9 Important Things Your Dentist Wants You to Know

Your dentist is your friend, not your enemy. Your next visit to the dentist should be productive – ask your doctor anything. Find out the most important things your dentist wants you to know ASAP. The X-rays won’t harm you Many patients are worried that dental X-rays can cause cancer, but if you’re outside for

9 Incredible Things Your Body Does to Protect Itself

Your body is responsible for many things, including for protecting itself. From adjusting the temperature of your brain to forcing you to sleep more when you’re sick, find out the superpowers of your own body! Yawns to adjust the temperature of your brain According to the experts at the Smithsonian Institute, yawning helps to regulate

10 Germiest Things You Touch Every Day — According to Doctors

Scientifically proven: cold and flu viruses can survive on hard surfaces for 8 hours (some of them even days). Have you ever thought how many items you touch in a single day? Being aware of the things you touch every day can get you rid of many illnesses, so check them out! Hand sanitizer “We

7 Most Common Health Problems Veterans Face

According to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), there were 20.4 million U.S. veterans in 2016. Around 9 million of them are registered at VA health services. Some come in for minor health issues such as burns or cuts, while others face much more serious illnesses. “Veterans experience mental health disorders, substance use disorders, post-traumatic

6 Common Things That Make You Tired

From a messy desk to ‘toxic’ friends, these surprising stamina robbers may be making you tired. Your messy desk Being surrounded by heaping piles of paper and junk—either on your desk or anywhere in your home—can shift your brain into overdrive and overload. Researchers from Princeton University asked volunteers to focus on one object and

5 Causes of B12 Deficiency

A vitamin B12 deficiency, whether because you’re not getting enough B12 or aren’t absorbing it well, can cause symptoms like fatigue, difficulty walking, weakness, and confusion. Find out if you may be vulnerable to this condition. A vegetarian or vegan diet Adopting a vegetarian or vegan diet delivers a lot of health benefits, but helping

10 Things Doctors Do to Avoid Cancer

These experts definitely practice what they preach. Here’s how you can make these simple changes to prevent cancer too. “I make sure treats are really treats and not everyday occurrences.” “Eating too much sugar and junk food can cause fat to build up in your liver, which can cause liver damage and increase the risk

Everything You Need to Know About Epilepsy

When you think of a seizure, you probably think of the classic Hollywood version—a person shaking violently, falling to the ground and passing out. But you might be surprised to learn seizures aren’t always that obvious. According to the CDC, millions of people around the world have epilepsy. It has no known cure, and is

9 Reasons Why You Keep Getting Sick

A head cold, again? Some years, it seems like you’re constantly coming down with something. But a worse-than-usual flu season may not be entirely to blame. There are a bunch of ways you might be weakening your immune system without even knowing it – check them out! You’re Lonely Loneliness can cause chronic stress, wearing

The Difference Between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

How many times have you read an article that said “avoid these foods if you have diabetes” or “if you are prediabetic?” The truth is, almost all of this information is referencing type 2 diabetes, as it’s more common than type 1. In fact, of the 30.3 million Americans who have diabetes, an estimated 90

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