7 things you should avoid when you’re suffering from a cough

A cough is probably one of the most neglected symptoms that many people suffer from. Most of the times, an acute cough progresses to become chronic before people realise it. Unfortunately, this most often happens because people follow ill advised practices that worsen the cough. If you want to prevent your cough from worsening, start taking these these precautions and you’ll be amazed with the improvement:

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TEXT NECK: HOW SMARTPHONES ARE DAMAGING OUR SPINES

Text neck is a Modern age term coined to describe repeated stress injury and pain in the neck resulting from excessive watching or texting on hand held devices over a sustained period of time. It is also often known as Turtle Neck posture. It is a cause for increasing concern especially with children given their greater propensity to mobile phone usage. Recent figures have shown that around 87% of teenagers (14-18 years) in USA and 79% teenagers (12-15 years) in UK own and use smartphones. Among adults 92% and 95% (18-34 years) reported owing a smartphone in USA and Australia respectively.

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KEEP YOUR SEASONAL ALLERGIES IN CHECK

Seasonal allergies can be frustrating. When spring crawls in, many people begin to experience all-too-familiar itchy and watery eyes, runny nose, and congestion. Symptoms of seasonal allergies are the result of an immune system in overdrive in response to pollen and other allergens. Those bothersome symptoms are intended to protect you from unwanted foreign particles, but in this situation they end up causing misery. There are quite a few options when it comes to controlling allergy symptoms, but we want to watch out for a few that can be quite dangerous when used incorrectly.

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Ten Reasons You Should be Stretching Every Day

Stretching is very important for flexibility, range of motion and injury prevention. Incorporating stretching into your daily workouts is a given but including it in your day routine is just as important to health and body functioning as regular exercise. It relaxes your muscles and increases blood flow and nutrients to your cartilage and muscles.

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