A Guide to Vaping and E-Cigarettes

Today on Healthversed, we dive deep in to the world of vaping and e-cigarettes to clear up some misconceptions, break down the science, and keep you in the know. This is the red-stamped, super-official Healthversed guide to the wonderful world of vaping and e-cigarettes. Let’s go!

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.

Going Vegan: A Guide to Eating a Plant Based Diet

There are a lot of different reasons why someone might choose to go vegan. Some choose to eat a plant-based diet because they don’t believe in eating animals or supporting the cruel practices of the modern meat industry. Others make the choice based on the fact that shunning meat can greatly reduce your ecological footprint. Some simply choose to eat vegan in order to live a healthier lifestyle.

To Fast or Not to Fast: Pros and Cons to Intermittent Fasting

As of late, a popular health concept that has hit the main stream is intermittent fasting, a pattern of eating where individuals go without food for periods of time within a week. There are no food restrictions. However, there are restrictions around what time a person can eat. Non-caloric beverages such as water, tea, and coffee are also allowed at any time.

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.

Pros and Cons of Using Artificial Sweeteners

If you’re contemplating exchanging white sugar for artificial sweeteners, you’re not alone. There are tons of people right now who are trying to figure out which choice is right for their lives. To make your decision easier, we’ve come up with some pros and cons of using artificial sweeteners. Read on so you can make an informed dietary decision.

10 Ways to Cure That Lonely Feeling

The condition of loneliness can be a multi-faceted and complex issue. It is defined as feeling disconnected, experiencing social awkwardness, and having bouts of prolonged solitude. While feeling lonely does not fall under the mental health issue spectrum, those who experience it often deal with depression and anxiety.

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.

Giving Back: 10 Ways to Volunteer

Muhammad Ali once said, “Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth”. A powerful statement that supports the idea of volunteerism and inspires so many to give their time for the great good of man.

13 Reasons to Start Meditating Now

Meditation is a great habit to pick up. Even if you do it for a few minutes a day, you’ll soon start seeing tangible benefits in your everyday life. If you’re looking for a good reason to start meditating right now, we’ve laid out a few benefits that it can bring to your life, as well as a few suggestions on how to start today.

The Beginner’s Guide to Running

Today, we’ll be going over a few hard and fast running rules that should help ease you into this incredibly healthy hobby. We’re going to explore the benefits of running, a list of recommended gear, tips and tricks on how you can get the most out of every mile, and more.

10 Benefits of Taking a Barre Class

If you are interested in improving your conditioning for marathon running, cycling, athletics, or even just everyday life, you might want to look into taking a barre classes. But what are barre classes?

The Mini Guide to Meditation

Meditation has always been a peculiarity in the western world. But, every day, more and more westerners are taking the mindful plunge of this ancient practice. Today, Healthversed will break down the historical context, benefits, and stylistic differences between a variety of meditation styles. We’ll also provide you with a few easy to follow strategies that can help you seamlessly integrate a meditation practice into your everyday life.

10 Tips to Help You Stop Hoarding

Although it has spawned many hit TV shows, hoarding is actually an extremely serious mental health issue for millions of people across America. Hoarding most often manifests in the inability to discard or give anything away, regardless of its value. This means that hoarders often feel compelled to keep old newspapers, wrappers, cardboard, and other garbage that has zero value and only takes up space.