Are You Really Pregnant?

Signs of Pregnancy

A growing belly can be s sign that you are pregnant, but you may simply be putting on weight! There are, however, other signs and symptoms of pregnancy that women may experience. It is also possible for a woman to go through several pregnancies and experience different signs and symptoms each time.   However, a missed menstrual period is one of the main signs and first indications of a pregnancy. Here are some other symptoms you may […]

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Reasons Women Should Exercise

It it a well established fact that we all should be fitting regular fitness into our lives, especially since exercise has some unique benefits to a woman. Here are some of the reasons for you to start exercising on a regular basis: Exercise Gives You a Natural Mood Boost One of the great things about exercising regularly is that it makes you feel so much better. It is high on the list of the best ways to naturally make […]

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What are the Causes of Asthma?

Asthma is a disease that we have not yet worked out what exactly causes it. There is no direct chain of events that effects every asthma sufferer. There is some evidence that asthma is a genetic condition, as people inherit the tendency towards inflamed airways the primary problem associated with asthma. If a child’s parents both have asthma, they are statistically more likely to suffer from the illness themselves but this is not always the case. Similarly, […]

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How to Reduce the Stress in Your Life

All of us are stressed from time to time, but we might not be aware how much it can harm our health until something serious occurs. Stress contributes to inflammation, which is associated with a number of chronic illnesses, including cardiovascular disease and arthritis. If you feel particularly stressed, try the following and your you should see an improvement in your stress levels. They may not all be applicable to your particular situation but try them out […]

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Does Exercise Help with Your Stress?

So what is stress? The stress we feel – tightness in the neck and between the shoulder blades, rapid pulse, sweaty palms and increased breathing – are all responses by our body to a “fight or flight” situation. When faced with perceived danger, the body’s normal response is to flood the bloodstream with adrenaline and cortisol. If we truly were in a fight or flight situation, the increased levels of these hormones would be needed to help […]

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Vegetable Tempura Recipe

Tempura is liked by people of many races, not just the Japanese. Many of us think that tempura pertains to the batter coated shrimp dish. Actually, tempura can be any food that is fried in a light and crispy pale-colored batter and served with a light dipping sauce. To make tempura at home, you have to learn the secret of making the batter and frying at the right temperature. What You Will Need for Vegetable Tempura: About […]

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How to Deal With Stress

Just What is Stress? Stress is strain placed upon your your body when you are subjected to various types of demand, whether physically, mentally, or emotionally. Contrary to what most people believe, stress is not associated with the negative only since excessive positive emotions can result to stress. When something that takes place or is about to take place in the environment is producing stress in a person’s body, it results into the release of certain chemicals […]

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Do You Know What Are Normal Blood Sugar Levels?

Differences with blood sugar levels occur just like we differ in life in many and varied ways. What may be slightly high for you may be acceptable for another person. The reverse could also be true. This is why doctors deal with “ranges” when talking blood glucose levels, rather than pointing to a specific number. Consequently, diabetes patients frequently test their blood glucose levels to check if they are in a healthy range. They maintain acceptable levels […]

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Tasty and Healthy Sandwich Recipes For Vegetarians

Vegetarianism continues to grow in popularity throughout the world, with many people embracing this lifestyle due to issues surrounding the sustainability of meat production, ethical concerns about the treatment of animals, religious reasons and, of course, health concerns. However, unfortunately, many cafes and sandwich shops have not adapted to these changes and their vegetarian meal and sandwich options continue to remain rather uninspired. Instead of suffering through another soggy cheese sandwich why not try making our delicious […]

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Meat Free Diets Reduce Cholesterol And Prevent Heart Disease

We have less than optimal health in the United States and around world due to our diet choices.Heart disease is the leading cause of death in America for both men and women. Preventable heart attacks account for most of these deaths. 2/3 of Americans are overweight or obese. 1/3 of all U.S. kids are overweight or obese and obesity is being diagnosed more and more at very young ages. We eat too much, and then we pay […]

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