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.
stop sleeping

Getting enough sleep is perhaps even more important than getting enough sun. Without the need to sleep, we’d certainly have more time to do a lot of other things, but the consequences of not sleeping would be detrimental. A day without sleep Everything is funny after not sleeping for a day, most of the things…

earwax color

Your earwax color can tell you a lot about the state and health of your ears. The healthy earwax protects the ear from itching by lubricating it, it prevents bacteria and different pollutants from entering the ear and has many other uses. Red earwax Having earwax that is red in color can mean that the…

liquid discharge

Liquid discharge from the ear canal can occur due to various reasons. The most common is the leakage from the middle part of the ear, behind the eardrum. This is where the mucous membrane is placed. Most of the time, our ears discharge earwax, oily substance that our bodies produce to protect the ear. The…

jaundice causes

“Jaundice” is the medical expression for the yellowing of the skin and eyes. It’s called the yellow skin condition among the people. The condition occurs when there is too much of the yellow pigment that is created by the breakdown of dead red blood cells called. This pigment is medically known as bilirubin. Usually, the…

improve memory

If you have difficulties concentrating, implementing some good habits into your life can help you to improve memory. 1. One of the ways to improve memory is getting a good night sleep. We all tend to sacrifice at least part of our sleep for some other things, but it’s a fact that good sleep is…

earwax

Cotton swabs that most of us use to clean the ears only condense the earwax and push it further into the ear canal. This can cause pain, pressure, as well as poor hearing. There’s no need to clean your ears with a cotton bud, or even clean them every single day, according to experts. Ears…

eating late

Several studies have shown that eating late at night — anywhere outside a person’s typical sleep/wake cycle — the body tends to store the calories as fat and thus we gain weight rather than burn these calories as energy. There’s no time to burn these calories, according to experts at the University of Pennsylvania. Some…

overeating

Some people have difficulties deciding how much food is enough in one sitting and they tend to overeat. Some do this simply because they love food too much, and others have what’s called emotional eating. Either way, overeating is dangerous and may cause several serious health complications if it occurs regularly. Eating too much can…

spice dangers

Some herbs and spices that can be found around the house can pose a danger to toddlers if ingested at high doses. There’s currently not enough data on accidental ingestion by children, but the possible counter-effects of each plant may include: • Bay leaves— Damage to the gastrointestinal tract • Wormwood—Headaches, seizures, dementia • Aloe,…

indian spices

There are spices that can be dangerous for children and cause toxicity. Several Indian spices have shown dangerous so far. A study published in the Journal of Pediatrics has shown that kids who ingest some of the imported Indian spices can be exposed to lead. Researchers purchased and tested spices such as asafetida, brown mustard…

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