Dry Mouth – Symptoms, Causes  and Treatment   SLIDE 1 / 12 Effects of Dry Mouth When your mouth makes little or no saliva, it affects more than just your thirst. Saliva helps you taste and digest what you eat and drink. It flushes food particles from your teeth and reduces the acids that cause tooth decay. Effects of Dry Mouth When your mouth makes little or no saliva, it affects more than just your thirst. Saliva helps you taste and digest what you eat and drink. It flushes food particles from your teeth and reduces the acids that cause tooth decay. Sources Reviewed by Michael Friedman, DDS on November 01, 2015 This tool does not provide medical advice. See additional information © 2015 WebMD, LLC. All rights...
Ten Computer Good Posture Tips- Posture Exercises -Avoid Repetitive Stress Issues

Ten Computer Good Posture Tips- Posture Exercises -Avoid Repetitive Stress Issues

    Ten Tips to Computer Proper Posture Exercises – Avoid Bad Posture Wiki How to do Anything   If  you’re a computer user and you’ve got some new health issues relating to skeletal structure (like us) and not sure where they came from, there’s a good chance it’s due to the way you’re sitting at your computer. Here are some great tips to eliminate bad posture  while sitting at your computer including posture exercises for proper posture Sitting at a computer for long periods of time can take a toll on your body. By not sitting with the correct posture, it is easy to end up with back pain, neck pain, knee pains, and a tingling of the hands and fingers. Here are some tips on maintaining good ergonomics and staying comfortable at your desk during the day. Note: A 2006 study indicated that rather than an up-right position a more relaxed one at 135 degrees is suggested to relieve lower back pain.   Ten Computer Good Posture Tips- Posture Excercises -Avoid Repetitive Stress Issues   STEPS 1 Sit up tall. Push your hips as far back as they can go in the chair. Adjust the seat height so that your feet are flat on the floor and your knees equal to, or slightly lower than, your hips. Adjust the back of the chair to a 100°-110° reclined angle. Make sure that your upper and lower back are supported. If necessary, use inflatable cushions or small pillows. When your chair has an active back mechanism use it to make frequent position changes. Adjust the armrests so that your shoulders are relaxed, and remove them completely if...
25 Simple Tips for Better, Healthier Living

25 Simple Tips for Better, Healthier Living

25 Very Simple Things You Need To Start Doing In The Morning, Starting Tomorrow Courtesy of Jack and Inspower The mornings (or whenever we wake up for 3rd shift workers) and how we use that time, can set the tone and mood for the rest of the day. Just by adding a few simple tasks in the morning, we can improve our mood, reduce stress, and increase our productivity for the rest of the day. Try this whole list or just pick a few of these morning habits and you may be surprised how much better you feel. 1. Think Positive Starting out the day with a positive affirmation or quote sets the tone for the rest of the day. You can start the day off bright and optimistic, looking forward to the rest of the day. Positive affirmations boost confidence, improving your mood. 2. Wake Up At The Same Time Every Day Having a set time to wake up makes it easier to get out of bed. If I sleep later on the weekend or my off days, those days feel so sluggish that it is hard to accomplish anything. 3. Don’t Hit The Snooze Button It is so tempting to stay in bed longer. However, hitting the snooze button can cause you to feel more tired when you do wake up and even cause you to oversleep, throwing off your entire morning routine. 4. Eat A Healthy Breakfast They saying is breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Having a good, healthy breakfast makes your mind work better. You are able to concentrate and focus....

HOW TO SURVIVE HEART ATTACK WHEN ALONE – Health Tip of Month

  HOW TO SURVIVE HEART ATTACK WHEN ALONE – Health Tip of Month   I hope everyone can send this on as it is really important for everyone to know!     Let’s say it’s 7:25pm and you’re going  home (alone of course) after an unusually hard day on the job.     You’re really tired, upset and frustrated.   3. Suddenly you start experiencing severe pain in your chest that starts to drag out into your arm and up in to your jaw. You are only about five km from the hospital nearest your home.   4. Unfortunately you don’t know if you’ll be able to make it that far. 5. You have been trained in CPR, but the guy that taught the course did not tell you how to perform it on yourself.     6. HOW TO SURVIVE A HEART ATTACK WHEN  ALONE? Since many people are alone when they suffer a heart attack without help, the person whose heart is beating improperly and who begins to feel faint, has only about 10 seconds left before losing consciousness. 7. However, these victims can help themselves by coughing repeatedly and very vigorously. A deep breath should be taken before each cough, and the cough must be deep and prolonged, as when producing sputum from deep inside the chest. A breath and a cough must be repeated about every two seconds without let-up until help arrives, or until the heart is felt to be beating normally again. 8. Deep breaths get oxygen into the lungs and  coughing movements squeeze the heart and keep the blood  circulating. The squeezing...