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Skin Care

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Skin is among the most important parts of the human body. It is the largest organ and encloses all other internal organs inside. It acts as a protective barrier and with that, it requires a lot of attention and care. Just like brushing hair and going to the barber, the skin also requires the same treatment only that this, you can do it yourself just like brushing your teeth. Some conditions can push the skin beyond its limit, which will have a negative effect on other related organs. It is, therefore, important to be cautious. A few ways to protect your skin are explained below.

Four ways to protect the skin

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Exposing skin to the sun is never a good idea, as the sun emits ultraviolet rays that affect the skin, causing manyΒ types of damages like skin cancer, freckles, age spots, benign growth, and discoloration. There are of course instances where one cannot avoid getting hit by sun rays. This is where skin care products come in. Always apply sunscreen whenever you go outdoor for some time, and try using caps, long sleeve shirts to limit body exposure to the sun.

Health precautions

Skin is a delicate organ and what comes in contact with it, can cause other complications in the body. Infections like cold sores and acne are typically caused by bacteria that are allowed to get in contact with the skin, pay attention to places you go and what touches your skin to minimize infections. The best way to prevent such infections is by avoiding sharing of personal effects like lip balms, toothbrush, drinking from the same bottle or cup and avoid touching your face with your fingers.

Hydrate well

ygjfcnfthrtyjgvhjbhjThe human skin needs to be moist or have enough water content. It needs a lot of fluids to maintain pliability, prevent scaling, and chapping of skin. Use good skin moisturizers like cream and lotion that do not contain sodium lauryl as it removes natural oil from the skin. When taking a shower, avoid hot bath since too much exposure to hot water drys skin and makes it scaly.

Know your skin type

People have different kinds of skin. Others are delicate while others are not. It is, therefore, important to note any change that comes up like moles, growth on the skin or freckles. This small issues may be an indicator of a bigger problem like skin cancer. Pay a visit to a dermatologist once or twice a year and maintain regular checkups when something unusual comes appears.…

How To Prevent Snoring

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Snoring is having difficulty in breathing while sleeping. There are two types of people who snore, those that snore with their mouths open and those who do it with their mouths closed. There are more than 45% of adults who occasionally snore. It can cause some problems especially in marriage where it can lead to a couple sleeping in separate bedrooms because one partner cannot stand the other partner snoring.The following are ways that can help prevent snoring.

Ways to stop snoring

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There are two types of snoring, with the mouth open and with the mouth closed. Closed mouth type of snoring indicates that the person’s tongue is the cause of the snore. This type can be prevented or stopped by simple lifestyle changes and exercises. Open mouth snore is usually caused by the posture of sleeping or sinus trouble, once these issues are sorted out, the snoring usually disappears. A further investigation should be conducted to stop snoring completely.

Avoid things that worsen snoring

Taking alcohol, fatty foods, coffee and sleeping pills should be avoided because they make the neck and throat muscles relax causing the air path to block. Fatty foods and large amounts of food preventing air from passing up the diaphragm. One can also consider losing weight as fatty tissue at the back of the neck or throat can cause one to snore. Smoking can also be a major reason when it comes to snoring. It’s a common thing to find that smokers more often struggle with snoring.

Change your sleeping position

hrdjfhdw2463w54ue5r6Lying on the back facing up increases snoring as the base of the tongue collapses to the back of the throat making the person snore, sleeping on the side helps prevent snoring as the air path remains open. Inclining the bed so that the head is higher than the rest of the body may also prevent snoring by opening up the airway, if the snoring continues regardless of these remedies then seek advice from a doctor.

Practice singing

Vocal and instrumental practice that may be helpful to people who snore as it strengthens the throat muscles making them firmer therefore not blocking the airway. Singing with a loud tone helps strengthen the neck muscles too giving you a sound nights’ sleep. If for some reason you are not into singing, then sticking your tongue out as far as possible can be a good way to exercise to prevent snoring.