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.

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 17 days 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 Sarkar24 days 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...
Rebecca Sharrocka month ago
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 month 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 month 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...
Dawn Luna2 months 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 Fallon2 months 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...
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J.C. Marie2 months ago
Boobs or Die
Breast cancer is a disease that effects an estimated 1 in 8 women and 1 in 1000 men each year. It comes with a slew of side effects and takes an average of 40,000 lives a year. It is safe to say that ...
Home Rev2 months ago
The 7 Benefits of Houseplants
Whether you live in a dark New York City studio or a modern mansion in LA, every home can benefit from the health and wellness of houseplants. From geometric terrariums to indoor trees, plants have th...
Anthony Gramuglia2 months ago
Can Technology Heal Blindness?
While the world and technology has become more accommodating to the visually impaired, blindness remains a huge issue for many people who either used to be able to see before losing their vision or ne...
Home Rev2 months ago
7 Home Hacks For Silica Gel Packs
If you’ve purchased a new bag, clothing item, pair of shoes, or even something perishable, you may have noticed little packets thrown inside. They read: “Silica Gel, DO NOT EAT, THROW AWAY.” You could...
Anthony Gramuglia2 months ago
Is It Possible To Be Fat and Healthy?
It is undeniable that, on a social level, there is a stigma to being fat. What less people talk about is the stigma fat people face just when going to the doctor's office. If you walk in for your chec...
Rowan Marley3 months ago
Health Frauds People Still Believe In
Back in the 19th century, one of the fastest ways people made a quick buck was through selling quack cures for everything. One of the most common fraudulent panaceas that would be hawked was snake oil...
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Travis Aaron3 months ago
Do I Have Diabetes?
For most people, Diabetes can seem like a scary concept. You may be asking yourself what exactly is Diabetes and what can you do about it? During the course of this article series, I shall answer all ...
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Dr. Williams3 months ago
The Cell Phone Controversy
Ever since the advent of the cell phone many believe that cancer in its many forms increases with each new user. Now, the medical community as well as International Association For Research On Cancer ...
Anthony Gramuglia4 months ago
Is It Possible to Replace Sleep With Five Daily Naps?
In a twenty-four hour day, a normal human can spend eight to ten hours sleeping – almost half the day, devoted to recovering from the first fourteen to sixteen hours. While many people long for the co...