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Answering all of your health, wellness, fitness, and personal questions.

Katie Hall2 days ago
How to "Reset" with Type One Diabetes
I have had type one diabetes for more than twelve years now. Anyone who has type one diabetes knows how difficult it can be to be “on” 24/7, to have to continually check your blood sugar and make deci...
Vicki C10 days ago
Why I Love Coconut Oil
Coconut oil has many uses for everyday life. It has a distinct flavour that some of us love and others are not too fond of. If the taste puts you off, there are other options to make it a worthwhile s...
Advanced Directives
You may ask, what are ADVs and why do I need them? Who signs my advanced directives? If you have visited your doctor, hospital emergency room, or admitted to the hospital, these representatives may as...
Positivity Is Not a Quick Fix
When New Agers tell you, "think positive and it will be okay," they do not realize how destructive this nonsense is for mentally ill people. You see, we mentally ill folks have any number of “bad” tho...
Nicki Sa month ago
The Importance of Sleep and How to Stay Healthy During Stressful Times!
I am currently head girl at a grammar school in the south of the UK, I'm taking 3 A levels—biology, chemistry and maths—and coming up to my exams, I am no stranger to stress, so here is a bit of advic...
Roy Jeonga month ago
I Got Your Back...Literally
Thirty-one million Americans are currently suffering from this much too common ailment and I'm going to at least try to lower that by a few million by writing this. Probably won't happen but even if I...
Nancy Da month ago
Productive Activities for Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Every child with autism is unique and different, so the activities that would be done with each child need to be unique and different as well. More importantly, the skills that need to be practiced an...
Brandy Cooper2 months ago
10 Things to Do for a Relaxing Sleep
1. Let's start with the hardest one! Try to dine and go to bed roughly at the same time (Pro tip: take your time between those two things). This way, your body has a routine and does not need to adapt...
Iria Vasquez-Paez2 months ago
How to Dump a Mean Doctor
In order to be a happy person, you have to be around happy people who do not have a need to bring you down. Seeking out happiness means you need to be around positive individuals. I had a doctor who s...
Victoria Lim2 months ago
Feeling Good Inside Again by Changing Your Appearance
There is no point in denying it—we all pay attention to our appearances. Even when it seems that we don’t care and just go au natural, there is a myriad of ways we can achieve that amazing natural loo...
Jaws of Life2 months ago
If I Can Quit, YOU Can Quit
If I can quit, you can quit! Introduction At the moment I typed the word “quit” in the title of this story, it had been 21,504,997 seconds since my last satisfying drag on a cigarette. That is 358,416...
Indigo Soul2 months ago
Major Health Benefits of Daily Energy Cleansing
Have you ever felt so drained that all you wanted to make it all better was solitude and tons of sleep? When this occurs, we tend to push our loved ones away. Sitting at home with the phone off the ho...
Kissy Anne2 months ago
What Life Is Really About
Life is an exciting adventure that we have here in this world. Life is wonderful, marvelous, and awesome. Life is about living, creating, making and doing things that makes you happy. Life is an oppor...
Rebekah Gilmour2 months ago
Eliminate or Manage Insomnia, and Learn to Love It
It's 3:16 AM here, and despite the levels of savagery in my not-sarcastic sarcasm and my ability to function solely relying on my dependency of strong coffee, my body refuses to allow me the basic hum...
Brett Rummel3 months ago
4 Lies You've Been Told About Living With Male-Pattern Baldness
I accepted the fate of my hair (what was left of it, anyway) about two years ago, after spending a lot of time in denial about going bald. Ever since, I've spent a great deal of time researching facts...
Autumn Rain3 months ago
10 Things to Know When You Love Someone with Epilepsy
The love of my life was diagnosed with epilepsy at just five-years-old. He became familiar with emergency protocol and nasty pills crushed up in vanilla pudding long before most children even know wha...
Amy Calico3 months ago
Helpful Tips for Falling Asleep
Sleep is a beautiful thing. It refreshes your mind, refills your energy supply, and can leave you feeling overall relaxed and ready to take on the world. Sometimes, however, it seems just out of reach...