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  • How To Stay in Bed All Day

    If you're thinking to yourself, "Who needs an article on how to stay in bed all day? I can do that in my sleep," then clearly this article is not for you....
  • How To Treat Plantar Fasciitis

    Painless walking is something that some of us take for granted. Unfortunately, many people develop a particular kind of heel inflammation known as plantar fasciitis....
  • How To Read a Portable Pulse Oximeter

    A portable pulse oximeter is a device that clips onto your finger and reads your heart rate as well as the percent of oxygen in your blood. It was developed as a way...
  • How To Take a Pulse: Femoral, Carotid, and Radial Artery

    There are many locations on the human body where your pulse can be felt. Your pulse is the pressure wave of blood that is generated when your heart muscles contract....
  • How To Understand Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

    I hesitate to tell this story because it might seem unkind.  But it is true, and is an apt illustration of obsessive compulsive disorder in the real world, so here...
  • How To Understand Brain Shivers

    Let's hope that Tom Cruise is not reading this article because we're going to discuss antidepressants. An unusual symptom of withdrawal from certain antidepressants is...
  • How To Use an Epi Pen to Treat Severe Allergic Reactions

    An Epi Pen, or epinephrine auto-injector, is a treatment for severe allergic reactions (also known as anaphylaxis) resulting in respiratory distress and/or shock...
  • How To Understand Bulimia

    Bulimia nervosa is a type of eating disorder also known as binge and purge syndrome.  Someone who suffers from bulimia typically binges on large quantities of food...
  • How To Understand Anorexia Nervosa

    Anorexia nervosa is an illness that predominantly afflicts female teenagers.  Anorexia nervosa differs from bulimia in that bulimics eat excess amounts of food but...
  • How to Overcome Anxiety

    We all know that anxiety is bad for our health. Anxiety can range from mild unease to intense fear and can even include panic attacks. If your symptoms fall toward the...
  • How To Help Your Child Cope with a Food Allergy

    Depending on your child's age, there is a lot you can do to help your child cope with his food allergy. Empowering him to take charge is important. Here are steps that...
  • How To Order in a Restaurant with a Food Allergy

    These days, eating in a restaurant is getting easier and easier, so don't be afraid. With a little caution, common sense and the tips below, eating out will be a...
  • How To Host a Person with a Food Allergy

    For a person with allergies, the hardest place to eat is other people's homes. As a host you can make it a little easier by following these simple steps. ...
  • How To Heal Lip Sores

    Lip sores are often referred to as cold sores or fever blisters and are a result of the herpes simplex type 1 virus. There are two types of this virus. The first is...
  • How To Beat Arthritis

    It is estimated that 43 million Americans battle the debilitating effects of arthritis everyday. This has far reaching implications not only for those directly...
  • Find Gluten Free Foods: How to Read Food Labels

    Reading food labels is an important part of living gluten free. Unless you know what to look for, it can be extremely difficult to find gluten free foods. There are...
  • How To Differentiate a Food Allergy from Food Intolerance and Food Sensitivity

    Often food allergy, food intolerance and food sensitivity are confused. Even doctors tend to interchange these terms as they have food in common and treatment for each...
  • Early Signs of Diabetes: Diabetes Facts and Information

    Are you confident that you know the warning signs of early diabetes? In films, the famous images of diabetes symptoms are the shots of a young, thin woman sliding to...
  • How To Detect Diabetes in a Child

    Many of us are familiar with the symptoms of diabetes as they would manifest in an adult. Here is a list of symptoms that will help you to detect diabetes in a child:...
  • How Cinnamon Affects Diabetes: Lower Blood Glucose Levels

    Insulin, which is produced in the pancreas, helps the body's cells convert glucose into energy. People who suffer from Type 1 diabetes do not produce enough insulin...
  • How To Understand the Causes of Diabetes

    Diabetes mellitus is a disease characterized by persistent high blood sugar levels, or hyperglycemia. Diabetes mellitus is a metabolic disease that...
  • Diagnosing Symptoms of Diabetes: Information and Facts

    The signs of diabetes vary and are not always indicative of a positive diabetes diagnosis. There is a lot of information available and we have put together some...
  • How To Deal with Diabetes

    You will have to deal with many things when you are diagnosed with diabetes. This includes your emotions, your diet, your exercise program, your insulin and monitoring...
  • How To Use CPR and an AED

    Warning: These guidelines are not a substitute for AED training. AEDs (Automatic External Defibrillators), when used swiftly-in the first 3-5 minutes of a person...
  • How To Identify and Treat Teenage Drug Use

    When it comes to identifying and treating teenage drug abuse, there are several signs that you will want to watch for. This article will highlight some of those...
  • How To Identify and Treat Teenage Cutting

    If you are a parent who has recently discovered that your teenager is a cutter, there are many options available to you. This article will explain exactly what a...
  • How To Beat Irritable Bowel Syndrome the Natural Way

    Diarrhea and constipation are uncomfortable subjects to discuss. But for sufferers of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), there's no way 'round it. If you suffer the...
  • How To Beat Insomnia Without Prescription Drugs

    Anyone who has suffered chronic (ongoing) insomnia knows how devastating it can be. It may be caused due to psychological factors like anxiety or depression, and is...
  • Treat Eczema Naturally: Natural Remedies and Treatment for Eczema

    Eczema affects around 1% of the population, and symptoms vary from mild itching to severe inflammation and flaking of the skin. Eczema can also be embarrassing, as it...
  • How To Diagnose Bipolar Disorder

    Bipolar disorder is a very complicated mental illness that is often misdiagnosed. Only a psychiatrist or other highly qualified professional should be trusted to...
  • How To Know if you Have a Drinking Problem

    If you gave your great-grandma Mathilda a bottle of gin to drink in one sitting, she'd undoubtedly do the same silly things most people do when they're drunk, i.e....
  • How To Deal With Depression

    Trying to fix a sick brain with a sick brain is a bad idea; so don't be tempted to self-diagnose or self-medicate.  Below is a list of steps that will help you...
  • How To Perform CPR

    Warning: This article is not a substitute for CPR training. The American Heart Association changed its guidelines for CPR in 2006. These instructions are based on...
  • How To Live Every Day Like a New Day

    This topic hardly makes sense because every day is a new day. Only problem is, we often so busy with life that we forget. Below are ideas for trying a new thing every...