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5 Surprising Signs You Need More Water

5 Surprising Signs You Need More Water
5 Surprising Signs You Need More Water (WellnessPursuits.com) – There are obvious signs that you’re not getting enough water… like having a dry mouth. There are also 5 less obvious signs that can mean that you’re more chronically dehydrated and hurting your health without realizing it. Before getting into the signs of dehydration, though, it’s […]

Women Who Do These 3 Things Drive Men Nuts

Women Who Do These 3 Things Drive Men Nuts
Women Who Do These 3 Things Drive Men Nuts (WellnessPursuits.com) – Nobody’s perfect — male or female — and nobody expects you to be the perfect companion. Still, most of us can only take so much before we’re ready to hit the road. It’s easy to slip into certain behaviors once we get comfortable with […]

4 Signs It’s Time to Fire Your Doctor

4 Signs It’s Time to Fire Your Doctor (WellnessPursuits.com) – Losing faith in your physician? Unfortunately, declining trust in the medical field has become a worldwide problem – and it can jeopardize your health. If you dislike or find you don’t trust your doctor, you may feel more inclined to ignore his recommendations, postpone important […]

These 6 Foods Make Your Skin Glow

These 6 Foods Make Your Skin Glow
These 6 Foods Make Your Skin Glow (WellnessPursuits.com) – I eat well… at least I sure try to. But, I can only eat so much, so choices are important and foods that could actually make my skin look better are high on my list. I see my face in the mirror more often than the […]

This One Word Can Lead to Depression

This One Word Can Create Depression
Just Thinking This One Word Can Cause Depression (WellnessPursuits.com) – What if you learned that a word… just one word, is profoundly affecting your life in a multitude of negative ways? What if you then decided never to use that word again in your thoughts or your speech? What if by doing so it improved […]

ER or Urgent Care? When to Choose Which and Why

ER or Urgent Care? When to Choose Which and Why
ER or Urgent Care? (WellnessPursuits.com) – Emergency room (ER) visits are up 50% over the last two decades, a fact that has led to increased wait times and frustration for people who need medical care. In many cases, the increase can be traced to the influx of patients with preventable and non-emergent illnesses. As much […]

Top 5 “Bad” Foods That Are Healthier Than You Think

Top 5 "Bad" Foods That Are Healthier Than You Think
Top 5 “Bad” Foods That Are Healthier Than You Think (WellnessPursuits.com) – Fads and crazes come and go. You hear horror stories about different foods you shouldn’t eat. You’ve probably been on diets that tell you to avoid carbohydrates and your doctor has probably told you to lay off caffeine. The truth is that there […]

How Spicy Food Affects Your Life Span…

How Spicy Food Affects Your Life Span...
How Spicy Food Affects Your Life Span (WellnessPursuits.com) – Many of us like to eat on the hot side. Some of our stomachs can stand it and some can’t. So, is eating hot and spicy food good or bad for us? I searched the Web for to learn more about the longevity effect of spicy food and […]

What Your Sleep Position Says About You

What Your Sleep Position Says About You (WellnessPursuits.com) – We’re sure you’ve heard that your body language can reveal a lot about your personality. We all seem to have our own unique set of mannerisms. But did you know the positions we sleep in are just as telling? What Does Your Sleep Position Say About […]

How Your Moods Affect The Way Your Brain Ages

Your Mood Affects The Way Your Brain Ages
How Your Moods Affect The Way Your Brain Ages (WellnessPursuits) – Can your mood determine how well your brain will age? It’s a scary prospect, but the effect of your mood may stretch even further than the emotional pain, physical discomfort and fatigue you most often associate with depression. Along with all that suffering, the […]

7 Early Warning Signs You May Have Cancer

7 Warning Signs You May Have Cancer
7 Early Warning Signs You May Have Cancer (WellnessPursuits.com) It’s difficult to hear and even more difficult to talk about — the dreaded c-word. Cancer takes many forms, some with symptoms that are far more recognizable than others. Most forms of cancer are much easier to treat if they’re detected earlier rather than later, but […]

6 Foods That Contain More Protein Than Steak

6 Foods That Contain More Protein Than Steak
6 Foods That Contain More Protein Than Steak (WellnessPursuits.com) – Meat eaters and Vegetarians alike require a variety of healthy, alternative ways to add protein to their diet. Protein is a vital component of every cell in the human body and since your body can’t store this macronutrient, it relies on the protein you consume […]

Uncommon Symptoms of a Stroke

Would You Recognize THESE Signs of a Stroke?
[ALERT] Uncommon Symptoms of a Stroke (WellnessPursuits.com) – Believe it or not, approximately 795,000 Americans have strokes every year, with 140,000 of them resulting in death. More than half of the survivors over the age of 65 will be left with mobility issues severe enough to leave them at least partially disabled. Strokes can happen […]

This Vitamin Can Prevent or Reduce Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis

This Vitamin Can Reduce Signs of Rheumatoid Arthritis
This Vitamin Can Prevent or Reduce Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis (WellnessPursuits.com) – Rheumatoid arthritis is a debilitating disease that affects over 1.3 million Americans, costing some as much as $20,000 a year for treatment. Those of us who suffer from the condition also collectively spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on supplements that are supposed […]

The Shape of Your Ears Reveals A Lot About You

The Shape of Your Ears Reveals a Lot About You (WellnessPursuits.com) – When was the last time you really studied the size and shape of your ears? Believe it or not, some features can be red flags for certain health issues. Some may even reveal insights into your character. Check out what the shape of […]

