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Keeping your mind and body in check - popular topics in health and medicine to maintain a long and healthy life.

  • Katrin with Love
    Published about 11 hours ago
    My Harmless Childhood Injury

    My Harmless Childhood Injury

    My very first sexual penetration experience, at the age of 18, was a painful one.
  • Mianna Korben
    Published about 12 hours ago
    You’re the Boss of Your Body: Take Charge of Your Health in 5 Steps

    You’re the Boss of Your Body: Take Charge of Your Health in 5 Steps

    Late nights and early mornings can wreak havoc on your lifestyle. This leads to sleep deprivation and constant tiredness. A person that is sleep-deprived will eat a lot of junk food in order to feel energized and capable of doing 9 to 5. If a person repeats this on a daily basis, it will lead to weight gain, which causes low self-esteem and unhappiness along the way. In order to avoid this downward spiral, a person should first take control of his or her lifestyle.
  • David Smith
    Published 5 days ago
    Tips to Clean Your Contact Lenses

    Tips to Clean Your Contact Lenses

    Glasses or contacts, lens care is important as unclean lenses can lead to eye infection, any further vision problem or even blindness. Only hygiene will ensure your eyes stay healthy and you are able to see clearly. Not only glasses, even your contact lenses can be cleaned. It is easy but you need to be careful because incompatible cleaning products can hamper the lenses.
  • Vegan On Her Own
    Published 5 days ago
    Chronically Ill and Undiagnosed at 21

    Chronically Ill and Undiagnosed at 21

    Sitting in my doctor’s office for what feels like the millionth time, I try to ignore the stares from the older women waiting with me. I can feel their eyes on me, probably wondering why a healthy looking young woman is on a first name basis with the secretary, why she’s there on a weekday morning, and what could possibly be wrong with her.
  • Emily Bourne
    Published 5 days ago
    Surviving Winter with an Autoimmune Disease

    Surviving Winter with an Autoimmune Disease

    As the cold season approaches, many people with perfectly functioning immune systems only have to worry about how many layers they should wear when they leave the house. But, people with autoimmune disease have a hundred thoughts going through their mind—who was that who just coughed, is it too busy for me to go to that event, where’s my hand sanitiser?
  • Evan Javier
    Published 8 days ago
    5 Key Benefits of Wisdom Teeth Removal

    5 Key Benefits of Wisdom Teeth Removal

    Wisdom teeth removal is a common orthodontic procedure and you might have seen dentists suggest wisdom teeth removal for individuals when their wisdom teeth are beyond repair or replacement. There are many people those who don’t pay attention to their oral health and quite often they face various types of dental problems.
  • David Wyld
    Published 9 days ago
    5 Reasons Dental Implants Will Make You Smile

    5 Reasons Dental Implants Will Make You Smile

    (BPT) — For millions of individuals who are missing teeth, smiling is no easy task. The decision to get dental implants can prove to be life-changing.
  • SadTransHedgehogs
    Published 11 days ago
    I'm Tired

    I'm Tired

    I’m tired.
  • Megan Long
    Published 12 days ago
    My Spoonie Essentials

    My Spoonie Essentials

    Living with chronic pain/illness makes daily life much more challenging. I have fibromyalgia (which means I hurt all over, and I’m tired all the time, and this really sucks), and have acquired—both before, and even more so after my diagnosis—things that help me function more like a human, and less like a bundle of burning nerves! Here are some of those things I have acquired, and some helpful tips to also help you become more human-like too.
  • Goran Kezić
    Published 18 days ago
    Beat Common Body Aches with Simple and Effective Exercises You Can Do at Home

    Beat Common Body Aches with Simple and Effective Exercises You Can Do at Home

    Sadly many people experience pain in different parts of their bodies every day. There are many factors that contribute to the pain they feel, like inadequate sitting positions, standing or desk jobs, improper heavy lifting, and so on. The good news is that there are exercises and stretches you can do at home which can help you relieve some pain in different parts of your body.
  • April Moyer
    Published 19 days ago
    Nothing Changes if Nothing Changes
  • Mark Jazz Nelson
    Published 22 days ago
    Do We Actually Give a Damn?!

    Do We Actually Give a Damn?!

    I cannot help but wonder if we as a general populace actually care about ourselves...