Currently, a major topic in the field of obesity research is the link between obesity and the hormone leptin. Some evidence suggests that obese-prone individuals don’t respond to increasing leptin levels in the same way that non-obese-prone individuals do, which is the reason obesity is now being associated with possible “leptin resistance.” Scientists first discovered leptin in […]
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Sex makes the world go round. Literally. It also makes your inner world go round, upside down, and right side up. So buckle up. In all seriousness, your sex life…
Working in the reproductive health industry, I have plenty of products thrown my way for me to try out. From sex toys to lubes to period products – I’ve tried a…
By: Cat Ebeling, RN, MSN-PHN, co-author of the best-sellers: The Fat Burning Kitchen, The Top 101 Foods that Fight Aging & The Diabetes Fix For men and women, aging brings some degree of hair loss or thinning. While we may not all be sporting a shiny bald head, both men and women can lose a significant amount of hair […]
Repeat after us: no more pinched toes, no more pinched toes, no more pinched toes. If your feet are on the wider side, you know the cramped pinkie toe feeling well. Or, even worse—your footbed is so narrow, your toes fall off the whole sole itself! This summer, when searching for sandals, how about you […]
TWO of the most common sexually transmitted infections for women in the UK are chlamydia and gonorrhoea, closely followed by herpes. Sometimes symptomless, if left untreated, health complications can occur.
Cancer may have vague symptoms at first, which can be confused with other less serious conditions. But doctors say there are some symptoms that are the equivalent of alarm bells; they warrant a call to the doctor ASAP. Here is what’s likely the #1 sign that your risk of cancer is dangerously high, along with […]
A survey from the Government’s Office for Product Safety and Standards found one in 12 Britons owned an air purifier – which sucks in a room’s air and filters it before pumping it back out.
With all the new changes that come during pregnancy, it can be hard to know what the right choices are for your body. So many things that you did before…
DIET can have a big impact on a number of areas of health, including in terms of sleep quality and longevity. There are certain foods to avoid and adopt, according to experts.
(Most) Humans are sexual beings. Sex is one of the fundamental ways that we experience pleasure, explore, and connect with not only other people but also ourselves on a deep…
In an effort to eat a more nutrient-dense, well-balanced diet, getting into the habit of reading nutrition labels and ingredient lists is one of the best ways to ensure you’re picking packaged foods that are loaded with good-for-you ingredients. A simple rule of thumb you’ve likely heard is that ingredients you can’t pronounce or recognize […]
DAME Deborah James announced this week that she has moved onto end-of-life cancer care. Taking to her social media, she wrote: “We have tried everything, but my body simply isn’t playing ball.” She has raised millions of pounds to fund clinical trials and research into cancer treatment, and is urging people to be aware of […]
If you’ve ever had a couple boozy drinks and conked out as soon as your head hit the pillow, you’re familiar with alcohol’s powers as a sedative or depressant. But once you doze off after a night of drinking, the physiology of alcohol and sleep don’t mix quite as seamlessly: That same relaxant property of […]
By: Cat Ebeling, RN, MSN-PHN, co-author of the best-sellers: The Fat Burning Kitchen, The Top 101 Foods that Fight Aging & The Diabetes Fix What if you were unintentionally drinking multiple medications in your glass of water? Medications such as blood pressure medicine, diabetes medicine, epilepsy medication, birth control pills and antibiotics. All of these have been found in […]
THE WORLD is in the grip of a measles “epidemic” owing to low vaccine uptake among children. The UK is particularly exposed due to woefully low vaccination levels. Speaking to Express.co.uk, Doctor Stuart Sanders, GP at The London General Practice revealed the five “serious” signs to spot in your child.
Jogging is the happy medium between a walk and a sprint. If you’re looking to up your cardio game from a stroll, but don’t want to go all-out in a sprint, this moderate-intensity exercise is for you. According to Healthline, jogging is chock-full of health benefits—it enhances your mood and cardiorespiratory health, helps you shed […]
When you think about losing fat, most of us are thinking about subcutaneous fat: the type of fat that is under the skin and the first thing you’ll lose when you eat fewer calories than you burn. What we’re less familiar with is abdominal fat, also called visceral fat, the “harmful” type of fat. This […]