Author: A Better Today Media Staff

As common a goal as it can be, weight loss is something that most of us tend to celebrate, providing that it’s done healthily and in a controlled manner. However, as far as the body is concerned, weight loss is just another change and, with that change, there are effects that can be perceived as positive and those that might be seen by us as negative. We don’t often talk about the latter, but perhaps we should. After all, there may be more solutions than we would assume. Here, we’re going to look at some of the common side effects…

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Mental health is just as important as physical health. Your mental health is a vital part of your overall well-being. Unfortunately, many people don’t take their mental health seriously and may even neglect it. This can lead to very serious consequences. It’s time to take your mental health seriously and ensure you’re doing everything possible to maintain your mental well-being. Here are some tips for keeping your mental health in check. 1. Get Enough Sleep One of the most important things you can do for your mental health is to get enough sleep. Most adults need between 7 and 8…

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There isn’t long left of 2022 and if you want to end it on a high and in good health then you may be wondering how to go about this. There is plenty of advice and guidelines out there, but which ones should you follow? If you want to be happy and healthier then take a look at the article below.  Diet One of the most important things you can do for your body is to feed it the right foods. This includes a healthy balanced diet that consists of all the basic food groups. These include carbohydrates, proteins,…

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Stress doesn’t have to be a part of your daily routine. But so many of us deal with ongoing, chronic stress, day in and day out. Sure, stress can play an important role in our survival. It lets us know when we need to take action and when we need to leave dangerous situations. However, nowadays, we tend to let non-life-threatening scenarios govern our stress response, meaning that we end up winding ourselves up over entirely manageable situations. The problem goes beyond just feeling uncomfortable. Ongoing stress can have seriously negative effects on your overall health and well-being, so it’s…

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There are fewer purchasing choices that can affect your near future quite as deeply as buying a car. Aside from their cost, you have the fact that many of us rely on our car each and every day to help us achieve the lifestyle that we want and take care of our responsibilities. As such, some care should be taken to make sure you make the right decision. For that reason, we’re going to look at some of the biggest mistakes you should avoid when buying a car. Underestimating the cost of ownership Owning a car is one of the…

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In order to be a successful athlete, you need to have the drive and determination to push yourself beyond your limits. You also need to have the correct mindset and adhere to a good training regime. This blog post will discuss some tips that will help you become a better athlete. 1: Always Be Willing to Learn As an athlete, you should always be willing to learn new things. There is always something new to learn, whether it’s a new training method, a new piece of equipment, or a new way to approach your sport. By being willing to learn,…

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Nobody likes dealing with tooth pain. It’s sharp, it’s relentless, and it can make everyday activities like eating and talking a real challenge. The good news is that there are a few things you can do to get some relief—but first, it’s important to understand what might be causing your pain.  What Could Be Causing My Tooth Pain? There are a few different things that could be behind your toothache. One possibility is that you have a cavity. When decay weakens the outermost layer of your tooth (enamel), it creates tiny openings called cavities. If left untreated, cavities will…

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We should all know the importance of taking care of our teeth. Routine daily brushing is essential for ensuring that you stave off issues like tooth decay and discoloration, but are you doing enough for your gums? Gum disease can affect even people who have relatively healthy teeth, otherwise, what else should you be doing or what should you be doing differently to manage it? What is gum disease? Gum disease is best described as inflammation in the gums that is largely caused by plaque building around and under the gum line. It can cause gums to be red,…

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How To Ease Your Child’s Fear Of Doctors It’s not uncommon for kids to panic at the mere mention of a doctor. Even something as minor as a routine medical examination can send a child into panic mode. While this is normal in most kids, it doesn’t help, as it makes it difficult to give your child the medical care they need. Of course, doctors are trained to calm their patients, but it’s also important to find ways to calm your child’s agitation. If you have a child afraid of doctors, here are some simple ways to ease those fears. …

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Good hygiene is essential for everyone. It’s one of the simplest ways to prevent the spread of germs and stay healthy. But what are the different types of hygiene? And how should you practice them every day? This blog will provide you with four types of hygiene and how you can practice them.  1) Personal hygiene:  This is the type of hygiene that refers to your own personal cleanliness. It’s important to practice good personal hygiene because it helps prevent germs from spreading. When you’re clean, you’re less likely to pass on germs to others. And when you’re healthy, you’re…

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