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Am I dying? Can You Guess What’s Wrong With Me?

Am I dying? Can You Guess What’s Wrong With Me?

Am I dying? Can You Guess What’s Wrong With Me?

I don’t know where to start so I guess the beginning is as good of a place as any.  There have been some scary medical problems going on with me.  Even with all of my years of nursing, I didn’t know what was wrong with me.  And I only have a slight idea now of what’s in store for me, because of a recent doctors visit. But I’m not going to get ahead of myself until I see it in black and white. Heres’ how it all started… First of all, my vision did a loop-de-loop.  I see double, lines

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Choosing the right mattress for your back

Choosing the right mattress for your back

We spend a good part of our lives sleeping. It is an important process allowing our body to rest and recuperate. Yet, strangely enough, we don’t pay much attention to it. We simply go to bed after a hard work day and that’s that. Similar goes for mattresses. Instead of choosing the right mattress for our back, we will go to a first shop and pick whatever. This is likely due to the fact that mattresses are purely functional items, not esthetic and as such, they don’t affect the interior design of our home. In comparison to some other pieces

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How to Give Stuff Up for the Good of Your Health

How to Give Stuff Up for the Good of Your Health

Are you thinking about making some lifestyle changes and becoming a little bit healthier than you have been recently? If so, you need to think carefully about how you’re going to approach this because there are lots of ways in which you can get things wrong if you’re not being careful about it. If you take the wrong approach to giving up unhealthy things, whether that means cigarettes, alcohol or certain types of unhealthy foods, you will end up lapsing back into old ways. We’re going to help you get started with the process of giving up unhealthy stuff for

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5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Mind and Body

5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Mind and Body

The connection between your mind and body is strong and they both depend on each other even when you sit down or sleep. No matter your age, you can still do a lot to help your overall health and enrich your life. The American Heart Association / American Stroke Association published an article Defining Optimal Brain Health in Adults in 2017 which presented several behaviors that help maintain optimal brain health. Although the article is concentrated on adults, it highlights the importance of starting to work on this from the young age. There are many easy ways to improve your

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Reasons You Need an Air Purifier & 40 % Off Sale Airfree

Reasons You Need an Air Purifier & 40 % Off Sale Airfree

While growing up, my mom was allergic to everything, including dust. She had to get weekly shots and it was important that we kept air purifiers on at all times to get rid of all of the air contaminants that she was allergic to. As we aged, my younger two siblings began having the same issues. It’s not uncommon nor unusual to see air purifiers in all of our homes, sometimes in every room of our home because not only are we affected by allergy symptoms but so are our children and grandchildren. When Abby came along, almost from birth

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