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The Health Benefits of Sex

The Health Benefits of Sex

Hearing the phrase ‘sexual health’ sends most people to avoiding an unintended pregnancy or preventing Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs). But sexual health is a broader phrase, incorporating a person’s physical and emotional well-being concerning sex and sexuality.

Detecting STIs

Detecting STIs

Taking responsibility for your sexual health ranges from planning out pregnancy and pregnancy prevention to growing intimacy with your partner through understanding how your partner best receives pleasure. But one element of sexual health that doesn’t often get the attention it deserves is sexually transmitted diseases and infections. Whether you do or do not have any personal experience with them, sexually transmitted diseases are a subject that every health-conscious adult needs to understand.

These 5 Healthy Habits Could Add 10 Years to Your Life

These 5 Healthy Habits Could Add 10 Years to Your Life

Who hasn’t thought about ways to prolong their youth? And while it may sound like a fantasy, there are ways to preserve your youthful vigor to a certain extent. Obviously, eternal youth is not possible, but it is possible to extend your lifespan by following healthy habits.

Consequences of Zinc Deficiency

Consequences of Zinc Deficiency

The human body properly functions only with the right amount of necessary vitamins and minerals. A valuable example of such nutrients is zinc, a mineral necessary for your body to fight infections and produce new cells. With such a fundamental role in the human body, it’s no surprise that any zinc deficiency may be detrimental to your health.

5 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Start Living NOW

Life can be challenging and unfair sometimes, but we have to push ourselves to go on. Life is a gift. We need to see and enjoy the beauty of being alive. There may be some downfalls in life, but we need to stand back up and start again. It is time to get motivated to move on and face life’s daily challenges.

You’re Never Too Old to Play: 20 Joyful Activities to Add to Your Self-care Routine

Finding joy and meaning in life keeps us young, so we should never shy away from finding something that brings us enjoyment. People are never too old to try a new activity that might seem fit only for the young crowd. So, what’s stopping you from engaging in joyful activities that will do wonders to your physical and mental health? You may believe it to be an annoyingly outdated truism, but, indeed, age is just a number, as long as you make it so.

Can Orgasms Improve Your Mental Health?

We think of orgasms as the height of physical pleasure. However, orgasms can do more than just make you feel good on a physical level—they can also help improve your mental health!

Hydration Facts: Your Favorite Beverages Compared

Drinking water is considered the fundamental factor in hydration—the human body cannot survive without it. That’s why drinking enough water, especially during working hours, is essential. Imagine your day without water; you would feel lethargic and sluggish. In the summer, when the temperatures are sky-high, you will feel more dehydrated, and your productivity will decrease accordingly. Water alone doesn’t quite cut it in terms of hydration; you need minerals that provide electrolytes to ensure your body is functioning at its best.

Panic Attacks and Anxiety

Our lives can get busy and stressful. So, it’s fairly normal for people to experience panic attacks and anxiety these days. Unfortunately, many people still confuse anxiety and panic attacks, sometimes claiming they are the same thing.

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Genetics and Your Health

Genetics and Your Health

Have you ever thought about your predisposition to certain diseases based on your family’s medical history? Some people may think that your chances of getting diseases or conditions are entirely up to lifestyle and fate. However, a significant portion of a person’s predisposition to certain medical conditions and diseases comes from genetics.

Sound/Music Therapy

Sound therapy can reduce anxiety, improve sleep quality and manage pain when used to its full potential. As a result, hospitals and other healthcare settings are increasing their use of sound therapy to support patients during their recovery. There are many different types of sound therapy, each with its unique benefits.

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Genetics and Your Health

Genetics and Your Health

Have you ever thought about your predisposition to certain diseases based on your family’s medical history? Some people may think that your chances of getting diseases or conditions are entirely up to lifestyle and fate. However, a significant portion of a person’s predisposition to certain medical conditions and diseases comes from genetics.

Sound/Music Therapy

Sound therapy can reduce anxiety, improve sleep quality and manage pain when used to its full potential. As a result, hospitals and other healthcare settings are increasing their use of sound therapy to support patients during their recovery. There are many different types of sound therapy, each with its unique benefits.

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Genetics and Your Health

Genetics and Your Health

Have you ever thought about your predisposition to certain diseases based on your family’s medical history? Some people may think that your chances of getting diseases or conditions are entirely up to lifestyle and fate. However, a significant portion of a person’s predisposition to certain medical conditions and diseases comes from genetics.

