Mothers with postpartum depression experience feelings of extreme sadness, anxiety and exhaustion. Sadly, this makes it extremely difficult for new mothers to accomplish daily tasks for themselves or for others.
It’s human nature to look for ways to justify or rationalize behavior that, deep down inside, we know is not good for us. This is why you may hear people who smoke and drink too much talk about the person who smoked two packs and drank a fifth of bourbon a day and lived to a ripe, old age.
According to a recent survey, many American children go days without eating a single vegetable! And sadly, statistics show that bad eating habits are affecting our children’s health. The incidence of children with obesity in the United States has more than tripled since the 1970s, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
There’s no doubt that the discovery of antibiotics was a good thing. Antibiotics and other similar drugs have been used for the last 70 years to treat patients who have infectious diseases. “Since the 1940s, these drugs have greatly reduced illness and death from infectious diseases,” according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
My most recent nutrient test came back showing that I had relatively high levels of benzoic acid in my body. I have never really focused on this compound, so I took the opportunity to learn a bit more about it to figure out whether I should be concerned about the levels.
Restaurants in Baltimore have recently banned sodas and other sugary drinks from kids’ menus throughout the city. So that begs the question. Is maintaining good health a personal choice or is it up to legislators to help facilitate?
It’s always inspiring to hear stories about young people who are self-made millionaires. But it’s even more inspiring to hear about young people who realize their health is their greatest wealth.
From cryo-facials to cryosurgery, to whole body cryotherapy (WBC) sessions for pain and injury, the world of cryogenics and cryotechnology is a quickly expanding trend that has both medical professionals and athletic elites frozen at attention.
Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte recently received a suspension that will put him on the sidelines until July of 2019.
When the doctor says, “Open up your mouth and say ‘ahhhh,’” he may be looking for signs of inflammation of your tonsils - those lumps of tissue at the back of your throat (tonsilitis).
The obsession with accentuating your profile seems to be high on the list of priorities for ladies these days. From Brazilian butt lifts, to padded undergarments and clothing that lift and tone, to outlandish workouts, the list of bizarre rear-end hacks is growing.
When it comes to being healthy, it is not just about being skinny. Aside from body weight, a high fat diet may have a major psychological impact on young people - especially adolescents.
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