There’s no contesting that allergy season is annoying AF. You’re supposed to *finally* be running outside again or picnicking in the park, but instead, you’re stuck inside trying (key word) to breathe through snot and see through watery, itchy eyes. … Continue reading When Is Allergy Season 2020 – Seasonal Allergy Calendar
Most people try fasting with one goal in mind: losing weight. But science has also discovered health benefits linked to whole-day, alternate-day, and time-restricted fasting, says Carolyn Williams, Ph.D., the registered dietitian that helped develop the new book The Men’s … Continue reading 7 Intermittent Fasting Benefits That Aren’t Weight Loss
What is ylang ylang essential oil good for? It’s considered an effective antidepressant, antiseptic, antispasmodic and sedative. It’s also been highly sought after for centuries for its ability to thicken hair and its skin-healing properties. In addition to its beauty-boosting and health-promoting … Continue reading Ylang Ylang Benefits, Uses, Recipes and Side Effects
Bills of any variety are typically greeted with groans, but unexpected medical bills are particularly unwelcome. Often, they hit your mailbox weeks, even months, after your doctor visit or the date of a procedure. And while these bills may be … Continue reading 7 Ways To Avoid Scary, Unexpected Health Bills
Essential oils have been an integral part of the daily lives of people for thousands of years. At least 33 specific essential oils and aromatic oil-producing plants are mentioned in the Bible, and the word “incense” is mentioned 68 times … Continue reading Bible Oils: 12 Most Revered Oils + Their Historic Uses
Supplement companies claim that prebiotics (which are one thing) and probiotics (another thing!) can strengthen immunity, aid weight loss, and even extend life. But is any of that true? Here’s what you should know: What are prebiotics? They’re soluble fibers, … Continue reading Prebiotics vs. Probiotics: What You Should Know
Aversion therapy is based on the theory of conditioning, which states that a response becomes more frequent and predictable as a result of reinforcement. In other words, when you’re rewarded for a behavior by feeling good, this reinforces the behavior … Continue reading Aversion Therapy: Uses, Efficacy, Controversy and More
Toe injuries can happen to anyone, but your odds of catching, crunching, or smashing a toe rise exponentially when you’re doing any type of fast-paced activity or sport (or if you’re just a klutz). Common toe injuries include turf toe, … Continue reading How to Handle Toe Pain and Soreness From Conditions Like Turf Toe
Health advice should always be taken with a healthy degree of scepticism. We are constantly presented with new products that are supposed to make us live longer, happier, and more beautiful lives. It’s all very tempting – but at the … Continue reading The Best CBD Oil On The Market – For Chronic Pain Relief
We know that legumes, nuts and seeds can be some of the healthiest superfoods around when consumed in moderation, and one of the better nuts for health is the walnut. Walnuts nutrition has been shown to help fight depression, improve brain … Continue reading Black Walnut Benefits, Uses and Nutrition Facts
Gone are the days when your only sparkling water options were giant, two-liter seltzer bottles beneath rows of soda at the grocery store: The age of fizzy water has officially arrived. (Fun fact: Sparkling water is actually expected to be … Continue reading 11 Best Sparkling Water Brands Of 2019, According To Dietitians
You may have heard that drinking milk helps with heartburn. Or maybe your aunt swears that eating a slice of bread is the quickest way to provide relief from that prickly sting. But when the burning sensation starts, do home … Continue reading Why Drinking Milk Doesn’t Help Heartburn, According to an Expert
We’ve all heard stories about the guy who stops drinking soda and quickly drops 10 pounds in a few months. Although the results may seem too good to be true, small lifestyle changes can result in big-time fat loss. When … Continue reading 25 Weight Loss Tips for Men – How Men Can Lose Weight
We’ve all been there — sick in bed, simultaneously feeling hot and cold with a high fever. All we want to do is feel better if only this darn fever would break. Looking for a natural remedy for a fever? Turns … Continue reading How to Break A Fever (and How to Get Rid of One)
Not only can diatomaceous earth provide incredible health benefits for humans, it’s also known to boost pet health. One of its main uses in pets (especially dogs) is diatomaceous earth for fleas. What is diatomaceous earth? Diatomaceous earth (DE) is a … Continue reading Diatomaceous Earth for Fleas (on Your Pets, Carpet and Beyond)
The clary sage plant has a lengthy history as a medicinal herb. It’s a perennial in the genus Salvi, and its scientific name is salvia sclarea. It’s considered to be one of the top essential oils for hormones, especially in women. Many claims have been … Continue reading Clary Sage Oil Uses, Benefits and Potential Side Effects
Ingredients: 1 glass of warm or hot water (12–16 ounces) 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoons lemon juice ½–1 teaspoon ground ginger ¼ teaspoon cinnamon 1 dash cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon raw, local honey (optional) Directions: Warm the water. … Continue reading Secret Detox Drink Recipe: Cleanse and Rejuvinate
Can everyday habits, products (coffee!) and strategies actually help your memory? Sometimes, yes, says P. Murali Doraiswamy, M.B.B.S., director of Duke University’s Neurocognitive Disorders Program and MH brain health advisor. Here, he weighs in on which popular memory products and … Continue reading Which Natural Memory Boosters Really Work?
