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Ear Pressure

Caution should be taken to avoid flying or scuba diving when one of these conditions is present, which may affect the middle ear. This is especially important in children who are more susceptible to ear infections and are less skilled in equalizing their ear pressure.


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How to Beat Serious Stress

When you're faced with a highly stressful event in your life, the following strategies will help you cope:

  • Avoid unnecessary changes in your life.

  • Quiet your mind.

  • Keep in the present. The present is seldom as stressful as an imagined future.

  • Courageously and aggressively face the stressor. Ask yourself, "What is the worst thing that is realistically likely to happen?" Then remind yourself of all the good things that will still be a part of your life even if the worst occurs.

  • Take inventory of your coping responses.

  • Take action. Action is a powerful stress-reducer.

  • Take time out to relax.

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Nutrition
Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety, flexibility and moderation.

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.

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Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.

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