Category: Health-News

Lethal Consequences: Health Risks of Drunk Driving

Most people find parties without any alcohol being served there boring, and with good reason. After all, being the great social lubricant that it is, alcohol can easily turn someone like you who’s a bit too shy to talk to people into someone who can get along with anyone within sight. But every party comes to an end and you have to get yourself home afterward, which for you involves driving. However, more than the potential legal troubles that you’ll face after you’ve gotten yourself caught while drunk driving, you’ll also experience the following health risks that would make you want to take a cab to and from some party instead:

  1. Drunk driving can cause you to become increasingly addicted to alcohol in the long run.

Remember those TV ads for alcohol brands where the two words “Drink moderately” are mentioned at the end? If you don’t, then maybe you’ve … Read More

How to Keep Yourself Healthy Despite Heavy Workloads

Every kind of job has its own set of challenges, even the ones that most people think are too easy for the average person to do. However, there’s no denying that some jobs are tougher than others, especially those that require employees have to deal with near-constant stress as there are tight deadlines to meet and several tasks to juggle. If you find yourself doing overtime and perhaps even double shifts so that you can keep up with the demands of your job, both your physical and mental health can become compromised. All hope’s not lost though as you can keep yourself healthy despite your heavy workload by doing the following:

  1. Take a short break and do some stretching after you’ve finished a certain task.

Despite having lunch and snack breaks in place, your job might still find you sitting in your office chair too often for hours.

  • Instead of
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Best Practices on Recuperating from a Major Injury

The outside world can be considered a cesspool of danger waiting to strike at you when you least expect it. However, you can also face those very same dangers right inside your home. But while you can get away with some of them and attain only minor cuts and scratches, other dangers can result in you sustaining a major injury that may lead to your getting confined in a hospital for treatment. If you’ve recently had a major injury that resulted in your hospitalization and you’re now resting after the most recent treatment done to you, here are some best practices that you can use while recuperating so that you can bounce back faster:

  1. Get a sufficient amount of rest.

While resting in your hospital bed, you may have seen an actor in a movie who’s forcibly pulled out all those IV (intravenous) tubes out of their arms and got … Read More

Bankruptcy Questions: Is a Personal Bankruptcy for You?

Your medical bills may have skyrocketed after being confined in a hospital for a long period. Or you may not have received any severance package from your now-former employer after resigning from your job. Or you simply may have spent beyond your means. Whatever your reason may be for having humongous debts that you can barely manage to pay back to your creditors after you’ve already exhausted all repayment options available at your disposal, filing for personal bankruptcy is the only measure left for you to relieve yourself of your financial burden. You might be asking though if personal bankruptcy is for you, so here are some of what you should check first before filing for it:

  1. Is your monthly income lower than the median household income of the state where you’re currently residing?

The very first thing that you need to know about filing for personal bankruptcy is … Read More

Tips on How to Get Your Health Back to Normal After Becoming a Victim of a MARTA Bus Accident

One out of several ways to commute around Atlanta, the capital of Georgia, is via buses operated by the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority, or MARTA. However, like most buses, the MARTA bus is more prone to getting involved in an accident given its sheer size which makes maneuvering it a bit more difficult compared to other smaller vehicles. If you’ve gotten yourself caught in an accident with a MARTA bus and you’re currently recovering in some hospital after having your injuries medically treated, here are some tips on how you can get your health back to normal so that you can resume your daily routine:

  1. Attend all of your physical rehab sessions.

The MARTA bus accident that you became a victim of may have left you with physical injuries so severe that you’re now immobile.

  • You may be experiencing lower body paralysis at the moment which may force you
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