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Understanding and living with sciatica

Sciatica can have an adverse effect on everyday life, causing pain that can radiate from the lower back through the hips and buttocks and down the legs.
I am personally experiencing sciatica pain more often. After reading and learning more about sciatica, courtesy of Newspaper Metro, I can learn to properly deal with the pain.
The largest nerve in the human body is the sciatic nerve, which originates in the lower back and travels through the back of each leg. Injury or pressure on this nerve can lead to a type of pain known as sciatica.

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The health benefits of carrots

Carrots are a great source of various vitamins and minerals. I wish I liked eating carrots, because I’m guilty of eating the wrong kind of snacks. Let me stand corrected, I will eat baby carrots dipped into a lot of Ranch dressing.
The following, courtesy of Newspaper Metro, gives you health benefits of carrots.
When looking to quell hunger pangs that can pop up between meals, many people reach for snacks.
Snacks can be a great way to prevent overeating at mealtime, but such benefits can be negated if people choose the wrong snacks.

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Myra Miller

One of my pet peeves

I think it’s past time for me to vent about traffic and obeying traffic laws. One of my biggest pet peeves is traffic. However, a clarification would be how drivers don’t respect or obey traffic laws, or respect other drivers on the roadways.
My late father taught me years ago and, as he would remind me, “Always drive defensively. Watch out for others on the roadways.”
To begin with, our turning lanes are specifically designed just for that. It’s not for traveling purposes or to speed in.

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Myra Miller

Maintain a safe school bus stop

Being safe while en route to and at the bus stop is just as important as staying safe while riding on the school bus.
Parents or guardians should arrive and stay with the child at the bus stop until the bus arrives.
Safety is enforced on the bus. Students should obey all rules while riding on the bus.
The following, courtesy of Newspaper Metro, gives important tips on ensuring a safe bus stop.
Being safe while going to the bus stop is just as important as staying safe while riding on the school bus.

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Myra Miller

Solutions for a better night’s sleep

Sufficient sleep can have a dramatic, positive impact on a person’s quality of life.
I know, for myself, if I don’t get enough sleep and a restful sleep I will not be fully energetic the next day.
I have learned, however, that I cannot consume any kind of caffeine after 3 p.m. because this will interrupt my sleep pattern.
After reading the following, courtesy of Newsaper Metro, the following are some great simple ways for people to start getting more rest.

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