Entries by brianwwu


Brian holds a PhD from the University of Southern California and is a current 4th year medical student. He has been freelance writing for over 4 years and aims to make health an engaging conversation. Learn more about his projects at www.brianwwu.com and healthstoriesforkids.com

Introducing Tree Barks for Weight Loss and Stress Control

While it took a while for science to connect these two particular dots, the link between stress and weight gain is now pretty well established. Researchers now believe that this is due to the effects of a hormone called cortisol,… 0 Shares |

6 Tips to Lower Blood Pressure Naturally

High blood pressure, or hypertension, affects around 75 million Americans (around 1 out of every 3 adults). And many of them don’t even know it. This is why high blood pressure is known as the “silent killer”. It does not… 0 Shares |

Is Korean Red Ginseng Effective for Erectile Dysfunction?

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is talked about more openly than it was in the past.  And the good news is that there are more products available than ever to treat this problem.  Some options include mainstream prescription drugs. But there are… 0 Shares |

What Science Says About the Benefits of Yoga

Yoga has become a mainstay across the country since the 1960s and 70s and in a recent study conducted by the Yoga Journal, it was found that an estimated 20.4 million Americans practice yoga on a regular basis. Most people… 0 Shares |

Unusual Signs of Magnesium Deficiency — and How to Treat Them

While there is more information in the media nowadays about magnesium deficiency – and about warning signs and symptoms associated with this condition – there is still a lot that is not commonly known about this common nutritional problem. However,… 0 Shares |

The Best Ingredients to Add to Your Water

Despite the number of tonics, energy drinks and other so-called healthy beverages about there, water is still the best beverage for your general health, making all your bodily system work more smoothly. However, for some people, getting enough water during… 0 Shares |

Natural Ways to Reduce Stress

It is hard to believe that the term “stress” the way we think of it today, was only given this name in the 1950’s by a doctor named Hans Selye. The fact is that stress, as such, has always been… 0 Shares |