99 Health Plus http://www.99healthplus.com Tue, 10 Mar 2015 11:15:44 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 4 Things Your Home Needs for Optimal Healthy Living /2015/4-things-your-home-needs-for-optimal-healthy-living/ /2015/4-things-your-home-needs-for-optimal-healthy-living/#comments Mon, 09 Mar 2015 06:33:10 +0000 /?p=3382 Healthy LivingTaking care of your body to ensure you have optimal health is one thing; taking care of your home is another. While you may be focusing on the healthy foods and best, you also need to pay attention to your home.

With all the latest health concerns and ancient illnesses making a comeback, such as the recent measles outbreak, you’ll want to be sure that your home has everything it needs in order to ensure you and your family can live healthy.

  1. Water Filtration System

Sure, it’s nice having a water filtration system on your kitchen faucet so that you can drink filtered water whenever you want, but you should also consider adding one to your entire house. When you use typical tap water for daily home tasks such as cleaning your house or washing your clothes, you’re allowing the bacteria in the tap water to get on the surfaces of your home as well as into the air. This can cause you and your family to become ill.

Instead, make sure that you use filtered water to wash your clothes, wash dishes, clean your home, and even to shower with. This will keep the nasty bacteria out of your home, keeping you and your family healthy while indoors. According to Wave Home Solutions, “a whole-house water purifier is engineered to remove chlorine, iron, sulfides, manganese, and other contaminants without any loss of pressure.”

  1. Humidifier 

Winter can wreak havoc on your body. The heat and lack of airflow can reduce the humidity in your home, and this can lead to dry skin and congestion. In order to stay healthy during the winter months, be sure to invest in a humidifier for your home. These come in all shapes and sizes, so you can find the one that’s perfect for your exact needs. The humidifier will blow wet air into your home which will help to regulate the humidity. You will no longer suffer from dry skin, congestion, or any other issue dry air will bring.

  1. Air Purifier

Even if you clean regularly, the air in your home is still filled with a variety of contaminants that can be damaging to your health. This is why it’s a good idea to have an air purifier in your home. Air purifiers will remove the harmful contaminants in the air, giving you clean, fresh air inside your home all the time. Like humidifiers, air purifiers come in a variety of sizes, allowing you to choose the option that best fits the needs of your home. This is a great idea for individuals who may suffer from asthma or other breathing problems.

  1. Hardwood Floors

Hardwood floors may not be a gadget that you can easily add to your home, but they can make a big difference when it comes to your health. Carpet is a cesspool of dust, dirt, and bacteria, and even the best vacuums leave some of these contaminants behind because they are embedded deep into the carpet.

When you have hardwood floors in your home, you will still have the typical dust and dirt, but it will be much easier to clean—and you can thoroughly clean them. Since hardwood floors are hard, dust, dirt, and debris have nowhere to go, so when you vacuum and mop, you’re actually cleaning up everything, making your home cleaner and healthier.

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So what exactly is a juice detox? A juice detox, also known as a juice cleanse, is when you only drink certain juices for several days. Not things like orange juice or apple juice like you would buy in a store, but more along the lines of homemade smoothies from fresh vegetables and fruits. You eat nothing else, and you drink nothing else besides these juices. Some programs only last a day or two, while others will go on for over a week.

People use juice cleanses for many reasons. Some people consider it a diet program when they are trying to lose weight. Others feel like a juice cleanse is a good way to start off a new diet or workout routine, giving your body a fresh start before jumping in. And some people use a juice cleanse to help themselves get over other bad habits. For example, some people who are trying to quit smoking will start a juice cleanse to focus their mind on something else, get the bad chemicals out of their body, and introduce more healthy vitamins. If you are looking to do any of these things, then maybe a juice detox program would be good for you.

People use juice cleanses for many reasons. Some people consider it a diet program when they are trying to lose weight. Others feel like a juice cleanse is a good way to start off a new diet or workout routine, giving your body a fresh start before jumping in. And some people use a juice cleanse to help themselves get over other bad habits. For example, some people who are trying to quit smoking will start a juice cleanse to focus their mind on something else, get the bad chemicals out of their body, and introduce more healthy vitamins. If you are looking to do any of these things, then maybe a juice detox program would be good for you.

The benefits of a good juice detox are numerous. For starters, you are adding a lot of healthy vitamins and minerals into your system – some of which you might not normally get. Secondly, you are staying away from other fatty foods that can be filled with harmful chemicals. With the increase of fruits and vegetables, and a decrease in other foods, your body is certain to lose weight. However, while there are many benefits, they should be taken with a grain of salt. Many report that the effects of a juice cleanse are only temporary, and your body will quickly return to normal. Secondly, by only drinking juice you are missing out on other things that your body needs – things like salt and protein. Juice cleanses can be dangerous if not done correctly, so always do your research before embarking on one.

