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Jul. 11, 2011
Your son is allergic to your pet dog and you want to know how to prevent the allergic reactions. This article will tell you how to help prevent allergies to dogs.
Jun. 28, 2011
Cat allergy symptoms can sometimes look a lot like other allergies, or even a cold or flu. So how do you know if your feline friend is causing the problem, and more importantly, what can you do to make it better?
Apr. 29, 2011
Allergies to pets can cause unpleasant, cold-like symptoms. Learn whether there are any proven pet allergy treatments in this article.
Apr. 12, 2011
Some feather allergy symptoms are itchy, watery eyes, runny nose, sneezing and cough. Learn about feather allergy symptoms in this article.
Apr. 12, 2011
Many people are allergic to cats and dogs, but allergies to horses can also cause irritation and discomfort. Learn about some symptoms of allergies to horses in this article.
Apr. 11, 2011
People can be allergic to horses as well as to household pets. Learn if there is any way to treat an allergy to horses in this article.
Apr. 7, 2011
There are many myths about pet allergies out there. Take a look at some common myths about pet allergies and find out what is actually true.
Mar. 29, 2011
It can sometimes be hard to avoid the cat dander that triggers your allergies. Learn how to better control cat dander allergies in this article.
Mar. 29, 2011
Allergies are most often hereditary. Learn to identify the symptoms of cat allergies in children in this article.
Mar. 29, 2011
Many people suffer from allergies to pet dander. Learn whether an allergy shot will help with an allergy to pet dander in this article.
Have a sense of humor! A good laugh can send up to 20 percent more blood pumping through the body.
Due to work-related stress, you’re most likely to have a heart attack on a Monday than any other day of the week! Try stress-relieving activities (like yoga or mediation) on this day.
Men and women have different heart attack symptoms, and it’s actually more difficult for women to tell when they are having an attack. Women who feel faint or short of breath should call 911.
Don't light up. Quit smoking, and you’ll cut your risk of coronary heart disease by 50 percent in just one year.
Steer clear of smokers. Approximately 38,000 people die each year from heart and blood vessel diseases caused by secondhand smoke.
Don't have time to fit in a full 30-minute workout? Try to fit in three, 10-minute sessions instead. Both provide the same benefits for your heart.
Eat a diet low in these three nutrients: fat, cholesterol, and salt. They contribute to high cholesterol and blood pressure.
Heart disease is the single biggest killer of both men and women. The best prevention tool is a healthy lifestyle and an annual doctor's appointment.
Lack of sleep can lead to irregular heart function. Aim to get seven to nine hours!
Get up from your desk. People who sit hunched over their computer for most of the day are 54 percent more likely to die of heart attacks.
A broken heart can literally increase one’s risk for heart attack. Heal after a break-up by taking time to grieve and then surrounding yourself with positive friends.
Wash dinner down with wine – but just one glass! Scientists have found that moderate amounts of red and white wines can be helpful in preventing heart disease.
Big hearts really do exist. But they're not a sign of greater affection -- they indicate an increased risk for heart disease.
Say "yes, please" to potassium. Loading up potatoes, tomatoes, bananas, and other potassium-rich foods can lower blood pressure by 10 points, according to a recent study.
Get full off fiber. This heart-healthy nutrient can reduce blood cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease. Aim for 25 grams per day.
When going out to eat, be wary these words: fried, au gratin, crispy, scalloped, pan-fried, sautéed, buttered, or creamed. They usually mean this dish is packed with heart-harming saturated fats.
Be berry merry. Ladies who ate three or more bowlfuls of berries (specifically blueberries and strawberries) per week cut their of heart attack by approximately 30 percent.
Eat chocolate. Indulging regularly could reduce your risk for heart attack by roughly 37 percent. Just keep the chocolate dark (more antioxidants) and the portion small (one ounce).
Say Namaste. Yoga can help reduce irregular heartbeats.
Eating well and exercising regularly has a greater impact on your risk for heart disease than your family history.
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