Thanks to the delicious dip known as guacamole, most likely you are familiar with the beloved avocado. But have you ever tried avocado oil or did you even know it existed? We previously ranked the benefit-rich avocado as one of … Continue reading Avocado Oil: 6 Health Benefits and How to Use for Cooking
Guar gum beans which have uses spanning several industries are grown all over the world for food, household and industrial/manufacturing applications. Today it’s estimated that food-industry applications account for the vast majority (more than 70 percent) of the world’s supply … Continue reading Guar Gum: Healthy or Unhealthy Food Additive?
Imagine building bigger, stronger muscles without ever lifting a weight. Imagine walking into a gym, putting on a bodysuit covered with electrodes, and going through a “workout” without breaking a sweat. Imagine those electrodes zapping your muscles into higher levels … Continue reading Can truSculpt Technology, EMS Suits Make Your Workout Shorter?
Without a doubt, soy is one of the most controversial products on the planet. In fact, ask a handful of health experts “is soy bad for you?” and you’re likely to get a dozen different responses. While some claim that … Continue reading Is Soy Bad for You? Or Is It Good for You?
If you’re on the lookout for gluten-free grains that pack a nutritional punch, you’ll definitely want to try amaranth. The grain is gaining popularity today because of its startling health benefits. It has an earthy and nutty flavor, helps you … Continue reading Amaranth Benefits, Nutrition, Seeds and How to Use
If you’re like most people, you at least occasionally deal with acne breakouts, skin dryness, redness and signs of uneven skin tone. If so, you probably wonder about possible underlying causes of these skin conditions in hopes of finding a … Continue reading Face Mapping: What Science Says & How It Works
Your mouth can reveal a lot more about you than your pearly whites and your opinions. It also holds clues to your overall health. “The body is all connected,” says Sally Cram, DDS, consumer advisor for the American Dental Association. … Continue reading Health Conditions With Symptoms Your Dentist Can See in Your Mouth
Along with the common cold, the flu and other respiratory conditions typically comes a cough that keeps you up at night and limits your ability to breathe with ease. Although so many people suffer from a cough every year, many … Continue reading Essential Oils for Cough: Top 7 Oils to Help You Find Relief
If you want to avoid an unintended pregnancy, taking birth control is usually a no-brainer. But what if that same birth control upped your risk of breast cancer? According to research published in The New England Journal of Medicine, women … Continue reading Hormonal Birth Control and Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know
Dandelions have a reputation as both a granter of wishes and a dreaded weed and lawn nuisance. However, did you know that dandelion root is loaded with nutrients and boast a variety of benefits to your health — just like … Continue reading Dandelion Root Benefits, Uses and Side Effects
Barbara O. Rothbaum, Ph.D., has been working with people who have post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, since 1986, not long after the condition became an official diagnosis back in 1980. As executive director of the Emory Healthcare Veterans Program and … Continue reading How to Get Rid of Anxiety Fast
Calling in sick from work to watch Netflix in bed sounds pretty great–unless you actually get sick. The 2019-2020 flu season is nearly here, and you … Continue reading When Should I Get a Flu Shot 2019? Here’s What Experts Say
When Meghan Hall, 34, was diagnosed with breast cancer, it wasn’t because she (or a doctor) felt a lump. “I noticed something green spilled on the front of my shirt, I didn’t think anything of it—until I tried to take … Continue reading 11 Early Signs Of Breast Cancer – Surprising Symptoms In Women
One of the most frustrating afflictions that can befall a man is premature ejaculation. It’s embarrassing, it’s unexpected, and it turns what is supposed to be one life’s greatest joys into one of life’s greatest disappointments. No one wants to … Continue reading Your Guide To Last Longer In Bed – 12 Ways To Last Longer During Sex
If you haven’t put your vape pen aside yet, the sixth death believed to be related to the new, mysterious vaping illness, should inspire you to. So far, more than 450 cases of this lung illness have been reported in … Continue reading Vaping-Related Lung Illness: What to Know Now