If you are interested in doing a juice cleanses, here’s how to get started. First, you are going to want to look up some recipes. Find a couple that sound yummy to you and write down the ingredients you’ll need. Next, head to the store and pick those things up. You are also going to need a juicer to mix everything up in, and some storage containers to hold everything. If you don’t want to go through all of that work, you can buy pre-made juices from places such as Juice Crafters. Once you have all the things you need, find a program that you think will work for you (we recommend a short one if this is your first time) and then get started!

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About The Best Sources of Stem Cells /2014/about-the-best-sources-of-stem-cells/ /2014/about-the-best-sources-of-stem-cells/#comments Fri, 12 Dec 2014 06:50:14 +0000 /?p=3348 There are stem cells’ sources which are far superior to even umbilical cord, cord blood, bone marrow, dental pulp, menstrual blood, and adipose tissue. And they are: placenta, amniotic sac and amniotic fluid. These are named as the richest sources of stem cells inquality and quantity. They are pluripotent, which gives them the properties of hematopeietic and mesenchymal stem cells, and so are capable of giving rise to any tissue, organ or cell.

The stem cells obtained from these sources have the highest count and multiply almost 10 times faster than stem cells from other sources. As a result, they can treat maximum number of disorders – far more than all other sources put together.

The best advantage of the stem cells drawn from placenta, amniotic sac and amniotic fluidsources is that they are safe and also ethical, unlike embryonic stem cells. They have least chances of getting rejected when it is used in therapy. Another advantage of these types of stem cells is that they can be easily derived as they have to be collected at the time of childbirth.

The placental, amniotic sac and amniotic fluid stem cells collected during the birth of a particular child can be used to treat the child’s siblings, parents or even grandparents.

There is much more to stem cell therapy besides treating several difficult and incurable ailments. One of the miraculous stem cell treatments is anti-ageing.

The author is an experienced researcher at ReeLabs and an expert in stem cell therapy and stem cell banking.

Best Sources of Stem Cells

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You Think You’re in Trouble with Addiction /2014/you-think-youre-in-trouble-with-addiction/ /2014/you-think-youre-in-trouble-with-addiction/#comments Thu, 11 Dec 2014 07:28:36 +0000 /?p=3343 It all began as casual use. A drink or two after work. A hit of something to give you a boost when you were down. You told yourself you could stop at any time. That may have been true in the beginning, but now you’re living for the source of your addiction. You are consumed by irresistible cravings that are driving you crazy. You can’t concentrate on work, your relationship, or anything else. All of your other interests have gone by the wayside. The only thing that you care about now is substance abuse and it’s destroying you. You want to put on the brakes before your life becomes a train wreck.

You Need to Make Recovery Your First Priority

Until you get your addiction under control, nothing else matters. You can’t take care of anyone else if you don’t take care of yourself. You’ve jumped the first hurdle by admitting that you have a problem. The next step is to reach out and ask for help from a facility like Morningside. The Morningside Recovery Center and other inpatient treatment facilities have the same goal that you do. Staff members want to see you break the chain of addiction and lead a healthy life. They want you to have a future.

Freedom is a Choice. Make it Now

You don’t have to continue living this way. You can turn your life around, but you will need help to have a sober life once again. Lock temptation out the moment that you walk into a rehabilitation facility. Surround yourself with others who are travelling a similar journey. Allow yourself to be cared for by professionals who are trained to deal with addiction and all of the baggage that comes with it. You can find the way to sobriety, but you will need help. Accept it and move forward.

It’s a Long Road Ahead, But You Can Make It

It may seem like there is no light at the end of the tunnel. However, you will get there with the help of compassionate staff members who want to see you overcome addiction once and for all. You don’t have to be trapped in this vicious cycle anymore. It’s time to break free and learn how to live without the crutch of substance abuse. Learn how to live once more.

Morningside Recovery reveals 5 Secret Addictions

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What is The Flu /2014/the-flu/ /2014/the-flu/#comments Mon, 03 Nov 2014 05:26:16 +0000 /?p=3337 The flu is the short for Influenza, is an infectious respiratory disease brought on by a virus. A few side effects of influenza could cause fatigue, sore throat, the chills, muscle aches and fever. For most individuals these conditions typically improve after a couple of days with simply some fluids and bed rest. The flu can be an exceptionally serious issue if you don’t know how to handle it. There have even been instances where individuals have been hospitalized or more terrible.

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Ensure Good Health for Your Pets /2014/ensure-good-health-for-your-pets/ /2014/ensure-good-health-for-your-pets/#comments Thu, 25 Sep 2014 07:03:29 +0000 /?p=3330 When it comes to our own health and the health of those we love, we understand the importance of natural supplements. Taking supplements can support healthy body systems and functions and also provide preventative care to give us better energy and promote our overall well-being.

