This Common Preservative in Processed Food May Be Making You Tired

By Brian Mastroianni Is it hard to motivate yourself to get off the couch and go exercise? Well, a common food additive you’re unknowingly consuming in large quantities might be to blame. New research sheds light on inorganic phosphate—an additive and preservative found in up to 70 percent of the foods in the common diet … Read moreThis Common Preservative in Processed Food May Be Making You Tired

The 14 Best Foods to Increase Blood Flow and Circulation

Poor circulation is a common problem caused by a number of conditions. Peripheral artery disease (PAD), diabetes, obesity, smoking and Raynaud’s disease are some of the many causes of poor circulation (1, 2, 3, 4, 5). Reduced blood flow can cause unpleasant symptoms, such as pain, muscle cramps, numbness, digestive issues and coldness in the hands or feet. In … Read moreThe 14 Best Foods to Increase Blood Flow and Circulation

FDA Puts Major Restrictions on E-Cigs and Pushes Ban on Menthol Cigs

This post was originally published on this site On Thursday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) unveiled its much-anticipated new plan to fight underage tobacco use, targeting electronic cigarettes, flavored cigars, and menthol cigarettes. The agency will move to have the sale of flavored e-cigarettes limited in brick-and-mortar locations to age-restricted retailers, such as smoke … Read moreFDA Puts Major Restrictions on E-Cigs and Pushes Ban on Menthol Cigs

Lady Gaga Shines a Light on Fibromyalgia: “Chronic Pain Is No Joke”

This post was originally published on this site How has fibromyalgia affected one of the best-selling musical artists of the 21st century? In “Gaga: Five Foot Two,” a documentary released on Netflix this month, Lady Gaga describes the pain that’s characterized her life with fibromyalgia for the past half-decade. “I have chased this pain for five years,” … Read moreLady Gaga Shines a Light on Fibromyalgia: “Chronic Pain Is No Joke”

The Exact Probiotic Strains You Should Take for Anxiety, Constipation, Eczema, Weight Loss, and 4 More

In recent years, probiotics have become increasingly popular. While once an unknown ingredient for improving your health, probiotics can now be found everywhere from your favourite yogurt to a pack of gum. One of the key reasons foods and supplements containing a variety of probiotic strains has become so popular is that the health benefits … Read moreThe Exact Probiotic Strains You Should Take for Anxiety, Constipation, Eczema, Weight Loss, and 4 More

Mosquito Bites Sting and Swell? You Could Have Skeeter Syndrome

Understanding Skeeter syndrome Nearly everyone is sensitive to mosquito bites. But for those with severe allergies, symptoms can be more than just annoying: They can be serious. Most bites occur at either dusk or dawn, when mosquitoes are most active. While male mosquitoes are harmless — feeding only on nectar and water — female mosquitoes … Read moreMosquito Bites Sting and Swell? You Could Have Skeeter Syndrome

A Complete Beginner’s Guide to Your Body’s 7 Chakras

Chakras date back to 1500 to 1000 BC, however, they have become more well-known with the emergence of yoga and New Age philosophy in today’s society. Known as cakra in Sanskrit, chakra means wheel. There are 7 main chakras in the body that correspond with different energy centers in the body. These chakras are thought … Read moreA Complete Beginner’s Guide to Your Body’s 7 Chakras

A Month Before A Heart Attack, Your Body Will Warn You With These 9 Signals

This post was originally published on this site In recent decades, scientists have realized that heart attack symptoms can be quite different for women than for men. In 2003, the journal Circulation published the findings of a multicenter study of 515 women who’d experienced a heart attack. The most frequently reported symptoms didn’t include chest pain. Instead, … Read moreA Month Before A Heart Attack, Your Body Will Warn You With These 9 Signals

13 Signs Of Gaslighting In Your Relationship, Beware!

This post was originally published on this site Gaslighting is a form of emotional abuse that’s seen in abusive relationships. It’s the act of manipulating a person by forcing them to question their thoughts, memories, and the events occurring around them. A victim of gaslighting can be pushed so far that they question their own … Read more13 Signs Of Gaslighting In Your Relationship, Beware!

Okra Controls Hunger and Diabetes, Lowers Cholesterol, and Fights Fatigue

This post was originally published on this site What Is Okra? Okra, also known as “lady’s fingers,” is a green flowering plant. Okra belongs to the same plant family as hibiscus and cotton. The term “okra” most commonly refers to the edible seedpods of the plant. Okra has long been favored as a food for … Read moreOkra Controls Hunger and Diabetes, Lowers Cholesterol, and Fights Fatigue