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

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Anita Powell9 hours ago
Fibromyalgia Sucks
I am 62 years old and have had fibromyalgia for the last 20 years. Fibromyalgia is an autoimmune disease. When I was first diagnosed, I was told it wasn’t lupus and no other information except to see ...
Davie Winters2 days ago
Ten Days to Suffer
According to Buddha, "Pain is inevitable, but suffering is optional." It is possible to experience pain without having to suffer from it, but in order for that to happen, one has to let nature to take...
Emay Tea5 days ago
The Joy of Being Able to Get in a Wheelchair!
My time in the ICU was over, and they were moving me to Trauma. Again, pushing me through the halls in the hospital bed. I hadn't left the bed since I got there, except that short dance session I had ...
NJ Bell6 days ago
Living with a Chronic Disease
I have an autoimmune disease called Mastocytosis. It’s one of those rare, hard to diagnose and even harder to diagnose, diseases. Basically, it is caused my body having too many mast cells, which have...
Jordan Davis6 days ago
My Bulleted Epilepsy Journey
This is the annoyingly long and drawn out (supposed) 'Reader's Digest' version of a story about an epileptic girl just trying to make sense of a senseless disorder. I started having seizures at 15 (je...
10 Health Benefits of Ditching Perfume
Before you take a chance on Chanel’s Chance or seek Amazing Grace (the perfume), you might want to rethink your decision to spritz yourself or your clothes. That’s because most perfumes are made from ...
Motivated tones 13 days ago
Mental Safety
Living in my bubble where nothing is real. There is no sorrow, there is nothing. This imaginary safety net I build is for when I fall, so I don't fall too far. My thoughts are real and filled with raw...
Tiffani Metzger15 days ago
Fibromyalgia
Invisible Illnesses, a lot of us have them but you can't always see them or how badly they affect our lives and the lives of those around us. Fibromyalgia is one of many invisible illnesses, that caus...
Crunchy Mony20 days ago
Using Copaiba Oil to Help Manage Arthritis Symptoms
If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you’ve been suffering from achy joints for some time. I too was in your shoes for such a long time, popping pills daily to make the pain go away, but I’m ...
Kari Oakley20 days ago
How to Stay Fit, Healthy, and Happy
Tips for how to improve your overall health and happiness
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Tobias Gillot21 days ago
Top 3 Most Curable Cancers
According to data from the National Cancer Institute, more than 600,000 people in the United States died from cancer over the past year. Although adopting healthier lifestyle habits can significantly ...
Sleep Sherpa21 days ago
7 Effective Remedies on How to Stop Snoring
Throughout the US about 70 million people suffer from unsound sleep. They don’t necessarily have to suffer from a sleep disorder; poor quality sleep or not getting the necessary hours of rest often ha...
Sleep Sherpa22 days ago
Sleep Apnea
Sleep disorders come in various forms. Even though a large section of the global population suffers from sleep disorders, they are not of the same kind. While some people have difficulty falling aslee...
Lisa LaRue-Baker24 days ago
Had a Few Too Many (Waters)?
During the heat, when you’re exercising, etc., people will say “Drink plenty of water!” or, “Stay hydrated!” Is there a difference between the two? The answer is a resounding “Yes!!” Although life is ...
Lisa LaRue-Baker24 days ago
Smoking Affects More Than Your Lungs
Over 50 percent of American adults smoke, or have smoked, tobacco in their lives. While we all know the terrible effects on our lungs, but do you know the nutritional deficiencies and requirements bro...
Lisa LaRue-Baker24 days ago
An Acid Trip You Need to Take
Protein plays an incredibly important role in almost every biological process of the body – and amino acids are the building blocks. Twenty percent of the human body is made up of protein. The major p...
Lisa LaRue-Baker24 days ago
Cravings and How to Avoid Them
When you are trying to shift to a healthy diet, or are on a weight loss calorie-restricted diet, cravings can really get the best of you! And what’s worse, if it is necessary to eat and not to eat spe...
Akash Sharmaa month ago
The Rebounder and Its Effects on Your Health (Part 2)
When a foreign substance such as a virus, toxin, bacteria or traditional drugs and pharmaceuticals, etc. enters your system, the very first thing your body will try to do is to expel it in some way to...