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5 Tips to Tell if You Are Healthy

5 Tips to Tell if You Are Healthy

At the beginning of each new year, there is a lot of talk about getting healthy. Millions of people set goals to improve their health and fitness. The problem is that many people don’t know what the signs of health are and how to tell if they are healthy to begin with. The good news is that there is no one thing that determines how healthy someone is. Rather, it’s a variety of factors that come together that point to someone being reasonably healthy or not. Knowing some of those signs can make a world of difference in striving for good health and fitness.

Never Settle for Thin or Balding Hair: 5 Things to Know About New Advances in Hair Restoration

Never Settle for Thin or Balding Hair: 5 Things to Know About New Advances in Hair Restoration

According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the average person loses around 100 hairs per day. For most people, those hairs grow back, but for millions of people they don’t, leading to a problem that may tend to make them feel self-conscious about their appearance. The good news is that there are options for those who experience hair loss, including hair restoration.

“Many of those experiencing hair loss assume they are stuck with it,” says Dr. John Kahen, founder of Beverly Hills Hair Restoration (BHHR). “But there have been significant advances in hair restoration that are bringing newfound hope to many.”

No More Excuses: Tips for Having a Healthy Heart

No More Excuses: Tips for Having a Healthy Heart

February is American Heart Month, making it a great time to pause and consider what we are doing for our hearts. After all, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, around 610,000 people die every year in the U.S. because of heart disease. That’s one out of every fourth deaths. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the country. Add to that the fact that Americans suffer around 735,000 heart attacks each year, and it’s clear to see that we as a nation need to cut the excuses and start giving our hearts a little more love and attention.

Which Fitness Trends to Leave Behind in 2018 and Which Ones to Embrace

Which Fitness Trends to Leave Behind in 2018 and Which Ones to Embrace

Fitness may be something that stays consistent, but the trends surrounding it tend to change with the times. Gone are the popular days of the hula hoop, vibration belts, and Jane Fonda home workouts. There are new fitness trends that emerge in their places and ones that we should embrace in order to get the most out of striving to reach and maintain our fitness goals. Knowing which ones to leave behind and which ones to embrace can make a big difference in helping people be active in 2018.

Move Over Crutches and Knee Scooters, Now There’s Something Hands-Free and Much Better

Move Over Crutches and Knee Scooters, Now There’s Something Hands-Free and Much Better

According to the National Institutes of Health, there are around 6.5 million people in the country who use a cane, walker, or crutches to assist with their mobility. Many of these people are prescribed crutches or knee scooters for lower leg injuries. Yet those devices come with their own set of problems, making them difficult to use. Crutches often lead to muscle atrophy, make it difficult to use the stairs, and if they fall to the floor it can become a gymnastics maneuver to try and pick them up. Millions of people are prescribed crutches or knee scooters for lower leg injuries. Now, those with lower leg injuries have a better option to consider, the iWALK2.0, which gives them hands-free ability to continue walking and having full use of their arms and hands.

Kick Start Your New Year’s Weight Loss and Fitness Goals with a Personal Trainer

Kick Start Your New Year’s Weight Loss and Fitness Goals with a Personal Trainer

Millions of people will be planning to lose weight and get healthy as the New Year rolls in. In fact, according to The Nielsen Company, staying healthy and losing weight have been the top New Year’s resolutions for the last couple of years in a row. Roughly 67% of adults in the country report planning to exercise more in the New Year. The problem, however, is that the success rates for those resolutions is dismal, as most people will abandon them just days or weeks after making them. One good way to increase the odds of succeeding at meeting the weight loss goals and being healthy is to work with a personal trainer.

Tips for Beating Holiday Weight Gain

Tips for Beating Holiday Weight Gain

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, over 60% of adult women in the country are considered overweight. While this is something to be concerned with all year long, it’s especially troublesome during the holiday season. Throughout the holidays at this time of the year, people are more prone to pack on a few extra pounds. The problem is that while the season is short, that weight gain can last a lifetime. Adding a few extra pounds every holiday season can lead to a big problem that puts people at risk for poor health.