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Danger! 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 we fill prescriptions, but most of us […]

25 Most Widely Hacked Passwords

25 Most Widely Hacked Passwords
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Passwords are the bane of my existence. If I can remember them, they’re too lightweight to be safe. If I make them complex and hack-safe, I can’t use them because no way can I remember them. I have to admit, more often than not, I err on the side of creating passwords that I […]

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 onto your hard floors and carpets. The problem isn’t […]

6 Types of Toxic Friends to Avoid

6 Toxic 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 getting enough positive benefits from the […]

Colonoscopy Pros and Cons

(WellnessPursuits.com) – The American Cancer Society estimated over 50,200 people died in 2017 due to colorectal cancer, making it the third highest cause of cancer-related deaths. Doctors recommend everyone over 50 get screened, but there’s more to colorectal cancer screening than colonoscopy. We think it’s important you know about your other options, as well as […]

New Home Loans or Refinancing During Covid-19 Just Got Easier

New Home Loans or Refinancing During Covid-19 Just Got Easier
(WellnessPursuits.com) – In this confusing and unsettled world burdened with Covid-19, it’s very hard to know what the future may bring. That said, it may still be exactly the right time to buy or refinance a home. There are barriers, but there is help. The most common barrier is not having enough cash to put […]

This Vitamin may Reduce Severity of COVID-19 Infections

This Vitamin may Reduce Severity of COVID-19 Infections
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Are you looking for ways to boost your immunity and strengthen your body against illnesses? Especially now, with COVID-19 circulating, it’s a good idea to do what we can to bolster our health. Vitamin D might help reduce the severity of the coronavirus if you do become infected. Here’s how. The Research Being […]

7 Worst Bedtime Snacks

7 Worst Bedtime Snacks
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Sometimes we end up eating really late and still want to get to sleep within a couple of hours. Or, sometimes we eat really early and need a little snack before retiring. Either way, the choice of food to eat before going to sleep can have a major impact on both the quantity […]

Put an End to Robo-Calls

Put an End to Robo-Calls
(WellnessPursuits.com) – It doesn’t matter if they’re telemarketers or scammers, robo-calls can be annoying and imposing. They seem to target us during the most inopportune times, and sometimes they’re relentless. While there’s no sure way to rid yourself of every unwanted solicitation, there are a few things you can do to minimize the annoyance. Register […]

7 Early Warning Signs You May Have Cancer

7 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 that’s only possible if we’re paying attention to […]

Why You Should Sleep on Your Left Side

Why You Should Sleep on Your Left Side
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Are you a back sleeper or stomach sleeper? If so, then it may be time to consider the switch to sleeping on your side — specifically, to your left side. In fact, there are a number of potential short-term and long-term health benefits you could enjoy simply by switching up your sleeping position! […]

Popular Cookware Causes Thyroid Disorders

Popular Cookware Causes Thyroid Disorders
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Everyone has some type of cookware in their homes. Some of it can actually harm you. Yikes! I remember my Mom using her cast iron skillet that cooked absolutely everything that wasn’t baked in the oven. When I grew up and started my own home and stocked my kitchen, imagine my delight at […]

If You Have These Health Issues – Avoid These 7 Vegetables

These 7 Vegetables Are Harmful If You Have These Health Issues
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Don’t get us wrong, we’re not saying vegetables are bad for you. They’re usually good, for most people. Unfortunately, being diagnosed with certain health conditions means avoiding some of our favorites. The following are seven veggies you need to be wary of. Each of the vegetables on this list are pretty popular. Here’s […]

9 Signs of an Emotional Affair

9 Signs of an Emotional Affair
How you can know: 1. Intimacy avoidance: When developing an emotional affair most will begin to forgo intimacy with their partner. This can include avoidance to conflict and a strong fear of closeness to your partner. This will cause a new desire for connection with another person whether it’s an acquaintance, or an already stable friend. […]

5 Slimming Hairstyles (with Photos)

10 Slimming Hairstyles With Photos of Do’s and Don’ts
(WellnessPursuits.com) – We want to put our best foot forward and make a great first impression. Many of us pay attention to our weight, try to exercise, and choose the best self-care products possible. But what about our hairstyles? Are you, like so many others, wearing the same style you’ve been sporting for years? It […]

