Doctor Doctor, You’re Costing Me A Fortune!

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Here’s a fun fact to start your day with. Medical bills are one of the most common reasons for families to go into debt. This shouldn’t be that surprising because some medical bills can cost anything up to millions of dollars. In fact, a recent legal case saw a woman suing for ten million in damages just to pay for medical costs. That’s crazy, and this is why it’s important to cut down healthcare costs as much as possible. But how can you do this?

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The Day that Changed My Life

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August 4, 2016 ~  It started out like any other summer day.  I woke up, grabbed a cup of coffee and took the dogs for a walk!!

Once I got home I just wasn’t feeling well.  I remember Tim calling from work and telling him that my upper back area hurt, and that it “felt like  I had a cold in my shoulder.  Maybe I slept with the fan hitting it all night?”  He didn’t really agree with me, but after 27 years of marriage he’s used to me saying weird things!!  As the day went on I just didn’t feel right.  I couldn’t shake the feeling. I debated going to see the chiropractor, and around 3:00 figured I’d go get adjusted to see if that would help my shoulder, or me, feel better.  Even though it was 90 plus degrees, I put on a jacket convincing myself it would comfort me and maybe make me feel a bit better. [Read more…]

Sildenafil – Drug for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

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Pulmonary arterial hypertension or PAH is a severe, progressive disease. When a person has this condition, he is experiencing increased pressure in arteries that are connecting lungs and heart. This condition is often diagnosed rather late because of its non-specific symptoms such as fatigue, chest pain, dizziness, syncope, palpitations. Before a doctor can establish that a person has pulmonary arterial hypertension, it is necessary to perform various tests so that diagnosis can be confirmed. During treatment, it is necessary to approach the problem based on specific situation so that a doctor can postpone progress of the disease, reduce its symptoms and severity. Doctor who is treating the patient needs to approach the disease with the necessary seriousness. Each situation is different and proper medication, treatment and tests should be administered depending on the state of patient. One of the good ways to counter the issue is you buy Sildenafil online. [Read more…]

5-Hydroxytryptophan is an all natural way to help combat stress!

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Life can be so stressful at times!!  There’s ALWAYS something that needs done or someone that needs to go somewhere.  Are stress, anxiety or depression getting you down? Unfortunately it’s everywhere, and often hard to avoid.  Different people deal with stress differently.  Some turn to friends or family for comfort while others drown their sorrows in food or drink.  Although you may not be able to avoid stress, what you can do is change how you deal with it and the toll it takes on your mind and your body.  Sometimes it can’t be avoided.  Between my dog’s recent diagnosis of diabetes and me being rear ended and my van being totaled Memorial Day weekend I have been totally stressed the past month! [Read more…]

Need a Doctor ~ Try an Online Consultation with Amwell! #ad

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Need  a quick doctor’s visit?  Try Amwell (American Well).

Amwell is an online physician service that allows you to consult with a doctor from the comfort of your home or office.  It’s perfect for those busy days when you can’t get away from work or the kids. It’s also a great place to turn for advice or a second opinion.  It’s price makes it a wonderful option for people without health insurance!! [Read more…]

Muay Thai Training for Overall Fitness

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Traveling to Thailand offers you plenty of opportunities to get to know the locals’ way of life, their culture, their history and most of all, get first-hand experience in trying out their national sport, Muay Thai. [Read more…]

Use Colgate Enamel Health Toothpaste and Toothbrush for a Healthy Holiday Smile!

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Who DOESN’T want great teeth??

Colgate’s New Enamel Health Toothpaste and Colgate 360 Enamel Health Sensitive Toothbrush with Polishing Whitening Cups are great to stuff those stockings with!!   [Read more…]

MASSAGE ENVY SPA REVIEW

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If you’re looking for a great gift this holiday season, look no further than your local Massage Envy Spa.  

A Massage Envy gift card is THE PERFECT gift for just about anyone.

Massage Envy offers a variety of services and enhancements sure to please anyone.   [Read more…]

Drug Addiction Treatment Centers

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Addiction is a horrible disease.  It destroys many lives.  Living at the shore I see it often.  Club drugs and binge drinking are very popular around here with the younger crowd, and I see it every time we go out. They just don’t know when to stop!   It’s very scary, and what most young adults do not realize is that this in turn can lead to addiction which is a horrible and debilitating disease.  When it comes to addiction, not only does the addict suffer, but their entire family suffers.   

