Month: March 2017

Being a Mama — With an Eating Disorder

Beginning at the age of 17, Judy Tsuei developed an eating disorder. The disorder didn’t leave as quickly as it came; it lasted for 15 years. It took a lot of intentionality and a desire to be better to face off with this thing that had plagued her for so long. Finally, she did it! […]

The Medical Explanation for Your Most Common Anorexia Symptoms

Eating disorders are difficult to diagnose primarily because patients usually keep the disease’s signs and symptoms secret. There are, however, some common signs and symptoms that can aid in the diagnosis. Primarily, an eating disorder results in malnutrition and starvation, which in turn causes gastrointestinal issues. Physically a patient will complain of feeling full early, […]

Lowering Cholesterol May Help Ward Off Alzheimer’s

While cholesterol is a crucial substance for human bodies and not altogether deserving of its presumed bad rap, most of us realize that an excess can damage the cardiovascular system, specifically the heart and blood vessels. What all of us may not realize is that due to the interdependent nature of our bodily systems, the […]

Eating With Your Stomach is Harder than it Looks!

Any woman who has received the diagnosis of PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome), or any other condition related to Insulin Resistance, has likely received a stern, straight-faced talk about diet and exercise from her physician. And that’s for good reason. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder caused by issues with insulin and typically associated […]

Sexual Problems Sometimes Irreversible Side Effect of Hair Loss Drug Propecia

Propecia can be taken as a prescription medicine after a hair replacement surgery. Somehow, though, the drug resulted in horrible depression in a patient to which it was suggested. He also suffered from a number of sexual problems, as well. No antidepressants helped either. was able to provide a wake-up call for him. He […]

Don’t Lose Sleep Over Daylight Saving Time

The debate goes back and forth- Should we get rid of Daylight Saving Time, or do we keep it? Well, it is here to stay, and you cant do anything about it. There are certain states within the United States that do not have Daylight Savings. If you are in a state that has Daylight […]

Keep Your Battery Fresh

Matthew 11:28-30 says, “Come unto Me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” Not long ago I was awakened at 4:20 in the morning.  There was this annoying little “chirp” that was occurring about every 30 seconds.  Now I had heard this sound in my house before, but I […]

Brain Freeze: Celebs Numbly Embrace Cryotherapy , Unfounded Claims & All

The latest celebrity fad is immersing themselves into cylinders of extremely frigid air, thereby turning themselves into human icicles to supposedly relieve stress and pain and give other health benefits. Some athletes are also praising this icy treatment which consists of getting into a chamber that is often 275 degrees below zero. While it is […]

Acne Facts

Acne Skin Care Mistakes You’ll Never Make Again

For the nearly 50 million Americans affected by acne, the many available medications and treatments can be confusing and overwhelming. It’s easy to make mistakes treating acne or even make it worse, despite the best intentions. Scrubbing the skin will actually worsen acne, as it can compromise the skin’s protective barrier and increase irritation. Instead, […]

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