Category: Lifestyle

Sauna vs steam room: Who wins??

Sauna vs steam room: Who wins??

After a workout or after a long day, stepping into a sauna or steam room is treatment for your body. These facilities are found in gyms, spas, hotels, and some people even have them at home. The main difference is… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Lifestyle, Personal Care, Weight Loss
Autoimmune diseases: When the body fights against itself

Autoimmune diseases: When the body fights against itself

When the body’s immune system starts to attack itself, disorder erupts. There are up to 80,000 different autoimmune disorders ranging in severity. The immune system falls on a spectrum of very low functioning to being overly active. When the immune… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care
Abdominal Muscles: The core of the matter

Abdominal Muscles: The core of the matter

The loaded question we all want the answer to is how to get a flat stomach?? We want to sculpt tight abs on our belly, but how?? Some might answer with an exercise routine targeting the mid-section, while others might… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Lifestyle, Personal Care, Strength Training
Shin Splints: The runner’s curse

Shin Splints: The runner’s curse

Ever go for a run and feel your shins throb and ache afterwards?? All you did was run down the driveway to move the car before the street sweeper came, but somehow this caused distress to your shins. Medial tibial… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Lifestyle, Personal Care
Serotonin: The Smile-Frown Chemical

Serotonin: The Smile-Frown Chemical

Serotonin is a chemical found in the brain, blood platelets, and mainly in the digestive system (up to 90%). Its scientific name is 5-hydroxytryptamine, or 5-HT. This chemical is a neurotransmitter that delivers messages between our nerve cells. Most of… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Lifestyle, Mental Health, Personal Care
Asthma: Air supply on restriction

Asthma: Air supply on restriction

Coughing. Wheezing. Tight chest. Shortness of breath. These are the common symptoms of the air restriction condition called asthma. When the bronchial tubes become inflamed, the airway tightens and can fill with mucus. People experience different symptoms at different times… 0 Shares | | Posted in Environment, Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care
VO2 Max: What’s your capacity?

VO2 Max: What’s your capacity?

VO2 max is the maximum capacity of a person’s body to transport and move oxygen during exercise. It is a measurement of a person’s physical fitness in relation to aerobic endurance. “V” stands for volume, “O2” stands for oxygen, and… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care
Corona Virus–empower yourself with knowledge and stop feeling helpless. You’re not.

Corona Virus–empower yourself with knowledge and stop feeling helpless. You’re not.

If you watch the news, you know that fears about the Corona virus are the top news story every night. How much of the information is actually useful though?  Do you have a mask yet? Are you freaking out because… 0 Shares | | Posted in Chemicals, Environment, Health, Holistic Medicine, Hospitals & Surgery, Lifestyle, Medicine, Nutritional Medicine, Travel
Ingrown toenail: You big toe’s worst enemy

Ingrown toenail: You big toe’s worst enemy

An ingrown toenail, also called onychocryptosis, is the result of the corner or the side of a nail growing into the toe’s flesh. The pressure of the nail is pushing against sensitive skin. The edge of the sharp nail breaks… 0 Shares | | Posted in Lifestyle, Personal Care
Croup: When a Baby Sounds like a Dog Barking

Croup: When a Baby Sounds like a Dog Barking

Croup is a sickness that occurs in babies when they’re having difficulty breathing. The baby’s upper airways have become irritated and swollen, making the vocal cords narrow. Breathing then becomes noisy, resulting in coughing that has been said to sound… 0 Shares | | Posted in Child Care, Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care