Diabetes and muscle weakness: Why the link?

On June 13, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

Type two diabetes has a range of symptoms, but one of those symptoms is muscle weakness. The lack of ability to process insulin causes a gene in the muscles to lose their strength as well as their ability to rebuild themselves once they have broken down. One of the first signs of type two diabetes […]


A Guide to a Healthy Lifestyle

On June 11, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

The simple definition of a healthy lifestyle is adopting ways to prevent diseases and early death. One of those things is a healthy diet, a healthy diet consists of eating the right foods and making sure that you have the right portion sizes. Another good way to adopt a healthy lifestyle is to incorporate exercise […]


Lifestyle Modifications Support Brain Health

On June 9, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

Brain health is only a semi understood, there is still a lot more work to do when it comes to understanding mental decline in older adults. Old age is the number one risk factor when it comes to dementia, but there are other risk factors aside from family history. The way you are eating and […]


Mother Knows Best: 11 Beauty Experts On The Essential Tips They Learned From Mom

On June 5, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

Most of our beauty advice and knowledge most likely stems from a mother daughter moment. it either happens when your mom is detangling your hair or it happens when you are putting make up with your daughter watching. When I was a kid my mom told me to lock in moisture from the shower and […]


Struggling with dry skin? Moisture Sandwich is the COOL new trend that helps combat it

On June 3, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

If you have dry skin, those harsh moisturizers aren’t going to help keep the hydration in. You need to give your skin a break by using moisturizers and other items that combat dryness. When you cleanse your skin, then you also need to tone the skin as well. After toning, you can mist your face […]


Cardiovascular health may influence coffee consumption

On June 1, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

Cardiovascular disease outcomes including marital status, red meat consumption, whole milk consumption, and coffee consumption. Among these dietary variables, increasing coffee consumption was associated with decreasing long-term risk of HF congruently in FHS, ARIC, and CHS. Throughout history, coffee has been touted as an aid for digestion and for relieving headaches and cough as well […]


A Guide to a Healthy Lifestyle

On May 31, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

Living a healthy lifestyle is very loosely described as a lifestyle where you try your best to improve your health and prevent diseases. There are ways to lead a healthy lifestyle like eating a healthy diet. You can also make sure that you exercise regularly and limit your alcohol intake and also reduce your tobacco […]


Cold Shower vs. Hot Shower: Benefits, Post-Workout, and More

On May 29, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

The reason that people love hot showers is that it soothes your muscles and helps you to fall asleep faster. It also relaxes the nervous system. The hot showers can reek havoc on your skin though, it can dry it out. A cold shower has benefits as well, but nobody wants to take one because […]


What Is Health and Wellness?

On May 27, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

Health and wellness tend to go hand in hand, even though they have definitions that aren’t all that similar. they have different definitions even though they might be thought of the same way. The idea of wellness is that you strive each day to do what is best for your health, and not just your […]


Technology and health: old goals and modern tools

On May 25, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

People often say that they want to eat healthier and they can achieve this with a little help from technology helping them to understand what foods they should be eating. With the pandemic, there are two things that people have been using more of and one of those is technology and the other one is […]