SIMPLE WAYS TO KEEP THE LIVER HEALTHY

It’s not something you probably think much about, but your liver is a key player in your body’s digestive system. Everything you eat or drink, including medicine, passes through it. You need to treat it right so it can stay healthy and do its job. Your liver is about the size of a football and sits under your lower ribcage…

5 REASONS WHY YOUR NIPPLES HURT

Nipples are sensitive, and they can hurt for lots of reasons. Tight clothes, rashes, and infections can all irritate the tender skin. For women, sore nipples are common during periods, pregnancy, and breastfeeding. Any pain in your nipples can make you wonder if you have breast cancer. It’s rare for it to be the main symptom of the disease, but you should…

EVERYTHING YOU NEED ABOUT HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE (HYPERTENSION)

What is high blood pressure? High blood pressure, or hypertension, occurs when your blood pressure increases to unhealthy levels. Your blood pressure measurement takes into account how much blood is passing through your blood vessels and the amount of resistance the blood meets while the heart is pumping. Narrow arteries increase resistance. The narrower your…

6 BENEFITS OF YOGA THAT ARE SUPPORTED BY SCIENCE

Yoga is an ancient practice that brings together mind and body. It incorporates breathing exercises, meditation and poses designed to encourage relaxation and reduce stress. Practicing yoga is said to come with many benefits for both mental and physical health, though not all of these benefits have been backed by science. This article takes a…

VULVODYNIA: GENITAL PAIN IN WOMEN

Many women who experience chronic unexplained genital pain are not aware that there is a name for this “devastating condition,” as one paper described it. It is vulvodynia and it often goes undiagnosed—and thus untreated—in part because women may not feel comfortable talking to their doctors about it. And even if they do, they are…

5 WAYS TO KEEP YOUR HAIR DETOX GOING STRONG

Choose the right shampoo for your hair type When it comes to shampoos, you want to use a cleansing shampoo for your hair type. Hair can be: thin normal fine relaxed natural damaged or colored You’ll want to get a product made specifically for your hair type. Otherwise, it’ll continue damaging your hair and preventing…

6 WAYS TO EAT HEALTHY ON A TIGHT BUDGET

Eating healthy on a tight budget can be challenging. Many nutrient-dense foods are quite expensive, which is why some people opt for cheap junk foods instead. However, there are plenty of affordable foods you can purchase that are healthy and easy to add to your diet. This article takes a look at 6 cheap, nutritious foods and their health…

INFERTILITY: 6 THINGS WOMEN NEED TO KNOW ABOUT IVF

If you’ve been trying to conceive (TTC) unsuccessfully, have genetic issues, or are single and ready to become a mother, your OB-GYN may present IVF as one method toward conception. If you are partnered and under 35, you’re looking at a year trial of TTC prior to IVF; if you’re over 35, it’s six months,…

TOP 3 FINANCIAL SELF-CARE RITUALS YOU CAN APPLY TO YOUR FINANCE

Self-care sometimes gets a shallow rap as being all manicures and bubble baths. But in reality, it is a far more sophisticated and holistic concept about how we can proactively create the life we want. The more we allow the idea of self-care to permeate all aspects of our lives, the greater long-term impact it…

WANT MAXIMUM BENEFITS? AVOID THESE JUICING MISTAKES

Specific juicing trends come and go, but the practice remains to be a cornerstone of clean eating. And while there’s no perfect way to pulverize (and drink) your produce, there are some juicing mistakes to avoid if you want to reap the maximum benefits of this healthy habit. Whether you’re new to the scene or you’ve been juicing for…

5 HEALTH TIPS FOR THE TIRED MILLENNIAL

Start looking after your mental health from the comfort of your own home with these five tips. The notion of millennials being exhausted to the point of burnout isn’t anything new. Between the stress of social media, the gig economy, and living in a world that feels increasingly more uncertain, it’s little surprise that we’re exhausted. Not…

6 HABITS THAT PROMOTES LONGEVITY

Many people think that life expectancy is largely determined by genetics. However, genes play a much smaller role than originally believed. It turns out that environmental factors like diet and lifestyle are key. Here are 6 habits linked to a long life; Avoid overeating The link between calorie intake and longevity currently generates a lot of interest….