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Elderberries: Everything You Need to Know About Them

Elderberries: Everything You Need to Know About Them

Elderberries are rich in vitamins and minerals and contain powerful antioxidants that can boost your immune system. Elderberries can be eaten fresh, dried or made into syrup, tea or essential oils. You can also find them in supplements and skincare products.

Hormonal Acne

Gummy Vitamins vs. Pills

Have you ever wondered why you sometimes get those huge, inflamed zits that seem to take over your chin for no apparent reason? Is there anything you can do about it other than crossing your fingers and hoping for the best? Luckily, we nowadays have many ways you can alleviate your hormonal acne.

Healthy Food Habits

Healthy Food Habits

Everyone is unique in their way, which means our food habits differ. No one says you can’t enjoy a hamburger from time to time, but it’s essential to have healthy foods and a balance in your diet. After all, no one said that healthy food habits couldn’t be a treat to our minds and taste buds.

Dealing with Sexual Performance Anxiety. 3 Helpful Things to Remember in the Bedroom

Dealing with Sexual Performance Anxiety. 3 Helpful Things to Remember in the Bedroom

Numerous factors have a say in a healthy relationship, one of which is healthy sex life. Ideally, we can open up with our partners, be intimate and try different things under the sheets. However, because of sexual performance anxiety, some couples cannot enjoy the perks of a healthy relationship. Being in bed with the person you love is supposed to be fun and exciting, and it’s tough to have that kind of fun when you are constantly thinking about how well you are performing.

Hormonal Acne

Hormonal Acne

Have you ever wondered why you sometimes get those huge, inflamed zits that seem to take over your chin for no apparent reason? Is there anything you can do about it other than crossing your fingers and hoping for the best? Luckily, we nowadays have many ways you can alleviate your hormonal acne.

Does an Orgasm Take Two to Tango? Health Benefits of Solo vs. Shared Orgasms

Does an Orgasm Take Two to Tango? Health Benefits of Solo vs. Shared Orgasms

Whether you’re single, in a committed relationship or somewhere in between, you deserve a fulfilling sex life! Unfortunately, poor communication and cultural stigma surrounding sexuality often make it challenging to achieve fulfilling sex lives. But, no matter how difficult, overcoming these barriers and understanding your body will be worth the effort!

Practice, Research, Business: A View of Plastic Surgery with Dr. Daniel J. Gould, MD, Ph.D.

Practice, Research, Business: A View of Plastic Surgery with Dr. Daniel J. Gould, MD, Ph.D.

Ever experienced mental fogginess, slowness during recuperation from illness? Simply put, you may be suffering from ‘Brain fog’. Though not a medical term, it’s not such a simple medical condition. More recently, brought to the fore by the onslaught of COVID -19. Brain fog is a common, yet troublesome cognitive impairment phenomenon experienced by many patients weeks to months after suffering from COVID-19, to describe feeling mentally slow or feeling not as sharp a thought process as before.

“It’s Not Just All In Your Head”: Post Covid Brain Fog: What We Know So Far And Strategies To Help Lift The Cloud

“It’s Not Just All In Your Head”: Post Covid Brain Fog: What We Know So Far And Strategies To Help Lift The Cloud

Ever experienced mental fogginess, slowness during recuperation from illness? Simply put, you may be suffering from ‘Brain fog’. Though not a medical term, it’s not such a simple medical condition. More recently, brought to the fore by the onslaught of COVID -19. Brain fog is a common, yet troublesome cognitive impairment phenomenon experienced by many patients weeks to months after suffering from COVID-19, to describe feeling mentally slow or feeling not as sharp a thought process as before.

Your Stress Is Negatively Affecting the Health of Your Teeth

Your Stress Is Negatively Affecting the Health of Your Teeth

Stress is one of the most common causes of tooth sensitivity and one of the main reasons for grinding or clenching teeth. The muscles in the jaw tighten when stressed and put pressure on the teeth and gums. This pressure wears away at the tooth enamel and makes it more prone to decay or breakage.

Want to Live Longer? Floss Your Teeth

Want to Live Longer? Floss Your Teeth

Do you believe that toothbrushing and scheduled dental visits are enough for proper dental care? Both your dentist and the American Dental Association might think otherwise and recommend including flossing in your oral care regimen because flossing can keep not only your teeth but your entire body healthy as well.

Why Is It Hard for People to Stop Drinking Alcohol?

Why Is It Hard for People to Stop Drinking Alcohol?

You probably know someone whose life has been negatively impacted by alcohol. Unfortunately, many adults who are otherwise completely intelligent and capable of making smart health decisions have trouble when trying to stop drinking alcohol. Why is this the case? What is it about alcohol that makes it so difficult to stop?

