Treatment & Wellbeing

How to Manage Morning Sickness

Pregnancy is a beautiful thing, but morning sickness is anything but. Typically, expectant mothers experience morning sickness in their first trimester. If you’re experiencing morning sickness, know that the nausea will eventually pass, but until it does, here are a few ways to try to keep it at bay.

 

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Blood pressure basics

High blood pressure (also known as hypertension) has no symptoms. So, if you don’t have your blood pressure checked regularly, the first sign of high blood pressure could come in the form of a heart attack, a stroke, heart failure, or kidney failure. Here is how to control high blood pressure.

 

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What do you know about stress?

Slow traffic. Screaming children. A job interview. A crumbling marriage. Any of these could be a stressful situation. We all face stress in our lives, and some days are more stressful than others. Stress can take its toll on our physical and mental health. Learn more about stress and its effects by taking this multiple-choice quiz.

 

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5 Steps to Healthier Sleep

If you’re like most people, maintaining a healthy, fulfilling sleep regimen is easier said than done. The allure of late night television, that midnight snack that calls your name from the kitchen, those hilarious cat videos on YouTube – there are more than enough distractions out there to keep you from getting the kind of sleep your body needs to stay healthy and function properly. Luckily, there are steps you can take to help promote healthier sleeping habits that will leave you feeling refreshed and ready to conquer your day.

 

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Insect Sting Prevention & Treatment

Insect stings and bites are an expected summertime nuisance, causing temporary discomfort and pain, but no serious or lasting health problems. However, they can cause infections that require treatment and allergic reactions that can be serious, even fatal.

 

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