Health


Common Cold
Common Cold Season As the autumn breeze rolls in, I usually find myself stuck with a cold or extreme allergies. Every season, I hope to finally break my cold streak, but somehow continue to find myself in the same situation− runny nose, stuffy head, and lingering cough that seem to […]

Preventing Common Colds this Fall


Food advertisements in child obesity
Food Advertisements for Unhealthy Foods Childhood obesity is one of the most serious public health challenges of the 21st century. Food advertisements play a major role in influencing children to eat ‘fun’ foods that are usually dense in sugars and fats. We have all fallen for food advertisements from our […]

Increasing Child Obesity Through Food Advertisements


Medicare may provide coverage for Covid-19
Medicare Coverage Recently the Medicare & You 2022 handbook was released. Looking through it, you’ll notice some new coverages and listed updates, including a section that details coverage for Covid-19 as the ongoing health crisis continues. The coverages include vaccinations, testing, antibody testing, and monoclonal antibody treatment. Vaccines Medicare will […]

Medicare: Coverage for Covid-19



Acupuncture Benefits
Acupuncture History Acupuncture is a treatment that has grown in popularity, evolving into a widely utilized form of integrative medicine around the world. This practice originated in China in 2500 BC and was first used in the U.S. during the 1800s. During this time, many believed acupuncture to be a […]

The Benefits of Acupuncture


burning calories
Terrorsize During this time of year, it seems fitting to set a spooky mood by turning on a scary movie or two! And while you can sometimes feel lazy or guilty for missing your routine workouts to eat sweets and watch films, research has shown that watching horror movies can […]

Burning Calories While Getting Spooked


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
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?



Melatonin
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