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Andrew Reinert is a health care professional who loves to share different tips on health and personal care. He is a regular contributor to MegaHowTo and lives in Canada.

How to Use Home Remedies for Arthritis Pain

How to Use Home Remedies for Arthritis Pain

Arthritis has over 100 forms, but the constant among most of them lies in the inflammation and pain its sufferers experience in their joints. Arthritis, a medical condition, can get worse over time. You can stop its progress and improve symptoms with some home remedies that can complement the treatment your doctor prescribes to address […]

How to Beat Pre-Menstrual Syndrome Blues

How to Beat Pre-Menstrual Syndrome Blues

Feeling grouchy? Then it must be that time of month again when you have to deal with bloatedness, moodiness, abnormal food cravings, and bouts of depression. One thing about Pre-Menstrual Syndrome is you know when it is coming. And when it does, you’ve got to be prepared. Here are a few tips that will keep […]

How to Use the Heel of the Hands in Massage

How to Use the Heel of the Hands in Massage

Using the heels of the hands is a way of increasing pressure over large or tight areas of muscle. Instead of using the fingers, the wrists are tilted back and pressure is applied with the heels of the hands, enabling you to use more of your body weight. The heels can enhance squeezing movements or […]

How to Meditate?

How to Meditate?

Getting away from stress should be one of the most important priorities in your life. Stress is your greatest enemy, as it can affect your body as well as your mind adversely. People who are always prone to stress are more likely to suffer from problems such as high blood pressure, depression, and anxiety. Of […]

How to Protect Your Feet from Neuropathy

How to Protect Your Feet from Neuropathy

If you have peripheral neuropathy, take these special pre­cautions to keep your feet injury-free: Check your feet every day. Look for cuts, sores, red­ness, swelling, bumps or bruises. Call your doctor at the first sign of infection. Wash your feet carefully in warm water, but do not soak them, as this softens up any protective […]

How to Live More Easily With Asthma During Pregnancy

How to Live More Easily With Asthma During Pregnancy

When you become pregnant, you’re no longer the only one affected by asthma. If untreated, your asthma could decrease the amount of oxygen your baby gets in the womb. A decreased amount of oxygen could cause your baby to be born sicker, smaller, or even earlier than normal. Similarly, asthma can lead to other conditions, […]

How to Do the Perfect Dieting for Weight Loss

How to Do the Perfect Dieting for Weight Loss

Losing weight is a goal that is shared by many people all over the world. In fact, recent statistics show that over % 65 of Americans can be considered as obese. Hence, many people are always constantly on the lookout for new methods and techniques to help them to lose weight. One of the ways […]

How to Deal With The Stress of Living With Asthma

How to Deal With The Stress of Living With Asthma

Your first home. A traffic jam. A job promotion. A death in the family. A vacation on the Mediterranean. A divorce. Some situations in your life can cause stress. No one leads a life free from stress. How do stress and other psychological factors affect a person with asthma? Researchers don’t have the complete picture […]

How to Reduce Your High Blood Pressure?

How to Reduce Your High Blood Pressure?

One of the most critical conditions that can affect your overall health is definitely the concept of high blood pressure. This is an ailment that affects millions of Americans as the modern concept of living has caused many Americans to have high blood pressure unknown to them. In essence, high blood pressure can be defined […]

How to Perform Percussion in Massage

How to Perform Percussion in Massage

Percussion is a term for a particular set of movements, the most common of which are pummelling, hacking and cupping. The movements should be performed quickly and all will have a stimulating effect, increasing the circulation to the surrounding area. Personally, I do not use them very often, but they can be quite fun to […]

How to Guard Against the Sun with Organic Goods

How to Guard Against the Sun with Organic Goods

Fun in the Sun Experts suspect that using sunscreen encourages us to spend more time in the sun, increasing the risk of skin cancer. Maybe so, but it’s still safest to practise slapping on sunscreens, particularly “broad spectrum” products that protect against both UVA and UVB rays. Natural sunscreens use ingredients such as shea butter […]

How to be Relaxed for the Whole Body in Acting

How to be Relaxed for the Whole Body in Acting

1- Start by using the relaxation exercises 2- Stand with the feet slightly apart. Raise the arms and stretch upward; look upward, reach for the sky. Now let the arms slowly fall, from wrists to shoulders, as the head falls on to the chest. Let the spine melt from the top, at the same time […]

Simple Steps to Perk Up Your Aching Feet

Simple Steps to Perk Up Your Aching Feet

“Oh my poor, aching feet,” complain millions of people as they kick off their shoes every evening after work. But of all the delicate parts of the body, the feet are probably the most abused and ignored “Unfortunately, too many people ignore their feet until the pain sets in,” one doctor said. “They go to […]

How to Treat Lice in Children

How to Treat Lice in Children

Once one child at school has head lice, others soon follow as they can be easily passed on by direct contact such as a child scratching her head and touching another child, not necessar­ily on their head. Lice are not fussy and are just as happy on a clean head of hair as on a […]

How to Manage Bowel and Bladder Control

How to Manage Bowel and Bladder Control

Managing bowel and bladder control is a skill a child learns gradually. It cannot be acquired until the nervous pathways are properly developed. Control rarely begins before the age of fifteen to eighteen months, and sometimes very much later. Some time during the second year of life a child recognizes the connection between the sensation […]

How to Deal with Special Pregnancy Situations When Living with Asthma

How to Deal with Special Pregnancy Situations When Living with Asthma

Every woman is different, and every pregnancy presents its own challenges. Maybe you have an existing health condition other than asthma, for example. Or perhaps you feel nervous or scared about being pregnant and having asthma. Rest assured that you’re not alone. Pregnancy is wonderful, but it can be trying. Here are a few special […]

How to Exercise for Fitness?

How to Exercise for Fitness?

Your body is probably your most important asset. Without a perfectly functioning body, you will have problems enjoying your life. One of the ways that you can keep your body healthy and in shape is by making sure that you exercise for fitness. Of course, you will need to exercise properly and diligently in order […]

How to Relieve Your Stress?

How to Relieve Your Stress?

Living a stressful life is a net result of the pressures of the modern life. This is perhaps unavoidable as the concept of getting around can create stress on everyone. Career or family related issues can also contribute to stress. However, the good news is that you can do a lot of things to get […]

How to Do Pressing in Massage

How to Do Pressing in Massage

Pressing is a stroke performed with the pads of the thumbs. The thumbs can press alternately (as over the palms), singly or one on top of the other (as over the forehead) where the body does not need to be supported. Pressing is used to release the muscles over a specific, usually small, area. The […]

How to Learn the Basics of Water Safety for Babies

How to Learn the Basics of Water Safety for Babies

The two basics that the baby has to learn are how to hold her breath underwater, and how to float. When she has mastered these two important steps, you finish the lessons off by teaching her how to behave if she falls into the pool. Sit the baby on the edge of the pool and […]