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Intermittent Fasting for Women: A Beginner’s Guide

Intermittent Fasting for Women: A Beginner’s Guide

Intermittent fasting has become increasingly popular in recent years. Unlike most diets that tell you what to eat, intermittent fasting focuses on when to eat by incorporating regular short-term fasts into your routine. This way of eating may help you consume fewer calories, lose weight and lower your risk of diabetes and heart disease. However, a number of studies […]

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Why Science Says That Being Tired Is So Much Worse Than Being in Pain

Why Science Says That Being Tired Is So Much Worse Than Being in Pain

Health and wellness touch each of us differently. This is one person’s story. People often assume that because I live with multiple chronic conditions — seropositive rheumatoid arthritis, degenerative osteoarthritis, and widespread musculoskeletal fibromyalgia — that pain is the worst symptom of my chronic illnesses. Not necessarily always the case. Pain puts a damper on my life, for sure. […]

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The #1 Problem Cancer Survivors Everywhere Are Starting to Face

The #1 Problem Cancer Survivors Everywhere Are Starting to Face

As more people survive cancer treatment, more are experiencing the mental fog known as chemo brain. Scientists are calling for more answers to this problem. Heather Von St. James has learned to write things down. “It’s more than being forgetful. It’s almost as if parts of my memory are missing,” the 49-year-old Minnesota resident told […]

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15-Year Old’s Dad Perfectly Captures What It Means to Be a Special Needs Parent

15-Year Old’s Dad Perfectly Captures What It Means to Be a Special Needs Parent

Parenting a child with autism isn’t easy. Sometimes it’s funny. Sometimes it’s frustrating. And sometimes, you just have to tell it like it is. My name is Frank. I have a 15-year-old son with “severe” nonverbal autism and epilepsy, whom I affectionately refer to as “The King.” In 2011, I started a blog and Facebook […]

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Researchers Say Cannabis Can Benefit People with Multiple Sclerosis

Researchers Say Cannabis Can Benefit People with Multiple Sclerosis

After a review of scientific studies, researchers say extracts from marijuana plants can help treat pain and spasticity symptoms in people with multiple sclerosis. A systematic review recently presented at the Consortium of MS Centers in Tennessee has concluded that cannabinoids may have “modest effects in multiple sclerosis for pain or spasticity.” Researchers looked at […]

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No Drugs Required: Hand Exercises That Reduce Arthritis Pain Fast

No Drugs Required: Hand Exercises That Reduce Arthritis Pain Fast

Painful hands Arthritis wears away at the cartilage of a joint, which is the cushioning material between bones. This can cause inflammation and irritation of the synovial lining, which produces the synovial fluid that helps protect and lubricate the joint. When arthritis affects the joints of the hands, it can cause pain and stiffness. That pain can get worse whenever you use your […]

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Chewing Gum Ingredient Linked to Gut Destruction, Slower Metabolism & Inflammation

Chewing Gum Ingredient Linked to Gut Destruction, Slower Metabolism & Inflammation

Is chewing gum bad? Before we get into that, it’s important to note that gum is a mainstay in American culture. In fact, the United States played a huge role in spreading the popularity of chewing gum around the world. During World War II, U.S. soldiers used gum in trades and handed it out as […]

 The Hearty Soul

The Benefits of CBD for People with Insomnia and Other Sleep Disorders

The Benefits of CBD for People with Insomnia and Other Sleep Disorders

If you are someone who struggles with sleep, has struggle with sleep, and continues to struggle with sleep… nothing – I repeat, nothing – fills you with envy more than listening to someone talk about the unbelievably soothing slumber they had the night before. The reason sleep loss is about so much more than bags […]

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Life in the Womb: Breathtaking Video Shows 9 Months in Under 5 Minutes

Life in the Womb: Breathtaking Video Shows 9 Months in Under 5 Minutes

Babies… the miracles of life. They’re beautiful but it’s easy to forget that that beauty came into being nine months earlier. Any woman who has experienced pregnancy can say that it changed her body, her emotions and, most of all, her life. Sandra Chami Kassis, a Lebanese author, captured this sentiment best in a single […]

 Elisha McFarland

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome: The Rare Genetic Disorder Stumping Doctors Everywhere

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome: The Rare Genetic Disorder Stumping Doctors Everywhere

What is EDS? Ehlers-Danlos syndrome is a group of disorders that affect the connective tissues of the body that support bones, blood vessels, skin, tissues and organs. As a result, people with this disease commonly experience loose joints and stretchy skin. Individuals with this illness also have problems with collagen, which is a protein that […]

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