That same kind of care is something we can give to our beloved pets. Choosing to give the dogs and cats in our lives natural supplements can not only help us to save on veterinary bills, but more importantly give our feline and canine companions the healthful support they need to live longer, fuller lives. Since we love their company, that’s good for us too!

Many such supplements are now available, like Pet Naturals supplements by Pet Naturals of Vermont. When you look at the ingredients list in their line of products, you can be assured of all-natural ingredients that will be good for your pets. Their various products are formulated for the kinds of needs specific to pets. You’ll find calming formulas for dogs and cats, supplements to give them healthy skin and coats and immune and digestive support for dogs. Some of their products are very specific, such as their hip and joint chews for medium to large dogs who tend to suffer from arthritis pain, and their “smelly cat” chews which help to reduce odor in the litter box. As you shop for pet supplements, bear specific health needs in mind as well as your animals’ formative life stages.

Other companies have also formulated natural supplements for pets, recognizing their usefulness and common sense. Animals in the wild must eat natural foods and herbs to stay well or to heal, so it makes sense that these kinds of supplements would also be helpful for domestic animals. Just as humans have learned more about not putting harmful chemicals into our own bodies, so now that knowledge is extending to the care of our pets. More and more, we’re optimizing human health by eating whole foods to get the minerals, nutrients and vitamins we need, and that’s a practice we can carry over into the diets of the animals we love.

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Getting Financial Help for Breast Cancer Patients /2014/getting-financial-help-for-breast-cancer-patients/ /2014/getting-financial-help-for-breast-cancer-patients/#comments Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:39:27 +0000 /?p=3327 Getting treatment for breast cancer requires commitment. It’s not just about the moral support that is needed. It costs a lot to get the treatment that is required by a breast cancer patient. The financial constraint that the disease puts on its victims is a big concern. So much needs to be done even before treatment has begun. The screening alone would cost quite a bit depending on which region one is from. This is why people need financial aid when dealing with breast cancer.
Where to look for help

There are situations where a patient spends all they have on treatment and the family is left to deal with the aftermath of that. This is the reason why charitable foundations are such a big help when it comes to financial aid. There are a lot of organizations that work to make things easier for breast cancer patients. They do this by providing any kind of aid that they are able to. This aid goes a long way.

In a case where a parent has terminal breast cancer and there are children to take care of, the situation is particularly difficult. The children will need help if they are still in school. There are organizations hat will provide financial aid towards the education of the children left behind. Survivors of breast cancer also need a lot of help when the ordeal is over.

The breast cancer society is one of the charities that work to provide financial aid to breast cancer patients. There are breast cancer society reviews that are claiming that the organization is a scam. This however is not true and does not reflect in any way the nature of the Society. There are people who could use with all the financial help they can get. Without paying much attention to the negative breast cancer society reviews, one can look to them for help.

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Clean Air, Clean Water and Healthy Home /2014/clean-air-clean-water-and-healthy-home/ /2014/clean-air-clean-water-and-healthy-home/#comments Thu, 04 Sep 2014 11:39:44 +0000 /?p=3313 The phrase “cleanliness is next to godliness” may not be the mantra you live by, but it’s certainly something you should think about. Cleanliness has numerous benefits to your health and your life. For example, when your home is clean, you feel more confident in your home and are more willing to show it off to others. Plus, having a clean home means everything is organized, and this can keep you from becoming stressed out. Drinking clean water is also beneficial for your health, and you would much rather sip on a glass of clean water than indulge in some questionable refreshment.

When you have clean air, clean water, and a clean home, you are more likely to live a healthy and happy life. The following are a few tips to help you achieve clean air, water, and home.

Healthy Home

Clean Air

There may not be much you can do about the air quality in your neighborhood, but there is something you can do to ensure the air in your neighborhood doesn’t become worse, and there are plenty of things you can do to keep the air inside your home clean.

In order to keep the air in your neighborhood clean, eliminate your pollutants. Opt to walk, ride your bike, or use public transportation instead of driving everywhere. According to the EPA, simply leaving your car at home twice per week can cut greenhouse gas emissions by 1,600 pounds per year. Reducing your carbon footprint will have an effect on your neighborhood.

In order to have clean air in your home, there are a few things you can do. First, eliminate your use of aerosol products, such as hairsprays or perfumes. You can also invest in an air purifier to help remove dust and debris from the air. You should also remember to change your furnace filter regularly, and even consider having your vents cleaned on a regular basis as well.

Clean Water

Clean water also has many benefits. Clean water helps to flush out your system from harmful viruses and bacteria. It also helps keep you hydrated and ensures your body functions properly. Having clean water available is important to your overall health and well being. Depending on where you live, you may already have clean drinking water available to you through your water supply. This water is safe enough for you to drink and helps ensure proper hygiene and sanitation of your body and home.

