Battling ADDICTION

Online AA Meetings

Go to any search engine and type in your query and you’ll get almost instantaneous... 

The Secret to Staying Sober on Vacation

Photo credit: Oleg Sidorenko Being in recovery shouldn’t affect your ability... 

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Battling ALLERGIES

Allergies and Superfoods

Suffering from allergies is never fun. Besides for ensuring you have the right medication... 

Cleaning to Rid Your Home of Harmful Allergens

Allergy sufferers may be surprised to find that the place where they have the most... 

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Battling ARTHRITIS

Battling Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Rheumatoid arthritis triggers: they’re all around you

What triggers that arthritis attack that leaves you pain and immobile? It may be... 

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Battling CANCER

A Guide to Colon Cancer – Know Different Aspects of It

Cancer, the six letter word, induces common fear amongst all of us. Every one of... 

6 Tips to Reduce Skin Cancer Risk

Exposure to ultra violet ray of sunlight is most often regarded as the biggest threat... 

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Battling DIABETES

5 Tips for Managing Your Diabetes

cc licensed ( BY NC ) flickr photo shared by DeathByBokeh If you have been diagnosed... 

Episode 2 – Fighting Ropes – Wes and the Fat Guy

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Battling HEARING

A buyer’s guide for assistive listening devices

Listening to the television and radio, using a telephone, or even answering... 

Stuttering: what we know then and now

The condition called stuttering hasn’t attracted much attention until the release... 

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Battling INFERTILITY

5WaitingWombs

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Surrogacy: the new trend in reproductive tourism

Surrogacy, something which was quite taboo just a few years ago, has become quite... 

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Battling . ANNOUNCEMENTS

Open: Battling For Health .org Store

Check out our new Battling For Health .org Store! Battling For Health Facebook Page Testing... 

Please Join Our New Mailing List

Effective August 13, 2013 I have decided to switch from Aweber to Mailchimp to better... 

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Battling STRESS

Stress: A Friend or a Foe?

Everyone has had a fair share of being stressed. Life’s everyday challenges... 

Stess and Anxiety in Children, new ways to cope with Depression

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Battling AGING

Natural Anti-Wrinkle Facial Scrub Recipes

There are lots of cosmetic facial scrubs in the market developed by many companies... 

Battling Incontinence in Your Elder Years

As we age we all become prone to the many natural afflictions that come with a body... 

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Battling ALZHEIMER'S

How To Care For Someone With Dementia

If a person is suffering from dementia they are losing their mental skills that... 

Alzheimer’s Disease: Warning Signs, Prevention and Treatment

Alzheimer’s disease is a serious condition that slowly destroys the brain.... 

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Battling ASTHMA

Encouraging Your Child to Use a Nebulizer

A nebulizer can be an effective method for giving your child his/her asthma medicine.... 

When Allergies Attack [Infographic]

Are you the 1 in 5 people that suffers from allergies? You’re not alone. Over... 

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Battling DEPRESSION

The History Of Madness – Infographic

“People are crazy and have always been. But the ways we’ve dealt with... 

How Depression Affects The Heart

Depression hits us all from time to time and it can have a serious impact on our... 

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Battling HEALTHCARE

Neck Pain and Car Related Injuries – infographic

According to data published by FORBES and provided by the U.S. Department of Transportation,... 

6 Tips to Reduce Skin Cancer Risk

Exposure to ultra violet ray of sunlight is most often regarded as the biggest threat... 

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Battling HEART AND STROKE

Easy Habits for Preventing Heart Attacks

Photo credit: Andrew Malone You’ve probably heard that taking a baby aspirin daily... 

Organic vs. inorganic food: fact vs. perception

I found this link very informative and I thought I’d share it with you.  Organic... 

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Battling MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

Depression in MS patients

As if pain and impaired mobility are not enough, multiple sclerosis (MS) patients... 

The MS Cure Part III: vascular stenting and potential side effects

This is our final leg in our journey through the CCSVI (chronic cerebro-spinal venous... 

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Battling SCHIZOPHRENIA

The History Of Madness – Infographic

“People are crazy and have always been. But the ways we’ve dealt with... 

Schizophrenia patients and hospital injuries

Schizophrenia is often equated to mental illness and patients with schizophrenia... 

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Battling VISION

Taking Care of Your Eyes at Every Stage of Life

Eye care is an often underrated but important part of our physical health. You may... 

6 Signs Your Eyes Are Suffering from a Vitamin B Deficiency—and How to Cure It

When you’re diagnosed with a vitamin B deficiency, you expect the ever-present... 

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. ANNOUNCEMENTS

BFH Admin Open: Battling For Health .org Store

Check out our new Battling For Health .org Store! Battling For Health Facebook Page Testing … 1.2.3. // practicing export blog posts into facebook page .. HART (aka BFH Admin)  Read More →

BFH Admin Please Join Our New Mailing List

Effective August 13, 2013 I have decided to switch from Aweber to Mailchimp to better create, send, and track email newsletters for the Battling For Health blog. Can you please sign up to the new MailChimp mailing list below? This will assure continued service of receiving updates from the Battling For Health blog in your email InBox. Thank-You Battling... [Read more of this review]

Melissa Cameron Ways to Get in Shape this Summer – Feeling Healthy

If you are like me, and many other people, in constantly thinking when looking into a mirror ‘I need to get in shape…’, then now is the time to do it. A lot of people will simply say these things, realizing that they should get in shape but never having the willpower to actually do it, never actually planning how they will manage it, even if they... [Read more of this review]