10 “Facts” You May Believe About Your Brain That Are Absolutely Wrong

10 “Facts” You May Believe About Your Brain That Are Absolutely Wrong (WellnessPursuits.com) – Despite what we know about it, the human brain remains mysterious and widely misunderstood. Researchers have come a long way in mapping our brain waves and matching different chemicals with our unique emotional patterns, but that’s about as far as anyone […]

Danger! OTC Medicines You Should Never Take Together

OTC Medicines You Should Never Take Together (WellnessPursuits.com) – Over the counter (OTC) medications are a blessing when you’re too busy to go to the doctor and just want to treat a symptom, but because they’re so easy to get, you may not be thinking about drug interactions. The pharmacist warns us about these when […]

10 Foods You Should Never Refrigerate

Get Slimmer With These 10 Foods In Your Fridge
10 Foods You Should Never Refrigerate WellnessPursuits.com – Our first instinct when we get home from the grocery store is to get everything put away so we can finally sit down and relax. Sometimes, depending on how stressful the shopping experience was, this means putting perishables in the fridge before throwing ourselves on the couch […]

Why You Must STOP Wearing Shoes in Your House

Why You Must STOP Wearing Shoes in Your House
Why You Must STOP Wearing Shoes in Your House (WellnessPursuits.com) – We live in a culture where it’s totally acceptable to go from spending time outside and then walking into our homes with our shoes still on our feet. Consider this… every surface, everything that you stepped on when you were outside is now going […]

Which Foods Can You Burn Just By Sleeping?

5 Ways Sleep Boosts Weight Loss
Which Foods Can You Burn Just By Sleeping? (WellnessPursuits.com) – It’s always been a dream of mine to sleep away calories. I already knew that when I go to bed I weighed more than when I woke up, but I was curious to know how that translated to specific food that I might eat. Here’s […]

4 Supplements To Help Dump Winter Weight Gain

4 Supplements To Dump Winter Weight Gain
4 Supplements To Help Dump Winter Weight Gain (WellnessPursuits.com) – We’re in Spring, and we’ve hopefully gotten through some of the additional stresses and challenges that cold weather brings. It’s naturally tempting to find comfort in warm, filling food when we’re cold. So, now that the weather is warming up, let’s see if we can […]

Hidden Symptoms Of Adrenal Fatigue

Adrenal Fatigue – Do You Have It? (WellnessPursuits.com) – Medical science is showing more and more frequently that our bodies are begging for a break. With the constant influx of stressors in a society whose pace of everyday life buzzes so loud it’s practically audible, our bodies are working overtime to keep up. As stress […]

8 Things Happy People Don’t Do

Things Happy People Avoid
8 Things Happy People Don’t Do (WellnessPursuits.com) – Our attitude, our resilience, adaptability and ultimately our happiness are all facing unprecedented challenges as we navigate through the Covid-19 crisis. Why is it important to be happy? Because our emotions are directly tied to the strength of our immune system, and right now, we need all […]

7 New Coronavirus Symptoms

COVID-19: Old Remedy Offers New Hope
[BE AWARE] – 7 New Coronavirus Symptoms (WellnessPursuits.com) – The “novel” coronavirus is no longer so novel. Now that we’ve had some time to see what this infection can really do, the world is starting to face a grim reality: This is one nasty virus. New symptoms appear to pop up in the news every […]

Early Warning Signs of Rheumatoid Arthritis

10 Warning Signs of Rheumatoid Arthritis
10 Early Warning Signs of Rheumatoid Arthritis (WellnessPursuits.com) – Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease that causes joint pain, damage and swelling. It affects approximately 1.5 million people in the US. How do you know if you might be one of them? While many of the more recognizable symptoms of RA involve the joints, […]

What Your Nails Say about Your Health

What Your Nails Reveal About Your Health (WellnessPursuits.com) – Your nails have the potential to say a lot about your health. Unusual changes in the shape, color, or texture of your nails could indicate an underlying medical issue is to blame. Several deficiencies and disorders can lead to problems with your nails, and they can […]

6 Types of “Friends” to Avoid

6 Toxic Friends to Avoid
6 Types of “Friends” to Avoid (WellnessPursuits.com) – Having friends can help keep us active and give us people to reach out to in times of joy and sorrow. But in some cases, friendship can actually be bad for our health. When we stay friends with toxic people, we give but we don’t end up […]

7 Foods That Actually Lower Blood Pressure

7 Foods That Actually Lower Blood Pressure
7 Foods That Actually Lower Blood Pressure (WellnessPursuits.com) – According to the American Heart Association, more than 103 million Americans have high blood pressure. That means that nearly half of all adults in the US are at risk for strokes and heart attacks. One of the easiest things you can do to lower your blood […]

Do This to Get Rid of Bruises Faster

Natural Home Remedies for Bruises
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Bruises – they come in all shapes and sizes, and while they’re perfectly normal, they can be unsightly and painful. While there are no overnight cures for a bruise, there are some natural topical gels, creams and even food you can use to move the process along and help clear it up quickly. […]

5 Daily Habits That Are Messing Up Your Life

(WellnessPursuits.com) – I have a bad habit. You have a bad habit. We all have at least one. And while all the little things we do daily seem like they’re no big deal, they can really add up. Even worse? The tiny, miniscule things we do day in and day out – the most repetitive […]

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