Month: June 2018

Adult Acne treatment

Here’s What Happens to Your Skin If You Stop Washing Your Face

Washing your face should be a daily habit that all individuals (both men and women!) work into their daily routine. If you don’t cleanse, it can actually increase any current skin issues you may have. Oily skin gets oilier this can lead to break outs and acne. Dry skin gets dryer and the appearance gets duller. […]

Do Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free, or Low-Carb Diets Actually Work?

Are extreme diets where we eliminate whole food groups effective and sustainable? Gluten-Free Gluten is a protein found in bread, pasta, cereal, crackers, beer, basically tons of stuff. Only those with wheat allergies or more seriously, celiac disease, must strictly comply with the diet though. Those with celiac or major gluten sensitivity will see the […]

CBD as a Natural Cure for Inflammation

Dozens of studies have compellingly indicated (1) that cannabidiol (CBD) is a potent anti-inflammatory compound. These same studies also suggest that CBD does not have any notable side effects. This plant-based compound can be manufactured cheaply and easily using a variety of widespread methods. In a market dominated by expensive anti-inflammatory medications that can often do […]

New Technology ‘Rewires’ Brain to Help Stroke Patients Regain Use of Their Arms

When the brain suffers a stroke, the flow of oxygenated blood is interrupted. This deprives neural cells of that oxygen, and can damage or even kill them. This is the reason stroke victims can lose functions such as the ability to speak or use their bodies the way they did before the incident. A new […]

The 15 Month Sleep Regression — What to Expect

Sleep regression in babies happens in 3 month intervals and is highlighted by fussiness, waking up in the middle of the night, taking fewer or shorter naps, and having changes in appetite. The main cause of these sleep regressions is the child’s body is beginning or in the process of growth. Two milestones are reached […]

Subjective Memory May Be Marker for Cognitive Decline

The Center for Vital Longevity (CVL) is doing research that suggests that participants who complain about poor subjective memory, especially in the elderly could be an early detection method for Alzheimer’s disease. Subjective memory is the opinion of how good the persons memory is and if it is slipping or getting worse through age. These […]

Obesity: Both a Cause and a Result of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Being overweight can’t just make it more likely you could experience rheumatoid arthritis, but also worsen the symptoms you do experience. Being obese places greater stress on the body, both inside and out. Your organs will work harder to support the extra mass. One of the most obvious problems with a higher than ideal Body […]

Hot or Cold Shower? Which One Improve Your Regeneration More?

Does it matter what temperature you like your showers? Does it matter if you’re an athlete or someone else who is physically active, and regularly uses your body and muscles at a higher level than the normal person does? Some conventional athletic wisdom is that cold water, and especially using a sort of shock treatment […]

Using Ibuprofen for a Severe UTI Is a Bad Idea

Ibuprofen is often prescribed to treat uncomplicated urinary tract infections.  Resent research shows that this may not be a good idea.  Physicians are worried about antibiotic resistance, needing stronger antibiotics to cure infections. Instead of prescribing antibiotics it was thought that ibuprofen could alleviatee UTI symptoms and your body would rid itself of the infection.  Those […]

Naps During Pregnancy May Be Linked With Healthier Birth Weight

 A recent study out of China shows that napping during pregnancy correlated to a healthier birth weight for babies. Low birth weight, where babies weigh less than 5 ½ pounds at birth can cause complications for children for many years following birth.  Even adults who had a low birth weight are at greater risk for […]