Gone are the days when you’d slink hungover into a CVS for Pedialyte on a Sunday morning making vague excuses about needing it for your sick small child or niece or whatever. The company has finally leaned into its role … Continue reading Pedialyte’s New Packets Are Finally for Adults – Is Pedialyte a Good Hangover Cure?
If you ask anyone who knows me well, they’d probably list “stressing” as one of top skills. Whether it’s a work assignment or dating problem, I tend to overanalyze and fret about all the things that could go wrong. Instead … Continue reading Can CBD Help With Anxiety? Here’s What Happened When I Tried It
Life as an office drone might be good for your bank account — but your cushy job is not great for your body. Work out all you want on your own time, but if you spend all day sitting at … Continue reading 12 Exercises To Improve Posture – Workouts for Office Workers
How to stop diarrhea Americans have a bout of acute diarrhea–three or more loose, watery bowel movements a day–about once a year, usually related to food poisoning or another passing infection. Others have chronic diarrhea, often related to a long-standing … Continue reading Home Remedies for Diarrhea
We all secretly love sore muscles. It’s proof you put in serious work at the gym, and your body is feeling it. But some muscle soreness isn’t simply due to lactic acid buildup — it’s a sign you straight-up sent your … Continue reading 8 Ways to Get Rid of Sore Muscles – How to Speed Up Recovery
Starting at age 14, Katherine Bice used to wear three sports bras when exercising because it was the only way she felt comfortable. Her breasts bounced around a lot, and after just a few minutes, she was in pain. As … Continue reading Breast Pain Keeps Women From Exercise: Can The Right Bra Help?
So, boobs: Overall, they’re pretty great—regardless of their size or shape. But, damn, they can be painful sometimes. Boob pain can happen for a variety of reasons—check those bra sizes, girls!—but, there’s one super-scary one that breast pain is largely … Continue reading Sore Breasts – 5 Reasons Your Boobs Hurt
Meditation has been described as being like “exercise for your brain.” And while basic forms of meditation can be really simple — for example, focusing on … Continue reading The 5-Step Approach to Effective Guided Meditation
Valley fever is a fungal infection that is most common in the Southwestern United States and parts of Central and South America. The fungus lives in the soil and can cause the infection when you breathe in dust or fungal … Continue reading Valley Fever (+ 5 Natural Tips for Managing Valley Fever Symptoms)
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
Next to back pain, knee pain is one of the most common complaints among both older adults and younger athletes. Knee injuries are one common cause … Continue reading Knee Pain Relief: 6 Natural Treatments, Including Exercises
Like wintergreen, cramp bark is another herbal remedy that naturally contains a compound called methyl salicylate, which is known to have pain-relieving and anti-inflammatory effects. As its name hints, cramp bark is known for relieving cramps, including those associated with premenstrual … Continue reading Cramp Bark for Menstrual Relief + 4 Other Benefits
The FDA has issued a mandatory recall of all kratom products sold by Triangle Pharmanaturals. The supplement has been linked to a dangerous salmonella outbreak affecting at least 87 people, and the company failed to comply with a voluntary recall … Continue reading Kratom Just Became The FDA’s First Ever Mandatory Recall
Actress Amanda Seyfried admitted not long ago on a podcast that she’s been taking the antidepressant Lexapro for “years and years and years.” She even continued taking the drug while pregnant with her first child. Must be pretty harmless, right? … Continue reading 7 Lexapro Side Effects You Should Know
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