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What Is Sexual Anxiety?

What Is Sexual Anxiety?

There are many reasons you or your sexual partner suffers from sexual anxiety, although there’s no reason to despair: treating sexual performance anxiety is possible, and your healthy sex life lies just around the corner!

Sex after Pregnancy

Sex after Pregnancy

New parents have an incredible amount of planning ahead of them when a baby is on the way. Questions of medical care, at-home baby care and self-care all come into the mix as they prepare for their newborn baby’s arrival. Eventually, though, a perfectly legitimate question will come to the surface: how will this impact your sex life?

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What Is Sexual Anxiety?

What Is Sexual Anxiety?

There are many reasons you or your sexual partner suffers from sexual anxiety, although there’s no reason to despair: treating sexual performance anxiety is possible, and your healthy sex life lies just around the corner!

Sex after Pregnancy

Sex after Pregnancy

New parents have an incredible amount of planning ahead of them when a baby is on the way. Questions of medical care, at-home baby care and self-care all come into the mix as they prepare for their newborn baby’s arrival. Eventually, though, a perfectly legitimate question will come to the surface: how will this impact your sex life?

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What Is Sexual Anxiety?

What Is Sexual Anxiety?

There are many reasons you or your sexual partner suffers from sexual anxiety, although there’s no reason to despair: treating sexual performance anxiety is possible, and your healthy sex life lies just around the corner!

Sex after Pregnancy

Sex after Pregnancy

New parents have an incredible amount of planning ahead of them when a baby is on the way. Questions of medical care, at-home baby care and self-care all come into the mix as they prepare for their newborn baby’s arrival. Eventually, though, a perfectly legitimate question will come to the surface: how will this impact your sex life?

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What Is Sexual Anxiety?

What Is Sexual Anxiety?

There are many reasons you or your sexual partner suffers from sexual anxiety, although there’s no reason to despair: treating sexual performance anxiety is possible, and your healthy sex life lies just around the corner!

Sex after Pregnancy

Sex after Pregnancy

New parents have an incredible amount of planning ahead of them when a baby is on the way. Questions of medical care, at-home baby care and self-care all come into the mix as they prepare for their newborn baby’s arrival. Eventually, though, a perfectly legitimate question will come to the surface: how will this impact your sex life?

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Profile Spotlight: Dr. Javaid Khan

Profile Spotlight: Dr. Javaid Khan

About Dr. Javaid Khan Dr. Javaid Khan, DO, is board-certified in two different specialties: Internal Medicine and Allergy and Clinical Immunology....

Cosmetic Dentistry

The Rich Have Stopped Aging (Part 2)

I recently watched an episode of Doctor Who, the British sci-fi TV show. In that episode, they used miraculous microscopic tiny robots to repair and...

The Rich Have Stopped Aging (Part 1)

That comes with getting old”is what society and the medical communities are telling us. Sit-ting in a prominent orthopedic surgeon’s office in 2012,...

Issue 112

Issue 113

The Final Walk

Have you ever held a youngperson in your arms and watched her die? There is something about it that stays with a man until he takes his last breath....

The Rich Have Stopped Aging (Part 2)

I recently watched an episode of Doctor Who, the British sci-fi TV show. In that episode, they used miraculous microscopic tiny robots to repair and...

Issue 114

Dr. Joseph Mina Atalla

Originally from Egypt, Dr. Atalla spent his early childhood growing up in Cairo, Alexandria, and London. Then, when he was older, between Cairo,...

Recent Articles

The Telehealth Medical Cart That is Revitalizing the Dental Industry

Dental care includes regular visits to the dentist. However, this is a challenge for many people. The COVID-19 pandemic makes matters worse, not just for the patients, though. Even the dental industry struggles as well. The good...

5 Teas That May Support the Immune System

Tea is known for being one of the healthiest and tastiest beverages (unless you’re on team coffee, of course). Almost any type of tea has a positive effect on your body, but certain plants can prove vital when talking about the health of your immune system.

Is Your Positivity Toxic?

Where should we draw a line between genuine optimism and toxic positivity? Perhaps it’s time to delve inwards to see if your overly sunny disposition may just be a defense mechanism to avoid facing the truth of a not-so-perfect reality.

What Is Sexual Anxiety?

There are many reasons you or your sexual partner suffers from sexual anxiety, although there’s no reason to despair: treating sexual performance anxiety is possible, and your healthy sex life lies just around the corner!