Dan Storr 4 Easy Ways to Burn Fat Quickly

When battling to burn fat many people go to extreme measures and use harmful exercises such as Bicycle spinning to burn more calories. However, there are much easier ways to burn fat quickly and efficiently. In this article we will describe several of these methods. Green Tea Green tea is a very easy way to burn more calories and live a healthier... [Read more of this review]

Melissa Cameron Avoiding Back Surgery – 4 Potential Alternatives

If you have recently developed back pain, and have the fear of facing back surgery, you are not alone. Or perhaps you have been suffering in silence for a while now, because you don’t want anyone talking you into having major surgery with a long recovery time. Many people have to deal with back pain at some point in their life. Some of it can be quite... [Read more of this review]

BFH Admin Dissecting Depression – Infographic

Are you depressed? Canada Drug Center has created this infographic about depression. Over 121 million people worldwide are depressed. Please help share the awareness and recognized symptoms of depression. Via: Canada Drug Center  Read More →

Raquel Myths and Facts about Caffeine: Test your Knowledge

Is that cup of coffee good or bad for you? Over the years, research evidence on caffeine has piled up, unfortunately with far from clear answers to this question. Check your knowledge about caffeine in this quiz at WebMD: Myths and Facts about Caffeine. I have to admit it – I did not get it all right!  Read More →

Raquel Nutritional roadmap on a plate: the new icon

Tired of those rather complicated nutritional pyramids? Well, there seems to be an easier, more user-friendly graphic road map towards healthy eating. And it’s on a plate. Check this new icon introduced by the US Department of Agriculture at www.choosemyplate.gov. It is more pleasing to the eye, and easier to follow. Robert Post, deputy director... [Read more of this review]

Raquel WHO issues alert on potential link between cell phone use and cancer

I just want to share with you this latest updat from WebMD: World Health Organization Links Cell Phones, Cancer Cell phone use may cause cancer, the World Health Organization announced Tuesday. There is not enough long-term data to link cancer and cell phone use directly, reported a group of 31 scientists from 14 countries. But there is enough information... [Read more of this review]

Raquel Earth Day 2011: What’s your green act?

April 22 is Earth Day 2011. And this year’s theme is A Billion Acts of Green. Billions? That’s a lot, you’d think. But if each of us just pledge one green act, that adds up to the billions indeed. “…organizers are encouraging people to observe Earth Day 2011 by pledging online at act.earthday.org/ to do something small but sustainable... [Read more of this review]

Raquel March 22: World Water Day 2011

March 22 was World Water Day and the theme for 2011 was ”Water For Cities: Responding to the Urban Challenge”. Clean drinking water is important for our health. Let’s all try and help save water.  Read More →

Raquel Goodbye, Battling for Health Community (though I’ll still hang around)

If you wonder why you haven’t heard from me in a while, it’s because I have other fish to fry. Specifically, I have started a new job. And although, this is not strictly a “health” topic, lifestyle is closely linked to health. So bear with me and let me explain the pros and cons of this lifestyle change. There are several reasons why I decided... [Read more of this review]

Raquel March 8 is International Women’s Day

Wishing you all, ladies, a great celebration of this day.  Read More →

Raquel How many hours do spend in front of the screen?

In a previous post, I discussed a study that indicates that 2 hours is the maximum duration of time we should spend in front of a screen during leisure hours. To recap what the study authors have to say: “This is a new research area, which has attracted attention only in the past 18 months to two years, but it has implications both for public-health... [Read more of this review]

Raquel The best in 2010 here at Battling for Health

Here in Battling for Health, we also have our favorite health topics and events for 2010 that we recommend for our readers old and new. Addiction We have covered a lot in this subcategory, from the most common forms (smoking, alcohol and drug abuse) to the less common, such as: Love, obsession, and addiction: it’s all neurochemistry Digital Drugs:... [Read more of this review]

Raquel The “Top Tens” for Heart and Stroke in 2010

Every January, we try to look back to the year that was and the months to come. This is what I am doing just now, bringing you what the experts have to say about 2010. The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association voted the following as the “Top Ten Advances in Cardiovascular Research in 2010”: Tailoring treatment for people with diabetes... [Read more of this review]

Raquel Christmas greetings to our readers

Merry Christmas, where ever you are!  Read More →

BFH Admin Thank-You For Your Patience! Welcome to the NEW AND IMPROVED Battling For Health!

We have upgraded our server here at Battling For Health to bring you faster service and make your stay in reading our blog and participating in our community a more enjoyable experience. Please feel free to explore our site, register for our blog and forum, and have a look around. And, if you see anything interesting or unusual drop a note to me @hart... [Read more of this review]

BFH Admin Welcome To The New And Improved Battling For Health Community

Front Page Welcome to our new community … which, is part of our existing community! A few things to note that we are now running under the “Genesis Framework’ using the Lifestyle theme and it is an ongoing process in tweaking this template to be most functional and not obnoxious to our community that I hope to fulfill. Starting with... [Read more of this review]

BFH Admin Under Construction – Building A New Template Theme In Real Time

Hello. It’s 11:30pm CST November 24, 2010 … and I will be CHANGING the current theme from THESIS to a GENESIS Framework. This involves a complete overhaul, as I am not sure at the moment which route I will take once I install the Genesis framework. I am leaning on either a slim “Prose” theme, or a modified “Lifestyle”... [Read more of this review]

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