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

Sabrina Baileya year ago
Living With Chronic Illness
Living with chronic illness is a constant fear. You don’t know what your body is going to do next, or even what your body is doing now. You don’t understand why it feels like a million time bombs are ...
Jen McBridea year ago
Am I Going to Die?
The True Story of a Diabetic
Chris O'Hanlona year ago
So… There’s Something I Need to Tell You
One of the most violent elements within our society is ignorance. It has the capacity to shape generations, to stir cultural prejudice, and to create fear and discrimination at the expense of those wi...
Riley Odella year ago
My Life With Autism
Let's get the big question out of the way first: what is autism? For those who don't know, autism is an epidemic that’s been sweeping across the world at a frightening rate, and it’s caused by vaccine...
Greg Bonda year ago
Can Kombucha Cure Hangovers?
When it comes to tea, people pick green tea, peppermint, cinnamon, ginger and lemon, lavender tea—but what about kombucha? If you're first hearing this, kombucha is a mixture of tea, sugar... and bact...
What Living With Tourette's Is Really Like
I once had a conversation with one of my friends about my Tourette’s and was surprised that she and her significant other had initially thought that the disorder was limited to vocal tics and had to i...
Judy Maea year ago
The Next Trend After Matcha: Kombucha
The next trend after Matcha: Kombucha In 2016, the Matcha craze hit hard on almost all major retail products—from health foods, to pastries, to skincare, to Starbucks drinks, and even vibrators. For t...
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 Potap2 years 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 Newton2 years 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 Blais2 years ago
Happy Hormones, Happy Life
Finding Balance Within and Thriving for a Healthy and Happy Body