Lifestyle

The hidden dangers of birth control pills doctors don’t want you to know

Many young women’s first trip to the gynecologist is prompted by a desire to take birth control pills, whether they are trying to avoid getting pregnant or hoping to alleviate the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome. Perhaps they know someone who takes “the pill,” or a well-meaning parent or boyfriend has encouraged them to go...

Natural Remedies for Thinning Hair

Some of us are blessed with hair that seems to never thin. Others, well, that's a different story. Hair thinning can be the result of many things: Medication, hormones, genetics, thyroid dysfunction, to name a few. While thinning hair can seem like a terrible thing - and it is - it can be helped,...

Healthy Food Options at the College Food Court

College means many thing to make people. For some parents it is a sad time. For some students it is a sad time. For others, they feel "grown up", and this can turn into weekly pizza and booze binges (c'mon, we all know that person). College doesn't have to mean you put on the "Freshman...

Can Meditation Help Ease Your Anxiety?

As someone who suffers from anxiety, I looked for every type of reasonable help out there. From essential oils and herbs to yoga, there are many natural therapies available to help ease anxiety in our daily lives. Another good idea for those who are panic-prone is to learn meditative techniques to help themselves cope...

Avoiding Punctures On Your Road Bike

Suffering a puncture when out enjoying a ride is every cyclist’s worst nightmare.While in most cases fixing a flat is a relatively easy task, it does nothing to help your mood as you hear the telltale hiss of air escaping and know that you’re destined for a chunk of time at the side of...

Why You Need Chia Seeds Right Now!

Chi-Chi-Chi-Chia! We all remember that commercial, right? Well, not only are chia seeds good for growing on a Christmas gift, but also for our health. Chia is being found in everything from waffles to cereal to granola bars, and it is the newest superfood it seems. But, what is it for? What does it...

Overlooked Remedies For Back Pain

Back pain can hit any of us, and many are prescribed strong medications for it. However, there are better options for relieving your back pain - and some of these are sadly overlooked by even the most astute holistic healers. Below are some of the best - and most overlooked - remedies for back...

How You Can Manage Your Diabetes While Cycling

At this moment, about 30 million Americans—nearly 10 percent of the population—are living with diabetes. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention projects that up to one in three Americans will have diabetes by 2050. Scientists are still trying to figure out what exactly is going on (diet and lifestyle certainly play large roles),...

Multivitamin or Bust: Why You NEED This In Your Life!

Many of us take a multivitamin. Some do out of routine, and some because they think they need it. In reality, we all need a multivitamin. Regardless of how great our diet is, there are still many minerals and vitamins that are not in our daily foods, and a multivitamin can help us keep...

Are you THRIVING or SURVIVING? Science reveals your mindset is key

A new study revealed that the key to thriving, rather than just surviving, could be as simple as feeling good about life and yourself, and being good at something, according to a report by the Science Daily.Daniel Brown, a sport and exercise scientist at the University of Portsmouth, studied all the research on what makes people...
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