Archive for 'Wellness / Prevention'

Bedtime with a Pet May Help Kids Sleep

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A study that included 188 children, aged 11 to 17, found that those who shared a bed with a pet were more likely to report high subjective sleep quality. Sleep Health, May 2021

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How to Relieve Spring Allergies

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Spring often means runny noses and itchy, watery eyes for seasonal allergy sufferers. To help minimize the effect of airborne allergens, University of North Carolina Health advises the following: monitor pollen counts, avoid being outdoors, change your HVAC filters and get an air purifier, and talk to your healthcare provider if you need a more focused treatment approach. University of North Carolina Health, April 2021

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Tips to Prevent Athletes Foot

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Constant burning and itching between the toes are a sure sign of athlete’s foot. To avoid this common fungal infection, keep your feet dry, wash your feet daily, wear shower shoes or flip flops, and use foot powder, when appropriate. PIH Health, April 2021

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Sleep Is Important to Avoid Dementia Risk

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Following an analysis of data concerning nearly 8,000 adults, researchers report that sleeping six or fewer hours a night in middle age is associated with a 30% increased risk for dementia in old age. The findings suggest that screening for sleep issues in middle age may aid in the prevention of dementia later in life. Nature Communication, April 2021

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Low Vitamin D and Asthma

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Among a group of 132 asthma patients with insufficient or deficient vitamin D levels, researchers found that improving vitamin D status via supplementation also led to improvements in asthma symptoms and lung function.
Tanaffos, December 2020

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