Wellness

8 simple, science-backed tricks to get better sleep

In an ideal world, we wouldn't have distractions keeping us up at night, or end up hitting the snooze button repeatedly in the morning.<p>But these days, with hectic work and family schedules and essentially unlimited hours of shows to stream, a good night's sleep can be hard to come by.<p>Luckily, a few …

Well-being

Are You Suffering From Adrenal Fatigue?

All too often I hear about how people have just done this amazing challenge at their gym and cleaned up their diet, only to feel “okay.” <b>I hear about</b> …

Health

This Is What the French Know About Wellness (That You Don't)

The French possess a kind of natural insouciance that translates across their cuisine and into their décor. Unsurprisingly, this nonchalance …

Health

What’s Worse For Your Bod: Sugar Or Salt?

Let’s settle this once and for all.<p>These days, the saying "everything in moderation" has become a battle cry for healthy eaters everywhere—but when it comes to sugar and salt, many of us just can't help ourselves. Even though both play several essential roles in our health (the brain needs sugar …

Health

Please Do Not Take Medical Advice From Goop

We're begging you, internet.<p>Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle website, Goop, has enviable fashion, travel and home design spreads. But when it comes to health and wellness, the site sometimes goes off the deep end.<p>Most recently, Goop advocated adding iodine supplements to your wellness regimen, which …

Health

The Liver-Boosting Teas That Improve Digestion Naturally (and Your Skin Too)

Raise your hand if your bathroom cupboard is brimming with creams, potions, elixirs, and tinctures that promise to deliver healthy, stress-free skin? …

Health

How to stop snoring: Tips, tricks and exercises to stop the habit

<b>When air can’t move freely through your nose and throat during sleep, the surrounding tissues will vibrate.</b><p>This produces the sound we know as snoring.<p>…

UK News

GPs say patients take offence when told they need to lose weight

GPs are offending overweight patients by warning them they need to go on a diet, a poll suggests.<p>The survey found one in three had seen patients take offence when they had raised the issue of their weight.<p>Current NHS advice says family doctors should offer all obese patients free places on courses …

Weight Loss

5 Great Energy-Boosting Alternatives to Coffee

If you’re like me, you need to have that cup of coffee to help you get started early in the morning. Just imagine: a warm, steamy brew that gives off …

Coffee

A Doctor Shares the Best (and Worst) Supplements for a Healthy Thyroid

Food directly impacts how we feel because its vitamin and mineral properties influence hormonal balance and lymphatic function. To ensure you feel as …

Health

​This Is One Of the Earliest Signs You’re Getting Old

​Here’s a test you can take to see if it’s already affecting you<p>You can thank a group of tiny organs in your inner ear, called the vestibular system, for your sense of balance, motion, and spatial awareness. But you also might want to curse this system once you hit 40—the age when vestibular …

Longevity

Why being stressed could be preventing you from losing weight

Chronic stress might be widening your waistline, a new study suggests<p>Struggling to lose weight? Well, getting stressed over it won't help. People who …

Obesity

3 ways practicing forgiveness can save your life

Your boss just left you a ranting voicemail for the second time this week. Your neighbor seems completely oblivious to the fact that his unkempt lawn and growing pile of trash is affecting everyone else. And then some jerk cuts you off in traffic so you have to swerve dangerously to avoid an …

Forgiveness

Vaping Is Less Terrible For You Than Cigarettes (Still Not Great For You, So Don't Start)

Over time, people who smoke e-cigarettes seem to pile up fewer toxins in their bodies than people who smoke traditional cancer sticks.<p>Vaping devotees, you have been vindicated: In the first long-term study comparing e-cigarettes with regular old cigarettes, researchers found that e-cigs aren't …

Cigarettes

How to Strengthen the Mind-Body Connection

Transcript: How to Strengthen the Mind-Body Connection<p><i>Below is an approximation of this video’s audio content. To see any graphs, charts, graphics,</i> …

Meditation

5 foods and drinks that worsen IBS symptoms

Ease your IBS woes by avoiding these foods<p>Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a chronic disorder affecting the colon, characterised by fluctuating …

Health

How Silicon Valley Is Trying to Hack Its Way Into a Longer Life

The titans of the tech industry are known for their confidence that they can solve any problem--even, as it turns out, the one that's defeated every …

Longevity

A Cure For Wellness Bombed - And That's A Bad Thing

A Cure For Wellness is the rare mid-range budget studio release. That it's bombed means we're unlikely to see more movies like it.

Health

Vitamin B Has Shown Signs of Treating Schizophrenia Symptoms

The earlier the better.<p>Adding vitamin B supplements to schizophrenia treatments could render them more effective at reducing symptoms than standard …

Depression

8 Ways a Humidifier Immediately Makes Winter Life Better

A humidifier is much more than just another warming-up system to use when the winter sets in; it’s a convenient heating solution. While your home …

Health

If you’re having trouble sleeping, a weekend of camping could be the cure

Whether it’s caused by jet lag, stress at work, a Netflix obsession, or just your internal clock, there’s nothing fun about struggling to fall …

University of Colorado

Long-term stress linked to higher levels of obesity

People who suffer long-term stress may also be more prone to obesity, according to research by scientists at UCL which involved examining hair …

Obesity

Cannabis For Dogs? Yeah, it's a thing

It's been clear for some time that cannabis is a hugely beneficial medicinal plant, and now that medical marijuana has been legalized in 28 states, …

Medical Marijuana

Demi Lovato on Boxing, Eating Well, and Speaking Up About Mental Health

<i>Demi Lovato is one of the most successful former Disney kids turned pop stars out there, and for the past couple of years, she’s been using her fame</i> …

Mental Health

How to stop smoking: How does nicotine gum work?

<b>Many who have either attempted or successfully managed to quit smoking will be familiar with nicotine replacement products.</b><p>The most popular product …

Addiction

Physical inactivity is hurting the health of people in countries like Kenya. There's a solution

Exercise and a healthy diet provide an overall sense of well being. Reuters.Getting physically active is important no matter where you live: obesity …

Workouts

4 Hydration Tips for Cold Weather Endurance Training

Thursday, February 23, 2017 | By Caryn Kusleika, RD<p>Exercising when it’s cold outside is a great way to fight the winter blues, which is common for …

Health

8 Things You Need To Know Today (February 24)

1. Rihanna was just named Humanitarian of the Year.<p>Pop singer Rihanna was just named Humanitarian of the Year by Harvard University for charitably …

Health

5 Body Odors You Should Never Ignore

1/5 Shutterstock<p>Body Odor: Fruity Breath Is a Symptom of Diabetes<p>Credit a complication of diabetes called diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), which occurs when your body runs low on insulin and your blood sugar spikes, says Robert Gabbay, M.D., Ph.D., chief medical officer at the Joslin Diabetes Center in …

Health

Is This The New Kombucha? The Wellness Drink You Need To Know About

When it comes to the gut, research is clear: The more diverse your microbiome is, the better. While we all love kombucha, it’s important to mix it …

Beverages