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Top Tips For Coping With Dental Anxiety

Top Tips For Coping With Dental Anxiety
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Dentistry-related anxiety is a very common problem faced by people of all ages. The roots of this anxiety may vary from person to person, but there are a number of common symptoms, including a racing heartbeat, sweating, crying, and possibly even fainting.

Some people may find their anxiety so difficult to cope with that they avoid going to the dentist altogether – which can have repercussions for their dental health.

If you find yourself struggling with the unpleasant symptoms of dental dread, don’t despair – there are some tips and techniques that may prove helpful and make your next dental appointment feel much more manageable.

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5 Ways to Reduce Mould This Winter

5 Ways to Reduce Mould This Winter

As you’ll know if you’ve been here before, my family and I live in a cottage in a very rural location. The house is over 100 years old and although we love it, we do struggle with black mould on the walls every winter. It’s a constant battle once the temperature goes down, and with rising energy prices, we certainly won’t be keeping the heating on low all day to combat the mould this year. Having said that, there are things that you can do to reduce the mould growth, and keep your family safe this winter. Here are five of them:

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Five Benefits of Steam Showers

Five Benefits of Steam Showers

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Steam showers offer many physical and mental health benefits. There’s a reason why these fixtures are seen in fitness clubs, gymnasiums, and healing centers. Steam holds remarkable healing qualities that were originally discovered in Ancient Rome. Since then, steam showers have been used to heal and treat many ailments. With this in mind, I thought I’d share with you five key benefits to having a steam shower cubicle installed at home:

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Five Benefits of Invisible Hearing Aids

Five Benefits of Invisible Hearing Aids

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Whether you’ve had issues with your hearing for some time or have recently noticed a decline in your hearing, you may be considering the use of a hearing aid to help. When I was a kid, my Grandad always had hearing aids which were made of some sort of beige plastic and were quite apparent. These days, however, hearing aids can be almost invisible, meaning you can use a device without needing to feel self conscious. With this in mind, here are five benefits to opting for invisible hearing aids:

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How To Relieve Back Pain At Home

How To Relieve Back Pain At Home

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As you may remember if you read my previous post, I’ve been dealing with a trapped nerve since the beginning of 2019. It took time to get the diagnosis and receive treatment which worked for me but I learned a lot about how to deal with neck and back pain. Pain in this area can be truly debilitating and I wouldn’t wish it on my worst enemy! With this in mind, I thought I’d share with you some of the things I learned about coping with backache at home:

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