Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

postheadericon How to Comfort a Friend with Multiple Sclerosis and Cancer

How to Comfort a Friend with Multiple Sclerosis and Cancer

It is difficult to comfort a friend who has one serious ailment, but when they already have Multiple Sclerosis, and now have been diagnosed as having Cancer, it is very difficult for them to accept. At this time, they need the closeness of a friend to offer them comfort and understanding. Just being there for them, talking to them can be what will pull them through this difficult moment in their lives. “Nothing disappears without a trace.” -Wernher VonBraun 1 Visit often. Visiting is a form of physical contact, like…

postheadericon How to Communicate With a Deaf and Blind Person

How to Communicate With a Deaf and Blind Person

Three Methods:Understanding Dual-Sensory LossReceiving CommunicationExpressing CommunicationCommunity Q&A Deaf-blindness comes in varying degrees and varying levels of communication needs. It can also result in many communication challenges. If you have someone in your life who is both deaf and blind, learning how to communicate with them shows your care and love for them. This can mean you do anything from learning sign language to just being there for them. Communication with those who are deaf and blind is often treated as a commodity, rather than a given and should be encouraged…

postheadericon How to Come Down from a High

How to Come Down from a High

Three Methods:Managing AnxietyMinimizing the Effects of Your HighConcealing Your HighCommunity Q&A Uh oh! You’re high as a kite and you’ve just realized that you’re due for a visit from grandma or that you’ve got a test in half in hour. Don’t panic! There’s no substitute for time and patience, but with just a few easy tricks, it’s easy to get your highness under control so that you can act normally in almost any situation. Method 1 Managing Anxiety 1 Know that you can’t overdose on marijuana or psychedelics. For someone…

postheadericon How to Come to Terms with Being Autistic

How to Come to Terms with Being Autistic

Almost one in 100 people are on the autism spectrum, a neurological disability that affects social understanding, capabilities and many other aspects of life. When you are first diagnosed, you may feel very isolated and even guilty about your condition. This article will help you understand and accept who you are. 1 Learn as much as possible about Asperger’s syndrome (AS). Having knowledge and understanding can really help people to learn to live well with their condition, as well as feel good about being able to recognise symptoms in themselves….

postheadericon How to Combat Fatigue

How to Combat Fatigue

Overloaded schedules and stressful lifestyles often prevent people from getting adequate amounts of sleep. When people are tired they tend to become irritable and easily distracted during the day. Getting more sleep and relieving most types of worries can help people combat fatigue and function more productively at work or at home. 1 Assess your schedule. If you are not regularly sleeping for at least 8 hours per night, try to decrease your commitments. If possible, reduce hours spent at work, recruit family members to help with household chores and…

postheadericon How to Combine Food to Make Complete Protein

How to Combine Food to Make Complete Protein

Two Methods:Preparing Complete ProteinsIncorporating Other Sources of ProteinCommunity Q&A Many people may be wondering what a complete protein is – especially those following a vegetarian or vegan diet. A complete protein is a source of protein containing all nine of the essential amino acids the body cannot produce adequately. Most people can consume adequate amounts of complete protein without an issue. But for those who are vegetarian or vegan, complete proteins play an important role in their diet and health. Method 1 Preparing Complete Proteins 1 Consume adequate amounts of…

postheadericon How to Combine Reiki with Theta Healing

How to Combine Reiki with Theta Healing

Reiki and Theta Healing utilize the universal life force for healing. With Reiki, the practitioner places his or her hands over the client and allows the energy to flow where it’s needed. Theta Healing teaches the practitioner to connect to Source and command and witness changes in the body and mind. During Reiki the practitioner is typically in alpha brainwaves. A Theta practitioner slows his or her brainwaves lower than alpha to Theta. Combining both therapies is a wonderful and powerful experience for both practitioner and client. 1 Stand behind…

postheadericon How to Aid Digestion Naturally

How to Aid Digestion Naturally

Three Methods:Improving Your DietMaking Simple Behavioral ChangesUsing Herbal RemediesCommunity Q&A Digestion is the way your body breaks down food particles to be absorbed into the blood stream. Unfortunately, there are a number of things which disturb the digestive process, resulting in complications such as excess gas, bloating, nausea, constipation and diarrhea. If you would like to minimize these unpleasant symptoms and improve your digestive health, you can easily do so by making a few minor changes to your diet and lifestyle. Consider these suggestions to help aid digestion naturally. Method…

postheadericon How to Afford Dental Implants

How to Afford Dental Implants

Two Methods:Working With Your DentistFinding Alternative Ways to Afford ImplantsCommunity Q&A The cost of dental implants can be outrageous. The benefits of implants over other dental care, however, can be significant. If you are interested in dental implants, try these options before ruling them out completely. Method 1 Working With Your Dentist 1 Determine what portion of the cost, if any, your insurance will cover. Dental insurance doesn’t often cover a large percentage of dental procedure costs, but some plans do cover a fraction of the overall cost. Although it…

postheadericon How to Afford Therapy

How to Afford Therapy

Three Methods:Lowering the Price of TherapyFinding Other OptionsFinding the Right Kind of TherapyCommunity Q&A Your mental health is just as important as your physical health. Therapy can help you improve your mental health, but the cost often makes it difficult for people to take part in. It can be just as expensive to care for, if not more expensive, than other types of doctor bills, especially since many insurance plans have little to no coverage for mental health. If you have a tight budget or do not have enough money…