About Alena Scuk Bego

Alena is a guest blogger and full-time health and wellness enthusiast, combining her two biggest passions – healthy living and writing.
feet

If you’re wearing closed toe-shoes during the day, you should wear socks — clean and dry socks that you should change every day. The best socks for feet prone to sweating are breathable and wick moisture such as wool, bamboo, and other anti-bacterial materials. Sweat itself has no odor, but it creates an environment where…

bearberry

Bearberry – also known as uva ursi, bear’s grape, bear’s bilberry, bear’s whortleberry, foxberry, burren myrtle, creashak, wild cranberry, and a few other names – is maybe the most well-known and historically used plants to treat bladder and urinary tract infections. Its history of medicinal use dates back to at least the 2nd century. It…

paracetamol

For decades, it was thought that it is safe to take paracetamol (acetaminophen or APAP) regularly for years if you don’t take doses bigger than recommended. The maximum recommended dose within 24 hours shouldn’t be exceeded because it can lead to serious liver damage and even death. In fact, according to studies, paracetamol overdose is…

ponytail

Even though it might sound weird, ponytail headaches are a fact! This is when normal and everyday sensations like having your hair up in a ponytail cause pressure and pain. Ponytail headache is a type of external compression headache, meaning it’s caused by a stimulus that is placed outside your head. One can also get…

breakfast

It’s been said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and it’s true in a way! When it comes to having breakfast, this healthy habit has long-term benefits. Eating breakfast can reduce high blood pressure, obesity, heart diseases, as well as diabetes. Breakfast is a great occasion to eat together as a…

broccoli

There is one vegetable you can every day, and that is broccoli. Some people dislike its taste, but it is too nutritious and too good for you to be ignored! This amazing vegetable is rich in vitamins A, B, C, E, and K, but also calcium and several other antioxidants. Nutrients in broccoli are anti-inflammatory…

sleeping with makeup on

Sleeping with your makeup on clogs pores which then causes breakouts, can dry out the skin and cause redness of the skin as well as sensitivity. Sleeping in makeup also speeds up the process of aging which can lead to premature wrinkles according to skin experts. Makeup can indeed make you appear more beautiful, but…

makeup dangers

Women have used makeup to enhance their facial features for thousands of years. Health hasn’t been the priority with beauty products in the past if we remember all the disturbing stories about lead-based facial powders and eye shadows. You don’t have to worry about lead in your beauty products nowadays, but this doesn’t mean that…

mineral water

The high levels of bicarbonate make sparkling mineral water an alkaline drink. Alkaline foods help to strengthen your bones. Also, the higher the level of magnesium in the water is, the better it helps to regulate your blood pressure. One study found that people drinking a liter of mineral water rich in magnesium were able…

cauliflower head

Cauliflower is a cruciferous vegetable in the species Brassica oleracea. It is an annual vegetable plant that reproduces by seed. In this healthy plant, only the head is eaten – the edible part is commonly called “curd”. Cauliflower is extremely healthy. It provides antioxidants and phytonutrients that help to protect against cancer. It also has…

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