Should Gender Bias in Pain Management Stop?

What is Chronic Pain? Chronic pain is usually caused by an initial injury, such as a back sprain or pulled muscle. It's believed that chronic pain develops after nerves become damaged. The nerve damage makes pain more intense and long lasting. In these cases, treating the underlying injury may not resolve the chronic pain. Chronic pain is pain that lasts for over three months. The pain can be there all the time, or it may come and go. It can happen anywhere in your body. Chronic pain … [Read more...]

Has Your Bladder Bottomed Out?

Millions of women experience involuntary loss of urine called urinary incontinence (UI). Some women may lose a few drops of urine while running or coughing. Others may feel a strong, sudden urge to urinate just before losing a large amount of urine. Many women experience both symptoms. UI can be slightly bothersome or totally debilitating. For some women, the risk of public embarrassment keeps them from enjoying many activities with their family and friends. Urine loss can also occur during … [Read more...]

Different Approaches You Can Take to Self-Care

Self-care is something that's very important in life, but it can also feel very elusive at times. Knowing the best way to practice it isn't always obvious, but that might be because there are so many different approaches that you can take. You might be efficient in taking care of yourself in one way, but potentially lacking in another one. This means is that you could look at doing some research and figuring out what you're lacking before taking the necessary measures to improve in this area. … [Read more...]

How to Age Well: A Guide for Healthy Aging

Aging is a natural part of life – but it can be very difficult for some. Whether you’re someone who is going through the aging process, or you have an elderly relative who is beginning to struggle, then this guide is for you. Inside, it details some tips and tricks on how to age gracefully, from considering using hospice care to taking supplements to boost your health. Ready? Let’s begin the guide. Get Hospice Care Although the idea of hospice care is a little daunting for some, it’s a … [Read more...]

How to Take Care of Your Dog (And Yourself)

Dogs are huge responsibilities. They require so much care and attention in comparison to any other pet. This is because the care they require goes beyond physical and into the emotional. Dogs are highly intelligent and very emotional. Humanity has spent almost its entire existence working to make the perfect animal companion, and our modern-day pets show it. They are our friends, our family, and they can provide so many benefits to your life – but only if you follow this guide: Be Consistent … [Read more...]

A Guide to Toothbrushes

Toothbrushes are a handy piece of equipment that is a staple to our daily routines. Some people have electronic toothbrushes with all the fancy bells and whistles, and some have manual toothbrushes. Did you know - one is actually better than the other? Toothbrushes are not the simple bit of kit they appear to be. There's a right and wrong way of using them, the toothbrush you use matters, and some gross things are hiding in the shadows - all of which will be explored below. The Bristle Types … [Read more...]

Here’s Why You Need Salt Tablets To Keep Hydrated

Do you find yourself constantly thirsty? Does your mouth get dry after drinking water? Are you experiencing muscle cramps or fatigue during physical activities even though you are well hydrated? Salt tablets might be the solution for you! What are salt tablets? Salt tablets are small, dissolvable tablets with electrolytes that help your body retain water. They not only help prevent dehydration but also muscle fatigue, which stops you from getting cramps during any kind of exercise. Salt … [Read more...]

Amazing Reasons To Buy A Gift Card For Your Own Personal Use

Traditionally, you would be forgiven for never have even thought about buying a gift card for your own personal use and, rather, would always associate gift cards and vouchers with a present from a friend, family or loved one’s birthday or Christmas gift. However, (it will probably surprise you to learn) that there is a wide number of amazing reasons to buy a gift card for your own personal use. Here are just a few of them: Gift Cards Can Remind You To Treat Yourself If, perhaps, you … [Read more...]

Finding Fashion for all Seasons and Occasion

Knowing what to wear all throughout the year can be difficult. You want to look your best and feel your best as much as possible. However, quite often, you find that you don't have time to shop and buy what you want. When you are busy with life, family, work or business commitments, you don't have the time to go visiting lots of stores and trying on clothes to find out what suits you, and what fits you. However, having the right clothes for you is important, as clothes can affect your confidence … [Read more...]

Top Tips to Gain Confidence in Your Appearance

Although you are much more than your looks, it can be difficult to feel confident in yourself when you have issues with your body image and self-esteem. Then, if you are starting to feel down whenever you look in the mirror, and this is impacting your ability to thrive at work, and home and your ability to sustain good mental health, here are some tips to boost your confidence in your appearance. 1. Get Tattoos Removed One of the reasons that you might feel less than confident when it … [Read more...]

How to Ease Back Into Your Fitness Routine After Giving Birth

Every new mommy wants to get back to their old life and exercise routines after delivery. This is even more important for mommies because they feel like their bodies changed too much after giving birth. Embracing that isn't a bad thing. It just means you have to ease into this a little more thoughtfully, and that's what you're going to learn about here. Take it Easy When a mom gives birth, all sorts of things could happen, including diastasis recti. If you're wondering what is diastasis … [Read more...]

Lady Patricia’s Experience with Relaxed and Natural Hair

Women with Afro kinky hair know firsthand the frustration that can come with trying to achieve long and healthy hairstyles. Many resort to relaxers to tame their hair, and some don’t feel that they have other options. In this valuable guide, Patricia Atsonglo gives her tips and advice based on years of research and the expertise of stylists, describing effective methods for common hairstyles for black women such as mesa, thread type, Afro and relaxed. "I wrote my book because I … [Read more...]

A Domestic Abuse Victim’s Guide to Freedom

Unfortunately, domestic violence is a common problem. Statistics show that one in four women and one in seven men in the U.S. experience physical violence from a partner. But because of victim stigma and shame, this is a problem that doesn't get addressed enough while solutions are not often discussed. It makes sense for victims to want to get as far away from their abusers as possible, but unfortunately, they often encounter obstacles like a lack of money and even laws that forbid them to … [Read more...]

How to Buy Health Insurance for Yourself

Health insurance plans are like the most reliable friend one can have. Unfortunately, most people in India are not aware of the benefits a health insurance plan can bring. An insurance plan is compared to a reliable friend because when you buy health insurance, it provides you with financial aid in case of a medical emergency. Basically, a health insurance policy provides you with protection for both your health and wealth. Different insurance providers offer different health insurance … [Read more...]

4 Signs You Need to Take a Break as a Mum

Mums are known to be tough and can wear several hats. If you are one of these superwomen, you may not be a stranger to waking up early morning, juggling office and home chores, prepping dinner, cleaning the house, taking care of the kids, and the list goes on. The day can always be tiring, which is why you need to take a break. You can break down, or you might lose it in no time if you continue to use all your energy without recharging. A quick break from all the chaos will go a long way. You … [Read more...]

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