If you do not have clean drinking water readily available, then you’ll want to invest in a water purification system. These systems, such as Wave Home Solutions or Brita, will help remove harmful chemicals and other items from your water and provide you with healthy, clean drinking water. When considering your options, look online at the WaveHomeSolutions.com reviews and the Brita reviews, as well as what people may be saying about these products on Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms, in order to make an educated decision.

Clean Home

Maintaining a clean home is also important for your health and well being. When your home is clean and tidy, you are no longer stressed or anxious. Plus, when your home is clean, it helps to rid your home of bacteria or other harmful viruses or debris that could cause illness. Be sure to use clean water as well as environmentally friendly cleaning products. This will not only keep your home clean, but will also help you keep the air in your home clean as well.

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The Most Popular Careers of (Doctor of Nursing Practice) DNP Degree /2014/the-most-popular-careers-of-doctor-of-nursing-practice-dnp-degree/ /2014/the-most-popular-careers-of-doctor-of-nursing-practice-dnp-degree/#comments Mon, 01 Sep 2014 05:14:45 +0000 /?p=3308 Today, many individuals who want to pursue a meaningful career in the health care industry are earning a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree. This is advanced degrees that can open doors to a variety of fulfilling careers within the medical field. Take a look at some of the most popular careers for individuals with this type of degree.

Online Nurse Practitioner Programs

A Certified Nurse Midwife

A certified nurse midwife is responsible for helping a pregnant woman with her delivery as well as her prenatal and postnatal care. This professional educates pregnant women on the proper nutrition during pregnancy as well as what types of healthy exercise they can do while pregnant. Also, a certified nurse midwife is there to offer emotional support and encouragement to a woman while she is in labor. A certified nurse midwife may help a woman with a home birth or accompany her to the hospital so the birth can take place there. A growing number of pregnant women are hiring certified nurse midwives so they can have a knowledgeable partner throughout their pregnancy.

A Nurse Practitioner

This occupation is popular with many health care professionals who have a DNP degree because it allows them to take on many of the same responsibilities as a traditional medical doctor. For instance, a nurse practitioner can prescribe medication, treat illnesses and interpret lab results. He or she also educates patients on healthy eating habits and proper exercise. If a nurse practitioner sees a patient who needs the advice and treatment of a specialist, he or she is able to make a referral.

A College Professor

Some individuals with a DNP degree pursue work as a college professor. They lecture nursing students on a variety of topics such as the methods of nursing care, current medications, and advances in medical equipment and ethics in nursing. Individuals who teach nursing students are helping to improve the overall quality of nurses working within the profession. That benefit makes this occupation very appealing to people with a DNP degree.

Nurse Anesthetist

Finally, many individuals with a DNP degree opt for a career as a nurse anesthetist. These professionals administer anesthesia to individuals who are undergoing surgery. A nurse anesthetist must monitor a patient’s blood pressure and breathing during the surgery. Also, this professional must ensure that a patient is healthy enough to be under anesthesia before the surgery ever begins.

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Choosing a Counselor in Dallas /2014/choosing-a-counselor-in-dallas/ /2014/choosing-a-counselor-in-dallas/#comments Sat, 16 Aug 2014 08:02:10 +0000 /?p=3283 Getting counseling can be a very personal decision.  It can often be difficult to talk about your feelings and other problems so it can be very difficult to go into the process of counseling in Dallas with the right attitude.  It is very important that you look for the right counselor so that you can’t be comfortable with whatever you choose to work with.  The following are some tips in helping you to find the right person to help you deal with your counseling needs.

It is important that you do a lot of research when it comes to counselors in your area as you want to make sure you find just the right counselor to work with.  When it comes to counseling in Dallas you want to make sure that you find the perfect professional counselor to help you deal with your issues.  One of the best things that you can do for yourself is to look online and go over reviews of people who have become clients of different counselors so you can see how well they likes working with a any particular counselor.

Calling a counselor’s office to see a how well you’re treated by the reception staff is another thing that you can do to see how well you’ll like going to a counselor’s office.  If you’re not treated well by the counselor’s staff you may want to look into going to a different counselor as customer service is an incredibly important part of the counseling process.  You do not want to deal with going anywhere where you feel uncomfortable when you’re dealing with counseling issues.

Talking with friends and family that you know have gone through counseling in Dallas is another way to be able to find the professional that is best going to be able to help you deal with your issues.  This way you get a firsthand account of how well the counselor worked with them and help them deal with their issues.

The process of going through counseling can be scary for a lot of people but if you do your research and find the right person to go to counseling in Dallas you will find that the whole process can be very effective.

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