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

  • Dr. Michelle Schoffro Cook
    Published 10 months ago
    10 Health Benefits of Ditching Perfume

    10 Health Benefits of Ditching Perfume

    Before you take a chance on Chanel’s Chance or seek Amazing Grace (the perfume), you might want to rethink your decision to spritz yourself or your clothes. That’s because most perfumes are made from toxic, synthetic ingredients that can destroy your health. While humans have worn natural essential oils of herbs, flowers, and other natural substances for thousands of years, in recent decades, manufacturers of perfumes have switched to cheaper and increasingly toxic ingredients that have a whole host of health problems linked to them.
  • Motivated tones
    Published 10 months ago
    Mental Safety

    Mental Safety

    Living in my bubble where nothing is real. There is no sorrow, there is nothing.
  • Tiffani Metzger
    Published 10 months ago
    Fibromyalgia

    Fibromyalgia

    Invisible Illnesses, a lot of us have them but you can't always see them or how badly they affect our lives and the lives of those around us. Fibromyalgia is one of many invisible illnesses, that cause chronic pain, that most people don't understand. Not everyone knows that Fibromyalgia is something you are born with. The difference between people is the severity of their symptoms and when they show up. Most people start showing symptoms after age 30 or 40.
  • Crunchy Mony
    Published 10 months ago
    Using Copaiba Oil to Help Manage Arthritis Symptoms
  • Kari Oakley
    Published 10 months ago
    How to Stay Fit, Healthy, and Happy
  • Tobias Gillot
    Published 10 months ago
    Top 3 Most Curable Cancers

    Top 3 Most Curable Cancers

    According to data from the National Cancer Institute, more than 600,000 people in the United States died from cancer over the past year. Although adopting healthier lifestyle habits can significantly reduce an individual’s risk for developing cancer, early prevention and screening methods are essential for successful treatment and cure.
  • Sleep Sherpa
    Published 10 months ago
    7 Effective Remedies on How to Stop Snoring

    7 Effective Remedies on How to Stop Snoring

    Throughout the US about 70 million people suffer from unsound sleep. They don’t necessarily have to suffer from a sleep disorder; poor quality sleep or not getting the necessary hours of rest often has the same effects as a sleep disorder. Blame it on hectic work schedules or an unhealthy lifestyle, but poor sleep quality has been on the rise for the last many years. Some people suffer from chronic insomnia, some have fragmented sleep, while some people stay up because of ambient factors. Yes, believe it or not, but external factors are often responsible for causing unsound sleep. From noisy neighbors to the sound of traffic, to snoring (leading to the question how to stop snoring), various environmental factors are responsible for contributing to disturbed sleep.
  • Sleep Sherpa
    Published 10 months ago
    Sleep Apnea

    Sleep Apnea

    Sleep disorders come in various forms. Even though a large section of the global population suffers from sleep disorders, they are not of the same kind. While some people have difficulty falling asleep, others have difficulty staying asleep. The reasons behind sleep disorders, like sleep apnea, also varies from one person to another. However, regardless of the type of sleep disorder a person suffers from, it is of utmost importance that the real cause behind the disorder be diagnosed and treated, because sleep disorders can wreak havoc on the person’s physical and mental well being. When someone goes without sufficient sleep for days and weeks, it affects the health, memory, concentration, productivity, and immunity.
  • Lisa LaRue-Baker
    Published 10 months ago
    Had a Few Too Many (Waters)?

    Had a Few Too Many (Waters)?

    During the heat, when you’re exercising, etc., people will say “Drink plenty of water!” or, “Stay hydrated!” Is there a difference between the two? The answer is a resounding “Yes!!”
  • Lisa LaRue-Baker
    Published 10 months ago
    Smoking Affects More Than Your Lungs

    Smoking Affects More Than Your Lungs

    Over 50 percent of American adults smoke, or have smoked, tobacco in their lives. While we all know the terrible effects on our lungs, but do you know the nutritional deficiencies and requirements brought with smoking tobacco??
  • Lisa LaRue-Baker
    Published 10 months ago
    An Acid Trip You Need to Take

    An Acid Trip You Need to Take

    Protein plays an incredibly important role in almost every biological process of the body – and amino acids are the building blocks. Twenty percent of the human body is made up of protein. The major portion of muscles, tissue and cells are made up of amino acids; they carry out most important body functions and give cells their structure. They are also instrumental in the storage and transport of nutrients. They have an influence on the function of organs, glands, tendons and arteries and are essential for healing wounds and repairing tissue – particularly in the muscles, bones, skin and hair. They also aid in the removal of all kinds of waste deposits produced in connection with the metabolism.
  • Lisa LaRue-Baker
    Published 10 months ago
    Cravings and How to Avoid Them

    Cravings and How to Avoid Them

    When you are trying to shift to a healthy diet, or are on a weight loss calorie-restricted diet, cravings can really get the best of you! And what’s worse, if it is necessary to eat and not to eat specific foods for medical issues, cravings can be seriously detrimental if given into. Sweets and high carbs are surely ‘good’ to the taste, but NOT good if they’re the wrong ones.