Sex after Pregnancy

New parents have an incredible amount of planning ahead of them when a baby is on the way. Questions of medical care, at-home baby care and self-care all come into the mix as they prepare for their newborn baby’s arrival. Eventually, though, a perfectly legitimate question will come to the surface: how will this impact your sex life?

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is a succulent plant related to the agave and cactus plants, native to Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. It is known for its numerous medicinal and cosmetic uses. The plant has long, narrow leaves that are green in color. The leaves can grow up to three meters, but they are often cut off before they reach their full height.

7 Foods to Avoid While Pregnant

The nine months of pregnancy take a lot of patience. Pregnant women have to be very careful, especially when it comes to what they are eating. A healthy diet for pregnant women has to include specific nutrients for the baby’s healthy growth, and not all foods are good for your pregnancy.

Olive Oil: Nutrition, Health Benefits and More

The world of olive oil is very complex and fascinating. The phrase “olive oil” barely scratches the surface of the varieties and qualities of olive oil across the world. The impact that olive oil can have on your health is surprisingly wide-ranging; all you have to do is learn how to reap these benefits in your own diet!

What Is the Healthiest Food for Your Kidneys?

It can be tricky to take care of ourselves with bodies that are so complex. Trying to understand the functions of every organ can be overwhelming, making it easier to forget that responsibility and give up. But there is hope! It is entirely possible to take care of yourself without an advanced medical degree, and the secret is to learn a little bit at a time. So, let’s cover the essential information about your kidneys and how you can take care of them through your diet.

BHRT Training Academy: An Interview with Ms. Donna White

She founded a training business, the BHRT Training Academy, to help conquer PMS, perimenopausal, menopausal and postmenopausal symptoms through this remarkable treatment modality.

The Emerging Field of Regenerative Medicine Part 3: Personalized, Precision Medicine

This emerging reality is rapidly driving medicine from the traditional ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach toward a ‘personalized’ or precision-based viewpoint. This revolution is rapidly being adopted across the medical world, perhaps none more so than within the emerging field of regenerative medicine.

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The Human Side of Plastic Surgery: Addressing the Vanity Stigma with Dr. Karan Dhir

The Human Side of Plastic Surgery: Addressing the Vanity Stigma with Dr. Karan Dhir

In this article, award-winning board-certified facial plastic surgeon Dr. Karan Dhir will share his perspective on the human side of plastic surgery. Dr. Dhir is a facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon specializing in facial, nasal and neck surgery. He notes that plastic surgery should not be viewed as a vanity procedure but rather to address physical needs and health issues.

The Dreams Chair: Taking the Fear out of Pediatric Dentistry with Dr. Sónia Santos

The Dreams Chair: Taking the Fear out of Pediatric Dentistry with Dr. Sónia Santos

Dr. Sónia Santos is a pediatric dentist in Lisbon, Portugal. With 20 years of professional experience, she has found a delightful way to ease children’s anxiety.
“I want to help children overcome their fear of the dentist, so in my storybook, I transform the scary dental instruments into animals,” Dr. Santos explained.
With the obstacle of fear out of the way, dental visits can be pleasant, and children are open to learning good dental habits and experiencing good health.

Caring for the Caretakers of the World: An Interview with Dr. Mona Orady

Caring for the Caretakers of the World: An Interview with Dr. Mona Orady

Women are incredible, powerful and strong creatures. They could run the world if they wanted to. Yet, why is it that women are always underserved and unheard? Dr. Mona Orady grew to be very familiar with this topic after listening to her mother’s circle of friends vent about their struggles as women in society. She would often hear the grown-ups complain about not getting the proper healthcare, and how they would feel uncomfortable about being treated by male doctors.

How Focus Helps You Cope with Stress

How Focus Helps You Cope with Stress

Experts agree that the best way to fight this vicious cycle is to change the things your mind is focusing on, either through various “focus-shifting techniques” or mindfulness exercises like meditation. By interrupting the body’s fight-or-flight feedback loop, temporarily occupying your mind with something other than the source of your stress can increase productivity and significantly reduce anxiety.

Inspire, Elevate, Uplift: An Interview with Dr. Alyx Porter Umphrey, MD

Inspire, Elevate, Uplift: An Interview with Dr. Alyx Porter Umphrey, MD

By drawing inspiration from within and from others, Dr. Alyx Porter Umphrey, MD, found success in a medical field in which being a black woman is rare. She then paid it forward, creating an organization with her husband, Dr. Gregory Umphrey, that supports minority medical students.
Dr. Porter Umphrey is a neurologist with the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona. She specializes in neuro-oncology, focusing on tumors of the brain and spinal cord, brain metastases and neurological complications of cancer with its treatment.