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what not to say to someone with chronic pain

What Not to Say to Someone with Chronic Pain or Illness

What Not to Say to Someone with Chronic Pain or Illness

How to Support Someone with a Chronic Illness Whether you yourself have been diagnosed with an illness or know someone who has, it’s important to know how to support someone with a chronic illness. The first step is knowing what to say, and what not to say to someone with chronic pain or illness. It’s

why is processed meat bad for you

Why Is Processed Meat Bad for You?

Exactly Why is Processed Meat Bad for You? Are the Risks Significant? The World Health Organization is constantly studying the food we eat as well as other products we use for and in our body. Did you know that some processed meat health risks match those of cigarettes and asbestos? Certain processed meats contain carcinogens

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The Risk of Gestational Diabetes and Type 2 Diabetes Development

How are Gestational Diabetes and Type 2 Diabetes Connected? Gestational Diabetes is something that can occur in pregnant women. It commonly develops in women who have not previously had diabetes but have high blood sugar levels during pregnancy. Gestational diabetes and future diabetes risk is a possibility due to changes that your body goes through

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What Can These Fingernail Symptoms Reveal About Your Health?

Don’t Ignore Mysterious Fingernail Symptoms – They Could Be Telling You Something’s Wrong. Did you know that your fingernails can be direct signs of what is going on in your body and with your health? Having fingernail problems sometimes can mean that you need a manicure, but other times these fingernail symptoms can mean something

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Hurricane Preparedness Tips for Diabetics

General Hurricane Preparedness List & Diabetes Emergency Survival Kit Depending on where you live in the United States you may run the risk of going through hurricane season. Right now we’re in the peak of hurricane season and people are always looking for hurricane preparedness tips, making sure they’re prepared in case things really get

the best sweeteners for low carb diets

The Best Sweeteners for Low Carb Diets

The Best Tasting Sweeteners for Low Carb Diets Low carb diet, such as the Keto Diet don’t allow for much consumption of carbohydrates which can make it difficult when it comes to drinking coffee, baking and cooking. With the rising popularity of low carb diets, keto sweeteners are becoming easier to come by. Here we’re

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Types of Intermittent Fasting: Which is Best for Me?

5 Popular Types of Intermittent Fasting Intermittent fasting is something that you unknowingly do every night when you sleep. Basically, intermittent fasting is not eating for a long period of time. The types of intermittent fasting that we are going to talk about today, however, typically last a bit longer than a good night’s sleep.

can lack of sleep cause diabetes

Can Lack of Sleep Cause Diabetes?

Can Not Getting Enough Sleep Really Cause Diabetes? Type 2 diabetes is a condition that many people in the United States knowingly, or unknowingly, suffer from.  Type 2 diabetes is when your body has accumulated too much sugar, also known as glucose, in the blood and has difficulty converting the sugar in the blood to