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

Wendy Wachtel3 months ago
Chamomile Tea Bath
With all the calmness of Chamomile tea, with all of the soothing, gentle, sleepy-time effects of a cup of this tea that is so relaxing, refreshing, and great tasting—what sounds better than a long, ge...
Jenny Beck3 months ago
Listening Fatigue
I am sitting in a lecture hall, trying desperately to concentrate. Seemingly outside of my control, my mind wanders. I pull my focus back on my professor, only for my mind to start wandering again mer...
Kimberly LU3 months ago
Hypothyroid Prisoner: The Rant Many People Think
If you are like any of the 12% of Americans living with a form of thyroid disease then you are very well aware of your daily struggles just to get out of bed in the morning. You understand not knowing...
Rebecca Fairfield4 months ago
Helping a Family Facing Cancer
I wrote this piece back in 2015 in the midst of my husband’s treatment for blood cancer. I have left it, for the most part unedited as the rawness and sense of what we needed at the time really does c...
Audrey O'Donnell4 months ago
How to Start Your Day Fresh
Do you feel groggy and slow in the morning? Do you wish you felt better but don't feel like you have the time to workout for hours on end? If that sounds like you then you might want to consider this ...
Supplements?
Almost everyone I know takes some sort of vitamin or supplement. I hear debates about this all the time, especially in my field. I hear people say that supplements are the worst and that you should av...
emily e4 months ago
Stress for High School Students
Being a student myself, I have dealt with a seemingly unbearable pressure from my parents, teachers, and peers. This has caused me a massive amount of stress, but how does one relax with everything go...
Red Adair4 months ago
Should You Get a Facelift?
If, like over 2000 people last year (2017) in the UK, you are contemplating giving nature a helping hand and having a facelift, you should make sure your surgeon is the right man or woman for the job....
Kendall Cardoza4 months ago
5 Ways to De-Stress When You Are Short on Time
STRESS, a six-letter word that nearly all Americans struggle with. Stress can be very... well, stressful! It is not easy to cope with and can potentially lead to medical issues down the road. (Trust m...
Angela Shiflett5 months ago
Essential Tremor
A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed
Jennie Carr5 months ago
Tips on Becoming a Smart Ass for People Who Live with an Invisible Illness
The majority of people who live with a health condition do not appear as if they do. Having an invisible illness means that you walk around in the mall, window shopping. Sales associates ask if you ne...
Claire Raymond5 months ago
Things You Should Know Before You Leave Home: Food Safety
Do you remember when you were a kid and you couldn't wait to be all grown up and have loads of money to spend on whatever you want? Yeah, how's that working out for you? For me, let's just say I would...
Susana Correa5 months ago
Food Disorder(s)
The media, our friends, BOYS and GIRLS alike, and sometimes even our parents constantly tell us what, how, and who to look like. To be clear, this is not another rant of anger toward society's standar...
Mars A.M.5 months ago
4 Daily Habits That Help You Be More Productive
Everyone knows it — waking up at 6:00 AM is a difficult thing to do. So is getting up the gumption to clean, or make the bed after a hard day at work. But one thing we don’t always realize is just how...
Wellness Mel5 months ago
5 Tips to Leaving a Medical Appointment Feeling Heard and Respected
We’ve all watched House and got this far-fetched idea that the diagnosis process is a team of health professionals dedicated to you for days-on-end. After all your symptoms present them self in an odd...
Jennie Carr5 months ago
At Least It’s Not Cancer
I still remember the feeling. It's a punch-you-in-the-stomach, going-to-spew-my-breakfast feeling. Well, it's a lot more than that and something that is hard to describe. You are living your life, and...
Lauren Barnard6 months ago
Natural Remedies for Migraines
I've suffered with migraines for most of my life. And it's only after years of shoving down ibuprofen and whatever else I could find in the cupboard that I started to seek out alternative options. Her...
Terry Tang6 months ago
You Have Your Tooth Knocked Out?
After you had your tooth knocked out, the first thing you should do is to try your best to save it and here's an article explaining exactly how to save your tooth. What I want to do here is going a li...