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Which was worse the first time giving birth or the second?

Nov 23 2017 - 10:38am
Preparing for childbirth

Several moms in Mommy Connect (I'm Prego and Beyond) Facebook groups share their experiences with their first and second childbirth. The discussion is very interesting and may help other pregnant women. I decided to share some parts of it to help married women who are pregnant and preparing for giving birth to a child. So here are the differences between the first and second pregnancies, if there are any.

The One Toxic Thing You May Have Inherited From Your Parents And Grandparents

Nov 21 2017 - 7:46pm
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Genetic conditions are those that are related to our genes, at least in some part. Hereditary is what is passed from one generation to another. Genes are responsible for your hair color, eye color, height, shoe size etc., but much to your surprise, there are things that genes are not responsible for, such as the inheritance of heavy metal toxicity.

Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation in the Treatment of Depression and Anxiety: A Rare Path to Affordable Healthcare

Nov 21 2017 - 4:23pm
Fisher Wallace Depression Treatment Stimulator

Wearable neurostimulation devices and digital health technologies are making mental health care better, cheaper and faster by enabling patients to treat themselves. Cranial electrotherapy stimulation (CES) is the most profound of these tools, because it possesses the broadest FDA regulatory scope of any medical device on the market: the treatment of depression, anxiety and insomnia. But what is CES? What are the risks, ie, the potential side effects? And what’s the evidence of its effectiveness?

Seven inappropriate and stupid questions people with disability are asked

Nov 18 2017 - 1:17pm
Stupid things people with disabilities get asked

Anyone with a disability has likely suffered through questions that are - so to speak - truly insufferable. Some people are upfront about their disability and willing to share; while others may not have any visible signs. One should never assume. Here is a list of seven stupid and inappropriate things that people with disabilities have been asked.

The Truth About Prostate Cancer and Diet Might Not Be What You Think

Nov 18 2017 - 9:11am
Nuts and Apple Diet for Prostate Cancer

What​ ​men​ ​eat​ ​can​ ​make​ ​them​ ​more prone​ ​to​ ​developing​ ​cancer​ ​of​ ​the​ ​prostate. This is a known fact. Prostate​ ​cancer​ ​is​ ​one​ ​of​ ​the​ ​leading​ ​causes​ ​of​ ​death​ ​among​ ​men.​ ​The​ ​CDC​ ​notes mortality​ ​from​ ​the​ ​disease​ ​has​ ​been​ ​on​ ​the​ ​decline,​ ​but​ ​there​ ​is​ ​still​ ​more​ ​to​ ​be​ ​done​ ​to identify​ ​who​ ​is​ ​at​ ​risk. Diet could play a role in prostate cancer prevention and recurrence, but the truth may not be what you think.

The Most Dehydrating Thing Vegans and Non-Vegans Do Every Day

Nov 17 2017 - 12:41pm
coffee dehydration vegan diet

Yes, coffee is vegan, but for vegans and non-vegans alike this daily habit has a downside. While one of the most common of American habits is drinking coffee, we are all different in how we react to it. Studies don't directly say that coffee is dehydrating, yet you may find yourself chugging bottles of water after having your morning cup. Every wonder why?

What To Say To The Vegan-Shamer In Your Life

Nov 15 2017 - 6:01pm
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Vegan-shamers love to let you know their unsolicited opinion. They often do this by shaming your lifestyle and diet choices or by taunting you with their diet. A vegan-shamer may tell you that your impact on the environment is minimal. By knowing the facts about the ever popular vegan movement, as well as seeing the impact of the many others who have embarked on this journey, you can dominate vegan-shaming with positivity and knowledge.

The Best Ways to Improve Your Sleep Beyond Reducing Your Coffee

Nov 15 2017 - 12:57pm
afternoon sleep

It's more than likely that you’re not getting as much sleep as you should be. According to a 2011 survey by the Sleep Council, nearly half of us get six or less hours of sleep per night. Considering the recommended length of time to spend under the covers is seven to nine hours, six or less is extremely far from optimal.

Dead Hang, Adductor Stretch All Part of 8 Simple Exercises for Better Mobility

Nov 15 2017 - 12:32pm
Exercise for Mobility

As you probably well know, modern lifestyles aren’t conducive for a healthy body. Not only are they generally inactive, they also repeatedly place us in less than optimal positions for our muscles, joints, and bones. The first start is simply getting into a good exercise routine. This strengthens our muscles, improving our posture whilst reducing our risk of injury and pain.

Vegetarian and Vegan Diets Reduce Cholesterol

Nov 14 2017 - 11:51am
vegan food reduces cholesterol

Having high blood cholesterol puts you at risk of heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United States. In fact, people with high cholesterol have about twice the risk of those with lower levels. A new review of almost 50 nutrition-related studies have found that plant-based diets are the best for lowering total cholesterol levels.

Hope for Neuroendocrine Tumor and Carcinoid Syndrome Patients

Nov 14 2017 - 8:02am
Human brain and Neuroendocrine Tumor

For most people, the word "cancer" brings up a variety of intense feelings and emotions associated with the disease. For Maryanne Wahmann, that too-real experience began in her early thirties. For about seven years, neither she nor her doctors knew what was causing the wracking gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms, including explosive diarrhea and abdominal pain, that some days prevented her from leaving the bathroom. During those years she was a frequent visitor to emergency rooms and physicians’ offices.

How Zinc May Lower Your Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease Plus a Tasty Zinc Snack

Nov 13 2017 - 4:57pm
Human Brain and Alzheimer's disease

The percentage of Alzheimer's disease is climbing as you read this. Today tech mogul, Bill Gates, invested $100 million dollars to fund research for Alzheimer's disease treatment. Keep reading to find out why Zinc may be part of the solution to protect your brain.

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