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Tips for Managing Social Anxiety

If you are feeling shyer than you'd like to be, you're in good company. A lot of kids—and adults—say they get nervous during social situations. Maybe it's speaking up in class or making a phone call or just trying something new. You might feel butterflies in your stomach, or your heart may race or...

How exactly does the liver regenerate itself? A new study has the answer

The largest solid organ in the body, the liver, is pretty resilient. This organ is responsible for filtering the blood that flows from the digestive system, detoxifying chemicals and manufacturing proteins that are essential to help blood clot. As the liver metabolises toxins such as alcohol, it can become damaged but still continue to function...

This Explains Why You Want to Crawl Into a Dark Closet When You Have a Migraine

For people who get migraines, bright lights can often make the debilitating headaches even worse. And it’s not just pain that makes them so miserable: Many sufferers also report other reactions—both physical and emotional—when exposed to the sun or sources of light. In a new study, researchers detail these reactions for the first time, and offer a...

Should I Take A Magnesium Supplement?

Magnesium is an important mineral that many Americans are lacking. In fact, some reports estimate that as many as 80 percent aren’t getting enough of this nutrient. If you’re one of them, you may experience everything from weakness and fatigue to cramps, mild nausea, seizures and even coronary spasms. Magnesium is something that’s utilized by every...

What really happens when you’re low on vitamin D

As we're (thankfully) nearing the end of winter, many people are expressing their gratitude at the impending return of more sunlight and vitamin D. If you're like me and live in the higher latitudes far from the equator, you've probably been told more than once that it's difficult to get enough vitamin D during...

How To Train Your Brain To Make Healthy Food Choices?

Your brain is super powerful and you love junk food. So is it really possible to train it to love healthy food? Totally! In this article, Beauty and Tips takes a look at how. We’ve all done it. We’ve all craved cake instead of cucumbers, and burgers instead of apples. For some, this is how...

10 popular flu season myths: fact or fiction?

Every year when flu season begins, new rumors begin flying and the old standards pop back up. You’ve heard many of them before: “The flu shot gives you the flu” or “Antibiotics will cure you.” We’re here to help you separate flu season fact from fiction. 1. If you’re young and healthy, you don’t need the flu...

5 tips on managing urinary incontinence during sex

Urinary incontinence is a condition that can affect your self-esteem, especially when it comes to sex. It can be difficult to talk about your condition with your partner and this may lead to anxiety and lack of sexual intercourse. According to a study published in 2018 in BJU International, urinary incontinence is one of the main causes of...

Top 10 Home Remedies To Get Rid Of Toenail Fungus Fast

Onychomycosis – commonly known as toenail fungus – is characterized by inflammation, pain, and swelling of the toe, as well as yellowing, thickening, and crumbling of the nail itself.  Toenail fungus can be the result of abnormal pH of the skin, continuous exposure to moisture, wearing synthetic socks, compromised immune system, sweat build-up in...

Adding blood test for pancreatic cancer may help early detection

Using a new blood test for pancreatic cancer alongside the current blood test may improve early detection and help screen people at high risk for the deadly disease, researchers say. The combination approach detects 70% of pancreatic cancers with a less than 5% false-positive rate, according to the team led by scientists at the Van...

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