5 SHOCKING EFFECTS OF PSYCHOLOGICAL VIOLENCE AND GUIDELINES FOR PREVENTION

Violence is a concept that shows the aggressive action of an individual against another person. It is a word that is known literally by everyone in varying degrees of understanding. But, the concept of psychological violence isn’t so familiar, even though it has been proven that every individual has either experienced or will experience a …

10 SCARY CONDITIONS AND DISEASES YOU ARE SUSCEPTIBLE TO IN YOUR 20s AND 30s.

Understanding the diseases you are susceptible to in your 20s could mean the difference between a healthy old age or an old age filled with terminal illnesses. Not to scare you, but imagine these scenarios. Mr. A is a 20-year-old man who eats mostly cooked and healthy cultural foods, barely eats junk, exercises his mind, …

5 UNDERRATED SKIN CONDITIONS AND SKIN DISEASES IN HUMANS AND HOW TO TREAT THEM

To pay no attention to skin diseases and skin conditions is to set yourself up for unhealthiness, exposing the largest part of your body to infections, lesions, rashes, and other unwanted visitors that invade the human skin. There is a thin line between skin diseases and skin conditions, and most times, these terms are used …

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3 ALARMING FACTS ABOUT STARVATION DIETING AND THE EFFECT ON YOUR WEIGHT LOSS JOURNEY

It’s simple! When you deprive yourself of energy for a long time, I mean two days, all in the name of losing weight or other health-related reasons, that’s what starvation dieting is all about. Starvation dieting isn’t solely about food deprivation, but water as well. Now, I know there is a thin line between dry …

10 POWERFUL LIFESTYLE CHANGES THAT ARE HIGHLY BENEFICIAL TO YOUR HEALTH

Lifestyle changes are one of the most challenging goals to achieve. Adopting and adjusting to these vital changes require tenacity, support, and plenty of reminders. And, neglecting them while sticking to old habits is always detrimental to your health, productivity, and interactions with both living and non-living things. George Bernard Shaw, an Irish political activist, …

5 SHOCKING HEALTH BENEFITS OF FRUITS AND WHY YOU SHOULD EAT THEM MORE

Fruits are undoubtedly beneficial to our entirety as humans in many ways, and some yet undiscovered. The eating of fresh fruits coupled with other factors kept our great grandparents healthy, increased their life span, and kept them looking fresh: these all point to the health benefits of fruits and why we should adopt this culture …

COPING WITH HOLIDAY STRESS AND AVOIDING DEPRESSION DURING THE HOLIDAYS

The possibility of stress around holiday periods skyrocket in majority of the population because of family and personal expectations, workload, and so on. Also, holiday stress has been a thing right from the beginning, but we have paid little attention to managing it because we didnโ€™t know what to name those feelings we felt around …

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Viral Hepatitis and HIV: Which is more deadly?

Hepatitis and HIV are both viral diseases that affect the liver negatively, whether big or small effects depending on the disease state. There is a general misconception that HIV is a more dreadful disease than Hepatitis, hence the intense focus on HIV and its patients, but in truth, Hepatitis and HIV are fatal diseases with …

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PRESCRIPTION DRUG ABUSE: Prescription Painkillers, Misconceptions, and MOA

The abuse of prescription painkillers can somewhat be seen in every household in this generation. We never want to feel pain hence the readiness to consume an over-the-counter painkiller at any instance of pain. As understandable as this scenario might be, coupled with the fact that the majority don’t want to visit the doctor’s office every time due to so many underlying factors, the overuse of prescription painkillers does more harm than good.