There are many types of addiction conditions, and drug addiction treatment centers CAN help so if you or a loved one are suffering from drug or alcohol addiction check out Advanced Health and Education, which is centrally located in Eatontown, New Jersey, and less than an hour commute from New York City and the Newark Airport.  They also have Cherry Hill, Edison, South Orange, South Plainfield, Toms River, Woodbridge, Wall and Brick NJ rehab centers. Their treatment facilities offer a comfortable living atmosphere with many of the luxuries of home for patients far from home.

With 40+ years of experience helping people achieve sobriety you’re definitely in good hands with Adv Health.  Affordable treatment options are available and there are many programs offered free or at low cost.  Financial aid is also available.  From the point of intervention to after care, Advanced Health and Education will be by your side. They are able to work with many insurance policies, and will let you know in advance any potential out of pocket costs and expenses prior to admission.  If you’re scared, sad and feel alone Advanced Health is a wonderful choice for help with NJ drug rehab and NJ alcohol rehab. 

Whether it’s alcohol abuse, cocaine or crack addiction,  heroin, marijuana, painkiller or prescription drug abuse that you seek help for, Advanced Health and Education will put you on the right path to getting the help you need and staying well.  Confidential free individual assessments are available and they offer both inpatient and outpatient programs so even if you are a working professional, you’re able to get help that fits your schedule and lifestyle.   30-90 day treatment plans are also available based on your personal needs. After your rehabilitation process is complete, after care help is available including Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous meetings located conveniently throughout the State. If you or someone you love is an addict, contact them today…you’ll be glad you did.

How You can Lose Some Pounds on Nutrisystem

 

 

There is no miracle cure or magic pill to lose weight.  It does take time and commitment to reach your goals, but it is not an impossible task.  There are so many plans and programs available to help you along the way, and one of the most popular is the Nutrisystem program that is geared at healthy weight loss.

 

Who Is Nutrisystem For?

 

The standard food program is safe and effective for people of all ages towards a weight loss goal.  The plan can be customized for special needs and there are various options for those with type II diabetes, the seniors in life, teens between ages 14 and 17 as well as men and vegetarians.  Nutrisystem is geared towards success and offering plans to satisfy all health and diet needs.

 

Are there ways to Save on Nutrisystem?

   

 

You can find many offers and discounts, not only on the Nutrisystem website but also at sites they are affiliated with like WeightLossTriumph. Some coupons that stand out begin with one where you can get a 30 percent coupon towards the program.  When you go to Nutrisystem to join your selected plan, enter the code 30OFFWEIGHTLOSS for an instant discount.  Retailmenot.com also has a $50 coupon you can apply to the plan and get continual 20 percent discounts thereafter by choosing auto delivery.  Just be cautious when using retailmenot.com and check expiration dates on their offers.

 

I have also heard from the forum board that Costco.com offers gift cards to Nutrisystem at a discounted price.  The regular cost is $70 for a $100 gift card and you can get even more savings when the card goes on sale for $50, which is a super half price discount; so little to pay for your super new, healthy body.

 

How Does Nutrisystem Work?

 

The premise of the Nutrisystem program is a low glycemic index to keep your blood sugar levels stabilized in order to alleviate or reduce food cravings.  You have a choice of more than 150 entrees and snacks or desserts on the Nutrisystem plan, providing you a balance of fat, protein and good carbohydrates. The foods are low in sodium, saturated and trans fats and provide whole grains. The nice thing is that you do not have to weigh or measure anything, cook or count calories.  The goal is to consume 55 percent carb, 25 percent protein and 20 percent fat daily. As it works out, women will intake about 1200 calories daily while men are allowed up to 1500 calories.

 

Many of the convenient, tasty foods can either be placed in the microwave or come in a pouch that you stick in boiling water.  I am a big pizza lover and found that the Nutrisystem pizzas are great!  I like to just add some mushrooms (or you can choose other veggies) to the top of the pizza after slapping on the sauce, sprinkle on the cheese and place in the oven.  There are many great options and ways to vary the meals to meet your needs and taste on the program, and lose weight. A great tip is to engage in the member site forum where you will get many discount, recipe’ and meal ideas.

 

It is a combination of the meals and produce foods that makes for success on this program.  Nutrisystem suggest that you eat up to six small meals daily rather than 3 large meals.  You will lose more weight on a permanent basis.  Depending on your goals, it is typical that most people stay on Nutrisystem for up to 11 or 12 weeks, providing you guidance and support the entire way so that you realize your dreams of a new body and healthy life.