The average person consumes about 100,000 words of information every day. Whether you are talking to a coworker, watching TV, reading a book or texting a friend, you are consuming information. And while it’s impossible to remember everything you see or hear, you should be able to remember important information. If you can’t, consider the following tips to improve your memory.
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Whether it involves your ankle, wrist, finger, knee or elsewhere in your body, a joint strain can cause severe pain and discomfort. The good news is that most joint strains don’t require medical attention. Since they only affect soft tissue and not your bones, your body will heal itself on its own. But until that happens, you may struggle to move and use ... Continue Reading →
Affecting about 4% of the global population, peptic ulcer disease is a common and widespread digestive disorder. It’s characterized by the formation of ulcers in the stomach, small intestines or esophagus. Peptic ulcer disease has several underlying causes, one of which is the long-term and excessive use of anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like ibuprofen and aspirin. While taking an occasional NSAID to relieve pain ... Continue Reading →
How healthy is your heart? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), roughly 25% of all deaths in the United States are attributed to heart disease. Each year, an estimated 610,000 Americans die from it, making it the leading cause of death, even surpassing cancer and unintentional injuries. You can lower your risk of heart disease, however, by making ... Continue Reading →
Want to increase your body’s muscle mass? Each year, millions of people sign up for a gym membership with the goal of losing fat and adding muscle tissue. However, statistics show that only 18% of these men and women use their gym membership on a regular basis. Whether you sign up for a gym membership or decide to work out at home, ... Continue Reading →