2102, 2019

Tips for Adult Acne

  Growing numbers of people are dismayed to discover they didn’t leave acne behind when they finished high school. Yes, it might seem like a cruel joke, but it’s possible to have pimples and wrinkles at the same time. In fact, 54 percent of women over 25 experience some acne. And unfortunately, these numbers are expected to increase.   What’s behind the rise in problem pimples? Although we tend to associate acne with the angst-ridden adolescent years, in actuality many of the factors that contribute to teenage acne are still [...]

2801, 2019

5 Natural Ways to Improve Cognitive Health

Should you be concerned about your cognitive health? Consider these facts: Currently, dementia affects between five and eight percent of adults over 60. As the average age of the population rises, that could add up to an astounding 150 million people with dementia worldwide by 2050. Dementia is more complex than most people realize. Although Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia, it is certainly not the only one (vascular dementia is #2 for example). Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) happens when someone experiences enough impairment to be noticeable, [...]

701, 2019

Biohacking: Improve Your Well-being With Simple Health “Hacks”

If you follow health-related news, you’ve probably come across the term “biohacking” recently. The word itself might sound intimidating, but the concepts behind biohacking are actually quite simple: The goal is to “hack” your body’s natural processes to improve your physical, emotional, and cellular health. Taken to extremes, biohacking’s “citizen science” approach can lead to unsupervised experiments outside of conventional research facilities. Extreme biohackers pursue activities such as trying to alter their DNA or implanting cybernetic devices into their own bodies. That is not what I’m suggesting! Fortunately, you don’t [...]

1012, 2018

Top 10 Tips for Healthy Holidays

Are you enjoying the final stretch of 2018? For many this is a fantastic and fun time of the year. Unfortunately, it can also a difficult period for maintaining healthy habits (among other things). Check out our list of the top 10 ways to stay healthy and happy over the holiday season. 1. Reframe your holiday expectations. Consider this: If you think of the holidays as an exhausting test of your endurance, and holiday treats as evil temptations to be resisted with all available willpower, how will your body react? [...]