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How To Use The Ordinary's Serums With Our Comprehensive Guide To Each Product

The Ordinary (owned by Deciem, The Abnormal Beauty Company, which also owns brands such as NIOD and Fountain) has established itself firmly as one of …

Dry Skin

Natural ways to improve insulin sensitivity

Insulin sensitivity refers to how sensitive the body's cells are in response to insulin. Doctors generally consider a high insulin sensitivity to be …

Diabetes

What to eat if you have PCOS

Polycystic ovary syndrome is a condition that causes hormonal imbalances and problems with metabolism.<p>Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common …

Holistic Medicine

Here's How to Make Oat Milk

When I moved to Berlin over a year ago, one of the first, out-of-the-ordinary things I noticed at the grocery store was oat milk. I'd never seen this …

Breakfast

Ashwagandha Dosage: How Much Should You Take per Day?

Ashwagandha, also known by its botanical name <i>Withania somnifera,</i> is a small woody plant with yellow flowers native to India and North Africa.<p>It’s …

Diabetes

What days can you get pregnant?

When trying to conceive, it can be helpful to know when ovulation occurs and when a person is most fertile. Some people may wish to track their …

Pregnancy

11 Reasons Why Your Period Is Suddenly Lasting Forever

Let’s not be coy here: Bleeding out of your vagina every single month is already kind of a pain, so when your period decides to extend its visit a …

Women's Health

Majestic Restaurant Monarque Arrives, From Leméac Father-Son Duo

There’s a potential new destination restaurant in town, as big gun French establishment <b>Monarque</b> opens its doors today (August 30), a whopping five years after the project was first announced.<p>It comes from father and son team Richard and Jérémie Bastien, the former being particularly well-known for …

Dining Rooms

How does rheumatoid arthritis cause anemia?

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune condition that causes inflammation in the lining of the joints. People who have rheumatoid arthritis sometimes …

Pain

Anti-inflammatory meal plan: 26 recipes to try

For people who struggle with chronic inflammation, making key dietary choices can make a real difference.<p>The anti-inflammatory diet can help relieve …

Healthy Eating

Don't buy into the backlash - the science on meditation is clear

To everything there is a season. And to every cultural trend there is a backlash. And now the backlash has come for meditation.<p>Once confined to the …

Mindfulness

What are gastritis and duodenitis?

Gastritis and duodenitis both affect the digestive tract and share the same causes, including <i>Helicobacter pylori</i> infection. Gastritis is inflammation …

Digestion

What is the best home remedy for toenail fungus?

Toenail fungus is a common infection of the toenails. It is contagious, so it can often start in one toenail and spread to several others.<p>Medical …

Home Remedies

If You Have PCOS, This Birth Control Can Help

<b>Polycystic ovary syndrome—aka PCOS— is the most common endocrine disorder, but we still don't fully understand why it happens. It predominantly</b> …

Women's Health

Soleus strain: Calf strains and other injuries

The soleus is a muscle in the calf that runs from directly behind the knee to just above the muscles around the ankle. The soleus is essential for …

As a longtime Spotify devotee, I'm always shocked people don't know about one of its best features — here's how to use it

With nearly 200 million monthly users — of which a staggering <i>83 million</i> are paid subscribers — Spotify is one of the most popular music services in …

Technology has driven us into a cognition crisis. Is there anything we can do about it?

Remember those few minutes you spent on Instagram during your lunch break? They might make you less productive. The blue light reflecting from your …

Fig. 1: Unhealthy lifestyles and disease risk. | Nature Reviews Cardiology

Unhealthy lifestyle effectors, including excessive calorie intake, unhealthy diet, sedentary lifestyle, mental stress, and smoking, modulate …

Which fruits should you eat during pregnancy?

Making healthful food choices is crucial for women when they are pregnant. Their diet will provide the fetus with the nutrients essential for growth …

Eight exercises for tennis elbow

Tennis elbow is also known as lateral epicondylitis. It occurs when a person strains the tendons in their forearm. People can usually treat tennis …

Sex after a C-section: Everything you need to know

Most women need to wait at least 6 weeks before having sex after a C-section, or until their doctor or midwife says it is safe.<p>They may also need to …

5 Ways The Phase Of Your Period Can Affect Your Workout, From Your Energy Levels To Recovery

Working out is good for the body and for your mental health, but for people who get periods, their menstrual cycle can potentially throw a wrench …

I'm An Integrative Psychiatrist: Here Are 9 Things I Recommend Before Antidepressants

<i>If you’re feeling sad or blue or suffering from mild to moderate depression,</i> <i>seasonal affective disorder,</i> <i>dysthymia, premenstrual dysphoric disorder,</i> …

Anti-inflammatory diet: What to know

The human body uses inflammation to help fight illness and also protect areas from further harm. In most cases, inflammation is a necessary part of …

Bacteria are becoming resistant to alcohol-based disinfectants

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria and antifungal-resistant fungi are a worrying phenomenon. According to a recent study, a new concern may be developing: …

How fiber and gut bacteria reverse stress damage

In the stressful world we inhabit, many of us are keen to protect our bodies from the harmful effects that stress can produce. A new study hints that …

How do you stretch out your tailbone?

The tailbone, or coccyx, is at the bottom of the spine and helps to support the pelvis. It is possible to injure or fracture the tailbone, causing …

Do erectile dysfunction exercises help?

Erectile dysfunction occurs when a man cannot get or maintain an erection. It is common in men of all ages.<p>Muscles, especially those important in …

The 9 Most Important Vitamins for Eye Health

Your eyes are complex organs that need many different vitamins and nutrients to function properly.<p>Common conditions, such as diabetic retinopathy, …