Welcome to The Healthiest! Your local guide to health and wellness that we have all been waiting for. In this issue we will learn about UTIs, Pet Grooming, Zip Lining, Playing Pickleball, and Financial Well-Being. If you like what you read, make sure you subscribe to get all of our local newsletters!
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) impact the urinary system, with bacteria, commonly Escherichia coli, causing infections in the bladder and urethra. Factors like poor hygiene, tight clothing, sexual activity, and dehydration increase UTI risks. Symptoms include frequent urination, pain, cloudy urine, and fever. Diagnosis involves a urine test, and antibiotics are the typical treatment.
Pet grooming frequency depends on factors like breed, coat type, and lifestyle. Long-haired dogs or those with double coats may need grooming every two weeks, while short-haired dogs can be groomed once a month. Signs your pet needs grooming include odor, dirty or matted coat, long nails, and excessive shedding. Specific grooming schedules may vary based on individual pet needs.
Escape your routine and explore the breathtaking Lowcountry with Charleston Ziplining! Located in Awendaw, South Carolina, just a short drive from downtown Charleston, this adventure takes you through 10 acres of forest on seven ziplines, with lengths ranging from 400 to 1,200 feet. Soar over the trees, reaching speeds up to 45 mph, and marvel at the scenic views of forests, rivers, and marshes.
Ready to try a new sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton, and table tennis? Look no further than Pickleball! This fast-growing and fun sport is gaining popularity in Mount Pleasant, offering a great way to stay active and make new friends. Invented in 1965 on Bainbridge Island, Washington, Pickleball is played with a paddle and a plastic ball with holes, resembling a mix of various racquet sports.
Financial well-being is a personal and multifaceted concept that encompasses an individual's ability to effectively manage their finances, meet their needs and goals, and experience a sense of security and peace of mind.
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