Category Archives: Health Topics

10 Mansome Health Habits Every Guy Should Practice

IN THIS ARTICLE: Get rid of bloating and gas by eating a banana. Eliminate foot odor with soap – and antiperspirant. Remove ingrown hairs with exfoliating scrub and a pair of tweezers. Everyone loves a well groomed man. Whether you’re trying to score a first date or want to spice things up with your significant …

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How to Talk About STDs

IN THIS ARTICLE: Talking about STDs is important for your health Discuss STDs with your partner after long trainings and deployments Planning ahead will help you have an open and honest conversation Sex defies logic. Otherwise talking about your sexual history with a current or potential partner would not seem harder than taking off all …

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Are You Sleep Deprived?

IN THIS ARTICLE: Recognize signs of sleep deprivation Learn the risks of too little sleep, including memory loss, weight gain, and depression Get tips to build healthy sleep habits Sleep experts recommend that adults get seven to nine hours of sleep every night to ensure good health and top performance. If you’re like most Army …

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How to Stop Snoring: Easy Tips to Use Tonight

IN THIS ARTICLE: Snoring may be triggered by excess body weight, alcohol intake, or sleeping on your back Try sleeping on your side at night to help reduce snoring If you are constantly tired during the day, stop breathing during sleep, or fall asleep at the wrong times, you may need to talk to your …

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Curbing APFT Anxiety: 12 Ways to Relax and Get More Sleep

IN THIS ARTICLE: Set two alarms and stop checking the clock Practice deep breathing or meditation to relax Turn off electronics 30 minutes before bed Are pre-test nerves getting in the way of your sleep? Follow these tips to calm down and sleep better so you are on your A-game on test day. STOP WORRYING …

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Goodnight, Smartphone: Power Down Before Bed

IN THIS ARTICLE: Your body runs on an internal clock that controls your sleep cycles. Using electronic devices at bedtime can disrupt those sleep cycles. Disconnect from your phone 30-45 minutes before bed for better rest. Checking email or flipping channels instead of sleeping? Playing video games or browsing social media in bed? Sleeping with …

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Meditation: Stress Relief in Five Minutes

IN THIS ARTICLE: Meditation is mental exercises that can help Soldiers handle stress All you need to meditate is a few minutes and an open mind A calm and focused mind will serve all aspects of your Civilian-Soldier life The Citizen-Soldier lifestyle can be hectic. On top of work and family responsibilities, you have to …

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Step 1 to Beating Depression: Talk About It

IN THIS ARTICLE: Depression is more than just feeling bummed out Talking to someone you trust will help Prepare what you want to say about how you feel Being depressed is more than feeling bummed out for a couple days. Depression is a clinical condition that can impact all aspects of your life. Depression can …

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