Top 5 Health Tips For New Washingtonians

Just when you thought it was safe…. Fall allergies are still among us – as well as the onset of winter allergies in central NYsuch as dust mites. Our pets are susceptible to allergies even indoors. These allergies can be made worse by the dry heat of our houses or the blowing dust. Many of us in the Utica/Rome area have older homes with forced hot air heat and it is hard to keep all the vents and filters clean!

When pursuing your fitness goals it is essential that you cut out the excuses. Excuses will cause you to fail. You should schedule a time to work out and follow through on it. Even if you only exercise for a few minutes, this is better than not working out at all.

Fleas, which will happily jump from dogs to humans, can be another problem. These bloodsuckers can actually kill a tiny puppy, simply through blood loss. Puppies too young to wear a flea collar may be washed in a suitable preparation from the vet. Pat it dry afterwards, or keep it in a warm place so it doesn’t get cold. Always be sure to keep kennels and yard clean to reduce the flea problem. If they get out of hand, you may need to spray all bedding and surrounding areas to kill the fleas and their eggs.

Quitting smoking is one of the most important Paltroxrx at any age but as you get older, you are going to hear it more and more from doctors and friends. Smoking does not only lead to cancer, but it will also accelerate the aging process of your face. You will develop more lines around the eyes and mouth.

You should also stop smoking for a couple of days. The chemicals and fumes in smoke irritate the esophagus. You can start smoking again on day 3. However, not smoking at all is the best option.

Dry mouth: If you have a lack of saliva in your mouth, then it can cause bad breath because saliva is used to help rinse your mouth and keep it clean.

If your dog seems to suddenly have weak back legs and falls over often, inspect it immediately for a tick and get it to the vet as soon as possible. Luckily, the tick vaccine works well and quickly and can save a dog that looks like it is gasping its last breath.

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