Can You Learn to Breathe Better?

Why Better Breathing Matters

It’s an involuntary action, but you can still get better at breathing. When you breathe at a balanced tempo, you maintain healthy levels of oxygen and carbon dioxide in your blood. You can learn how to pace your inhales and exhales to relax and manage anxiety too.

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Lifestyle Changes That Can Lower Your Blood Pressure

Make Small Changes

If you have high blood pressure, there’s plenty you can do every day to control it. Eating healthier, exercising more, and tweaking other day-to-day habits can help keep your readings in check. That might keep you from needing medication to keep your numbers where they should be. Need some ideas to get started?

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Signs It Could Be More Than a Cold

A nagging cough and runny nose might mean you just have a plain old cold… but not all the time. Often, colds can be the precursor to other, sometimes more serious illnesses. Here are some ways to tell if your “cold” might be something else.

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The Health Benefits of Apples

Apples are one of the most popular fruits — and for good reason. They’re an exceptionally healthy fruit with many research-backed benefits.
Here are 10 impressive health benefits of apples.

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How to Relieve Tired Eyes

Our eyes love streaming, scrolling, pinning, and gaming. But sometimes, like the devices that entertain them, they need a recharge. Find out how you can help keep your eyes plugged in, online, and out of trouble.

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Flu shot reduces risk of death for people with heart disease

For people who have heart disease, getting a flu shot greatly reduces the risk of dying or developing serious heart-related complications, a new analysis shows.
The meta-analysis of 16 randomized and observational studies covered the experiences of more than 237,000 people. It concluded those with heart disease who were vaccinated for the flu were 18% less likely to die from heart problems and 28% less likely to die from any cause. They also were 13% less likely to experience any type of major heart problem than those who didn't get a flu shot.

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