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This Vitamin Can Prevent or Reduce Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis

This Vitamin Can Reduce Signs 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 to improve joint function. But are any of them really […]

The 5 Best States to Grow Old In

The 5 Best States to Grow Old In
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Looking for a change of pace? Considering one last move and want to choose the place you’ll grow old? We did a little digging and found which states were the best to grow old in. And The Winners Are… Based on information from 24/7 Wall St. and from US News, these are the […]

US Chickens Processed in China and Shipped Back Here

(WellnessPursuits.com) – When you buy food at the grocery store, you probably assume that it’s coming from a safe source, right? As it turns out, that might not be the case. Learn more about how the chicken you’re buying might be a serious threat to your health. Where is Your Chicken Coming From? According to […]

Airborne Toxins Removed by These 5 Amazing Houseplants

(WellnessPursuits.com) – How clean is the air in your home? It might be more contaminated than you think. Even if you don’t smoke indoors or use a fireplace or wood stove, your air could be riddled with poisons. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the air inside your home is likely to be filled […]

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 […]

These Negative Thoughts Can Make You Sick

These Negative Thoughts Can Make You Sick
(WellnessPursuits.com) – I spent years in a clinical laboratory analyzing blood and every other bodily fluid that we humans can produce. I routinely saw lab results showing blood chemistries in or out of the normal range as evidence of some disease or degenerative state present in each patient. During and after my laboratory years, I’ve […]

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 your ears could be saying about you. Frank’s Sign A […]

What Your Body Odor Says About Your Health

What Your Body Odor Says About Your Health
(WellnessPursuits.com) – No matter how much you bathe or treat various body odors, sometimes you still stink. While today’s societal norms frown upon bodily stench, an occasional case of repugnant body odor or foul-smelling breath isn’t unusual. However, sometimes the way you smell can actually say something about your health. Highly offensive odors that are new […]

Cell Phone – Brain Tumor Connection

Cell Phone Brain Tumor Connections
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Warnings about phone-related brain tumors were originally dismissed as conspiracy theories, but it turns out these claims aren’t entirely false. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services downplays some of the research indicating a connection between frequent cell phone use and brain tumors, but the American Cancer Society states that cell phone […]

Brain Fog – Causes and Remedies

Brain Fog: Causes and Ways You Might Get Rid of It
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Have you ever felt like you have “brain fog?” The phenomena can make you feel cloudy, confused or disorganized, and it can be difficult to think or concentrate. Brain fog can also leave you feeling frustrated or even embarrassed. To reduce brain fog, it’s important to understand what might be causing the condition […]

Which Foods Can You Burn Just By Sleeping?

5 Ways Sleep Boosts Weight Loss
(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 the answer in this quick quiz: Which Foods […]

Why You Want a Scorpio in Your Life

Why You Need a Scorpio in Your Life
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Nobody can love — or hate — quite like a Scorpio. Scorpios are known for being passionate and intense, and their loyalty is unsurpassed. Unfortunately, they’re also more likely to hold a grudge or execute revenge if they feel wronged, so tread carefully with your Scorpio pals. A Scorpio’s actions typically depend on […]

When Partners Aren’t Equally Committed

When Partners Aren't Equally Committed.
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Does it ever feel like you’re more committed to your relationship than your significant other? While we would all like to believe that romantic partnerships are 50/50 mutual commitments, it turns out that isn’t always the case. In fact, according to a Psychology Today study, 35% of unmarried couples who have been together […]

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 […]

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 Your Personality? Professor Chris Idzikowski, the director […]

8 Things Happy People Don’t Do

Things Happy People Avoid
(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 the immunity we can muster. Happiness […]

Uncommon Symptoms of a Stroke

Would You Recognize THESE Signs 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 to anyone at any age. Immediate […]

Seven Warning Signs of Clogged Arteries

Seven Warning Signs of Clogged Arteries5 Signs You Have Clogged Arteries
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Most of us don’t give a lot of thought to our arteries when we’re younger. The reality, though, is our arteries are responsible for supplying the entire body with oxygenated blood — and that’s a huge job. Arteries that are clogged prevent proper blood circulation and can lead to some really serious health […]

What Your Eye Color Says About You

(WellnessPursuits.com) – You can learn quite a bit about someone by gazing into their eyes. Your eyes reveal sadness when life gets tough and joy when things go well. They narrow with frustration in stressful situations and sag with exhaustion after a long day. But did you know your eyes also share clues about your […]

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 […]

How to Tell if Someone is Lying to You

How to Tell if Someone is Lying to You
(WellnessPursuits) – According to some psychologists, most people lie in about 30 percent of their interactions. With all this potential dishonesty floating around, how do we separate the truth from all the lies? Are You Being Lied To? Here’s How to Tell. Visual Cues While there is some debate over the use and accuracy of […]

Ibuprofen: The Silent Killer

Ibuprofen: The Silent Killer
(WellnessPursuits.com) – You are probably aware of the dangers of taking too much ibuprofen and other non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs) at one time, but did you know long-term ibuprofen use can lead to serious health problems? Ibuprofen may even increase your chances of having a heart attack. “Safe” Medications Most of us have become accustomed […]

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 everyday, to stay healthy and functioning properly. Nutritionists […]

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 for a few minutes. The problem? […]

How A Man Shows A Woman She’s Truly Loved

How A Man Shows A Woman She's Truly Loved
(WellnessPursuits.com) – I’m married to a loving, caring, remarkable man. I was blessed to discover this relationship quite a bit past middle age, and I treasure that we found each other. We’re in awe at times that although we both experienced other marriages before, neither of us had felt truly loved until now. We wondered […]

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 […]

Want a Happy Day? 5 Things To Do Before Getting Out of Bed…

Want a Happy Day? --- 5 Things To Do Before Getting Out of Bed...
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Stresses, aches and pains, sleepless nights, disconcerting dreams… all can contribute to a less than stellar mood when we wake up in the morning.We don’t have to let any of those things carry over and wreck our day before it even begins. There are 5 things we can do that really work to […]

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 pressure is to change your diet. Let’s […]

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 […]

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 […]

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