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Tips For Fighting Your Cold

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It’s that time of year again! The leaves are changing and cold is in the air. I’m not just talking temperature, but disease. Unfortunately, along with apple picking and football comes an increased chance of catching a cold. Everyone is well aware of how annoying a cold can be and it's not always easy to shake-them-off. Let’s go over some at-home remedies to battle these symptoms this fall. The best defense is a great offense. By making smart lifestyle choices you can greatly increase your chances of avoiding getting sick in the first place! To bolster your health levels, be...

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Hot or Cold - Which is Better for Arthritis Pain?

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If your joints are aching or burning, or you feel shooting pains in your knees, hands or shoulders, it’s normal to want relief - fast. This quickest thing you can do is apply heat or cold. Applying heat to specific areas of your body increases blood flow and supplies oxygen and nutrients to those places. This reduces pain and relaxes sore muscles, ligaments, and tendons. Applying cold slows down circulation and blood flow to an area. This helps reduce pain, swelling, and muscles spasm. Human beings have probably been doing this since the beginning of time. Imagine our ancestors applying...

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