By Susan Bratton
Pain can severely impact your libido, but it doesn’t have to destroy your intimacy.
Pain numbs your sex drive because desire is “life force.” Desire can get used up battling illness or negative emotions.
Pain medications, including anti-depressants that use SSRI’s produce a state of satiety due to raised serotonin… read more »
Here we go again! We’ve been telling you for a LONG time to beware of acetaminophen (Tylenol, etc). Recently the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finally started to catch up. They just finished asking health care providers to stop prescribing acetaminophen in doses higher than 325 mg, for fear… read more »
There’s good reason why Hippocrates said “let food be thy medicine,” as housed inside perfect ‘packages’ like pineapples are amazing, complex substances that can nourish and heal your body. Inside pineapples, especially the core and stem, is bromelain, a mixture of proteolytic enzymes that has been used for centuries to… read more »
Have you ever wondered if the benefits of meditation have ever been studied and actually proven?
Yogis and monks have been practiced meditation for thousands of years, and they certainly seem more peaceful … but what does science have to say?
Amazingly – a LOT!
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When you think about coming down with an infectious disease, symptoms like fever, fatigue, muscle aches and loss of appetite probably come to mind.
Rarely would most people assume that an infection could lead to a loss of memory, but it’s actually already been shown that severe infections can lead to… read more »
High blood pressure tends to run in families, so if you have a close relative with this condition you’re at an increased risk too – especially if they developed high blood pressure at a young age (under 60).
If you have a family history of high blood pressure, you should take… read more »
Nearly 40% of men suffer from erectile dysfunction—the inability to develop or maintain an erection—at some point in their lives. Experts estimate nearly 18 million men in America suffer from the condition.
Conventional treatments include drugs, drastic surgeries and external mechanical methods, which typically mask the root of the problem or… read more »
For thousands of years it’s been thought that the rhythmic experience of throbbing pain was linked to artery pulsations, a theory first introduced by Aristotle. Now new research suggests Aristotle may have been wrong about throbbing pain, and it may have a different link entirely
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Do you often find yourself lying in bed wide awake, unable to sleep at 3 a.m. because of a wondering brain? Research has shown that people with insomnia have difficulty shutting down mind-wandering brain regions at night, which makes it difficult, if not impossible, to fall asleep.
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There is arguably no more important event in an athlete’s life than the Olympic games.
And this year at the Winter Olympics in Sochi we’ve already seen phenomenal tests of strength, endurance and dedication as the athletes compete to be world champions. This doesn’t come without years of practice, discipline and… read more »