fact or fiction

Is it a fact or is it merely fiction? Fact or Fiction explores the lesser known truths in the health and wellness world of Longevity.

Traditional Chinese Medicine
Traditional Chinese Medicine is an Eastern discipline. As an Eastern discipline, it means that it doesn’t follow Western medical practices, which is why some people see this as fraudulent or incongrue...
Andrea Dawson2 months ago
The Health Benefits of Silk Pillowcases
Have you ever considered what your pillowcase is made of? Sure, many of us probably just buy them, most often looking at the price tag before anything else. However, it really does matter what your pi...
Adele cast3 months ago
Interesting F#*king Facts About Tourettes!
In my life, so many times when I have told people I have Tourette Syndrome, they either don't know what it is exactly or only know one version of it... (the swearing kind.) I have lived with this cond...
Austin Wilson3 months ago
Autism Awareness - Fresh Fruits and Vegetables May Cause Autism
Links found between chemicals in the autistic brain and vegetation.
Jamie Papworth4 months ago
The Aspartame Conspiracy
Earlier this year, my life was devastated. For years my family has made a big deal out of A.G. Barr’s magical Irn-Bru at Christmas times, and it's been a family tradition for the last 20 years to have...
Chris(Sandy) P4 months ago
How Social Media Is Used as a Manipulation Tool for the Anti-Vax Movement
We live in a very black and white world where there is a self-proclaimed overly opinionated expert for just about every topic imaginable. One aspect of society that has been affected by this is our he...
Peter Rose5 months ago
Will Our All Connected Multimedia Make Us Ill?
Will our all connected, all instantaneous, multimedia capacity make us ill? I see a great deal of media stuff about loneliness and the problems of loneliness but nothing about the detrimental effects ...
Mind Over Matter: Does It Matter?
When it comes to our health, we have many more choices now than in previous decades. More people are taking up the alternative medicine, complementary therapy and homoeopathy routes to help treat exis...
Tia Spahana year ago
Is Botox Safe? Botox for Beginners
Are you interested in getting Botox but terrified of looking like the frozen faces you see in Hollywood? Or that you heard you are putting poison in your face and are worried about the safety aspects ...
Conventional vs. Holistic Medicine
Conventional and holistic medicine are both million dollar industries. When it comes down to it, everyone is looking for a cure to what ails them. There are countless arguments for and against both, o...
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Simonex a year ago
How to Get Rid of the Depression Trap
The representatives of the beautiful sex are trapped in depression three times more often than the male half of the poopulation. This has its logical explanation based on the psychological, physiologi...
Patricia Sarkara year ago
The Changing Face of Plastic Surgery
The decision to get plastic surgery is a deeply personal one. While an entertainer may see cosmetic surgery as a vital career move, others may see it as a necessity. Some, like the maturing Botox gene...
Autism Isn't Abnormal
The definition of a disability is to be someone with certain characteristics that are different to most people. A neurotypical person on the other hand is defined to have characteristics that fit soci...
Sarah Sparksa year ago
Just Keep Swimming
For years I have struggled with an unnamed illness that just didn't seem to have a cause. My test results would come back clear. There was no diabetes, Lupus, STDs or arthritis. I'd been diagnosed wit...
Resisting Click-Bait Culture
Ironically, I am hoping that people click on this article which makes me sound pretty hypocritical right off the bat. Now that I have your attention, I hope to take you on a journey through the maze o...
Cheeky Minxa year ago
Medical Gaslighting
The other day, I came across a really powerful article written by a husband about his wife’s emergency visit to the hospital in which her needs were minimized by the staff. It brought back some bad me...
D Lunaa year ago
Why I Wear My Hair Natural
My story starts at the tender age of twelve, when my mother took me into a salon for my first relaxer. Before, she had always done my hair herself. She would generally wash it in the kitchen sink, whi...
Kari Ann Fallona year ago
7 Health Conditions That Will Blow Your Mind
Even if you're very conscientious about health and fitness, there are illnesses that can strike out of nowhere. For example, it's possible to suffer from a fatal form of insomnia as well as a conditio...