Drugs are bad. We all know this. But at one point or another, we’ve all probably wondered, “Is occasional drug use actually that bad?” With both mental and physical health functioning as the cohesive yin-and-yang of our bodies, it’s imperative to understand the implications of occasional drug use. From cocaine to marijuana, the issues with […]

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It’s about that time. You know, where we start cleaning everything from the closets to under the stove. We spend a lot of energy and time doing it, too. Do you do anything to clean out your liver, the ultimate cleanser of your body? Your liver has worked very hard for you for a long […]

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These days, it can be common for your doctor to suggest a CT scan to detect a number of different ailments or issues within your body. Perhaps instead of taking a closer look at the symptoms and deciding upon a cause that may or may not be exact, they believe using a CT scan to […]

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As the name says, wisdom tooth is the one that grows only when you attain considerable wisdom in life. Anyone who has gone through the ordeal of wisdom tooth pain will be able to tell you the discomfort faced during the process. Historically speaking, human ancestors were mainly proficient in eating leaves and vegetables initially, […]

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Many people use mouthwash to keep their mouths clean, but you might be surprised to know that is can actually be very bad for your health. There are also other options when it comes to making sure your smile looks great or curing bad breath. Take a look at some of the health effects below […]

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Cancer seems to affect almost everyone, in one way or another, in their lives. Either you yourself are diagnosed with some form of cancer, or a friend, family member, or co-worker is. Cancer wreaks havoc on our lives and trying to combat it seems to damage our health, checkbooks, relationships, and more. What you may […]

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Have you ever been with a friend at a party, or a dinner, and thought to yourself, “Man! I wish I had her metabolism!” You love your friend, and you don’t begrudge her good luck, but you can’t help being jealous that she can munch away on her pizza, or burger, or ice cream and […]

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One of the most common diseases in the world is diabetes. Currently, experts have discovered two types of diabetes but the most frequent one is Type 1 (also known as “juvenile diabetes”). This type is a common disorder which makes the body incapable of producing enough insulin simply because the beta cells in the pancreas […]

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A morning cup of coffee is so much more than just a beverage. It wakes you up, gets you moving, and perks up your senses. Often, that first sip is the most enjoyable sip of the day. By using a French press, you can make an amazing cup of coffee. Having a delicious cup of […]

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When the blood sugar level goes too high, after a meal, the brain sends a signal to the pancreas to secrete more insulin. This is necessary to bring the glucose back down. The problem is that this process converts the excess of sugar into fat (stored mainly in the belly). Moreover, the higher the rate […]

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Life is busy but working out is important to your health. While being a member of a gym is motivating, it can be expensive and take time driving there. This is why it is good to find a happy medium. Instead of working out at the gym, you can do your workouts at home. There […]

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Prolonged exposure to asbestos fibers can have dire consequences. It is important to know how to identify and remove them. There are many different occupations that will have numerous exposures to asbestos, the most familiar being the construction industry. One will not have lasting harm after one exposure, but consistent repetitions can lead to life-threatening […]

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The Ketogenic diet is unique in that it has been practiced for over nine decades (beginning in the 1920s) and is based on the solid knowledge of nutritional science and physiology. It is able to produce long-term success for a high percentage of people as it targets many essential, underlying reasons for weight gain. The […]

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Depression can affect anyone. In fact, one out of seven individuals will suffer from a depressive episode at some point in their life. It can be brought on by different triggers that you might not even realize. Research also shows that around 150 million people around the world suffer from this condition. While some people […]

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Pomegranate has been rightly and correctly called the “miracle fruit.” It is abundant in nutrients with a plethora of health benefits. The juice has been used for years as a form of medicine. Although the extent of scientific and medicinal benefits have not yet been officially recorded, the miracle fruit is presumed to have the […]

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What once was common as a child is now making a comeback in the age of adulthood. “Grounding”, or walking barefoot, has gained momentum recently as a beneficial activity that can provide a number of positive effects on your body. The earth holds a negative charge along with other free radicals that help to counteract […]

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