Surprising Hidden Health Hazards of the Holiday Season

Here's how to sidestep some staples of the season that can leave you feeling less than merry (20 Photos)

Brenda Kearns on Nov 14, 2011 at 8:12AM

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Surprising Hidden Health Hazards of the Holiday Season

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How to Avoid Hidden Health Hazards of the Holiday Season

'Tis the season to be jolly! But if you're not feeling so hot, you may not be alone. Surprisingly, some of the season's biggest pleasures, like hunting for the perfect presents, hanging long-loved holiday decorations on the tree, even downing a glass of seemingly innocent eggnog, can actually be a drag on your health, to leave you feeling fa-la-la-la-lousy. The good news: Getting through the holidays healthfully can be a snap once you've got the right game plan. Here, nine surprising holiday season health hazards -- and the simple, do-it-yourself remedies you'll need to stay in fighting form.


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