Human beings are made of strong stuff. Time and again, we have overcome great challenges and exhibited admirable willpower. But there are a couple of things which can bring us to our knees faster than you can say “Sara Lee” — one of which being a basket of warm, fresh bread straight out of the oven.
Humans have always been fascinated by the idea of living a long time — or even living forever. Legends of the Fountain of Youth and Holy Grail giving us immortality have led us on a search that has so far been unsuccessful. Yet, we haven’t given up on the possibility of finding everlasting life.
We’ve all heard about the ever-increasing power of the UV rays pelting down on us from the sky and what we need to do to avoid being harmed by them. Options include: slathering on a 60+ SPF sunscreen the second our feet hit the floor in the AM, sporting a whole suit of protective clothing while at the beach, or staying indoors or in the shade during peak hours.
High heels. Those two words, when strung together, can evoke a variety of feelings, emotions, as well as the possible emptying of bank accounts. You might be more than familiar with them, having a closet or two devoted to your collection which spans the colors of the rainbow, and bestow upon them the power to “make or break” any outfit and/or week.
There can be no doubt that drug addiction is becoming a burgeoning health crisis in the United States. The “drug epidemic” is, of course, nothing new. However, the United States’ thinking about this problem is much different than it used to be.
There’s a strong possibility that you are sitting down right now reading this. Maybe while seated, you’re noticing a bit of a pinching sensation around your waistband.
Humanity is plagued with a never-ending list of unanswered questions. Today at Healthversed, we aim to disseminate (quite possibly) the most important question of them all.
In 2014, an 18-year-old Ohio high school student named Logan Stiner was busy preparing for the finals stretch of his senior year. Finding himself struggling to keep up, he reached for the powdered version of an incredibly common substance, which his friend had purchased from Amazon. Ingesting this substance tragically ended up costing him his life.
There are a few factors that contribute to a feeling of fullness after a meal. After all, you don’t just eat with your mouth — eating should be an sensory experience that uses not only your mouth but also your eyes, ears, and nose. A good dish can bring back memories, and bring an almost indescribable joy to those who share in it.
As soon as they reach the age of majority, everyone should take their health into their own hands. Whether that means switching from gummy vitamins to a real adult daily multivitamin, or just preparing thoroughly for your annual checkup, it’s important to feel like you’re in control of your health.
You’re here for a reason. No, I don’t mean in the existential, “Why are we all here?” sense. I mean, you’ve traveled all the way from Log-in to Google to Healthversed (that’s if you haven’t made us your homepage yet) to learn about your body and what goes in to it.
It may not seem obvious, but working in an office building can be as hazardous to your health as being on a construction site. There are a lot of things that may not seem obviously harmful when you start on your first day, but the more you do them over time, the more they affect your health and well being.
Although drug addiction and alcoholism are the addictions most people are familiar with, they’re not the only addictions that can ruin lives. In addition to alcohol and drugs, there’s tobacco and even addictive behaviors like eating, shopping and gambling that can have disastrous health, social, legal and financial consequences.
For a long time, people have stayed away from red meat because they’ve heard it may cause cancer. Scientists have found indirect links, and it takes a little bit of work to figure out how red meat truly affects your risk for cancer.
Despite denials (and marketing) to the contrary, there’s no doubt about it! The most dangerous and deadly drug is still the most advertised, the most popular, the most accessible, and the most legal. Alcohol!