HEALTH

Low Cortisol Levels: What it Means and Why

Low Cortisol Levels: What it Means and Why

TweetFind out the truth about this vital hormone… We often read about the “dangers of stress“, and how stress can increase your risk of health problems. This is usually the result of cortisol, the hormone produced by your body when you experience a sudden stressor. Too much cortisol can be bad for your health, which is why it’s vital to keep your stress under control. But did you... »

The Love Hormone: 10 Ways to Make More Oxytocin

The Love Hormone: 10 Ways to Make More Oxytocin

Tweet10 ways to make more oxytocin, because sometimes your body just needs a reminder that you feel love. Hormones play very important roles in human health and sexuality! Testosterone, for example, is more than just the male sex hormone, but it also helps to increase muscle mass and bone density. Estrogen is vital for not only female reproductive health, but also the growth of new tissue around t... »

Secondary Infertility Vitamins: turns out, I’ve been taking supplements all wrong

Secondary Infertility Vitamins: turns out, I’ve been taking supplements all wrong

TweetReader-turned-writer, Rachel Winston, opens up about her ongoing battle to get pregnant, and how there’s so little good information circulating about secondary infertility vitamins. After being diagnosed with secondary infertility— yes that’s a thing—I decided to get serious about my health… like next level serious. Secondary infertility is when you have a child, and for various or unkn... »

Dopamine and Serotonin: The Best Couple in Town

Dopamine and Serotonin: The Best Couple in Town

TweetDopamine and serotonin are 2 of the neurochemicals that make you happy. Here’s how they work: The brain is a curious, complex thing. When it works right, it can do amazing things! Your body produces chemicals that help your brain to function properly. These neurochemicals play many important roles in your overall health and wellbeing. Two of the most important neurochemicals are dopamin... »

Citrus Fruits for Erectile Dysfunction

Citrus Fruits for Erectile Dysfunction

TweetCitrus fruits for erectile dysfunction– yup, it works. Ahh, sex, what a wonderful part of life! So much of our time and effort is invested into thinking about sex, trying to get sex, and improving our sexual performance, but it’s so worth it. Sex is one of the most enjoyable activities around. As we grow older, our bodies begin to have problems. We gain a bit of weight, our hormon... »

Genetically Modified Human Embryos: What You Need to Know

Genetically Modified Human Embryos: What You Need to Know

TweetGenetically modified human embryos are happening, and it’s not science fiction. The human body is a mysterious, complex thing. Science understands a lot of what makes us work, but there’s still so much that is unknown. DNA, in particular, is a truly perplexing thing. We know so little about the cells that store our biological information, but scientists are ever on the lookout for... »

Take February 2016 by Storm in NYC (fitness, milkshakes, and life)

Take February 2016 by Storm in NYC (fitness, milkshakes, and life)

TweetGroundhog Punxsutawney Phil Didn’t See His Shadow, but You Can Still Make Like Snowmageddon for February 2016 and Take it by Storm So our Groundhog friend didn’t see his shadow this week, predicting spring is closer than we think.  Still, let’s face it, February will likely not win “Month of the Year.” While it’s the shortest, it only grants us one Federal holiday, which this year happens to ... »

High Fiber Diet Linked to Lowered Cancer Risk

High Fiber Diet Linked to Lowered Cancer Risk

TweetHere’s more proof you need to eat more fiber! It’s a well-established fact that fiber is excellent for your health. Fiber offers an extensive range of health benefits, including: Improving digestion Reducing cholesterol, sugar, and chemical absorption Boosting heart health Controlling appetite Speeding up weight loss and the list goes on… According to a brand new study out of Harv... »

Marijuana Suppositories: High Times for Medicine

Marijuana Suppositories: High Times for Medicine

TweetMarijuana suppositories are the new PMS drug that everyone’s talking about. No, we’re not kidding. Yes, it will make you want even more chocolate. The use of marijuana–both medical and recreational–is a hotly debated topic. Marijuana critics say that using the drug can affect health, mental function, and job performance negatively. Marijuana advocates cite numerous ben... »

10 Thermogenic Spices to try for Weight Loss

10 Thermogenic Spices to try for Weight Loss

TweetTheremogenic spices are the new “it” way to drop small extra weight. You’d be amazed by how much flavor the right spices can add to your food. Sure, garlic, salt, and pepper are great to cook with, but why not try new and creative spices like garam masala, coriander, or turmeric in your cooking? You’ll find that they can transform even the simplest food, making them ex... »

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