House Proud: Things to Look for When Renting for the First Time

When it’s time to leave the nest for the first time, finding a place of your own can be overwhelming. It’s important to find a place you like, but especially if you live in an urban area, finding a place that’s the right size, in the right location, and within your budget can be a hard needle to thread.

A Guide to Nerve Agents

By the time you click through to the final page, you’ll have a better understanding of what nerve agents are, you’ll be well versed on the various types of nerve agents, and you’ll be prepared in case you, or someone you know, are exposed. It’s certainly a tall order but remember, knowledge is power. So, let’s explore the deadly world of deadly nerve agents and arm ourselves with the know-how to protect ourselves in times of crisis.

Getting Started: The DASH Diet

Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is referred to as a “silent killer” because it can develop slowly over time without any signs or symptoms, meaning it can often go unnoticed. Rather than treating their hypertension with pills more and more people are adopting the DASH Diet, which has been proven to lower blood pressure naturally through healthy eating.

Adrenal Fatigue: What You Should Know

Whether you’re a disciple of traditional medicine or a believer in all things holistic, whichever theory you subscribe to is up to you. But we’ll tell you what you need to know about adrenal fatigue, it’s supposed symptoms, causes, treatments, and the controversy surrounding it so that you can make up your own mind about this contentious health issue.

Get Fit: Intro to Fitness Classes

It might be January 1st or the day after Thanksgiving, but when the urge to exercise strikes, it’s best to take advantage of it before it fades away. There are tons of ways that you can get healthy, but one of the easiest and most fun is by taking a fitness class.

These are the Best Mattresses for Back Pain

If you’ve got it, it’s hard to focus on anything else. Back pain is pervasive and, if left unchecked, can dramatically impact your quality of life. If you suffer from back pain and you haven’t purchased a new mattress in this decade, I can’t recommend upgrading enough. It will make a difference. So let’s explore some of the latest and greatest mattresses designed with your back in mind.

How to Rekindle Your Love Life in Retirement

Living without the stress of the daily commute, a challenging career, and growing children gives you a chance to put some effort into your romantic relationship. Even if your romance is still strong, trying some new experiences can fill your romance with fresh passion and keep your relationship strong for many years to come.

5 Ways to Make Friends in Your Retirement

There is increasing evidence that social engagement keeps your mind sharp and prolongs your life. Social engagement has declined sharply among baby boomers between 55 and 64 years old. Is it Netflix or is boomers’ lack of confidence to blame? Either way, society is missing out when seniors hole up in their houses. There are countless ways for retirees to make friends, but here are just five examples.

Learning New Skills in Retirement Keeps You Young

Retirement is a time many people dream of in much the same way as graduation. It’s the hope of new adventures that tantalizes in both events. Equally enticing in retirement is the freedom to spend your time as you choose, to do precisely what you want as you want it. You even have the option to reinvent yourself. It’s a great time! The only question is where to begin.

Managing the Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a very common pain condition. The National Fibromyalgia Association reports that 10 million Americans are affected by the disease, and it affects between three and 10 percent of the worldwide population. Fibromyalgia can affect both children and adults as well as both men and women. Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition, but it is possible to treat the symptoms so that they may be more manageable.

Low Impact Activities for Fibromyalgia Patients

Living with Fibromyalgia (FM) can be a difficult battle to face, especially because of some of the symptoms of the disorder. They can include constant pain, stiffness, and soreness throughout the body.  There is, however, medication and certain therapies that are used to manage and control the symptoms. Plus, there is research that has shown that incorporating low-impact exercise and activities into your day-to-day routine can significantly improve your quality of life.

10 Triggers That Can Cause Fibromyalgia Flare-Ups

Fibromyalgia (FM) is a chronic pain disorder that causes tenderness throughout body and can affect people of any gender or age, including children. If you’ve been diagnosed with this condition, you’ll know that having a flare up can affect even the simplest of day-to-day activities. Everyone experiences flare ups differently and they can range from mild to severe. However, one of the best ways to prevent a flare is to try to identify the trigger.