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8 Types of Chronic Illness You Might Not See — but Which Disable People

If someone asked you to picture a disabled person, you’d probably envision someone using crutches or a wheelchair. You likely don’t imagine the grocery store checkout clerk or your child’s elementary school teacher.  However, those with lifelong yet invisible diseases often struggle more than their peers with visible issues. The problem multiplies if they otherwise […]

8 Home Remedies for Nausea During Pregnancy

It’s one of the less-pleasant aspects of pregnancy — morning sickness. For some unfortunate souls, the nickname is a misnomer. Their nausea lasts all day.  Excessive vomiting warrants a trip to your OB/GYN. Your developing child needs nutrients, and too much tummy trouble can leave them deprived. However, for the occasional queasiness, the following eight […]

8 Natural Remedies for Acne Scars

Was your high school nickname something along the lines of “pizza face?” Even if you got rid of the once-pesky cysts, acne scarring could still make you feel insecure about your appearance.  You could see a professional dermatologist. However, treatments such as microdermabrasion and laser resurfacing come with hefty price tags. Before you part with […]

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Here’s How Junk Food Affects Your Body

Have you ever wondered how much damage one hot dog or bag of chips can do to your body? Scientists don’t have precise answers, given the wide variation in human metabolism and digestion. However, there’s no doubt that what you put in your mouth impacts your health. A healthy diet requires balance. It’s okay if […]

9 Ways to Clean Up Your Everyday Diet

You might have heard the term “eating clean.” What does it mean, exactly? Various people have developed unique definitions of what qualifies as a healthy diet. It also seems like a new fad arises nearly every day. How can you sort through the hype and find a realistic eating style that works for your body? […]

5 Reasons Practicing Good Nutritional Habits Is Important

2020 and 2021 might go down in history as years of inherent contradiction. Nearly everyone is more concerned with their health than ever, but dealing with daily pandemic realities has too many relying on processed convenience foods — to their physical and mental detriment. When life gets busy, it’s natural to look for easy, fast […]

How Good Food Impacts Your Mood

Most people know that gut feeling — when you eat right and take care of your body, you naturally feel better in your skin. But there’s actually a science behind why eating right and getting the nutrients you need can make your body and mind feel like you’re on top of the world. That’s right […]

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Why Self-Esteem Is Important

Has anyone ever said you have low self-esteem? While you might think it’s no big deal when you don’t feel aces about yourself, the reality is that a poor self-image can affect multiple facets of your life.  You must maintain a healthy sense of who you are to avoid slipping into despair. However, that isn’t […]

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8 Activities That Will Boost Your Confidence

How’s your self-esteem? If 2020 gave you a pounding that you won’t soon forget, you might feel a little bit down on yourself. While your emotions are relatable, dust yourself off, warrior — even surviving this unprecedented year took chutzpah.  Your self-esteem can impact nearly every aspect of your life, so it pays to give […]

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8 Natural Remedies for Constipation

Are you having trouble with “the go?” While it sounds funny, if you have constipation, you know it’s no laughing matter.  Fortunately, you don’t have to turn to harsh, stimulant laxatives for relief. Here are eight natural remedies for constipation that will get things flowing smoothly once more.  1. H20 When you have a bowel […]

8 Natural Remedies for Dry Eyes for Long Days and Sleepless Nights

T’is the season for final exams and wrapping up last-minute work projects (and gifts) so that you can enjoy some rest and relaxation during the holidays. All that hustle and bustle has you staying up late and spending long hours on the computer — which has your peepers in urgent need of relief. Red, sore […]

8 Natural Remedies for Ear Infections

Ear infections can put a damper on your day. They can spur headaches and cause you to say, “what,” so frequently that people start to react with irritation instead of sympathy.  However, you might feel uncomfortable seeking medical care for what you consider a minor ailment. Additionally, leaving the situation alone might cause things to […]

What Do Antioxidants Do for the Body? The Science Behind the Benefits

You know that antioxidants are good for you. It’s one reason eating a plant-based diet can improve your overall health — you’ll find them in fruits and vegetables.  What do antioxidants do for the body? Read on to discover the science behind the benefits.  It All Comes Down to High School Science To understand what […]

8 Natural Remedies for Hair Loss

Are you noticing more than a few hairs in the sink when you comb your mop in the morning? Perhaps you find yourself scrubbing your shower stall more frequently or making wall art with what you shed.  Hair loss can sometimes signify a severe health issue, so you shouldn’t treat the condition as a mere […]