Research is increasingly showing a mind-body connection. Did you know, for example, that depression could be a result of bacteria in your gut? In 2012, scientists at University College Cork discovered that brain levels of serotonin, or the ‘happy hormone,’ … Continue reading The Gut Bacteria and Depression Connection
You’ve been told since you were a child to drink your milk and eat your spinach. Calcium keeps bones and teeth strong! As a child you probably drank – or choked down – your milk at the urging of your … Continue reading Calcium Supplements – Bad for your heart? Blah for your bones?
An 18-year-old woman developed hypersensitivity pneumonitis, a.k.a. “wet lung” after just three weeks of vaping. This is the first reported case of a teenager developing the condition after using e-cigarettes. Wet lung is an immune system disorder that affects the … Continue reading A Teen Developed ‘Wet Lung’ After Vaping For 3 Weeks
Growing up, I didn’t really care about what I looked like. Or rather, I didn’t care enough to do anything about it. I was confident but not exactly in shape, and I practically ate my way through the drive-thru for … Continue reading Anna Victoria’s Instagram Helped Her Become Body Positive In A Surprising Way
First Lady Melania Trump is recovering from kidney surgery following an embolization procedure Monday morning at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, according to a statement … Continue reading Melania Trump Undergoes Kidney Surgery – What Is Embolization?
Enhanced activation of Vitamin D by protecting beta cells may be a potential new approach for treating diabetes as well as other diseases, including cancer, researchers have suggested. When beta cells — the cells in the pancreas that produce, store … Continue reading Vitamin D Therapy Benefits
Rooted in science and expert opinion, our content translates dense topics into easily digestible, actionable health advice. Piecemeal, the concepts are sound and effective. But overall health must be viewed holistically. One of the most integral components is your mind. … Continue reading Why Mental Health Is Crucial for Men
Have you ever taken a prescription muscle relaxer or thought about taking one? The name alone probably makes you think that muscle relaxers are helpful and harmless, but think twice — synthetic muscle relaxers (unlike a homemade muscle rub) are actually both highly … Continue reading Muscle Relaxers: 8 Natural Ways to Relax Muscles & Relieve Muscle Pain
Giving a woman just one orgasm is cause for celebration. But any woman who can climax once can probably cross the finish line again—and again. The ability to come more than once is biological gift exclusive to the fairer sex. … Continue reading How to Give Her Multiple Orgasms
Raise your hand if you’re a grown-ass adult who still wakes up with breakouts on the regular. Yeah, it’s the freaking worst. But while you might have tried every acne spot treatment and Instagram hack on the planet to clear … Continue reading Best Acne Face Washes, According to Dermatologists
Believe the hype, and you might actually think yerba mate could give you the energy to run 10 miles when you haven’t really gotten off the couch in the past year. But is this “natural energy drink” really all that? … Continue reading What Is Yerba Mate? – Yerba Mate
You know what the “S” in STD stands for, right? True to their name, the vast majority of sexually transmitted diseases stem from sexual contact. But there are non-sexual behaviors that can carry risks too. “People are always asking me … Continue reading 6 Ways You Can Get an STD—That Aren’t Sex
When I meet Tracy Anderson for a consultation at her studio on New York City’s Upper East Side, I am expecting the hyper-focused fitness guru I’ve seen … Continue reading Tracy Anderson on Self-Care: “Healthy Sex Is Better Than Any Massage”
Would you believe that the majority of the population — up to 90 percent of adults in the United States — is believed to have a vitamin D deficiency? Many physicians are starting to take this vitamin deficiency very seriously; in … Continue reading Vitamin D Deficiency Symptoms & Sources to Reverse It!
Is vitamin E oil good for your skin? Vitamin E is both a nutrient and antioxidant with a history of use in dermatology for over 50 years. Scientific research has shown it benefits a number of common skin concerns including burns, scars and wounds. … Continue reading Vitamin E Oil: 6 Natural Health Benefits for Skin & Hair