8 Symptoms Women of Any Age Shouldn’t Ignore

8 Symptoms Women of Any Age Shouldn't Ignore
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Many women strive daily to be the best student, mother, employee or grandmother; often placing their health on the back burner. So, when aches, pain or fatigue strike, they get passed off as a result of something they did that day. Women tend to make excuses:  maybe it was something I ate, maybe […]

5 Best Shampoos for Gray Hair

5 Best Shampoos for Gray Hair
(WellnessPursuits.com) – One of the hottest hair color trends for women or men — young or old — is gorgeous gray! But those with naturally gray hair know there’s a bit more to keeping it gorgeous than meets the eye. As we age and our hair loses pigment, it also tends to dry out. It […]

25 Most Widely Hacked Passwords

25 Most Widely Hacked Passwords
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Passwords are the bane of my existence. If I can remember them, they’re too lightweight to be safe. If I make them complex and hack-safe, I can’t use them because no way can I remember them. I have to admit, more often than not, I err on the side of creating passwords that I […]

8 Things Happy People Don’t Do

Things Happy People Avoid
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Our attitude, our resilience, adaptability and ultimately our happiness are all facing unprecedented challenges as we navigate through the Covid-19 crisis. Why is it important to be happy? Because our emotions are directly tied to the strength of our immune system, and right now, we need all the immunity we can muster. Happiness […]

How Old Do You THINK You Are?

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Time keeps marching on, which means we continue to grow older one day at a time. Despite the inevitability of aging, how adults feel about their age may have a profound effect on HOW they age. Research has found that perception changes with time. What may have once seemed true about a specific […]

5 Things Your Marriage Needs to Make it Last

(WellnessPursuits.com) – From dating life to wedding day — everything seems new, shiny and exciting. But, as with all good things, the newness wears off. What we have left is a relationship that needs to be nurtured so that it can flourish for years to come, even when it doesn’t feel shiny and exciting 24/7 […]

This Vitamin may Reduce Severity of COVID-19 Infections

This Vitamin may Reduce Severity of COVID-19 Infections
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Are you looking for ways to boost your immunity and strengthen your body against illnesses? Especially now, with COVID-19 circulating, it’s a good idea to do what we can to bolster our health. Vitamin D might help reduce the severity of the coronavirus if you do become infected. Here’s how. The Research Being […]

6 Ways to Kick Insomnia Out of Your Bed

Kick Insomnia Out of Your Bed
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Can’t sleep? Tried a bunch of remedies ranging from sleeping pills to hitting the sheets earlier? Everybody suffers from insomnia from time to time and some of us have chronic, poor sleep habits that keep us in a perpetual morning fog. Let’s kick insomnia out of your bed! Granted, sometimes you can’t help […]

7 Foods That Actually Lower Blood Pressure

7 Foods That Lower Blood Pressure
(WellnessPursuits.com) – According to the American Heart Association, more than 103 million Americans have high blood pressure. That means that nearly half of all adults in the US are at risk for strokes and heart attacks. One of the easiest things you can do to lower your blood pressure is to change your diet. Let’s […]

What Your Sleep Position Says About You

(WellnessPursuits.com) – We’re sure you’ve heard that your body language can reveal a lot about your personality. We all seem to have our own unique set of mannerisms. But did you know the positions we sleep in are just as telling? What Does Your Sleep Position Say About Your Personality? Professor Chris Idzikowski, the director […]

Why You Must STOP Wearing Shoes in Your House

Why You Must STOP Wearing Shoes in Your House
(WellnessPursuits.com) – We live in a culture where it’s totally acceptable to go from spending time outside and then walking into our homes with our shoes still on our feet. Consider this… every surface, everything that you stepped on when you were outside is now going onto your hard floors and carpets. The problem isn’t […]

Mosquitoes? How to Make Them Buzz Off!

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(WellnessPursuits.com) – Mosquitoes are not only an irritating nuisance, but they can also be a health risk. They carry hundreds of infectious diseases, some of which could be deadly. While store-bought repellants are usually effective, they contain chemicals that can be bad for people, animals and the environment. If you’re trying to find some natural […]

How to Tell if Someone is Lying to You

(WellnessPursuits) – According to some psychologists, most people lie in about 30 percent of their interactions. With all this potential dishonesty floating around, how do we separate the truth from all the lies? Are You Being Lied To? Here’s How to Tell. Visual Cues While there is some debate over the use and accuracy of […]

Medical Misdiagnosis: A Deadly Problem

Medical Misdiagnosis: A Deadly Problem
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Medical misdiagnosis and late diagnosis are huge issues in the American health system, resulting in needless deaths annually. The most commonly misdiagnosed ailments include cancers, infections and vascular events, such as stroke. These account for approximately 75 percent of all misdiagnoses that end up causing harm to the patient. And, unfortunately, it happens way […]

4 Ways To Optimize Probiotic Effectiveness

4 Ways To Optimize Probiotic Effectiveness
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Taking probiotics can boost our gut health. But are those probiotics as active as you’d like them to be? You might accidentally be lowering their effectiveness, but it could be easy to fix. Here are four of the most important ways we can optimize the efficiency of our probiotics. 1. When We Take […]

