant benefits for healthy lifestyle choices(this is already happening in various health insurance organizations and job benefits). Otherwise it's incredibly difficult. Always keep trying to get the good word out! ...Read more

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What is the best way to help a student getting fresh and losing the laziness? And are there some natural recipes?

What is the best way to help a student getting fresh and losing the laziness? And are there some natural recipes?

It depends : On what medical or mental health issues he may has , but generally speaking vitamins and excersize, can increase endorphin , and improve mood and concentration. ...Read more

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What are the best healthy ways to stay alert through a night shift?

What are the best healthy ways to stay alert through a night shift?

Get enough sleep: Get enough sleep during the day (7-8 hours). Sleep during they day and stay awake at night even on your days off. Drink small amounts of caffeinated beverages through the first half of the night. ...Read more

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My brain is the most important organ to me. People tend to forget about it but what are some ways to improve my mental health for the better?

My brain is the most important organ to me. People tend to forget about it but what are some ways to improve my mental health for the better?

Balanced living: To improve general mental health, i recommend balanced living that includes a nutritious diet (to extent possible, try to avoid processed foods), 80 to 100 ounces of water each day, regular exercise, spending time with compatible friends, pursuing your dreams, regular meditation, keeping a diary, avoiding drug and alcohol abuse, and reading the four agreements and other inspiring books. ...Read more

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What are good ways to not let my hot temper get to the best of me?

What are good ways to not let my hot temper get to the best of me?

See Below: Find out what triggers "hot temper":situation, people, etc. Stress management, relaxation, self-care will help you with managing your environment better and will help you decrease some of the anger. Find a therapist who specializes in anger management to help you guide through the process. Good luck! ...Read more

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What the proper way to do sit-ups? Are these as healthy for you as everyone says?

What the proper way to do sit-ups? Are these as healthy for you as everyone says?

Best way is 2 anchor: -Ur feet and do them on an incline, there R special boards 4 this. If just beginning don't use an incline. & yes the R great 4 U. Strong core is very important to avoid back pain. ...Read more

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If i'm going to get 5-6 hours of sleep each night, what is the best way to make the most of that and ensure that i feel as well-rested as i can?

If i'm going to get 5-6 hours of sleep each night, what is the best way to make the most of that and ensure that i feel as well-rested as i can?

By getting the best: Quality of sleep possible. Use good sleep hygiene. 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell asleep. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime may include a warm bath or shower, aroma therapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in a dark, quiet, cool room on. ...Read more

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What are the main things to focus on when trying to stay healthy overall?

What are the main things to focus on when trying to stay healthy overall?

Diet, exercise,happy: A healthy diet is essential for good health- the basis should be fruits ; veggies. See http://www.Drfuhrman.Com/library/what-is-a-nutritarian-diet.Aspx minimize exposure to environmental toxins. Being happy is essential! this often involves doing work you enjoy, helping others, having good relationships ; a spiritual connection. Try to reduce stress- meditation helps. Stay physically active. ...Read more

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If I am always on the go with school and work, what are some easy ways to fit in eatting healthy and exercise?

If I am always on the go with school and work, what are some easy ways to fit in eatting healthy and exercise?

Fruits, salads, walk: Prefer nuts, fruits, salads for snacking and avoid pizza/bread/fried foods. Also avoid using the elevator and take the stairs. If the distance is reasonable, walk or bike to school/work instead of driving/riding a car. Make sure you get 7-8 hours of sleep daily. Control stress and avoid comfort foods. ...Read more

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What are good ways to better accept the discomfort of a spanking?

What are good ways to better accept the discomfort of a spanking?

For whom: Part of the reason spanking is no longer recommended--and in some places now banned--is that causes discomfort for both the person spanked the the spanker. The best solution is to stop using spanking as a form of punishment and turn to other types of well-studied consequences such as times our and loss of privileges. Make the punishment fit the crime, and be consistent. ...Read more

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What is the best way to cut down a big tommy? And what are the best eating and exercise habits to keep fit? Thanks

What is the best way to cut down a big tommy? And what are the best eating and exercise habits to keep fit? Thanks

Lifestyle change: Don't use gimmick diets, change your life. Regular exercise 3-4 times per week where you exercise doing aerobic activity for 30-60 minutes. Always choose to be more active, example: take the stairs rather than the elevator. Change your diet with portion control, 3 small meals with smaller snacks between each meal. Cut down on fat and carbohydrates. ...Read more

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What is the best way to recharge yourself when you are exhausted and can't sleep?

What is the best way to recharge yourself when you are exhausted and can't sleep?

Dont Worry: If you can't sleep, the last thing to do is worry about it. Dont lay in bed tossing, truning getting frustrated. Instead, leave your bedroom and engage in a relaxing activity. This could be reading or meditating. A light snack may be helpful as well as progressive muscle relaxation. You may find that the muscle stretches calming. ...Read more

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What is the healthiest or best food to eat or tea to drink right before going to sleep so that I will have good dreams and feel great in the morning?

What is the healthiest or best food to eat or tea to drink right before going to sleep so that I will have good dreams and feel great in the morning?

Caffeine free: you want a tea that is free of caffeine for starters, cause the caffeine could act as a stimulant. There is Level B evidence to support the claim that chamomile possesses anxiolytic (anti-anxiety) properties and may have clinical applications in the treatment of stress and insomnia. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to get your teenager to avoid drinking soda all of the time?

Yes: Don't buy soda! and further limit the money your child gets if they don't stop buying the soda. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of smoking maharajah? And what are the best ways to consume it without having to smoke it ? I don't use just curious.

What are the benefits of smoking maharajah? And what are the best ways to consume it without having to smoke it ? I don't use just curious.

Aren't any: At your age. Whatever benefits some people get from marijuana - relaxation, reduced anxiety, "getting in touch with yourself, " a new perspective on life etc etc., the adolescent brain (basically up to about age 23) is still being formed, and there is evidence that cannabis does not help that process. It has some medical effects, increases appetite, reduces nausea. At your age, not a good idea. ...Read more

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What are some of the very best ways to boost your memory and your brainpower for school or work?

What are some of the very best ways to boost your memory and your brainpower for school or work?

Simple: Proper nutrition, hydration, rest and exercise are the foundations og good brain function. Artificial aids such as stimulants, herbs and such may help marginally in the short term, but are generally harmful or have never been proven to work. ...Read more

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How to keep healthy after bilateral oophorectomy without hormone treatment - what are the important things to do other than healthy diet and exercise?

How to keep healthy after bilateral oophorectomy without hormone treatment - what are the important things to do other than healthy diet and exercise?

PMP Bone loss: Bone health after menopause has become an ever important issue for women. Weight-bearing exercise, dietary sources of calcium, vitamin d and calcium supplementation, minimize caffeine, don't smoke, maintain normal thyroid levels, minimize use of chronic steroids--all are important in maintaining good bone health. ...Read more