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

Arzie Villaa year ago
5 Things People With Fibro Want You to Know (And the Things We're Tired of Hearing)
Fibromyalgia is an invisible illness, which means you can't always see the symptoms, but they're always there. Fibromyalgia is categorized by widespread pain and various somatic symptoms, symptoms tha...
Czk Mckenziea year ago
Brain Tumour Awareness
Konnor-Craig McKenzie Story Konnor-Craig James Mckenzie was born on the 22nd of July, 2014, 10 weeks pre-term and after spending four weeks in SCBU, he was discharged home. He was a thriving baby with...
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LG Reagona year ago
Best Honey for You
Honey has been used by man for healing for nearly fifteen thousand years. The oldest known record of an archaeological example of beekeeping dates back to Tel Rehov, Israel. That would place beekeepin...
10 Benefits of Drinking Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar is a form of vinegar that's made from cider or apple. It's been a popular drink for centuries that's undergone fermentation for health-promoting probiotics and enzymes. It also con...
Chronic Illness: A Life of Trial and Error
Ah, good ole' chronic illness. We've all heard of "it," but do we really know what "it" is? Let me start by telling you, having a chronic illness is neither easy, nor is it fun. I know, you hear stori...
Corrine Fizera year ago
My Cancer Scare
It all started with a stomach ache. I didn’t think much about it as stomach aches are a perfectly normal thing to experience. We’ve all eaten something bad or have been sentenced to hours in the bathr...
Marisa Zarembaa year ago
I Get Paid to Fuel Addiction
I love Starbucks. Close your eyes and you can smell that delicious, sexy aroma of coffee, hear the muddled blend of relaxing music, steaming milk and blenders whirling among friendly chatter. It is a ...
Cassie Sa year ago
The Road to a Diagnostic
September 2015 I had just started an administrative assistant class when an odd sharp pain started in my forearm. It slowly went away and it didn't came back for a while so I thought nothing about it ...
Diagnosed
So I am going to do a short writing on my process of getting diagnosed with Fabry disease. When I was around five years old (this is as far back as I can make a valid point to), I started getting thes...
Ben Kharakha year ago
10 Reasons Why Kombucha Is Good for You
Kombucha is a low cal, fermented tea alternative to sugary drinks. What separates this fizzy concoction from diet soda and seltzer is thousands of years of purported health benefits. Folk tales aren’t...
My I Don't Want to Be 600-lb Life
I am 49 years old and I am morbidly obese. Which, to put aside all of the political correctness, simply means I am old and fat. I have been this way for as long as I can remember. I am not ashamed of ...
Hunter Dellesa year ago
Fact Versus Fiction: Tourette Syndrome
Most people have seen the gag of a person spewing profanities, unable to control themselves. They let loose a myriad of F-bombs, and ridiculous curse mash-ups for comedic relief. We laugh. It’s funny....
Anne Reboaa year ago
Why You Need to Add Turmeric to Your Diet
I had first heard about turmeric a few years ago while scrolling through my Pinterest feed. It was a post about turmeric tea, but I quickly scrolled past it being that I didn't know what turmeric even...
Emilia Fa year ago
A Story of Chronic Pain
For the past three years since 2015, I had spent hours and hours and hours talking to my mom and working through my feelings about having a late autism diagnosis at 22. It was a long process of recogn...
Living With a Cholesteatoma, the Tumor That Destroys Your Hearing
In honor of today being "Rare Disease Day" and March being Cholesteatoma Awareness Month, I’ve decided to share my experience, as well as what I have been going through with this disease over the past...
Things You Didn't Know Were Affecting Your Daily Health
Can you really put a price on being healthy? When you're sick, it's often the case that all you can think about is how great it was to be healthy and active. That's one of the two main reasons why peo...
Robert Eleazera year ago
I'm 36, Fit, and Don't Smoke. Of Course I Had a Stroke
Mickey Mantle once famously quipped "If I had known I was gonna live this long, I would've taken better care of myself." I don't know how old ole' Mick was when he said that, but I bet dollars to doug...
Peter Rosea year ago
Age Discrimination in Health Care
Age Discrimination in the English NHS: The government claims to be against all forms of discrimination; even relatively tiny groupings have power, yet the government itself, in the form of the NHS, is...