How A Man Shows A Woman She’s Truly Loved

How A Man Shows A Woman She's Truly Loved
(WellnessPursuits.com) – I’m married to a loving, caring, remarkable man. I was blessed to discover this relationship quite a bit past middle age, and I treasure that we found each other. We’re in awe at times that although we both experienced other marriages before, neither of us had felt truly loved until now. We wondered […]

These 3 Habits are Aging You Faster

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Did you know genetics only accounts for about 25% of how you age? The rest is really in your hands. We all do things that age us, both internally and externally. The good news is avoiding these three major offenders is pretty easy and within your control, for the most part. Adding them […]

6 Toxic Friends to Avoid

6 Toxic Friends to Avoid
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Having friends can help keep us active and give us people to reach out to in times of joy and sorrow. But in some cases, friendship can actually be bad for our health. When we stay friends with toxic people, we give but we don’t end up getting any benefits from the relationship. […]

Coronavirus – How To Effectively Lower Your Risk

Coronavirus - How To Lower Your Risk
(WellnessPursuits.com) – There are 5 things you need to pay attention to if you want to minimize your risk of getting the Coronavirus. The Coronavirus is not some nightmare that mysteriously sneaks up on you. What it is, is a virus that you have a really good chance of avoiding if you follow these tips. […]

3 Things Cardiologists Want You to Know

(WellnessPursuits.com) – If you think good heart health means leading a boring life of constant focus on exercise and nutrition, think again. As it turns out, shaking things up with more focus on a couple of fun things could be the key to cardiovascular health. Don’t trade your fruit breakfast for cake just yet, because […]

9 Best Snacks for Weight Loss

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(WellnessPursuits.com) – Not all snacks are created equal. While some can have you packing on the pounds in surprisingly small servings, others are far more forgiving on portion sizes. Snack choice can make or break a diet, but some foods can help to tip the scales in your favor. If your old snacking routine has […]

3 Good Reasons to Stop Touching Your Face

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Your face isn’t just there for looks. As a matter of fact, it does a lot for you. It’s the focal point for multiple senses, serves as a pathway for the air you breathe, and is critical for your ability to eat and drink. Of course, the fact that your face serves so […]

What Does It Mean If My Poop Turns This Color?

What Does It Mean If My Poop Turns This Color?
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Your poop says a lot about your health. Poop of a certain color can mean you have a serious medical condition, or it could mean that you ate something that changed the natural hue of your stool. Or, it could mean nothing at all. The truth is, normal stool comes in a wide […]

A Real Relationship Has These 3 Things

(WellnessPursuits.com) – The health of any of our relationships is measured by how well we meet each other’s needs. According to Psychology Today, there are three universal relationship needs: Companionship Affection Emotional support If any one of these important keys are missing, the relationship may suffer. Meeting your partner’s emotional needs is of particular importance. […]

3 Style Errors That Can Age Your Appearance

3 Style Errors That Can Age Your Appearance
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Believe it or not, we have a lot of control over how old we look. What we eat, whether we exercise or smoke, and even how we dress can have a huge impact on our appearances. The reality is that while you might feel most comfortable wearing the same clothes that have worked […]

37% of Americans Have This Dangerous Metabolic Syndrome

37% of Americans Have This Dangerous Metabolic Syndrome
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Our bodies are amazing and adaptable creations of biology. Still, over 37% of all adult Americans are currently suffering from Metabolic Syndrome. What is it, what are the risk factors, and how can we mitigate our risks? What Is Metabolic Syndrome? Metabolic syndrome is defined by a group of five different health issues […]

Danger! OTC Medicines You Should Never Take Together

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Over the counter (OTC) medications are a blessing when you’re too busy to go to the doctor and just want to treat a symptom, but because they’re so easy to get, you may not be thinking about drug interactions. The pharmacist warns us about these when we fill prescriptions, but most of us […]

6 Foods That Contain More Protein Than Steak

6 Foods That Contain More Protein Than Steak
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Meat eaters and Vegetarians alike require a variety of healthy, alternative ways to add protein to their diet. Protein is a vital component of every cell in the human body and since your body can’t store this macronutrient, it relies on the protein you consume everyday, to stay healthy and functioning properly. Nutritionists […]

Signs You’re Low in These 3 Vitamins

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Feeling a little off, achy or low in energy? It might be more than stress from worrying about the coronavirus. You could be suffering from a vitamin deficiency and not even know it. You may even be on the road toward one of numerous devastating, yet equally preventable, diseases. Check out the warning […]

Popular Cookware Causes Thyroid Disorders

Popular Cookware Causes Thyroid Disorders
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Everyone has some type of cookware in their homes. Some of it can actually harm you. Yikes! I remember my Mom using her cast iron skillet that cooked absolutely everything that wasn’t baked in the oven. When I grew up and started my own home and stocked my kitchen, imagine my delight at […]