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How Do You Clean a Retainer? Tips and Tricks to Keep It Fresh

There are many different types of retainers and they can cost up to thousands of dollars. Retainers are used when braces are taken out to retain the correct position of your teeth. If you want to retain that new smile then you want to make sure know how to clean a retainer and how to take good care of it so that it lasts. The fact that retainers are not all the same means that keeping them clean is not one solution fits all. ... ❯❯❯

Recovering After an Injury: Your Step-by-Step Guide to a Pain-Free Life

Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic and an array of other factors, regular exercise and physical activity among Americans is at an all-time low. Anyone who is taking the time to work out and get moving should be proud. However, if these activities result in an overuse injury, sprain, strain, or any other type of injury, the pain is often both physical and psychological. Even though it is easy to begin feeling down when exercise is not... ❯❯❯

5 Huge Warning Signs of a Toxic Relationship

Relationships are rarely easy. Even in the best of circumstance.  They are especially difficult when you realize you're in a toxic relationship. This can be caused by several factors, from lack of chemistry to mental problems to substance abuse. Whatever the reason, it's important to identify the problem and understand how to get out of a toxic relationship. Fortunately, you've come to the right place for help. This article... ❯❯❯

A Self-Care Guide for Family Members of Drug Addicts

When talking about addiction, most of our attention (and rightly so) goes to the addict. But they're not the only ones impacted by their choices. Research shows that addiction has a serious and complicated impact on the family of a substance dependant person, as well. Rest assured, family matters. If you're the loved one of someone battling addiction, this article is for you. Below, we'll outline available help for family members of... ❯❯❯

What Questions Should I Ask Before Getting Health Insurance in Maine?

Did you know that 27.5 million people did not have health insurance in the year 2018 in the United States? If you are part of this statistic but are now looking at your health insurance options, you are in the right place. We are going to go over the questions you should ask before getting health insurance in Maine. Keep reading to learn what questions will make it easier to narrow down which insurance provider to go with. ... ❯❯❯

Preparing for Braces: A Parent's Simple Guide to Braces for Kids

Getting braces as a kid can be one of the most frightening experiences possible. You don't know how to brush with them, what foods you may miss out on, and what your friends may think. Braces for kids are a scary subject, so how do you prepare your child for it? Here is our guide to preparing your child for braces. 1. Explain What Is Going On and Its Importance Many medical decisions are left with their parents because of their... ❯❯❯

Consider These 5 Options If You Want to Lose Weight Safely

Losing weight is one of the most transformational decisions you can ever make for yourself. Apart from improving your health, it will improve your metabolism, physical shape, self-esteem, and overall mood among many other benefits. There are many ways through which you can lose weight. Surgical procedures, dieting, exercising, and fasting are currently some of the most common ways. According to experts, weight loss should happen... ❯❯❯

Keeping Your Teeth Pearly White: Your Guide to Preventing Teeth Stains

Are you struggling with stained or discolored teeth?  It can be a frustrating problem that makes you feel embarrassed and afraid to show your smile. And while discolored teeth may not seem like a big deal, an unhealthy smile can cause you to lose job opportunities, have a negative impact on your social life, and even lead to serious health problems.  Fortunately, there are several ways to prevent discolorations and... ❯❯❯

5 Surprising Health Benefits of Acupuncture

Acupuncture is becoming a popular treatment to relieve pain and improve overall health. If you're curious, you might be wondering what the health benefits are for acupuncture. To save you time, we've compiled the health benefits of acupuncture for you. Here are five surprising benefits that you may not know about! Improved Sleep Quality  One of the best health benefits of acupuncture is its ability to improve sleep... ❯❯❯

Exercise Safety To Exercise Safely During Covid: Your How To Guide

Most of our morning routines have become walking from the bed to the couch. Before quarantine, you might have woken up early to hit the gym before work. You miss the ritual of lacing up your tennis shoes and filling up your water bottle. The gym was a happy place for you. Now you're filled with anxiety and restlessness, waiting for the day you can wave hello again to the employee at the gym desk. To help in the meantime, you've... ❯❯❯