Common Misconceptions about Autism Deconstructed

Since autism is so misunderstood, we’re here today to clarify some common misconceptions which should set you on the road to being a better and more understanding person when conversing with a person affected by autism.

Heavy Drinking and the Toll It Takes

Most of us are guilty of not always treating our body like the temple it is. Sadly, a lot of the best things in life aren’t good for us in large amounts and alcohol is no different. While the short-term affects of relaxation, euphoria, and lowered inhibitions might sound fun, the long-term affects of heavy alcohol use are quite damaging and could significantly shorten your lifespan.

History’s Deadliest Plagues and Pandemics

Today, we explore some of the deadliest plagues and pandemics of all time. The grim details are shocking, the death tolls are near incomprehensible, and the threat is far from over. Doctors continue to stave off potential threats to this day.

Combating Prediabetes with Awareness

Type 1 diabetes does not yet have a discoverable cause, but Type 2 is known to be caused by a lack of exercise and poor diet. Prediabetes is the body’s state before a full diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes is confirmed, but there are ways to prevent it from occurring. Read on!

Common Mutations We Inherit from Our Parents

Germ-line mutations are inherited from our parents, and they help decide a lot of things about us before we’re born. There are some mutations that are negative, while others can have a positive or neutral impact on our lives. Read on to find out which mutations you may be vulnerable to.

10 Strangest Medicine Side Effects

Medicine can do some strange things to a human body. These off-putting side effects are rare enough that they often don’t make it into the commercial. However, despite their rarity, occasionally a person is unfortunate enough to discover these unsettling results.

12 Reasons We Should All Cut Back on Sugar

You can plug your ears and bury your head in the sand, but eventually, the truth about sugar will catch up to you. Though sugar is everywhere and in everything, here at Healthversed, we’re hoping that the truth about sugar shall set you and your diet free.

Hear Us Out: Prevent Hearing Loss before It Sets In

As we age, many of our functions gradually decline. Unfortunately, one of those functions is our hearing. Being able to hear sounds is crucial; it warns us of danger, enables us to maintain social relationships, and allows us to enjoy music. Currently, 15% of people in America ages 20 and up suffer from “moderate or greater” hearing loss. This number is expected to rise as the population ages.

Common Misconceptions about Cancer That Need to Be Squashed

It’s in our movies, books, and reality TV shows. It touches our lives, and the lives of our loved ones in tragic, life changing ways. And yet, in spite of unfettered access to decades of in-depth research, cancer remains shrouded in mystery and misconceptions.

The Psychology of Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are on the rise in North America. While many people think they are the result of a conscious choice influenced by culture alone, this is not the case. Recent research demonstrates that eating disorders are illnesses with psychological and neurobiological roots.

DIY Natural Remedies for Rosacea

It’s red, it aches and it’s next to impossible to hide. Living with rosacea can be a real pain. For the unaware, rosacea is a chronic skin malady that causes redness and swelling in an individual’s chin, cheeks, nose and forehead

Everyday Habits to Reduce the Risk of Alzheimer’s

While a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s means that the patient will eventually succumb to the full effects of the disease, there are things that we can do to reduce our risk of being diagnosed.

Best Hair Loss Shampoos for Women for 2017

Although baldness is most commonly associated with men, 40 percent of women begin to lose hair by middle age. Because long, healthy hair is often associated with beauty and femininity, female hair loss can be especially damaging to a woman’s confidence.

Sanitary Pads: 6 Types and Their Uses

Menstruation is heralded by women everywhere as a “coming of age” in which a girl becomes a woman. While this may sound like it’s supposed to be a wonderful, exciting time in a young girl’s life, it can be scary or overwhelming if you don’t know what to expect or have the proper supplies.

Living with Lactose Intolerance

There are plenty of delicious, lactose-free alternatives to popular foodstuffs and plenty of treatment options. Today on Healthversed, we’re going to dunk our proverbial cookies in to some lactose-free milk and hopefully learn a little along the way.