Natural Treatment Options for Asthma Symptoms

Asthma may range in severity, and people are typically given inhalers and other prescription medications to help them to manage their symptoms. In addition to the medications that you may be prescribed, there are a variety of natural treatments that might help to minimize your symptoms and help to increase the effectiveness of the other treatments that you are taking.

The Risks of Virtual Reality

Over the past several years, virtual reality has followed social media into the mainstream, gaining popularity by the masses. Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR, Google Daydream View, Samsung Gear VR, and HTV Vive are being adopted by more and more households each year, but with added exposure comes added risk. And virtual reality has definitely found plenty with the latter.

Common Vitamin Deficiencies that You Could Have

If you’re not taking a multivitamin or eating well every single day, it can be tough to be sure you’re getting all the nutrients your body needs to thrive and survive. Luckily your body is smart enough to ask for what it needs, and every vitamin deficiency comes with warning signs in the form of symptoms.

Concussion Crisis: A Guide to CTE

If you’ve been involved in a sport or military organization within the last few years, you’ve probably heard a little bit about CTE. CTE is a degenerative brain disease that’s become a major issue in the media. It’s important to spread knowledge of CTE around as much as possible, so we can focus on treating people before it begins to negatively impact their life.

Hormone Diaries: What is PCOS?

Instead of feeling embarrassed or ashamed about PCOS, women need to get informed so that we can recognize the signs and symptoms of the condition, treat it effectively, and support one another. Here is everything you need to know about polycystic ovary syndrome, how it’s diagnosed, what its affects are, and how it can be treated.

These Triggers Might Be Causing You Anxiety

These days, it’s easy to understand why you might be feeling some anxiety. Normal worrying isn’t something to be concerned about, but if your mind is racing with negative thoughts every day, you feel like your heart is pounding all the time, and your stomach is in knots, you may have an undiagnosed anxiety disorder that needs to be treated.

Dealing with Chronic Fatigue

If you’ve ever had a period where you’ve felt exhausted regardless of how much sleep you’ve had or felt tired no matter what you do, chances are you’ve explored chronic fatigue syndrome as a potential cause. While it is possible that you have developed chronic fatigue syndrome, you need to explore all the root causes behind your symptoms before you jump to conclusions. Then talk to your doctor to see what their diagnosis is.

13 Tips for Dealing with SAD

Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, affects millions of people every year as the seasons begin to change, the days get colder, and the nights get longer. SAD is a form of depression that occurs during the winter months, and doctors estimate that it affects a large percentage of the population – five percent of people studied say that their SAD interferes with their life on a daily basis.

Death by Caffeine: The Scary Truth of Caffeine Overdose

Caffeine is a substance that most of us consume daily. It is often used to help individuals stay alert and energized. But, you may not be aware that, in large doses, it can be fatal.

Brain Fog: How to Stop Mental Fatigue

As if there aren’t enough productivity-hindering obstacles in the universe. Though the digital distractions can certainly add up (social media notifications, the 24-hour news cycle, YouTube, etc.), their impact on your productivity is relatively minor when considering the all-encompassing, motivation killing effects of mental fatigue.

Sleeping Well with Back Pain

For many people, back pain can become a chronic problem that interferes with daily productivity and restful sleep. Unfortunately, this can create a vicious cycle as a lack of sleep can cause pain to be experienced on a more intense level. Thankfully, there are several techniques that you can start using tonight to get a better night’s sleep despite chronic back pain.

14 of the Most Common Phobias

As humans have evolved over time, certain people have developed responses to deal with unwelcome situations that we now refer to as phobias. The word phobia comes from the Greek word phobos, which means fear, and is commonly used as a suffix to create a word for an irrational, abnormal, and ongoing fear that affects someone’s life enough to be considered a mental disorder.

A Concise Guide to Bronchitis

Bronchitis is an increasingly common medical condition in the United States. According to reports by the CDC, approximately 9 million Americans are diagnosed with bronchitis each year with as many as 90% requiring treatment by a medical professional. In addition to the troubling physical symptoms that can occur with this infection, many adults affected by bronchitis a significant amount of rest in order to recover.

Everything You Need to Know About Cord Blood Banking

In an age where technology and medicine are closely intertwined, it’s often shocking to realize what primitive practitioners thought was beneficial for curing disease. In the Victorian era, for example, respected physicians believed that removing blood from a sick person would balance their body and lead to better health.

The Unpredictability of Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis is a chronic disease that affects the central nervous system. It’s a very unpredictable condition, and symptoms vary from person to person. For some patients, symptoms are so mild that they don’t require treatment. For others, even the simplest tasks are challenging.