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Our health team writes about several topics like men’s health, women’s health, mental health, and more. They also feature comprehensive product and service reviews. Not sure where to start? Check out our posts on birth control, STDs, and UTIs. If you like our posts, subscribe to our newsletter!

Recurrent UTIs in Women - Here's What You Need to Know
If you've had a urinary tract infection (UTI) before, you know they're annoying! You have to start running to the bathroom more, it hurts to pee, and somehow you have to get antibiotics. In the video below, Dr. James Farrell discusses everything you need to know about UTIs. https://youtu.be/jwD7bJrYH6U If you don’t like the video or want more information, continue reading. What is...
Crushed red chili peppers contain phytochemicals.
Phytochemicals (also known as phytonutrients) are compounds in plant foods that provide a wide range of important health benefits. The media has nicknamed many of these foods as “super foods” because of these benefits. However, be careful because this term may be overused for marketing. In the video below, Amanda Haney talks about the many health benefits of phytochemicals. https://youtu.be/pIOdaczgDVI If you don’t like...
Citrate helps prevents kidney stones and is in lemonade.
Have you ever passed a kidney stone before? If so, you know it's terrible! I've met women who would rather deliver a baby! Fortunately, there are a few dietary changes you can make to help prevent their formation. In the video below, Dr. James Farrell discusses dietary recommendations that help prevent kidney stones. https://youtu.be/M2DhPmc2GN4 If you don’t like the video or want more...
For grains, most men need 7-8 ounce equivalents and most women need 6 ounce equivalents (Cake Wrapper).
Losing weight is NOT easy! You may be looking to lose a few pounds and don’t know where to start. Or, perhaps you are in the process of making lifestyle changes and want to know how to take your progress to the next level. Regardless of your situation, I highly recommend portion control! Eating the proper serving size is a...
Constipation - How To Prevent & Relieve This Painful Condition
At some point in your life, you have probably dealt with constipation! Sometimes it is occasional, like from a change in eating patterns or travel. Other times it is a constant issue that you can’t quite seem to get rid of! In the video below, Amanda Legro discusses ways to prevent and relieve constipation. https://youtu.be/iBiHjIprXgk If you don’t like the video or want...
10 Ways To Stay Healthy Working In the Office
Illness is inconvenient when you have a job. It doesn’t matter if it’s short or minor in nature. It means days off work, lost productivity at work, and loads of additional stress. According to Office of National Statistics, the most common reason for missed work days is minor illness, accounting for 24.8% of all missed days. Musculoskeletal problems account...
Curable vs Incurable STDs - Screening and Prevention
Discussing sexually transmitted diseases (aka STDs, sexually transmitted infections or STIs) can be very uncomfortable. The most important part of understanding STDs is learning about proper screening and prevention. In fact, it’s critical to know that with every sexual encounter you should use protection. And when I say protection, I mean condoms! Why? Other methods of contraception DO NOT...
The Most Common Mental Health Disorders Among Millennials
There’s a reason why we spend so much time talking about the millennial generation. They’re different than any generation that came before them and, honestly, they had no choice. Kids who grew up in the millennial generation never knew what it was like to live without the internet. For the most part, technology was always a major part of their...
6 Easy Ways To Enhance Your Child's Health Without Them Knowing
There’s no other joy than raising a child. However, as parents know, it does come with challenges. For instance, encouraging your child to be physically, mentally, and socially healthy is tough. It’s hard enough to tell your child to make the better, healthier choice without getting a sigh. If they had it their way, they’d prefer to eat sweets, play...
We Know How to Prevent Heart Disease - So Why Don't We?
I bet you know that heart disease is a very common condition. I bet you even know it's deadly. But I have two questions for you: Did you know it's the number one killer worldwide? Did you know it's almost entirely preventable? It's true. Not only does heart (cardiovascular) disease kill millions of people worldwide each year, it's also almost...