September is Healthy Aging Month. The Weight of This Is Up to You!

September is Healthy Aging Month. In order to have a healthier mindset about aging in general, we should probably stop using the term anti-aging. The word anti means opposed to or against. I, for one, am not against aging.

Untreated Anemia Can Be Deadly

Each of us has to be the biggest advocate for our own healthcare. When we run out of answers for unusual symptoms and illnesses, never forget genetic and routine lab testing. There may not be a cure for some diseases but if we know what they are, they can be managed with proper care.

7 Foods Okinawans Eat, And Perhaps You Should Too!

One of the most powerful methods for attaining healthy and happy longevity is through maintaining a healthy and nutrient-rich diet. The Okinawans, a community of people from a group of islands in Japan’s southernmost prefecture, are living proof of this.

Vegan, Raw Food Influencer Dies of Suspected Starvation. Claimed She Didn’t Drink Water for 6 Years!

Zhanna Samsonova, a Russian vegan and raw food diet enthusiast and influencer, died last month of suspected starvation or malnutrition. Her diet was so extreme that she allegedly lived off of only fruits, sunflower seed sprouts, fruit smoothies and juices.

What You Need to Know About the Postpartum Depression Pill

Postpartum depression affects one in seven mothers. In addition to this, some reports say that more than 30 percent of new mothers with postpartum depression and anxiety already have a mental health issue such as depression before even getting pregnant.

Do You Have Treatment-Resistant Depression? You May Want to Consider Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

There are various options to consider if depression is an issue. This may include lifestyle changes such as nutrition. Antidepressant medication prescribed by your doctor may also be effective. However, some people may have medication resistant depression or treatment-resistant depression (TRD). Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) may be the solution.

Yes, You Can Overhydrate. Here’s What You Need to Know About Water Intoxication

A young mother recently died of drinking too much water in too little time. Yes, water intoxication is an issue we need to talk more about (especially because it is summer and people are being more diligent about hydration).

If You Can’t Always Trust Labels, How Do You Supplement Safely?

I came across a recent study that analyzed materials in popular sports supplements. The results were shocking. Researchers looked at 57 sports supplements purchased online. They discovered that 89 percent of these supplements were labeled inaccurately, and 12 percent included banned drug substances which were not even disclosed on the labels.

Don’t Hate Your Household Chores. They May Help Fight Cancer

As a kid, you probably didn’t like doing your chores. As an adult, you still most likely don’t enjoy them, however, what if I told you that doing these household tasks may be lowering your risk of developing several different types of cancer? I bet this will change your perspective!

Why Vitamin D May Be One of the Keys to Healthy, Happy Longevity

You may want to consider adding vitamin D to your proactive healthcare arsenal for achieving healthy longevity and preventing or managing CVD. A recent study found evidence suggesting that people over the age of 60 who take vitamin D supplements reduce their risk of having a cardiovascular event such as heart attack or stroke.

What You Need to Know About Tattoos and the Immune System

Summer is a popular time for tattoos. People are at the beach, wearing less clothing in general due to the warmer weather. What better time to show off a new tattoo? I don’t have any tattoos nor have I ever had a desire to get one, but I am still interested in how this body art may affect the internal body.

5 Healthy Things You Don’t Know About Capers

Capers are usually treated as a garnish or an ingredient you might add to sauces. If you are a fan of chicken piccata, you know that capers are the star of this dish. What you might not know, however, is that capers pack a lot of nutrients and potential health benefits.

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