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by Wellness Editor Doctors and non-medical experts alike have debated over the details for decades, with some researchers even fighting over whether it’s an actual syndrome. No matter how it's defined, or whether it's believable to some or not, it's evident that chemical sensitivity makes modern life incredibly challenging. We have the details on what it is, what it does and what you can do about it.People with chemical... 11/10/2023 5:00:00 AM
by Karman Meyer We’ve all experienced those terrible nights of restless sleep or feeling wide awake at 2am with every single thought running through our mind. With nearly 60 million Americans reporting poor sleep quality, you certainly aren’t alone.There’s no shortage of advice on what to do for better sleep and sleep medications are a common treatment for those experiencing insomnia. In 2020, 6.3% of adults took... 11/9/2023 5:00:00 AM
by Megan Johnson McCullough Cloudy, blurry vision might mean you have cataracts. Cataracts are the result of protein building up in the eye that blocks clear vision. Light is not able to pass clearly to the eye like it used to. This condition is much more common in older adults, especially those over age 60. There are 4 types:Congenital cataracts occurs when a baby is actually born with cataracts. They might also form in early... 11/4/2023 4:00:00 AM
by Dr Rosana Marzullo-Dove, PsyD Anxiety comes from our fight/flight/freeze/faint system. This system is useful, even vital, for when we are in situations where we perceive there is danger; it is also known as our "Sympathetic Nervous System." Imagine the necessity of such a survival system (survival "instinct") at the beginning of mankind, when we needed to go out and hunt (and survive while doing so) every day in order to eat. There... 11/3/2023 4:00:00 AM
by Wellness Editor We have an intimate connection with this world, and some of the most essential ties binding us together are the microbes that reside in and around us. We may take for granted how vital their proper balance can be to our health because too often we dismiss them as "gross" and try not to think about it. But many of us who suffer from undiagnosed chronic inflammatory conditions may be suffering from the... 11/2/2023 4:00:00 AM
by Mike B. Who am I?This question has plagued humanity since the concept of a self has existed. Such questions are at the heart of life values and a finding a fulfilling life purpose in life. A sense of a purpose or reason for being has resulted in many of the great, historical breakthroughs in science and philosophy. Humanity is now advancing so quickly that people are discussing the morality of cloning humans... 10/31/2023 4:00:00 AM
by Megan Johnson McCullough We know that vegetables are good for us because they are loaded with vitamins, fiber, minerals, and antioxidants. We need them for energy and digestion. But did you know that there are two types of vegetables: starchy vegetables and non-starchy vegetables?Most carb counters are aware of this, but not everyone is, mostly because most of us have been raised with the mantra that vegetables are vegetables... 10/28/2023 4:00:00 AM
by Alex Cordier Preconception care will give your baby the best possible start in life. By preparing in body and mind for the task of forming another living creature, you can help ensure that the pregnancy will be healthier, more enjoyable, and have an increased chance of a successful outcome. Here are some tips to prepare your body for pregnancy: When Should Preconception Care Begin?Preconception care should begin... 10/27/2023 4:00:00 AM
by Wellness Editor Have you ever felt not quite yourself? Ever say or do something that seemed so completely out of character that even you weren’t sure what happened? A medication could be to blame. It might sound like something out of a science fiction story, but it’s true: What’s in your medicine cabinet could be changing your personality. From aggression to changing the ability to empathize or exacerbating compulsive... 10/27/2023 4:00:00 AM
by Fred Fletcher IntroductionAt one point or another, you will probably need to go or be taken to the Emergency Room (ER). While experts would agree that in most cases you should preferably be seen by your primary care doctor instead of using the ER, you may not have a choice in the matter, especially if you, say, are involved in a serious-injury-inducing car accident.In fact, it may come down to whether you are a... 10/26/2023 4:00:00 AM
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