Tips on Choosing the Right Medical Insurance Plan at Any Age

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Choosing a health care plan can be confusing, especially if you do not know where to start. Here is a quick and easy guide that will help anyone, no matter their age, choose the right health care plan for themselves and their family.

Know what you are getting into

Choosing the right insurance company is the most important decision you can make. This means knowing the difference between general insurance and life insurance companies. Typically, general life insurance companies offer more widespread benefits where life insurance only focuses on reimbursing the family members of the deceased. While it is important to ensure that your family is protected in case of an emergency, it is just as important to keep health concerns at bay so you can go visit a health care professional at an urgent Continue reading

4 Reasons Why Shaving is the Way of the Past

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If you visit a laser hair removal clinic, you’ll notice that the lights are bright, the staff are friendly and the anticipation is tangible. The reason is simple; laser hair removal changes lives. It makes life so much easier, better and cleaner. It may sound silly but it’s amazing how much not having to worry about hair in unacceptable places can make a life so much greater. In this article, instead of writing all the great things that happen in a laser hair removal clinic, let’s go over a few things that could happen if you don’t get laser hair removal services done.

Razor Burn
This is one for the books. Razor burn. There’s not a soul on earth that can say that razor burn is something that t Continue reading

Non-Toxic Ways to Kill Those Lice

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Head lice are nasty creatures. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that between six and 12 million infestations occur each year in the United States. The children who are affected range in age from three to 11. When one child gets lice, 80% of the time they will pass them along to their siblings. Many kids have lice without knowing it. Nearly 60 of kids never have any idea they have lice. Parents of kids with the insects often want to find non-toxic lice removal methods. They are in luck.

Non-Toxic Ways to Kill Lice

Tea Tree oil

It is no secret that insects hate tea tree oil. It is used as a mosquito repellent, too. New studies show that it may even be more effective than conventional methods. Continue reading

Bogged Down by Excessive Sweating? Explore Effective Hyperhidrosis Treatment Options

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One of the major ways that the human body keeps itself temperature controlled, while also absolving harmful materials and toxins constantly, is through the natural process of sweating. The average human body contains about two to four million sweat glands in the skin, which all work in unison to keep the body effectively cooled when it gets warmer by releasing sweat — a mix of fluids that evaporate on the skin surface and through the process of latent heat of vaporization, cool the body down. Sweat also contains toxins and harmful materials that the body needs to flush out, also making an important part of the excretory system. For many people, the process of sweat production and evaporation is normal, and does not cause any bother. For some, however, excessive sweating can become a problem. Continue reading

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Your Hearing Problems

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It is easy to take our hearing for granted. While eye examinations and regular dental check ups are the norm for most families, hearing protection and testing is often overlooked. Yet our ears provide a vital and useful service to us and experiencing any form of hearing loss or damage can be devastating. While hearing loss is often thought of as something that effects mainly the elderly — a third of 65+ year olds have some form of hearing loss – it can impact a person at any age and a child with even minor hearing loss can miss as much as half of classroom discussion, thus negatively effecting their academic progress. Interestingly, although few think about, hearing loss is actually the second mos Continue reading

Top Health Benefits of Using Medical Marijuana

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States nationwide have been legalizing medical marijuana for the past couple of years for its healing properties. Here are eight health benefits of using legal medical marijuana.

Glaucoma treatment

This disorder deals with high pressure in the eyeball, which can cause damage to the optic nerve and potential blindness. Smoking marijuana regularly can lead to an overall lower eye pressure, and studies show that it can potentially prevent the progression of this disease.

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Those who smoke cigarettes deal with limited lung capacity and functions. Smoking this legalized plant will not impair lung function, and it has shown to increase lung capacity in patients who were chronic smokers.

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