inflammation

Did you know that acne, eczema, bad skin, food intolerance, cancer, lifestyle and age-related diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease all have one thing in common – inflammation? A little bit of inflammation is good, like in cases when you have a wound that needs to heal, or an infection that the body needs to get…

rhinoplasty

Technically called a rhinoplasty, a nose job is a surgery that changes the Besideshape or function of a Besides the benefits that we all roughly know or can imagine, the operation has its risks that are no joke. Correction of a nose can be done for medical reasons such as to get rid of breathing…

supplements

Apparently, older American citizens are nowadays “hooked” on vitamins supplements. The story, which ran in the New York Times and a few other renowned news sites, showed several scientific studies showing that those vitamin supplements either failed to provide the benefits they were taken for or even caused more harm. Experts quoted presented this issue…

cocaine

Cocaine, as well as crack cocaine, can damage the brain, even when used just a few times. This damage to brain structures later triggers addiction, which is a disease as well as it involves the reward circuits and dopamine systems. Abusing cocaine can cause many other kinds of long-term brain and bodily damage as well….

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In intermittent fasting, what essentially takes place in the body is that one source of energy — which can facilitate the accumulation of body fat — is switched for another. Our bodies run on glucose or simple sugar, but when we fast for a longer period of time, that energy source becomes unavailable. Our system…

corn

Corn, sometimes also called maize, is a vegetable that is a lutein and a good source of antioxidants such as zeaxanthlutein. It promotes eye health, especially yellow corn. Corn is rich in vitamins and minerals including vitamin C, and certain vitamins from vitamin B family, as well as potassium and magnesium. Because of its high…

starve

What most people don’t realize when getting on a diet is the fact that when we stop consuming enough food, the body will go into starvation mode. This means if you starve yourself, the metabolism will start to slowly shut down. The body starts to think that the food is not coming anymore, so for…

meditation

We all have days when we are unusually nervous and agitated. This is different from having a type of anxiety disorder which is more severe, frequent, and could hinder normal day-to-day activities. Anxiety has evolved thousands of years ago to serve as a survival mechanism so humans can protect themselves from predators and different dangers…

heatstroke

The long summer days are here and everyone is looking forward to spending long hours in the outdoors. Whether it is a barbecue party, bathing in the sun, or swimming in the ocean, caution must be taken when dealing with extreme temperatures. A heat stroke, or a sunstroke, is a serious heat-related illness that should…

sleep-hygiene

Sleep hygiene refers to the different practices and rituals that are associated with bedtime. Sleep hygiene also includes the daytime habits that can affect your sleep quality at night. Getting quality sleep every night is essential for a healthier mind, brain, and body. People with sleeping disorders or bad sleep hygiene who do not get…

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