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

McCarley Pigford2 months ago
Patience Is a Virtue
Eosinophilic (ee-uh-sin-uh-fil-ik) esophagitis (EoE) A recognized chronic allergic/immune condition. A person with EoE will have inflammation of the esophagus. The esophagus is the tube that sends foo...
Jacquelyn Miccolis2 months ago
Don't Be the Flu's Next Victim!
It’s that much dreaded time of year again and I bet nearly everyone you know, is coughing, sneezing and so forth! If you are like most of us, you’re feeling as though you are inevitably the flu’s next...
Dee J Sâns2 months ago
My Car Accident Ruined My Life
Without going through the formal steps of writing, I am just going to jump right on in. I was getting an MRI yesterday on my brain and I had a lovely lady take care of me. I never asked her what title...
Recovering After a Car Accident
Daily, about 7,000 people get involved in a car accident. Injuries can include wounds, bruises or even a more serious physical injury. Treatment and recovery are needed for healing and restoring funct...
Nekisha McLeod2 months ago
Using Essential Oils Can Help You Fall Asleep and Feel More Rested
Essentials oils have been around for centuries. People have used them for relaxation, in cosmetics, to treat illnesses, and so much more. The oils are extracted from plants through steam distillation;...
5 Drinks to Make You Feel Good
These are my all time favorite drinks to make myself feel better when I want to feel more energized and awake without my heart overly racing, because I had four shots of espresso. If you are craving t...
Timothy Kohut2 months ago
Top 10 Podcasts to Help You Sleep
Anyone that knows me will tell you I'm a big-time coffee drinker. If there was such thing as a degenerate coffee-drinker, well, you can just go ahead and just call me the Charlie Sheen of caffeine. Wh...
Alyson Worrell2 months ago
When the Pain Defines My Life 🖤
Days when I let pain define my life become isolating and dark. Tears run down my face and I feel defeated. Frustrating, negative thoughts fill my head. I waste hours feeling sorry for myself while lay...
Mimo le Singe2 months ago
Is Bottled Water Actually Worse Than Tap Water?
This is a piece I wrote almost three years ago that never got published. I found it again and decided to post it here for fun. Here's to education! It is a common belief that, because of the health ri...
Skye Bothma2 months ago
At Least It's Not Cancer
“At least it’s not cancer,” they say, as if that’s meant to make me feel better. As if cancer is the worst thing that could happen to you, as if there are no other conditions as bad as cancer. From my...
Denise Willis2 months ago
Living with Death
I wanted to share a journey with all of you, a journey that began sixteen years ago and still continues. I want to share the journey of living with the idea that you are going to die because the mind ...
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Tonyj 2 months ago
Can Electronic Cigarettes Help Smokers Quit?
Electronic cigarettes now became the buzzword among smokers who are in the quest to get rid of their traditional nicotine addiction. Basically, electronic cigarettes are innovative products that are b...
Ainsley Lawrence2 months ago
Is Organic Coffee Healthier Than Tea?
Both tea and coffee are versatile, delicious drinks that can wake you up and put some pep in your step. While these drinks are similar, many people automatically make the assumption that tea must be t...
What Benefits Do Essential Oils Have?
Everyone is raving about essential oils and there’s a good reason why. Essential oils have amazing benefits. Each oil has their own unique quality that helps for specific ailments. People are using es...
Nicole Hu2 months ago
Living with Chronic Illness Is Emotionally Complicated
My relationship with myself has never been one of positivity. I have had a negative self-image as long as I could remember. I have always doubted my abilities. I have questioned whether or not I was w...
Annie Henry2 months ago
Maintaining Your New Year's Resolutions: Healthy Habits for a Healthier You
As the New Year begins to unfold, we start to put into practice the New Year's resolutions we made. For many, "be more healthy" is at the top of the list. Yet as we all know from years worth of forgot...
Paisley Hansen2 months ago
Best 3 Ways for Building Muscle
Most people know that exercising on a regular basis is very important. For those that head to the gym, there are a variety of common fitness goals that they share. One of the most common fitness goals...
Liana Hewitt2 months ago
Types of Headaches and How to Deal with Them
There's nothing worse than suffering from a headache, but did you know there can be many different types of headaches that you can suffer from? The debilitating pain of a headache can be awful. Knowin...