Feel Your Best

How we feel physically, mentally and emotionally affects the way we age. With so much information (much of it conflicting) available on the Web, we all need a resource to carve out the best advise for us to consider. Wellness Pursuits is just that. We are on a daily quest to bring you, our dear readers, the most useful, solid information we can find. We hope that our insights will raise your awareness so you can make better choices and help guide you to Feel Your Best.

7 Habits of Chronically Unhappy People

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(WellnessPursuits.com) - It’s time for a truth bomb. Even the happiest people we know have had some pretty awful things happen to them. The difference between our happy friend and those who seem to be in a foul mood all the time isn’t a lack of experience. So what exactly is it that causes unhappy people to get stuck in...

Top 5 Threats to a Woman’s Health

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Top 5 Threats to Women's Health
(WellnessPursuits.com) - Women are unique in many ways, including their health risks. All health risks are important, of course, but some can become life-threatening. According to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), women need to be most concerned about heart disease, cancer, stroke, Alzheimer’s disease and chronic lower respiratory disease. A shocking conclusion included in the CDC’s...

Your Partner Will Go Nuts If You Do These Things

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(WellnessPursuits.com) - Nobody’s perfect --- male or female --- and nobody expects you to be the perfect companion. Still, most of us can only take so much before we’re ready to hit the road. It’s easy to slip into certain behaviors once we get comfortable with a person, but far too often they lead to problems that go unaddressed until...

5 Surprising Signs You Need More Water

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5 Surprising Signs You Need More Water
(WellnessPursuits.com) - There are obvious signs that you're not getting enough water... like having a dry mouth. There are also 5 less obvious signs that can mean that you're more chronically dehydrated and hurting your health without realizing it. Before getting into the signs of dehydration, though, it's really important to make sure you don't have some symptoms possibly indicating...

Coronavirus UPDATE: Recap 7/25/20

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Coronavirus UPDATE: Recap 7/24/20
(WellnessPursuits.com) - The first results from a Phase 1 trial of a COVID-19 vaccine were released on July 14. The trial for an investigational vaccine called mRNA-1273 looks very promising. Phase 2 and 3 trials are continuing. California is poised to surpass New York as infections continue to rise in that state. More than 67,000 infections have been recorded in...

7 Worst Bedtime Snacks

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7 Worst Bedtime Snacks
(WellnessPursuits.com) - Sometimes we end up eating really late and still want to get to sleep within a couple of hours. Or, sometimes we eat really early and need a little snack before retiring. Either way, the choice of food to eat before going to sleep can have a major impact on both the quantity and the quality of sleep...

What Your Nails Say about Your Health

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(WellnessPursuits.com) - Your nails have the potential to say a lot about your health. Unusual changes in the shape, color, or texture of your nails could indicate an underlying medical issue is to blame. Several deficiencies and disorders can lead to problems with your nails, and they can present themselves in some surprising ways. What Are Your Fingernails Trying to...

Why Drink Warm Lemon Water? — 12 Surprising Benefits

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Why Drink Warm Lemon Water?---12 Surprising Benefits
(WellnessPursuits.com) - With Covid-19 continuing to spread, these are difficult times for our world. It's pretty clear that it's more and more important that we rely on ourselves to make good decisions about our health. Water is a pretty basic topic, but it's essential for us to maintain good hydration while we're trying to keep our immune systems strong. I'm...

These 3 Life Threatening Conditions Are Often Misdiagnosed

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(WellnessPursuits.com) - When you’re sick, you go to the doctor, trusting that they will know what’s wrong with you and how to make you well again. And, for the most part, that’s what many of us experience. Unfortunately, an estimated 20% of patients aren’t so lucky. Many receive a late or incorrect diagnosis, which can prove to be deadly. Misdiagnoses...

How Spicy Food Affects Your Life Span…

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How Spicy Food Affects Your Life Span...
(WellnessPursuits.com) - Many of us like to eat on the hot side. Some of our stomachs can stand it and some can't. So, is eating hot and spicy food good or bad for us? I searched the Web for to learn more about the longevity effect of spicy food and I was most surprised by the answer. If your digestion can tolerate...