Author Archives: Catherine Roberts

When Poor Circulation Signals a Deeper Health Issue

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Poor circulation can occur when you’re cold or if you sit cross-legged for far too long in front of the television.  However, pins and needles in your extremities (mainly the hands and feet) can also signal more serious health conditions—ranging from heart disease to diabetes. That’s why it’s not only vital to be familiar with   …Continue Reading


10 Health Tips For Traveling This Christmas Season

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Planes, trains, automobiles, buses, or sleighs led by tiny reindeer! Many of us will be using different modes of transportation to get home to our loved ones this Christmas. But regardless of what method of transport you choose, there is always the risk of returning home with an airborne flu or illness due to travel   …Continue Reading


What Bad Breath Says About Your Health

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No one likes to hear it, but we’ve all had bad breath. It might strike first thing in the morning or after a particularly garlicky meal. Regardless, sometimes no amount of mouthwash or breath mints will banish a nasty case of halitosis. However, if bad breath becomes chronic, it might become more than an embarrassing   …Continue Reading


Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension 101: What is PAH?

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Pulmonary arterial hypertension (or PAH) strikes approximately 1 in 100,000 individuals of all genders, ages, and ethnic backgrounds. Even though the condition shows precedence in young adults in their mid-30s, affecting twice as many women than men, this rare lung disorder can occur at any stage of life. Pulmonary arterial hypertension causes the arteries that carry   …Continue Reading


10 Festive Foods That Are Beneficial For Your Health

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Despite the flack that holiday dishes get, many, or aspects of them, actually promote many health benefits. In fact, believe it or not that cranberry sauce you slather over your turkey, not to mention the bird itself, both contain vital nutrients. So why focus on the negative—the trans fats, excess calories, and high sodium—in traditional   …Continue Reading


8 Vaccines Every Baby Should Get

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Getting your little one vaccinated is scary stuff—for both parents and baby! The vaccinations may seem non-stop in the first year to 2-years of life for your baby. However, the following immunizations provide the best protection for various illnesses, bacteria, and diseases during the earliest years of life. Here are 8 vaccinations every baby should   …Continue Reading


10 Tips to Help You Get Pregnant Faster

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While you might have spent the majority of your 20s preventing an unexpected pregnancy, once you’re ready for a baby in your 30s or even early 40s, most women expect it to happen like, right now already! So regardless of if you’re trying to have a baby during a specific season or month, or just   …Continue Reading


10 Signs and Symptoms of Hemophilia

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Hemophilia, or haemophilia, is the medical term used to describe a collection of genetic bleeding disorders that impair the body’s ability to clot or coagulate when blood vessels are broken. You can likely understand how this would pose a danger to the health of a person if they are injured and bleed spontaneously. Those who   …Continue Reading


The 10 Evils of Energy Drinks

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You’ve heard the news stories detailing how an innocent night of drinking turned deadly after mixing alcohol and energy drinks. However, the potentially dangerous health effects of consuming energy drinks go far beyond imbibing. Slurping energy drinks have been linked to increased blood pressure, anxiety, weight gain, migraines, and more. Beware of the ten evils   …Continue Reading


Is It Measles? 8 Signs and Symptoms of Measles

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Measles, a condition medically known as Rubeola, is highly contagious. In fact, the disease is responsible for a total death toll of approximately 200 million individuals. Brought about by the infectious rubeola virus, the measles is a highly endemic illness, meaning the virus can lie dormant among communities that are resistance to the disease. However,   …Continue Reading