Pregnancy is an amazing time in a family’s life as you get ready to add a new member to your home, but not everybody completely understands the timeline of how the female body changes and of how the baby develops. The pregnancy itself will typically last at least 40 weeks from the first day of your last normal period. Here’s what that means: 40 weeks of adjusting to the growing baby bump, checkups, prenatal vitamins, and decorating! Getting ready for the baby is also about keeping the mom happy and healthy (or else). Here’s a timeline for the 3 stages of pregnancy to keep you or the expecting parents in your life on tracks.
Many wonder if there really is a major difference between organic and non organic crops. Is it worth the money and is there a health benefit to buying organic foods? Here, we highlight 5 major areas organic farming is not only different, but also healthier and better for the environment than non organic crop farming. The differentiation shown in this infographic includes types of fertilizers used, crop rotation, management of weeds and insects, use of genetically modified organisms, and the use of artificial additives and sewage sludge. The differences in farming practice lead to an improvement in both food nutrition quality and the environment. A reduction in nitrate by 30% in soil and an increase in vitamin, mineral, and antioxidant content in food are just a few highlights of the differences. This infographic provides facts for the 5 significant differences between organic and non organic farming and highlights the many benefits of choosing produce sourced from organic farming.
Not everybody is really fond of drinking green tea. It could be because of its smell, taste or texture. Yet, everybody wants to have a healthy diet and that includes the beverage that they are choosing. There are creative ways that you can incorporate green tea in your diet and it will enhance the taste of the food that you are going to make. Green tea with salt, pepper and honey and marinated vegetables or tofu would be great partners for lunch or dinner. Other meals where green tea is present can be found in this infographic. Try one of these now.
Recently landed on a good job and thinking about getting insurance for you and the family? Before you get any type of insurance, you have to conduct research about the insurance, its coverage, positive features and inclusions as well as some of its consequences. For example, this infographic shows the five common health insurances: Preferred Provider Organization, Health Maintenance Organization, Point of Service, Exclusive Provider Organization, and Indemnity Health Insurance. Some of the positive features of these insurances range from flexibility, affordability up to required paper works. Remember that you will be tied to a contract with insurance policies, so, do your research before signing up for any of these.
Prevention is key and especially with young children you as a parent want to ensure that they have a healthy start to life. Oral health is an important part of the overall well-being, which is why early dental checks are highly recommended.
Children might develop crooked teeth, gaps between teeth, or an uneven movement of the jaw, which can affect the growth of their teeth, their eating habits and their self-esteem.
To prevent your child from having to go through lengthy orthodontic procedures later on in life, your orthodontists at Muswell Hill Smile recommend early intervention or interceptive orthodontic treatment. Here is the complete guide for our Early Orthodontic Treatment Options.
Depression is a mental condition in which a person felt hopelessness and despair. They tend to lose their interest in life, no energy for day to day activities, can’t sleep at night, irritability and many other not normal behavior. If you see that one of your family members behave differently than they usually do, you should show your care to them. You can give them some herbal remedies to get them relieved from the stress that is engulfing their personality, you can also experiment with some aromatherapy or change their scenery so that they can be rejuvenated and depression will not sink in. Know more about how to understand depression in this infographic.
If you have stable jobs you would definitely look for insurance policies to cover medical expenses due to accidents or health-related conditions. However, not all things remain the same and there is a possibility that you would turn unemployed at one point in time. If you think that there will be no insurance available for you, this infographic will show some of the options for medical insurance that are available for the unemployed. But of course, as much as possible, you must not depend on COBRA, hospital indemnity insurance and the likes because its benefits are very limited unlike when it is premium insurance which you can only afford if you have a job.
The gas released by your body can be smelly and disgusting. More often, it is caused by the foods you take. In this infographic, you can see foods commonly eaten that can cause farting. If you are fond of drinking soda or soft drinks, expect that your stomach may get upset and forced you to release fart. If you are lactose intolerant, avoiding milk and other dairy products is a must. It contains lactose that irritates your digestive system. Vegetables are good for the body but if you happen to eat a bunch of cauliflower or asparagus, get farther away from everyone as farting may be inevitable.
