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Change the “Why” of Exercise

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3 Really Gross Things About Bathrooms

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The Faults of Fear

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CBD hemp

Cannabis just can’t seem to stay out of the news, but despite the attention, misperception still clouds around the plant. Many hear words like “hemp” and “marijuana” and “cannabis” and assume they are all the same thing. Others argue about potential health benefits of each. From those advocating a particular valuable component of cannabis comes …

halotherapy

By Joy Stephenson-Laws, JD (Proactive Health Labs) You are probably familiar with how uncomfortable it is to get salt in your eye or in an open wound. So the idea of breathing in salt as a form of therapy might not sound very appealing. Also called halotherapy (the word “halo” is a Greek prefix that …

CPAP alternative

For the millions with sleep apnea, the traditional treatment option is a CPAP machine. While CPAP is often effective, patients struggle to continue using it. Many patients become non-compliant, and then the symptoms and risks associated with poor sleep return, such as increased risk for heart attack, stroke, weight gain, high blood pressure and heart …

Men and suicide mental health

Written by Dr. Salvatore Giorgianni, PharmD and Armin Brott, MBA Far too many American males are caught up in a storm of under-recognized, under-diagnosed, and poorly treated mental health issues, whose consequences play out in tragic headlines every day. They also play out—more quietly, yet more devastatingly—in homes and communities across the country. To get …

By Antoine Kanamugire, MD Marijuana can make you feel good in the moment, but that longed for “feel-good moment” can play tricks on us; When use turns to abuse, marijuana could be a smoke screen hiding our profound suffering and pain, symptoms that will only become obvious to us later on down the road of …

The 1/7 rule Written by Michael Richardson It’s a day of rest, a day off, a play day, a slow day, a different kind of day for each person. Sunday can be a vital day to recharge, but it’s easy to squander. 3 Ways To Waste Your Sunday Sleep until you’re hungry, eat until you’re …

gym intimidation

Starting a new fitness routine comes with a lot of challenges. Self discipline and confidence is needed in many aspects of life, including when it comes to your health. Some challenges may show before you step into the gym. Gym intimidation comes in a number of forms and is always a big distraction. Whether you’re …

By Susan Ducharme Hoben What does it mean to “die well”? The simple answer is it means dying the way you want to. Of course that then leads to more complicated and thought-provoking questions: How do you want to die? And when is it time to start thinking about that? There is no one answer. …

Addiction is a disease much like diabetes or heart disease. It’s usually easy to remain friends with someone after they develop heart disease or diabetes, but the same cannot be said for friendships with addicts. As a friend to an addict, you’re torn. It’s impossible not to be. You love your friend, but you don’t …

Nancy Bryan, Ph.D. Did you even know that your body talks to you?  Well, it does: and as a matter of fact, it never shuts up!  It’s not entirely our fault if we’ve lost the ability to hear messages from the body.  One thing true of human beings is that once something (an event, a …