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

Penny Newtona day ago
Best Uses for Peppermint Essential Oil to Look Into
Peppermint is one of the best essential oils out there that comes with so many benefits. It originated in Europe where peppermint is seen among the oldest herbs that’s used in medical treatments throu...
Ch. 4 Can It Be Found In Nature? (NTCHR MNDD Free Book)
OTC drugs, weight loss pills, cheese, cured meats, milk. . .none of these things can be found in nature. Most of the things we believe to be true are really just taught behaviors. These learned behavi...
Forest Arts3 days ago
How Much Sugar
In today's society, there is a mass killing going on. It's not done with guns or knives, the weapons of choice are sugars and chemicals. It seems ridiculous to me that sugar has to not only be added t...
Nicole Burch6 days ago
Aluminum Toxicity & Your Brain
Today, our body is exposed to more toxins than ever before, whether it's the air we breath, the products we use, or even medicine we take. One potentially dangerous toxin is aluminum. Something that p...
Danica Shardae6 days ago
I Am Suffering With Chronic Pain. I Am Not Lazy
I want to talk some more about my condition. I know I have expressed some about Auto Immune Diseases, but today I have a new point to make. Chronic pain is a serious issue and fibromyalgia fits in tha...
Janelle Ouellet6 days ago
Smoking
Throughout my teenage years, I could not wait to turn 18. As soon as I turned 18; this meant that I was now officially an adult (At least by the legal standards back in the late 1990s). As soon I obta...
Katrina Boyle7 days ago
Multiple Sclerosis and Me
I have multiple sclerosis (MS) or should I say, MS has me. To understand what I mean you need to know some of my story: A lifetime of anxiety and depression makes it all so much worse. In 2010/11 I ha...
Mariah Crampton7 days ago
4 Tips to a Healthier You This New Year
We all want to feel and look our best, but let's face it...we often don't have the motivation to do the things that are beneficial to our mental and physical well-being. These days, life is so fast-pa...
Lauren Sweet8 days ago
My Side of the Spectrum
“Really? You seem pretty normal to me.” That’s the reaction I usually get when I tell people I’m on the spectrum. And by that, I mean autism spectrum disorder. Not everyone understands what autism fee...
Danica Shardae10 days ago
Living Life with Fibromyalgia
Fibromyalgia. It is a common condition that is defined as "widespread muscle pain and tenderness." But anyone with a chronic pain disorder that was lucky enough to get thrown into the 'fibro' category...
Ch. 3 Eating Habits (NTCHR MNDD Free Book)
There are two ways to stop eating omnivorously—either cold turkey or by weaning off. I struggled for years, slipping and sliding with diets. Until I looked up and saw what I'd been doing to myself, an...
Keila Carvalho12 days ago
Living on the Spectrum
I became a mom when I was 24. I turned 25 three months after my son was born. I was the first of my peers to have a baby. The mothers I had met through the hospital’s new mothers’ group were all older...
Shante Hernandez12 days ago
My Autism
Autism is something special to my heart. My younger brother who is 22 years old has autism and has epilepsy. He has dealt with struggles up and down the road. I remember the years that my mom would st...
Does Your Place of Worship Know How to Minister to Those with Chronic Illness?
I have been attending a place of worship since I was in seven years old when my father gained custody of me and my sister. Physically, I was a healthy child. I remember sitting in pews seeing people w...
Jennah Morris13 days ago
Brain Tumor Turmoil
What is brain cancer? A malignancy? An abnormal growth of cells, usually treated with chemo, radiation, surgery, or sometimes all of the above? Well.. this is my take on it, completely raw and unfilte...
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Linda Andrews16 days ago
Time for a Dental Appointment
There are few things worse than a toothache. Not having a regular dentist to call for an appointment is a close second. I am a dental hygienist who would like to offer some tips on finding a dental ho...
Natalie Cox16 days ago
Breast Cancer Prevention
Many women suffer from breast cancer. That woman may be your mother, sister, aunt, or even your best friend. Women are not very aware of breast cancer even though they should be because of the one in ...