Can an L-tyrosine supplement help you battle stress and depression? An expert explains the research behind this nonessential amino acid.
How To Stop Nail Biting
For most people, nail biting is an occasional thing. But when nail biting becomes constant, it’s time to get help. Here’s what you need to know.
Whippets: What You Need To Know About These Drugs
“Whippets” is another term for nitrous oxide or laughing gas. Teenagers and young adults abuse whippets for a quick high, but there can be lasting harmful effects.
Sole Searching: Learn About the Health Benefits of Walking
We do it every day, after all. Learn how walking can benefit your health by improving your heart, helping you lose weight and reducing your stress.
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Power Wash: Why Using a Bidet Is Sanitary and Safe
A bidet is a fixture that washes your bottom after you use the toilet. But is it safe and healthy to use? A gastroenterologist explains.
Lucky Girl Syndrome Isn’t the Antidote To Bad Luck, but It Can Help Challenge Negative Thinking
Are you feeling lucky? The Lucky Girl Syndrome internet trend won’t fix all of your problems, but it might give you some meaningful ways to turn your own negative thinking around.
What Your Well Water Says About Your Health
Chemicals and contaminants can leech into your well water system from surrounding areas. A functional medicine specialist explains the potential health hazards and why testing your well water is so important.
Arnica: What It Is and How To Use It
Arnica creams and gels applied to the skin may be as effective as ibuprofen. But taken by mouth, the herb is potentially deadly. We talked to an expert to learn more about arnica, how it works and the safest ways to use it.
The Health Benefits of Pets
There are very good reasons to get a pet — and not just because animals are cute. An expert shares why having a pet can provide health benefits.
Body Scan Meditation for Beginners: How To Make the Mind/Body Connection
Think of a body scan meditation as an inventory of your body and mind. A functional medicine specialist explains how this technique can help you increase awareness of your body, assess how you’re feeling and generally become more in tune with yourself.