How To Treat Bunions
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A bunion is a deformity that is mainly made up of a lateral deviation of the great toe which enlarges due to a tissue or a bone. It is a serious foot problem. These are formed within the foot and not on the surface of the foot. An arthritic condition and  a result of bone degeneration it is found as  a lump on the outside portion of the big toe. Bunions are seen near the joint of the toe and sometimes  [...]

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Stay Healthy For Long With These Minor Changes - Part 2

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Instead of sitting to talk on the phone, try standing up to chat

By this way, you can efficiently burn up to 40% calories, and kick the chances of gaining extra weight. A study came out with surprising results that obese women sit 2 and half hours more than there slimmer friends. Rather than sitting while talking on the phone, get walking and catch up talking, apart from this idea catch up with other effective ideas. For instance, while you are watching T.V., start doing other household chores like ironing simultaneously; skip the seating for standing on the sidelines, while your kids are on the soccer field.

Instead of beating the 3 p.m. slump with a cup of coffee, try going for a walk

Studies have proved that an energetic 10-minute walk stimulates energy levels for hours to come as well helps you accumulate 30 minutes of routine work out, which is suggested by your CDC to mitigate the risks of obesity, heart diseases, hypertension, diabetes and varied types of cancer. Gulping coffee provides for an instant jerk, which later ends with a smashing crash. But following the natural way of walking will awake you from top-to-toe and you will be energetic throughout the day.

Instead of going to the doctor empty-handed, try getting the first appointment of the day and coming prepared

This is an efficient way by which both will be benefited, it will lessen your chances of waiting for long and if you come prepared then you will certainly make the most of it with your doctor. For this, prepare two copies of questions and concerns, one for you and other for the doctor suggests Sandra Fryhofer, MD, an Atlanta-based internist and associate clinical professor of medicine at Emory University. And if you want to consult with several doctors, then ask for an extra copy of your lab results so that you can carry them with yourself to show it to other doctors as well, so that you don’t need to do that unnecessary blood testing.

Instead of diving into your favorite candy or cake when you’re stressed, try deep breathing

Just inhale deep long breaths from your diaphragm, not from your chest but from belly, as this works efficiently. Studies have shown that deep-belly breath helps by alleviating blood pressure and boosts body to discharge endorphins, which are natural pain-killers. They suppress stress related neck, back and shoulder pain.

Instead of milk chocolate, try dark chocolate

Pick the right chocolate because the right choice can help in staying healthy and long. Therefore, dark chocolate are the best preferences as they contain loads of phyto-chemicals known as flavonoids that boosts healthy heart and lower blood pressure. In addition, it also enhances HDL i.e. good cholesterol and lowers LDL i.e. bad cholesterol. Pick up brands which have at least 60% of cocoa. It is obvious that a chocolate bar will be high in calories, so stick with only 1 oz and add up to 160 calories per day.

Instead of exercising by taking a half-hour stroll, try doing intervals

Intervals- exercising- short period for rejuvenating, this is the most effective way of burning calories and fat. One recent study reported that people who worked intervals in their exercise routine burned as much as 36% more fats compared to those who worked steadily.

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