health

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

Samwise Lasta year ago
A Surgery Tale
The date was March 14, 2017, early morning. Location: Royal Inland hospital Kamloops BC. The busy waiting room was filled with unfamiliar faces of older adults who gave the impression that they really...
Emma Cranea year ago
We Are Alive Too!
To the people that do not understand. When a person is suffering from a condition such as an autoimmune disorder, it is easy to label them as lazy. Laziness is defined as; disinclined to activity or e...
Dallas Flemminga year ago
Healthy
I always hear things like “go hiking…” or “go rock climbing…” or “go on a bike ride…” or “go for a run…” “…because it’s good exercise.” But why can’t I go because it’s enjoyable and because I want to?...
How I Got Perfect Diabetes
My 11:56 PM reading was 128 and I lowered my basal rate to .850. My 3:31 AM reading was 174. My 3:57 AM reading was 132. I nailed it. Tonight, I see if I can sleep until 7 AM. My seven-day average is ...
Some Secrets Revealed
I can’t claim to know what life after a stroke or brain injury is like because I do know it is different for everyone. What I do know for sure is that it changes the person you once were; some things ...
Hypothyroidism
An illness like hypothyroidism causes extreme menstrual cycles, which go on forever. This is because the thyroid regulates hormones that cause menstruation. Your hair falls out, your nails get brittle...
Erika Potapa year ago
Must Have Remedies to Help Fight the Flu
January, the first month of the year. A time of New Years’ resolutions, life changes and clean slates. Every change in season comes with a change in temperature, one which offsets our body's balance a...
The Effects of Chronic Sleep Deprivation
Chronic sleep deprivation can be very bad for your health. I should know because, until I was 20, I had that. In my adult life, I have been able to get more sleep, which has resulted in me waking up f...
Penny Newtona year 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...
Tasha Blaisa year ago
Happy Hormones, Happy Life
Finding Balance Within and Thriving for a Healthy and Happy Body
Forest Artsa year 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 Burcha year 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 Shardaea year 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 Ouelleta year 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 Boylea year 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 Cramptona year 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 Sweeta year 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...