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Staying Connected at Home with a Tablet

Posted by Team healtheo360 on Aug 12, 2017 2:14:14 AM

Even if you’re ageing and housebound, the Internet is an invaluable pathway that can enable you to stay connected to the outside world. You can stay in contact with friends and family through emails and video calls, no matter how far away they might live. News sites can keep you up to date with events on the local or international scene, and blogs can let you know all about new developments in your personal interests. Social network sites provide another way to stay in touch with your friends, and even allow you to make new ones.

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Gestational Diabetes - Risk Factors

Posted by healtheo360 on Aug 11, 2017 3:10:31 PM

Gestational Diabetes - Risk Factors: Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that occurs in pregnant women who get high blood pressure.  This is due to hormonal changes during pregnancy and can cause the baby to grow very large, leading to complications during delivery. Although gestational diabetes usually resolves on its own after giving birth, the baby could still be born with low blood sugar, yellowish skin and eyes (jaundice), or breathing problems. If you are diagnosed with it, your doctor can help you to keep your blood sugar under control throughout your pregnancy. To avoid complications during pregnancy, be sure to know the risk factors involved with gestational diabetes:

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5 Tools You Need To Invest In Before You Start Your New Fitness Plan

Posted by Team healtheo360 on Aug 11, 2017 7:52:03 AM

Have you recently decided to start a new fitness plan? If that's the case, we applaud you. After all, revamping or kick-starting your fitness regimen can often be difficult, as it requires plenty of motivation, discipline and dedication.

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Are Those Fluorescent Lights Affecting Your Health?

Posted by healtheo360 on Aug 10, 2017 3:12:55 PM

A 2009 study conducted by Canada’s Trent University found that UV radiation given off by fluorescent lights may cause migraines, eye strain, and dizziness to people within immediate exposure. The study also concluded that these effects are mitigated by placing fluorescent lights at least 1-2 ft. away.

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Water Aerobics - Top 5 Health Benefits

Posted by healtheo360 on Aug 9, 2017 6:00:33 PM

Water Aerobics - Top 5 Health Benefits: Water aerobics (aquaerobics) is a wonderful water exercise that builds cardiovascular stamina, strength, and flexibility, helps burn body fat, increases circulation, and can help you rehabilitate healing muscles and joints. Many experts agree that water aerobics is a preferred method as opposed to exercise on land. Working out in the water can burn as much body fat and build as much muscle as on-land based exercises, but the process and benefits may be greater for certain individuals. Hopefully this infographic will inspire you to take your workout to the pool:

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Starting a Vegan Diet - Six Beginner Tips

Posted by healtheo360 on Aug 8, 2017 3:21:00 PM

Starting a Vegan Diet - Six Beginner Tips: The early stages of a vegan diet can be pretty challenging, but that doesn't have to be the case. Research is key! We often avoided vegetables growing up, but learning how to add them to new recipes can make a vegan diet so much easier. There's plenty of foods besides veggies to enjoy. Whole grains, beans, lentils and even tofu are great additions. Below are some tips to make sure you are getting important nutrients while planning a vegan diet:

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Four Healthy Reasons to Break a Sweat

Posted by healtheo360 on Aug 7, 2017 3:02:31 PM

Four Healthy Reasons to Break a Sweat: One of the most natural ways to keep the body healthy and clean of toxins is through sweating. Working for a sweat through exercise has great health benefits for the body and will help you look and feel great! Below are some reasons to get up, get moving, and sweat it out:

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Signs That You May Be Dehydrated

Posted by healtheo360 on Aug 4, 2017 12:57:00 PM

Signs That You May Be Dehydrated: Dehydration occurs when the loss of body fluids, mostly water, exceeds the amount you take in. When more water is moving out of individual cells in the body than being taken in, the body then doesn't have enough water and other fluids to carry out its normal functions. Mild, even moderate, dehydration can be treated simply by drinking more fluids that contain electrolytes (or salts) that have been lost. However, if dehydration is unrecognized or left untreated, it has the potential to lead to death. It is very important to understand the signs of dehydration before the condition worsens.

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Five Tips to Avoid Heat Stroke & Exhaustion

Posted by healtheo360 on Aug 2, 2017 1:52:08 PM

Five Tips to Avoid Heat Stroke & Exhaustion: Heat stroke is due to the body overheating, typically as a result of prolonged exposure to or physical exertion in high temperatures (commonly above 90° F). Heat stroke is a very dangerous condition that can cause seizures or even coma. If left untreated, heat stroke can even lead to death. It’s important to learn how to avoid heat stroke in order to avoid such complications.

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Taking a Look at the Future of Telenursing

Posted by healtheo360 on Aug 2, 2017 2:13:16 AM

Technology is changing the world every minute and the world of nursing is no exception. If you are abreast of the latest changes in the medical world, you may already be familiar with telemedicine. Telemedicine is basically the term used for providing medical services remotely through the internet and various interfaces, mainly mobile devices. But, telemedicine is set to completely transform the job of nurses in the near future. Let’s take a closer look at the future of telenursing.

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