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.

10 Household Items That Are Threatening Your Health

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10 Household Items That Are Threatening Your Health
(WellnessPursuits.com) - There are a number of dangers lurking inside your home that might be putting your health at risk. While some of these household items should be used with caution, you might consider finding alternative options for some and tossing others completely. Here are 10 household items that are threatening your health. Air fresheners - Masking odors might...

How to Regain Happiness After Difficult Times

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How to Regain Happiness After Difficult Times
(WellnessPursuits.com) - Happiness is precious. We all live a somewhat tumultuous life where both good and bad things happen. When those difficult times hit, we weather them as best we can and eventually strive to regain a sense of happiness. Sometimes it seems hard to do. I scoured the web for some answers of what experts thought were effective ways to...

Say These 5 Things Instead of “Sorry”

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(WellnessPursuits.com) - Many of us utter, “I’m sorry,” when someone bumps into us, then use the same phrase when we upset a loved one. While it’s important to express remorse when we hurt or harm someone, an apology isn’t always necessary -- or effective. Consider these alternatives next time you’re tempted to say, “I’m sorry,” out of habit. 1. Thank...

How Many are Too Many Vitamins?

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How Many are Too Many Vitamins?
(WellnessPursuits.com) - Making sure you receive the daily recommendation of vitamins is important. It helps fortify your body against illness while giving you the necessary building blocks to maintain a healthy life. While you likely have heard of some side effects stemming from low vitamin levels, you may not have heard of side effects coming from too many vitamins. That's...

4 Medicines That Could Alter Your Personality

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4 Medicines That Could Change Your Personality
(WellnessPursuits.com) - If you’ve been prickly as a cactus lately, it may not be your fault. It might be due to the medications you’re using. You see, studies have shown that prescription medications have a powerful effect on the brain and may even change your personality. How so? People who were as straight as an arrow before suddenly started...

Coronavirus UPDATE: Recap 5/13/20

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Coronavirus UPDATE: Recap 5/13/20
(WellnessPursuits.com) - As more states continue to ease restrictions and move back toward some semblance of normal, testing is being performed at a rate of nearly 2 million per week. That level is still below the 3-4 million per week recommended by public health experts as the country reopens. COVID-19: Snapshot of the Week This week, as of 1:00 PM EDT...

Get Slimmer With These 10 Foods In Your Fridge

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Get Slimmer With These 10 Foods In Your Fridge
(WellnessPursuits.com) - When I'm hungry, I'm hungry! Unless food is grab-ready in the refrigerator, I will choose starchy, or sugary foods in the pantry that will sabotage my desire for weight loss. What was needed was a grocery list of foods that would be support weight loss. It needed to include foods that were easy to buy and easy to prepare and I needed enough for...

Early Warning Signs of Rheumatoid Arthritis

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10 Warning Signs of Rheumatoid Arthritis
(WellnessPursuits.com) - Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease that causes joint pain, damage and swelling. It affects approximately 1.5 million people in the US. How do you know if you might be one of them? While many of the more recognizable symptoms of RA involve the joints, some of the other early indicators of the disease may surprise you....

This Vitamin may Reduce Severity of COVID-19 Infections

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Could Vitamin D 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 deficient in essential vitamins and nutrients...

Danger! 9 Symptoms Of Iron Deficiency You MUST Know About

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Danger! 9 Symptoms Of Iron Deficiency You MUST Know About
(WellnessPursuits.com) - So many health complaints that many of us experience from time to time are from non-serious causes. I, like you, have my share of occasional aches and pains, fatigue, crankiness or dealing with a foggy brain now and then. None of these issues plague me on a daily basis, but they can still be pretty annoying when they show...