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You probably already know that you're supposed to finish all of your medication when prescribed and get plenty of exercise in order to stay healthy, but did you know that many of the best kept secrets in the medical community have nothing to do with medicine?

In recent years alternative health care (health care that doesn't involve pumping your body full of chemicals that were never supposed to be there) has become increasingly popular as its benefits have begun to be recognized among the medical community, but there are still plenty of things your doctor isn't telling you.

A healthy immune system helps prevent illness and also aids with recovery. Having a healthy immune system can be the difference between a quality healthy life and a life of illness and disease.

The best way to keep your immunesystem healthy is to give your body what it needs. Your body needs natural foods, like fresh fruits and vegetables. Its important to eat fresh fruits and vegetables in their natural forms whenever possible. Having a peach off the tree will have more nutrition than a peach from a can.

Unsaturated fats are also very healthy for your body. Contrary to what most people think these fats are actually essential for your body. That is why these fats are called essentisole purpose in life is to care for the sick.

Hospice has different stages of care. Patients progress through these stages at different speeds. Most Hospice centers use a color coded system for identifying teams. Others use numbers, like 1-4, to depict the level of care needed. In the beginning, lower stages require minimal care and visits. They set you up with your equipment and give you the information you will need. As you progress through the program you get more in depth care. Visits increase and so do phone calls. They take it upon themselves to keep a constant line of communication with you. Toward the end your home health provider may transfer some of their low level cases to another caregiver.

After your loved one passes, Hospice doesn't just disappear. You will get a new round of counselors to deal with the grief process. Normally they've helped your loved one get their affairs in order beforehand. Another advantage of Hospice is that the people you meet really care about your loved one and their sole purpose in life is to care for the sick.

Discomfort is not something we feel with joy - far from it. So how can we turn this around towards comfort? Unfortunately discomfort is a part of life whether its in the form of physical or emotional pain. We all deal with pain differently. The way to get around discomfort, is to challenge yourself as to how to get out of it. It may be taking part in some type of activity, changing your

Be open and none judgemental in new relationships. Perhaps in the past your views were shrouded by office politics. Keep a healthy and positive attitude towards others and no-one is pushing you to befriend everyone - its your choice. However, offering a helping hand to someone in need gives us a different perspective towards others.

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This article was published on 2010/11/27