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Living with allergies can be miserable. Some struggle with them for a season, others or all year long. If you suffer through sneezing, swelling, watery eyes, itchy throat, reactions to foods or chemicals, or developing symptoms such as asthma, you know how important it is to seek help.  Allergies occur when your immune system reacts to a foreign substance. This might be a bee sting, peanut butter, pet dander, or tree pollen. Your body will produce antibodies and when you have allergies, your body will produce antibodies that say a particular allergen is harmful to you – it is not, but that...

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Exercise has been on everyone's minds recently. Taking up a running regimen is great way to exercise and improve your physical and mental health at the same time. How does running help you and what benefits do you get from it? It seems we were made for exercise. There is nothing better than to get your body moving, whether it's a short walk or more strenuous exercise. There's something about feeling your heart pumping that tells you that you're on the right track to better health. Here is what we know about how running helps improve your physical and mental...

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Running is generally considered one of the easiest sports to start and one of the safest sports. Part of the beauty of running is that it can be done anywhere and any time you choose. Additionally, you don't need to rely on anyone else to run with you, so it can be a 100% solitary sport. Running alone has many advantages. You can go at your own pace, rest whenever you want, and change up your route at the last second. It can provide valuable head-space to think, blow off steam, or even create a meditative state. Although, for the...

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If you're buying a gift for a runner try to find something that will make their training/running enjoyable and effective. Take your cues from the kind of running that your runner does and when he or she likes to run. You can also look at their current gear and see where you can make some improvements. Are they missing a piece of kit you think they would like?  Some of the best gifts for runners include things to use pre-run and post-run, not only during the exercise itself. Let's take a look at some gift ideas for a runner.  Music players and peripherals - Many...

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Running requires very little investment in equipment. Despite there being many different and fancy types of running apparel on the market, a simple pair of shorts and a t-shirt will do just as well as something more expensive. You should invest wisely in one kind of running equipment, though. Your shoes. There's a reason for the astonishing array of running shoes on the market. To the untrained eye, it looks like they simply come in a variety of styles and colors. In fact, each running shoe is designed to suit a particular type of runner and foot shape. Choose the...

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