6 Misconceptions About Depression

6 Misconceptions About Depression
(WellnessPursuits.com) – If you’re down more than you’re up, or if you ache all the time, want to give up and feel like having a good cry, you could have depression. These are the classic symptoms of depression, but it’s much more complex. Not all people exhibit classic symptoms, and some function and even succeed, […]

5 Things Your Marriage Needs to Make it Last

(WellnessPursuits.com) – From dating life to wedding day — everything seems new, shiny and exciting. But, as with all good things, the newness wears off. What we have left is a relationship that needs to be nurtured so that it can flourish for years to come, even when it doesn’t feel shiny and exciting 24/7 […]

Hidden Symptoms Of Adrenal Fatigue

(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 levels continue to rise with the additional […]

Bedbugs! Ewww! How to Spot Them and Stop Them

Bedbugs! Ewww! How to Spot Them and Stop Them
(WellnessPursuits.com) – “Sleep tight, don’t let the bed bugs bite,” is a cute childhood nursery rhyme that makes kids giggle. But it’s not a laughing matter when you actually find these nasty bugs in your bed. Gross! Well, don’t lose your cool (or your blood) over these pests. We’re going to discuss everything you need […]

Why Narcissists Cannot Learn From Their Mistakes

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Most of us learn when we’re kids about the importance of admitting our mistakes. As we grow, we also acquire the ability to look back on and learn from those errors. However, a new study has shown that narcissists feel so superior to other people that they do not own up to their […]

Will Your Partner Cheat? 5 Signs to Look For

Will Your Partner Cheat? 5 Signs to Look For
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Cheating is more common than you may think. About 20% of people admitted to having a physical affair in a survey, while 45% of men and 35% of women admitted to having an emotional affair, as reported by Business Insider. That’s a lot of infidelity! But how will you know if infidelity is […]

Early Warning Signs of Rheumatoid Arthritis

10 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, some of the other early indicators of […]

Why You Want a Crab in Your Life

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Tired of feeling unappreciated? If so, you need more Cancer The Crabs in your life. Nobody values their relationships with friends and family quite like a Cancer, and you can count on them to cuddle on the couch or chat on the back porch with you after a long day. 1. Cancers Love […]

Help! Why Am I Always SO Hot?

Help! Why Am I Always SO Hot?
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Does it seem like you’re always sweating — even when you’re not actually doing anything? Does it sometimes feel like your whole body is on fire? The good news is that you’re not alone. The bad news? A medical condition or another health factor might be to blame. Here are some of the […]

5 Unusual Reasons You Can’t Sleep

(WellnessPursuits.com) – We’re pretty sure we’re not the only ones who occasionally have a hard time falling asleep at night. Tossing and turning, only to realize you only have a couple of hours left before you need to get up is frustrating. Falling asleep is a natural process, but disruptions can really impact our well-being. […]

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 are some foods that get a bad reputation but can […]

5 Benefits of More Plants in Your Home

5 Benefits of More Plants in Your Home
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Houseplants can instantly transform your home into a luxurious, lush retreat that you never want to leave. And, while you’re enjoying all the beauty, texture and color that indoor plants bring, they will be busy improving your health behind the scenes. Here are 5 benefits to having more plants in your home. 1. […]

5 Daily Habits That Could Be 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 […]

7 Tips for Hiding Gray Roots Between Touch-ups

7 Tips for Hiding Gray Roots Between Touch-ups
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Does it seem like your roots start showing a week after your hair appointment? You’re not imagining things! Hair grows about half-an-inch per month, which comes down to 1/8 inch every week. If your roots are mostly gray, it doesn’t take much growth for them to start showing. A week is plenty of […]

Toxic People are Attracted to You for 7 Surprising Reasons

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Have you ever wondered why you seem to be a magnet for toxic people? If you’ve attracted more negative friends or significant others than you’ve bargained for, you may have even wondered if there’s something wrong with you. Don’t fret. Lifestyle experts say that attracting toxic people usually means you’re a good person […]