Obesity in western society has reached levels that are unprecedented in history. Diets only work for those who have the determination and will power to stay the course all the way through to the end. For many people, dieting just does not work. Medical advances over the last few years have introduced some radical and […]

6 Treatments for Hyperthyroidism

  You’ve probably heard of the thyroid, but you may not be as familiar with the condition known as hyperthyroidism, which involves the thyroid gland producing an unnecessary amount of a hormone called thyroxine. The result: your body’s metabolism speeds up to the point where it can be difficult to maintain a healthy body weight. […]

11 Habits That Can Actually Be Signs Of Mental Illness

While the signs and symptoms of different mental illnesses can be tricky to spot, it helps to consider how they might show up in the form of certain daily habits. By knowing what to look for, it can be easier to see these habits for what they really are, and even get some help. Because if they’re […]

7 Foods to Ask Your Doctor About When You Have MS

Maintaining a nutritious diet is important for your overall health — but it can also help you manage the symptoms of MS. And the foods you avoid are just as important as the foods you eat. At first glance, your diet may not seem to play much of a role in helping you manage multiple sclerosis […]

11 Weird Signs You Have Acid Reflux That Aren’t Just Heartburn

If you suffer from heartburn, you know how acid reflux can be no fun, but gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), also known as acid reflux, can also cause a number of symptoms. You might not even realize it, but you could be exhibiting some weird signs you have acid reflux. Acid reflux is common, but its symptoms aren’t […]

6 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Were Gluten Free

These famous people aren’t just trying out the trend, they are gluten free for good. Going gluten free is very trendy, but some people have no choice. Whether they have celiac disease, suffer from a gluten allergy/intolerance, or maybe they have just eliminated gluten to maintain a healthier lifestyle, the lil’ gluten guy is a no-no. […]

How They Did It: 5 People With Ankylosing Spondylitis Who Realized Their Dreams

Ankylosing Spondylitis Success Stories Take a moment to picture your heart’s desire. Is it to run a 5K? Raise a family? Write a novel? If living with ankylosing spondylitis makes you think achieving these goals is longer possible, know that the condition doesn’t have to stand in the way of your dreams. “Ankylosing spondylitis is a form […]

12 Celebrities with Epilepsy

What is epilepsy? Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that affects the central nervous system. It causes seizures that range from mild to severe. Anyone may have an unexplained seizure once during a lifetime. It’s also possible to have one that is provoked by an illness or injury. But a diagnosis of epilepsy means having two or more […]

5 Causes of Graves’ Disease and 5 Solutions for It

A lot of articles and blog posts about thyroid dysfunction tend to focus on the signs and symptoms of hypothyroidism, or an underactive thyroid. However, it’s estimated that between 3 and 10 million people actually suffer from an overactive thyroid, or hyperthyroidism.1 The most common form of hyperthyroidism is the autoimmune condition known as Graves’ disease. I […]


The chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a progressive lung disease where a person typically suffers from emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Emphysema is a lung condition where the alveoli, which are the tiny sacs in the lungs that allow the passage of oxygen between the lungs and the bloodstream are destroyed. Chronic bronchitis is a lung […]

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