To everything that you take or inhale, there is a corresponding risk and benefit. The essential oil Bergamot can reduce stress when inhaled but it can also increase the skin’s sensitivity to sun exposure. In addition, cinnamon can improve brain function and blood circulation but it can also cause nausea and vomiting. The tea tree oil can increase immunity but it can also cause loss of muscle coordination. More of these essential oils’ benefits and risks are given in this infographic. It also includes information about Eucalyptus, Lavender, Lemon, Peppermint, Clary Sage and Anise seed. This is important information so that you will use these oils at the right amount and right moment.
High levels of stress can keep your immune system low and because of this, your health might be at risk. Studies show the risks that can affect your teeth. It can cause gum diseases, poor oral hygiene, canker sores, dry mouth, and teeth grinding. Stressed out people often de-stress through eating lots of sweets which is not good for your oral health. There are many ways to fight stress and this includes daily exercise, alcohol and tobacco avoidance, enough sleep, and even professional counseling. It requires a lifestyle change which means that the above-mentioned activities should be done not just in one day but for most of the days of your week.
There’s a lot of things to consider when choosing a pediatrician for your child but some of the most important questions you should ask yourself are: “What are the benefits of having a family doctor in Jonesboro, Brookland AR? What about online doctor reviews & ratings? What services should I look for my doctor to provide?” This infographic attempts to answer some of these questions & the site also covers other aspects of what to look for in your search to find the right KION Pediatrics in Jonesboro, Brookland AR.
Sleeping trouble is one of the serious problems that can affect your body as well as mind. For every people the stress and anxiety is a common thing now a day which can tremendously leads to the sleeping issues. This can very dangerously affect your health. So finding a solution for this is most important thing.
Migraine headaches are one of the common types of headache that affect one in seven people in the world. That makes it the third most common disorder in the world. In America alone, nearly 12% of the population consists of men, women, and even children suffer some migraine headaches. Migraine is a painful and palpitating headache occurs mostly on one side or both sides of the head, and followed by other symptoms like vision loss, nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light and sound. The pain in migraine headache is very excruciating that affected people are forced to skip their daily life.
Your mattress affects you in more ways than you could imagine. This is especially true when it comes to your health, specifically your sleep. For a healthy lifestyle you need sleep, diet, and exercise. One of the leading causes of poor sleep is a bad mattress. It is important to find a bed and mattress that suits you as you will spend 1/3 of your life sleeping. If you do not get 7-8 hours of sound sleep you are increase your risk of health issues. Sleeping on a new mattress significantly lowers stress levels when compared to your existing mattress. You should replace your mattress every 8+ years. Mattress’s springs are not working properly if they are making creaking noise whenever you toss and turn.
If you’ve ever wondered what’s really in the water you drink we’ve got you covered. Certain properties are sometimes added to your water, which you can find out at the Environmental Working Group’s Tap Water Database, or by contacting your local municipalities. Then there are also times that certain toxins can get into drinking water. While these may be filtered or at such low levels that they can’t cause any direct harm, it could still be considered by some to be unsafe to be drinking these over a long term. Find out more information about what’s in your drinking water in this infographic.
As a vegan, it isn’t always easy to get the recommended amount of protein for the day. What a lot of people don’t know is that there are plenty of plant based protein sources available in just about any market you can imagine! So even though you are cutting out meats and dairy, there are countless sources of protein available to make the lifestyle tasty and nutritious. Check out the top 20 plant protein sources for Vegans in the infographic below.
Want to eat something but you can’t because of canker sores? Some people said that it occurs because of high temperature while others believe that it is because is a result of a cut in your mouth. However, that is not true. This infographic will provide facts about canker sores.
Too much sensitivity to food could be the cause.
Some canker sores are small with an oval shape while others have painful canker sores.
Do not irritate it once you see it.
Know the reason why you get them. It could be related to high-stress level that you are into right now.
Smile is everyone’s way to make an amiable personality. It creates an impression that you are open to the people and making friends is not difficult. However, if you have crooked teeth or not healthy gums, you would rather keep yourself silent in one corner. To give you more confidence in talking to people, you can undergo any of this through cosmetic dentistry.
1. Inlays and Onlays or putting some fillings.
2. If you got discolored teeth, you can opt for composite bonding.
3. Teeth whitening is also a good option.
4. Dental veneers can also be useful if you have decayed teeth.
5. If your teeth have fallen out, implants can be a better option for you.