Preventing the flu naturally really shouldn’t be so hard, but why is it such a problem here in the United States? It seems that every winter, serious cases of the flu, and even colds, are rampant. Every year we are told that unless we get a flu shot we’ll be lucky to survive! Well, with this year’s flu shot apparently effective for only 23% of those who get the shot, it seems wise to depend more on other means of staying healthy.
Do you really want to take the chance of having the negative side effects that could happen with a flu shot that has only 23% chance of helping you? Whether you opt for a flu shot or not is up to you, but taking the following steps are wise either way.
Do You Drink Enough Water? Dehydration caused by not having adequate water is a very common challenge with many individuals, and it may lead to significant further health conditions. Bladder infections, high cholesterol levels, premature aging and even confusion along with panic and anxiety can be situations at times when we don’t drink sufficient water. And for aging adults it can become a much greater problem, as the thirst mechanism which says to consume more water becomes less proficient as the years accrue. That’s why it’s important that all of us understand signals that we require more water than simply relying on thirst.
A standard for consumption with grown people has been eight glasses per day, but this will vary not only by individual but by varying weather conditions plus levels of exercise.
The Medical Benefits Of Massage Therapy – The first image that comes to mind when thinking about massage is a relaxing, luxurious SPA, with the soothing smell of essential oils in the air. Very few people associate massage with medicine, mainly because medicine often creates a heavy feeling, associated with stern doctors, surgery and neon-lit corridors. However, medicine has many facets and not all of them resemble this image. In fact, naturopathy, a popular form of alternative medicine, has shown people that an effective treatments doesn’t have to be invasive and that, sometimes, the solution to a pain-free life is just a few massage sessions away. Massage clinics offer professional solutions to men and women who want to relax, release tension and eliminate pain in a friendly, welcoming environment.