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Forgiving the Flesh–In Which I Recount the Ways My Body Has Betrayed Me


Originally posted on dearlilyjune:
Dear Lily June, As human beings, we live in the flimsy structures of our fleshy bodies. Our hearts, like birds, are protected only by a cage of ribs; our minds, like yolks, sit inside the bony eggs of our skulls. It is a system designed to be fragile and frail. We…

Causes of Fatigue and Sleepiness and How to Fight Them


Fatigue Cause No. 1: Not Enough Sleep It may seem obvious but you could be getting too little sleep. That can negatively affect your concentration and health. Adults should get seven to eight hours every night. Fix: Make sleep a priority and keep a regular schedule. Ban laptops, cell phones, and PDAs from your bedroom. … Continue reading

Dehydration


DEHYDRATION: DRINK WATER Dehydration means your body does not have as much water and fluids as it should. Dehydration can be caused by losing too much fluid, not drinking enough water or fluids, or both. Vomiting and diarrhea are common causes. ARE YOU DEHYDRATED? The simplest way to check for dehydration is to check urine … Continue reading

Beat the Heat


Everyone is at risk when temperatures rise but the elderly and the very young are most susceptible to heat and heat-related illnesses. Heat-related illnesses can cause serious injury and even death if unattended. Signs of heat-related illnesses include nausea, dizziness, flushed or pale skin, heavy sweating and headaches. Victims of heat-related illness should be moved … Continue reading

Eye care Instructions for people using computers…


Spending long hours in front of television or computers is part of peoples life today. Especially if you are a computer professional, there is usually no escape from it. This causes many eyes and vision related problems in future. Here are some useful eye care tips for computer users. After every 20 to 30 minutes … Continue reading