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5 Anti-Aging Eye Care Tips From Your Bridgeport Optometrist
It is natural for your vision to deteriorate gradually as you age, but it is not necessarily inevitable. When it comes to eye care, there are steps you can take to
How Can I Improve My Sleep Quality?
Here are a few ways to improve your sleep quality in spite of a busy lifestyle: SET A SCHEDULE: Set a time for BOTH going to bed AND getting up in the morning, preferably at the same times each day—even on weekends. EXERCISE: Try to get 20-30 minutes of exercise every day (but NOT just …
Alcohol Abuse: How to Recognize Problem Drinking
Alcohol Abuse: How to Recognize Problem Drinking What is considered a “drink” One drink is one 12-ounce bottle of beer (4.5 percent alcohol), or one 5-ounce glass of wine (12.9 percent alcohol), or 1.5 ounces of 80-proof distilled spirit, like whiskey or gin. How much alcohol is too much? You are drinking too much if you are: A woman who has more than seven drinks per week or more than three drinks per occasion. A man who has more than 14 drinks per week or more than four drinks per occasion. Older than 65 years and having more than seven drinks per week or more than three drinks per occasion. Am I taking risks with alcohol? You are taking serious risks with alcohol if you: Drink any amount of alcohol and drive or…
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I can't afford mental health counseling. What's next?
I asked a question on here a week ago (read it if you wish) – it basically outlined how ridiculously insecure I am, especially in relationships. I have b
How to Improve (and Increase) Your Sleep
If you do not get enough sleep, it can lead to a cascade of negative events. You achieve less at work, skip regular exercise, and eat poorly. Here are a few small tricks to improve your odds of a good night's sleep.
How Drinking Water Helps Weight Loss / Fitness / Weight Loss
Drinking water is one of the easiest efforts you can incorporate into your weight loss or weight maintenance plan. Think about it: unlike saying no to eating that delicious pastry at work or going to kickboxing class once or twice a week, making sure you are drinking enough water requires little to no will power There's no excuse for not drinking enough water, and if you're having trouble finding a way to fit your recommended 8 glasses a day into your schedule, it's an easy fix. Let's talk more about how drinking water helps with weight loss. Drinking Water Fills You Up Did you know that often when you feel hungry, you're really just thirsty? Our mind tends to confuse hunger and thirst. When you find yourself hungry at odd times of the…
Andy Richter shared an honest story about what abortion access meant to his family.
"We could barely care for ourselves, much less a newborn."
How to Use Ice to Treat Your Lower Back Pain
A 5-minute ice massage can go a long way towards alleviating your lower back pain.