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

M K4 months ago
Take Charge of Your Health
A lot of people tend to think doctors know everything. I'm not saying don't trust doctors, they did go to school for years for that degree. But after watching a few videos, and seeing posts on a few s...
Paige Makepeace4 months ago
The Time I Was Diagnosed with a Major Spine Condition
Hello everyone, I hope that you are all well. When I was 12 years old I was diagnosed with Scoliosis (a curvature of the spine). This diagnosis came after I spent a week or two gardening at school, ca...
Ava McCoy4 months ago
Let's Have a Chat About Chronic Illness Sufferers
I have disabilities. You may not see them, unless you happen to be present for one of my trigeminal neuralgia attacks, or maybe you notice the way my words sometimes slur, how often I forget the simpl...
Renee Quailey4 months ago
Lavender Is Pretty Special
How to Use Lavender to the Fullest
Lawrencia Hicks4 months ago
Attack of the Nerves
We know that our nerves can cause a world of pain in our body, still, people are unaware of how bad it can really get. There are a number of neurological disorders that are commonly spoken about and t...
Cynthia Cline4 months ago
My Life with Eczema
Unfortunately, I have suffered from eczema my whole life, as well as excessive dry skin, which makes the eczema symptoms exaggerated. On a positive note, I finally feel that at the age of 24 I can man...
Courtney Frazer4 months ago
Vulnerability
Here I am again all banged up due to an embarrassing fall. Previously, I have been lucky with falls where the scars remained invisible. Then I have also had falls where I could hide the bruising. And ...
My Cancer Story
My story started when I was a senior in high school. It was the beginning of 2016, so it was the middle of the school year, January. I remember being excited for prom coming up in April, I got my dres...
Jennine Donier4 months ago
Coping with Fibromyalgia
I first heard of this disease in July 1993, I had been having muscle and a burning firey sort of nerve pain and a lot of fatigue. I had no ideas why other than maybe I was overdoing and maybe my thyro...
Jenny Beck4 months ago
Hearing With Your Heart
Deaf. Hard of hearing. Unilateral hearing loss. Bilateral hearing loss. Conductive hearing loss. Sensorineural hearing loss. Some of these terms may be confusing to you. After all, hearing loss is hea...
Rebecca Weaner4 months ago
The Side Effects of Ingesting Caffeine
Waking up in the morning can be a challenge for many people. If it wasn’t for the glorious gift of coffee, many of these people would be nearly unable to function. People spend hundreds of dollars eac...
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Maddie A.4 months ago
Tips To Kickstart A Healthy Lifestyle
5 Simple Tricks to Fit Your Busy Schedule
Braulio Fernandez4 months ago
You Wouldn't Have Noticed an Eating Disorder
Out of the many types of eating disorders that people have, I rarely see it discussed in the light that I would like to bring it to. Some people struggle with being unable to control their portions, w...
Michelle Schultz4 months ago
What It's Really Like to Live with Epilepsy
I tell my dad I don't feel good and walk into my room. I feel a rush of cold water run through my body and my stomach tightens. I know it's coming, but there's nothing I can do to stop it. I wake up i...
Cindy Montalvo4 months ago
Do I Need a Root Canal?
I’m often surprised how many people visit their dentist and recount, they were told they need a root canal. why? As in what’s the reason behind the procedure? Most patients say they don’t know. The fo...
Courtney Elizabeth5 months ago
Hashimoto's Disease
Have you ever felt tired? Not normal tired, but really tired. As a kid, I had sooo much energy! I was always full of life and ready to party! But as I got older, like teenage age, I noticed how fast I...
Angela Fausone5 months ago
How Late Is Too Late to Get Your Flu Shot?
It’s well into November and signs of the flu are starting to pop up everywhere we look. Sneezing and coughing is starting to run rampant in the office, while headaches and waves of fatigue are on the ...
Misha Alsleben5 months ago
Drop Soda for Good
Soda, for some it's the carbonation for others it's the sweetness. Regardless, one thing all soda lovers can agree on is that it's increasingly difficult to stop drinking it once you've developed a ha...