Nearly two dozen people—mostly young adults—have now been hospitalized with severe breathing difficulties as a result of vaping. According to NBC News, a total of 22 cases have been reported: four in Minnesota, 12 in Wisconsin, and six in Illinois—up … Continue reading 22 People Now Hospitalized With Vaping Lung Damage
Growing up, I had the stereotypical image of what a seizure was. A person has to collapse, convulse, and practically lose all consciousness, right? Wrong. I started experiencing odd sensations in my mid-teens. For a few minutes, I wouldn’t be able to … Continue reading Doctors Told Me I Only Had PMS—but It Turned Out to Be Brain Cancer
Any time you take a medication, weighing the risks and benefits of the drug is a must. And now we must ask ourselves, “Is this one of the drugs linked to dementia and memory loss?” Emerging research is finding disturbing connections … Continue reading Popular Prescription Drugs Linked to Dementia
If you’re producing less than a third of a teaspoon of semen you may have underlying health problems. Low semen volume could be a sign of low testosterone or diabetes. Some of the causes of low semen volume are treatable, … Continue reading How Much Semen Should I Ejaculate?
Surprisingly, most people tend to focus on doing a liver cleanse and/or a colon cleanse, while ignoring a kidney cleanse. Those two cleanses are very important, but probably just as important, and one of the top three cleanses people should be doing on … Continue reading Kidney Cleanse Diet & Protocol
When you order a burger at many of the most popular chains in the country, chances are you’re getting more than beef and a bun. According to a newly released report from a coalition of America’s leading food and environmental … Continue reading Antibiotics in Beef: Only 2 Out of 25 Burger Chains Receive “A” Rating
Millions of parents are seeking answers and assistance when their children are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder or ASD. Parents are not often told that chiropractic care offer benefits for autism, even as autism ratescontinue to increase. Can a holistic … Continue reading Benefits of Chiropractic Care and Autism: the Untold Story
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and attention deficit disorder (ADD) are neurological and behavior-related conditions that cause difficulty in concentrating, impulsiveness and excessive energy. Individuals with ADHD symptoms not only have a challenge in concentrating, but have a challenge sitting … Continue reading 5 Natural Remedies for ADHD + Trigger Foods to Avoid
You’ve probably heard that ongoing punchline about how stoners always have the munchies. But is it actually true? Maybe. Research shows that smoking marijuana does affect the mechanisms that trigger hunger in our brain: receptors in our brain trigger the … Continue reading Using Marijuana For Weight Loss: Does it Actually Work?
You might recognize it as an ingredient in your favorite body lotion or perhaps noticed supplements in the vitamin aisle that feature it. But what is collagen? What does collagen do, exactly? And how can you incorporate it into your life? Collagen … Continue reading Collagen Benefits for Skin, Hair, Joints and More
Let’s not be coy here: Everyone has a butthole—and sometimes, buttholes get itchy. But before digging into why your butthole gets itchy, let’s clarify one thing: I’m talking about your itchy anus in particular—not your entire butt. (It’s kind of … Continue reading Why Does My Butthole Itch? Reasons for An Itchy Anus
Okay, admit it: You sit at a desk most of the day or hunched over your phone DMing memes to your friends. By the time you’re home for the evening, you have some serious aches in your back, shoulders, and … Continue reading Best Posture Corrector Devices 2019 – Devices For Posture Support
Strep throat can be a painful and frustrating respiratory condition, making it hard to swallow, eat and sleep. Although the conventional treatment for strep throat is antibiotics, research shows that they only reduce the length of the illness by about half … Continue reading 16 Natural Strep Throat Home Remedies for Strep Throat Treatment
Neem oil is a naturally occurring pesticide found in seeds from the neem tree. It is yellow-to-brown and has a bitter taste and a garlic-like smell. While it doesn’t sound very attractive, neem seed oil can be very beneficial by … Continue reading Neem Oil for Skin and Plants: How to Use
Almost everyone has an opinion about how many times you can wear jeans before tossing them into the washing machine. Some people argue that wearing denim … Continue reading Wearing Dirty Clothes: Health Risks of Not Washing Jeans