According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than a third of adults in the United States — 35.1% — are obese. And if you aren’t obese, defined by the CDC in adults as having a BMI of 30 or … Continue reading 5 Myths About Why You’re Not Losing Weight
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
You probably already know what not to do for weight loss (like literally any of these things), but there are really only two things that work when you want to drop pounds the healthy, sustainable way: eating well and exercising … Continue reading 5 Rules That Actually Work If You’re Trying To Lose Weight
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?
Even though you didn’t push a baby out of your vagina, sex is probably the last thing on your mind after a C-section. Sleepless nights and a wailing infant do not exactly make a sexy soundtrack. Plus, your hormones are … Continue reading Sex After C-Section: When Can You Have Sex After A C-Section?
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
If you’re over 50 years old and have blurry or wavy vision and/or a blind spot in the center of your vision, you may have Age-Related Macular Degeneration. The good news is it’s painless. The bad news, AMD is kind … Continue reading Age-Related Macular Degeneration: a Frustrating Condition to Live with and Treat
Eating disorders are complex, and potentially fatal conditions that can have serious consequences for general health, professional productivity, and personal relationships. They are not fads, phases, or vanity lifestyle choices. They are serious, potentially life-threatening conditions that affect a person’s … Continue reading A Matter Of Life And Death: Eating Disorders
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
Essential oils have been used for thousands of years for their therapeutic and healing properties as part of the practice of aromatherapy. They’re sourced from leaves, stems or roots of plants that are known for their health properties. So then, what … Continue reading What Is Frankincense Oil? 8+ Benefits & Uses for Healing
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