health

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

Kathlyn Hossack2 years ago
I Need to Lose Weight
The phrase I hear almost daily as a personal trainer. "My doctor said I needed to lose 20lbs in 3 months to get healthier". An actual sentence I got from one of my clients a few days ago. Yes, droppin...
Max Fisher2 years ago
What Happened When My Invisible Illness Stopped Being So Invisible
When I was born, my mother looked down at me, her perfect little angel. 10 fingers, 10 toes. A little late, but otherwise perfectly healthy. I did all the normal things babies did. I cried when I shou...
Jus L'amore2 years ago
Worst Drinks for Your Health
We all know water is the healthiest drink for our bodies. We also know it's the least tasty and just like all other things in life, people want, crave, and demand tasty. Queue the beverage cart. With ...
Kathy Craig2 years ago
Antibiotics and the Bacteria That Resist Them
Since Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin, the first natural antibiotic, in 1928 we have been killing or slowing the growth of many types of bacteria with development of new antibiotics that are m...
Conventional vs. Holistic Medicine
Conventional and holistic medicine are both million dollar industries. When it comes down to it, everyone is looking for a cure to what ails them. There are countless arguments for and against both, o...
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Lydia Grace2 years ago
Torches of Freedom
I have brought you here today to bring attention to the fact that we have had a human right taken from us. We once had right, to do as we please, but that all changed once the sourpusses got hold of w...
Amanda Kimberley2 years ago
Fibromyalgia and Relationships
Fibromyalgia, a disease that affects 3-6% of the world population, is a debilitating and impacts the relationship the sufferer has with the people around them. Intimacy often proves difficult because ...
Amanda Kimberley2 years ago
Fibromyalgia and Your Gut
The gut and Fibromyalgia is a very important topic for sufferers because many doctors are linking the two. The research is still too early to determine a definite link, but there's little doubt in my ...
Kathy Craig2 years ago
New Treatment May Stop The Spread of Cancer Cells
Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have discovered that removing the limbs of human cancer cells impairs their ability to metastasize, spread and migrate. Most cancer patients die from the...
Alissa Budzinski2 years ago
How Disease Shapes Human History
I'm going to talk about a subject that has become revitalized in the past few years and that is the impact that disease has on us as humans. Most people do things to prevent the spread of diseases in ...
Jenna Logan2 years ago
Autism: Women and the Struggle for Diagnosis
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a complex developmental disability; signs typically appear during early childhood and affect a person’s ability to communicate and interact with others. ASD is define...
Rebecca Sharrock2 years ago
I Constantly Relive My Past, Emotionally
In May 2013, the University of California, Irvine identified me as having HSAM (Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory). HSAM is an extremely rare kind of memory that makes a person able to recall al...
Jus L'amore2 years ago
How To Heal Burns
Burns are scary, plain and simple. They happen fast and cause immediate pain. It is also an injury that needs to be treated immediately, yet so many people are clueless when it comes to soothing the d...
Sarah Fennell2 years ago
Is Addiction a Disease?
Diabetes, cancer, and heart disease are caused by a combination of environmental, biological, and behavioral factors. Believe it or not, the same factors are what can lead to addiction. With meeting t...
Tina Kathleen2 years ago
How to Make an Autistic Child
Why would you WANT to make a child autistic? Well, you wouldn't. Except that ASD kids can be the coolest. They're happy, funny, smart, and can be quite talented. Formerly known as idiot savants, child...
Holistic Medicine Explained
Holistic medicine treats the body as a whole instead of parts. Conventional medicine is used to cure disease, while holistic medicine will balance the body. The practice of holistic medicine has been ...
My Right to Become Fabulous at Fifty
Are we ever in control of our own destiny? I am in my fifties and at one time I thought that I had my life all planned out. No husband, no children, I was going to do as much traveling as possible and...