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
As consumers turn to supplements to improve their gut health, the probiotics industry is exploding Some people believe probiotics can help with everything from mental health to weight loss, but experts say the science is too new. That said, research has … Continue reading Do Probiotic Supplements Really Work?
I met Luke at a professional conference. I’m a public health and behavioral science expert; Luke’s a statistician for a hospital system in New York City. I thought he was brilliant — two Ivy League degrees, decades of experience working … Continue reading Fake News About Health You Need to Stop Believing
No one ever expects to get cancer, but as a healthy 29-year-old working in the fitness world, I really didn’t see it happening to me. Of course, looking back now, it’s easy for me to see the palm-sized tumor poking … Continue reading Thyroid Cancer Story: ‘I Had Thyroid Cancer For Five Years Without Knowing It’
People with a depressed immune system or nutrient deficiencies may be more prone to catching the flu or a cold. Stress, lack of sleep and exposure to toxins can worsen flu symptoms. According to a report published by the Centers … Continue reading Flu Natural Remedies: 12 Ways to Relieve Flu Symptoms
Almost everyone has suffered from heartburn at some point in their life, so it’s easy to write that painful burning sensation you get in the middle of your chest after a long run or housing a garlicky bowl of pasta … Continue reading Could Your Heartburn Turn Into Esophageal Cancer?
Coughing is one of the most recognizable symptoms of illness. It can also be one of the most annoying. Continue reading Most Effective Cough Medicines