If you played outside a lot growing up or are an avid hiker, you’ve probably heard time and time again that you should *always* do a tick check when you come inside. But given that ticks are teeny-tiny and easy … Continue reading What Does A Tick Bite Look Like?
I got my first push-up bra in ninth grade, years before I launched my YouTube channelin 2011. In my mind, everyone who was famous then had boobs … Continue reading YouTube Star Karissa Pukas Says Her Breast Implants Made Her Sick
When an airplane from Dubai landed in New York yesterday morning with reports of passengers coughing and vomiting, health officials jumped into action—detaining the plane and screening all 549 passengers and crew members for illness before allowing them to disembark. … Continue reading How Fast Do Illnesses Spread On a Plane?
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
INGREDIENTS: 4 pounds beef bones with marrow 4 carrots, chopped 4 celery stalks, chopped 2 medium onions, peel on, sliced in half lengthwise and quartered 4 garlic cloves, peel on and smashed 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon whole peppercorns … Continue reading Savory Beef Bone Broth Recipe for Your Slow Cooker
As the calendar inches toward spring, you might be enjoying the last few weeks of your life without seasonal allergy symptoms. But instead of just waiting for the sneezing, itching, and congestion to start all over again, here’s an idea: … Continue reading How to Prevent Seasonal Allergies – Seasonal Allergy Prevention and Remedies
Psoriasis is a chronic, autoimmune skin disease that causes inflammation and scaling of the skin that affects approximately 2 percent to 2.6 percent of the U.S. population. (1) Normal, healthy skin experiences cell turnover about once a month, but when you … Continue reading Psoriasis Diet and Natural Treatment Options
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
It’s been a common belief held by smokers for ages: Smoking a pack of cigarettes a day is bad—so if you cut down to just a cig or two, that’s much better, right? Well, it might not be as helpful … Continue reading Smoking One Cigarette a Day Health Risks
The old adage, “If you’re thirsty, you’re already dehydrated!” is actually still up for debate among experts, but one thing is certain: Thirst is far from being your only signal that you need to hydrate, stat. Dehydration occurs when your … Continue reading Dehydration Symptoms That Show You Need to Drink More Water
Yeast infections occur when there’s an overgrowth of yeast (a fungus) in the vagina and the balance of bacteria gets thrown off. So it might seem that consuming probiotics, which are live bacteria and yeasts that are good for you, … Continue reading Probiotics for Yeast Infections: Do They Really Work?
I get 7 to 8 hours of sleep most nights, I make it to my favorite workout classes regularly, and I eat all of my servings of fruits and vegetables in every day (okay, I leave room for wine and dessert … Continue reading Why Some People With Healthy Habits Still Get Sick A Lot
It’s no surprise that alcohol affects people differently—think of that friend who falls asleep after two beers compared to the one who can stay out until … Continue reading Drinking Alcohol Is More Dangerous If You’re Poor
What is nux vomica? Well, there is a Nux Vomica band, but I’m talking about nux vomica as in the homeopathic medicine that — despite known dangers — is used for a range of common problems like motion sickness, headaches and … Continue reading Nux Vomica Herbal Remedy Dangers & Precautions