Naegleria Folweri
The Brain-Eating Amoeba As we near Halloween, many of you are probably in a spooky state of mind, watching scary movies and telling haunting stories to prepare for the festivities. Well, I have a scary story for you! You have heard of brain-eating zombies, right? Scientific research shows that there […]

A Frightening Amoeba: Naegleria Fowleri

Halloween is a favorite holiday for many, especially children. They look forward to dressing up as their favorite character and loading their buckets with candy. While every parent should be checking their children’s candy for tampering when they return home from trick-or-treating, for parents of children with allergies, Halloween implies […]

Navigating Halloween with Allergies

sundowner's syndrome
Sundowner’s syndrome, also known as sundown syndrome or sundowning, is a condition that often accompanies dementia. The condition causes agitation, confusion, and increased activity during the nighttime. Paired with dementia, which causes memory loss, change in personality, and a decreased ability to reason through logic, Sundowner’s syndrome can pose a […]

Sundowner’s Syndrome

Mycotoxins can cause various health problems
Mycotoxins could be lurking in your home (or workplace!), and could be the secret cause behind your chronic illness. But what are these stealth invaders? Why haven’t we heard about them before? And is it possible to reverse their effects? Toxic Gas? Mycotoxins come from various fungi. The mold releases […]

Are Mycotoxins Impacting Your Health?

What is Melatonin? Melatonin− the sleepy hormone− is a hormone produced naturally in the pineal gland, a small nodule in our brains. This hormone helps balance our circadian rhythm, which supports a proper good night’s sleep. Melatonin contains antioxidants, disease-fighting and stress-relieving properties, and actively promotes anti-aging. This hormone is […]

How to Improve Sleep With Melatonin

Ticks can spread the blood parasite known as Babesia
Are there parasites in your blood? Babesiosis, caused by babesia, is one diagnosis that could make anyone cringe! A condition caused by a parasite that infiltrates your red blood cells and wreaks havoc on your body? Hard pass! Unfortunately, every year, a few thousand people in the U.S. will contract […]

Babesia: What You Need to Know

Turmeric benefits
The Basics of Turmeric Many spices may have healing properties, and once consumed, can provide some incredible health benefits! Since spices are usually formed from natural herbs, plants, and seeds, there is no question as to why they have been used in many natural health remedies throughout the course of […]

Discussing The Benefits of Turmeric

excessive sitting
Is Excessive Sitting Unhealthy? Many of you have probably heard the phrase “sitting is the new smoking.” But what makes sitting comparable to a habit known to cause disease, serious chronic health conditions, and death? I mean, sitting is relaxing! And your body deserves the rest! However, many Americans unknowingly […]

Are There Risks of Excessive Sitting?

light therapy
The fall and winter seasons bring joy for a lot of people— holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas always come with widespread celebration and merriment. However, for others, the change of the seasons is accompanied by unwelcome difficulties, especially for those suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). SAD is a type […]

Employing Light Therapy to Treat SAD

exercise improves infants lungs
Exercising While Pregnant Brings Benefits to Infant Lungs We hear it all the time: exercising daily is an essential part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. That charge also applies to expecting mothers. A balanced, regular exercise routine is not only beneficial to the body of an expectant mother but also to […]

Infant Lung Function May Improve With Active Pregnancy Lifestyle