Sound/Music Therapy

Sound therapy can reduce anxiety, improve sleep quality and manage pain when used to its full potential. As a result, hospitals and other healthcare settings are increasing their use of sound therapy to support patients during their recovery. There are many different types of sound therapy, each with its unique benefits.

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Genetics and Your Health

Genetics and Your Health

Have you ever thought about your predisposition to certain diseases based on your family’s medical history? Some people may think that your chances of getting diseases or conditions are entirely up to lifestyle and fate. However, a significant portion of a person’s predisposition to certain medical conditions and diseases comes from genetics.

Sound/Music Therapy

Sound therapy can reduce anxiety, improve sleep quality and manage pain when used to its full potential. As a result, hospitals and other healthcare settings are increasing their use of sound therapy to support patients during their recovery. There are many different types of sound therapy, each with its unique benefits.

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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....

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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...

A Green Mediterranean Diet May Positively Impact Your Health and the Planet

What exactly is a green Mediterranean diet? Essentially, it is a more plant-based version of the traditional Mediterranean diet, which has been shown to protect against heart disease, cancer and other chronic diseases. The green version of this diet includes plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, beans and nuts.

Is There Such a Thing As Having Too Much Sex?

Romantic life is a healthy, fun and intimate part of any relationship and one of the best possible boosts to your emotional, mental and physical health. But is it possible to have too much sex? This is an important question that deserves to be addressed in terms of physical health, emotional maturity and mental wellbeing. So, what does the research say when it comes to having ‘too much sex?

Genetics and Your Health

Have you ever thought about your predisposition to certain diseases based on your family’s medical history? Some people may think that your chances of getting diseases or conditions are entirely up to lifestyle and fate. However, a significant portion of a person’s predisposition to certain medical conditions and diseases comes from genetics.

Sound/Music Therapy

Sound therapy can reduce anxiety, improve sleep quality and manage pain when used to its full potential. As a result, hospitals and other healthcare settings are increasing their use of sound therapy to support patients during their recovery. There are many different types of sound therapy, each with its unique benefits.

Is Mental Healthcare Less Accessible to Marginalized Communities?

Mental health is increasingly becoming a fundamental element of healthcare for all. But accessibility is a challenge the healthcare community is struggling to resolve. While some groups can take advantage of mental healthcare, marginalized communities have less access to it, thus worsening outcomes for those who have mental illnesses. Due to a lack of accessibility, Hispanic or Black Americans who live in historically marginalized communities cannot treat their mental illnesses as other Americans.

Long-Term Effects of Tanning Beds

Sometimes, achieving that most wanted look requires a visit to the tanning salon. And although the majority of people know the dangers of tanning, either indoors or outdoors, they still keep doing it. Therefore, people need to inform themselves and understand the dangers and long-term effects of tanning in tanning beds.

The Benefits of Ice Baths

Ice baths, also known as cold-water immersion, have become quite popular among athletes and fitness enthusiasts. You may have watched videos of athletes submerging into massive tubs or barrels filled to the brim with ice-cold water. It may seem odd or even unbearable for you, but ice baths bring many health benefits, especially after intense workouts, and they’re not just for professional athletes!

How Can Life Experiences Shape Food Preferences?

Many factors influence our tastes and preferences. Culture, religion, what we were taught when we were younger and even the country where you live can impact your food preferences.

The Imperative of Giving Back: An Interview with Dr. Emily Letran

Fast forward to the present day, the young girl, now a grown woman, has a successful career as a dentist, businesswoman, motivational speaker, private coach, marketing strategist, published author and humanitarian.
This is the story of Dr. Emily Letran, DDS.

You Are What You Eat: Is This Accurate?

You’ve likely heard the saying, you are what you eat. But is this scientifically sound or just an urban myth? The answer may both be surprising and more complicated than one would think. While what you eat doesn’t necessarily make you what you are, what you eat dramatically affects your physical and mental health, even at a cellular level.

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Regenerative medicine is the fastest growing and most dynamic field to evolve out of the contemporary allopathic method of medicine. The current trajectory of medical evolution is unprecedented in our history and regenerative medicine is the driving influence guiding our advancements. But what is regenerative medicine?

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.