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Facts About Creatine

Creatine is a naturally occurring molecule in your body. Plentiful in muscle, creatine assists in the release of energy from adenosine triphosphate, or ATP, in your cells. It is also a dietary supplement that increases your body’s concentration of this substance, allowing …

Facts about Teenage Depression

It’s normal for teenagers to experience bouts of sadness or mood swings. After all your teenage years are when your hormones are changing. You’re often in-between the stage of being too old to participate in certain activities and dialogue – yet too …

7 Celebrities With Asthma

Can you imagine what it would feel like to have an elephant standing on your chest as you try to take a breath? That is the comparison one child gave to describe an asthma attack she experienced. Now think about English professional …

What are the Symptoms of Celiac Disease?

For reasons that doctors and researchers don’t seem to fully understand yet, autoimmune diseases seem to be on the rise these days. Whether or not more people are affected or whether medical science is just better at diagnosing more people is not …
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What are the Health Benefits of Kale?

Kale is a super food. This leafy green cruciferous powerhouse vegetable is all the talk on TV health shows and many health related blogs and websites. Kale is something you can incorporate into almost any meal you make, making it easy to …

What are the Health Benefits of Chia Seeds?

Chia seeds are tiny black seeds from the plant Salvia Hispanica and are native to South America. These seeds were an important food for the Aztecs and Mayans to sustain energy. “Chia” actually is the ancient Mayan word for “strength”. Only recently …

Is It Safe To Eat Expired Eggs?

Nobody wants to eat an egg that has gone bad.  If you’ve ever experienced symptoms of a Salmonella infection (diarrhea, abdominal cramps, nausea, vomiting, chills, fever, and headache) it’s understandable you would be hesitant to eat an expired egg. The good news …

8 Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disease was once known primarily as manic depression, and it is a serious mental illness that can interfere with a person’s mood, energy level, and routine daily activities. The name bipolar comes from the fact that this disease results in drastic …

10 Interesting Facts About Hair

Hair is a pretty big deal. It generally gets more attention from women, who style it in any number of ways, color it, curl it, straighten it and adorn it with various things like headbands, pins, flowers, barrettes, jewels and other things. …

Why Do We Cough?

We cough to clear irritants and mucus from our throat.  The irritant will stimulate nerves that send a message to your brain, triggering a cough.  Coughs force air from our lungs at over 50 mph and can travel up to seven feet. …

8 Foods Rich in Vitamin D

It’s a fact. Bad things happen to your health and well-being when you don’t have sufficient levels of vitamin D in your system. Even though our bodies manufacture vitamin D when we are exposed to sunlight, many of us don’t get enough …

Dangers of Taking Antidepressants

At times it seems like we are living in an age where there is literally a pill for everything. The significance of many modern drugs that have been developed in recent decades should not be diminished, but sometimes their overuse can become …
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