8 Science-Backed Methods to Treat Depression

Depression is the most common mental illness, with one in eight women experiencing it at some point during their lives, according to the American Psychological Association. But, the APA notes, it’s also one of the most treatable mental illnesses. Prescription antidepressant pills are one of the first things women try—over 70 percent of anti-depressant prescriptions

7 Tips to Lose Water Weight Fast

Bloating seems to sneak up on you when you planned to wear your snug jeans or a sleek dress. That uncomfortable “it’s hard to button my pants” feeling may be a product of a gastrointestinal problem (thanks, gas), but it can also be caused by a temporary increase in water weight. “We all have weight

The Surprising Health Benefits of Raspberries That May Change Your Life

Raspberries are enjoyable all year long, whether they’re fresh or frozen. These gorgeous gems aren’t just delicious and versatile; they have an impressive nutritional profile that makes them one of the healthiest choices in the produce aisle. Here are 6 health benefits of raspberries: Raspberries have lots of nutrients One cup of raspberries provides over

6 Solid Reasons to Eat More Mushrooms

Have you ever truly stopped to appreciate those little fungi peeking out from your spinach salad? You should – by eating more of them! “Although white foods are often thought to be nutrient-poor, mushrooms are an exception,” says Mitzi Dulan, RD, author of The Pinterest Diet. “They contain many minerals, like selenium, potassium, copper, iron

7 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

An increase in the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases is unfortunately normal when we get older. We’re only humans after all, and as we age, our bodies get weaker until eventually, we leave this world. So goes human life. Then again, if we’re only going through all of this once, then why not go through

Avoid These Foods and Drinks If You Have an Overactive Bladder!

Did you know that 40 percent of women experience overactive bladders? “Take five women in a room and two of them are affected,” says Rupa Kitchens, MD, urologist at Urology Centers of Alabama. “And about 25 percent of men,” she adds. In total, about 33 million adults in the U.S. suffer from an overactive bladder.

8 Simple Ways to Get in Shape for Summer

Summer is coming, and with it, balmy nights and long beach days. But if you’re still cozied up in your “winter body,” you’re not alone. The good news? You can get in shape without making dramatic changes. In fact, when it comes to long-term fitness, small daily changes work best. Here are some ideas to

How to Make Your Home COPD-Friendly

For people living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), everyday life can be difficult. COPD is a group of progressive lung diseases, including emphysema and chronic bronchitis. About 30 million Americans have COPD, and more than half are unaware of it. You may know that smoking and genetic factors increase the risk of COPD, but

Try These Tips to Ease Your Heartburn

It’s not uncommon to experience heartburn, especially after eating spicy foods or a large meal. According to the Cleveland Clinic, approximately 1 in 10 adults experience heartburn at least once a week. One in 3 experience it monthly. However, if you are experiencing heartburn more than twice a week, then you may have a more

These 5 Lifestyle Changes Can Help Prevent Dementia

Dementia is a terrifying disease that affects 50 million people worldwide. And unfortunately, there is no cure for it, which is why prevention is so crucial. The World Health Organization (WHO) released its first guidelines to reduce the risk of dementia globally. “In the next 30 years, the number of people with dementia is expected

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