To Your Health April 2013
By To Your Health
April 10, 2013
Category: To Your Health
 

5 Ways to Survive the Worst Allergy Season Ever

Spring is in the air – literally, in the form of massive pollen levels that are causing an historic spike in cases of seasonal allergy, also known as allergic rhinitis. In fact, health experts are calling this the worst allergy season on record, which means the tactics you overlooked last year to survive the sneezing,... Read More

 

 

Diet as Good as Drugs for Reducing Blood Pressure

High blood pressure or hypertension is known as a "silent killer" because typically, it has no symptoms until it causes a catastrophic health event, such as a heart attack or stroke. It's estimated that more than 75 million Americans currently suffer from high blood pressure, which makes effective treatment options of...Read More

 

Top 5 Mistakes That Reduce Supplement Effectiveness

There are many reasons why nutritional supplements are sometimes ineffective. In some cases, it is simply due to a bad product that does not meet the label claims or is produced with poor quality control. It can also be from exposure to temperature or moisture at any step from the manufacturer to the consumer. However, these... Read More

 

 

4 Ways to Teach Your Kids How to Deal With Stress

You might be an expert at handling stress after years of trial and error (or at least you like to think so), but children lack the experience to understand how to deal with stressful situations. Whether it's a heavy homework load, a disagreement with a friend, a new pimple in a conspicuous location or even a "bad day," kids...  Read More

 

Why You Need a Calcium Supplement

We take for granted that every little function our body does requires nutrients, or what I call, fundamental building block tools, for it to occur efficiently. One of those essential components is calcium. It is an essential mineral in our body that is required for normal muscle functioning as well as for all our organs to... Read More

 

Sleeping Pills Can Kill You

The statistics are staggering when it comes to sleeping pills. Between 6% and 10% of U.S. adults take "hypnotic" drugs (prescription sleeping pills) in a given year. These include benzodiazepines, nonbenzodiazepines, zaleplon, barbiturates, and sedative antihistamines.... Read More 

 

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