Some people tend to limit their fiber intake due to the fact that it increases their trips to the bathroom, but not eating enough fiber can cause you to get "backed up" and constipated, which can be very painful if it is serious enough. As you can see, fiber is a very important part of your diet. In fact, it is so important that it has the ability to reduce your overall risk of heart disease by helping to lower your cholesterol levels, lose weight and improve your high blood pressure.
Late fall and early winter are a time when many people are out in the woods cutting up downed trees to use as firewood during the long winter. Unfortunately, this is also the time when many chainsaw accidents happen and people need immediate emergency care even if it's giving by someone who never gives first aid. If you don't know first aid and you see someone who has cut their arm with a chainsaw, here is what you should do to determine how serious the wound is and how you should treat it until experienced emergency medical personnel arrive.
When you are thinking about going home for the holidays, whether it is to see family or to go out to fantastic Christmas and New Year's Eve parties and celebrations, you may be worried about whether or not you are looking your most fabulous. If you have been working out diligently and trying to eat healthy but still are not quite seeing the results that you are looking for, there are different treatments that can help you to look your best before the holidays roll around.
If you've recently been diagnosed with Stage I or II lung cancer, you may be feeling a mix of emotions -- from shock and raw fear at one of the most intimidating cancer diagnoses possible to rueful relief at being diagnosed early enough to figuratively dodge the Stage IV bullet. While early stage lung cancer is a serious condition in need of an immediate treatment plan, your odds of long-term recovery are much more positive, and you may even be able to delay more invasive treatment in some cases.
A fully functional hearing aid can work well to help make the smallest of sounds more audible for you. However, hearing aids can often have issues of their own if they are not properly maintained and cared for. One of the more common issues is howling. This sound makes it difficult for you to distinguish between different sounds and words when you are wearing your hearing aid. Luckily, there are a few care tips that you can use to ensure that you do not have to deal with howling when wearing your hearing aid.