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Mia Barnes

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Hey I'm Mia! I love writing about health and wellness. I'm a journalist and a big-time foodie hailing from the northeast. Hope you enjoy my work!

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What Is Thyroid Hormone Replacement Therapy and How Does It Work?

Thyroid hormone replacement therapy sounds a bit scary at first, but it is simply a method of ensuring your body has the correct balance to maintain its health and functions. Sometimes hormones are not produced at the rate they should be, which can lead to various health problems. Be sure to consult with your doctor […]

8 Cycling Benefits and Advantages That You Can’t Beat

Are you seeking the ideal way to get in shape? Cycling offers a ton of benefits and advantages that other forms of exercise lack.  While you need to invest in a quality ride for the best experience, you can find models to suit various price ranges. Once you have what you need, prepare to get […]

7 Common Causes of Ear Infections

A recent yawn, laugh or sneeze brought attention to a strange pain in your ear. After a quick exam, you found the pain resonating from inside your ear instead of an external piercing or bruise. This pain is likely a sign of an ear infection, but what might have caused it? Read about these seven […]

Yoga for Weight Loss: 8 Benefits

Are you still clinging to the idea that you have to train for a marathon or log the gym hours of a bodybuilder to lose weight? Nonsense! One of the most effective tools in your calorie counting arsenal might be one of exercise’s gentler forms. How can you use yoga for weight loss, and what […]

How Your Thyroid Hormones Affect Your Body

Your thyroid gland can impact your overall health. It’s responsible for how your metabolism operates, and hormones play a vital role in its function. Here’s what you need to know about this gland and how it works so you can maintain your well-being. Where Is Your Thyroid Located? Your thyroid sits in your neck under […]

How to Start Meal Planning for Beginners

How often do you eat at restaurants or order takeout?  If it’s frequently, you should take a step back to examine your options. You may think you’re a lousy cook, but you can become more experienced with practice. Plus, you’ll be healthier and save money as a result. A meal plan can make a difference. […]

11 Mindfulness Activities for Anxiety

Do you have anxiety? Even if you formerly felt mentally healthy, current events might have you experiencing symptoms of this mental disorder.  How can you cope if you don’t have access to a qualified mental health provider? Fortunately, while holistic techniques require your active participation, some of them are free. Mindfulness is one such practice, […]

5 Reasons You Should Wear Sunscreen Every Day

Sunscreen is perhaps the most underused and underappreciated part of your skin care routine. It protects your complexion from short-term and long-term damage, yet people seem to forget about it except on hot summer days. Why is that? According to the CDC, less than 30% of women and 15% of men use sunscreen regularly. Usage […]

6 Benefits of Taking Epsom Salt Baths

Epsom salts are the soothing bath salts you might notice in your mom’s cabinet or on the shelf at the grocery store. While many people take warm bubble baths or take scented soaks for the pure relaxation experience, Epsom salts are much more than standard bath salts. While you can find Epsom salt blends that […]

How to Start a Conversation on a Dating App

Meeting people over a dating app can feel tricky, even if you’ve done it for a while. Everyone’s different, so what might help you hit it off with one person may ruin a connection with someone else. It’s challenging to figure out what to say after swiping right, but you don’t have to worry about […]

8 Symptoms of Thyroid Problems to Watch Out For

Sometimes health complications can make you feel off or ill. Certain symptoms come and go, but they’re not alarming enough to warrant a trip to the doctor’s office. If they occur frequently enough for you to recognize them, they could point to an underlying cause that threatens your health. Symptoms of thyroid problems often slip […]

8 of the Most Common Heart Conditions

You can find warnings and reminders about heart health almost everywhere. They’re on the front of cereal boxes and in commercials. You might not think about the link between your heart health, your diet and your fitness routine. Your heart is also at risk from other factors. Take control of your health by learning about […]

What Causes Hiccups and How to Stop Them

When someone hiccups, it’s hard not to giggle about it. It’s a silly sound that often accompanies a funny face, but hiccups are annoying when they stick around longer than a minute or two. Hiccups are something you’d rather not deal with, especially when you’re at work or school. Read on to learn what causes […]