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There are many people out there who complain they lack the energy to get through the day. If you are one of these folks, know that there are many ways to inject energy into your daily routine. In this post, we’ll share several tips that will transform you from a slug to a superhero. 1) Get a proper night’s sleep Today’s world has conspired to rob us of the sleep we need to function properly.  Our jobs have demanded more of our time than ever before, and as a result, we steal time at the expense of rest in order…

New research is opening up a whole new set of possibilities for those on the autism spectrum and their families. Breakthroughs in the understanding of the disorder are coming fast and furious, but even more exciting, so are ways in which parents can assist their children in infancy to either reduce symptoms or improve skills. Of course, such ongoing research wouldn’t be possible without research funds from organisations such as Sanjay Shah‘s Autism Rocks, Autistica UK and the National Autistic Society. Because of these and organisations like them, researchers have been able to go beyond initial studies to provide results…

Stress is a killer. There are many deadly health conditions exacerbated by stress. The silent killer known as hypertension has no significant symptoms, and is made worse by frequent episodes of anxiety. When addressing the effects of stress on hypertension, the Mayo Clinic put it this way: If those temporary spikes occur frequently, such as every day, they can cause damage to your blood vessels, heart and kidneys, as can chronic high blood pressure. In addition, when you have anxiety you’re more likely to resort to other unhealthy habits that can increase your blood pressure, such as: Smoking Drinking alcoholic…

Extreme heat can happen even though the outside temperature seems ideal. Interestingly enough, it can reach extreme temperatures inside a car even when it is apparently cool outside. “When it is 70 degrees fahrenheit outside, it can reach temperatures of around 104 degrees fahrenheit inside a car in less than 30 minutes and 113 degrees in an hour” Jan Null– Adjunct Professor San francisco State University So when exactly does heat become an injury to the body and what exactly happens? Image Source: Pixabay What happens in Extreme High Temperatures of the Body In an ideal case scenario, when the…

It’s no secret it can be a challenge to have a healthy relationship. There are many issues in life that may come up that deter from your time together as a couple. Of course, if you have a family, you may constantly be bombarded with daily difficulties. Some of these may include raising your kids in a manner you both agree upon. This can make it equally difficult to have a relationship that stands the test of time. However, working to stay fit together can be one of the best ways for you to do so. Here are some of…