Sometimes, even with your best protection efforts, it happens: You get sunburned. While on the surface, it’s easy to see the effects of sunburn — red, irritated skin that aches and is hot to the touch — most of us never stop to consider what actually happens to our bodies when we get sunburned. Sure, we know that sun protection is important and sunburn is best avoided. But do we really know why?
Breathing is the most important function of the human body. It not only keeps us alive; it can also improve our physical, mental, and emotional well-being. People who do breathing exercises regularly find that proper breathing can alleviate stress, anxiety, anger, and even depression. Here are 3 breathing exercises that you can do to get rid of stress for a healthy life:
People have many misconceptions about taking antibiotics. We often wonder: When should I take them? Is it OK to save some for later? Can I use them for a cold or viral infection?
To shed some light on this often cloudy subject, we’ll debunk several myths about antibiotics.
Topics: healthy life
Making sure your body has the vitamin D it needs is easier during the warm, summer months—you can just spend time outside! But now that colder winter weather is here, getting the vitamin D your body needs is a bigger challenge. Not only do the cold temperatures cause us to want to stay inside, but shorter days mean there’s already less sun to go around in the first place. Plus, for most parts of the United States, winter sun rays are more indirect than summer sun rays—meaning your body already isn’t absorbing as many UVB rays as during the summer months.
But why is vitamin D so important? Let’s investigate.
Finding time for exercise can be difficult. However, if you want to stay heart healthy, you should try to do at least 30 minutes of exercise every day. But don't worry, if you are unable to do a 30-minute session all at once, you can divide it into two 15-minute sessions or three 10-minute sessions.