Create a Dashboard for Life With Human OS

Child: Welcome to my Mommy’s podcast. This podcast is brought to you by Joovv. You’ve heard me talk about them before but their red light therapy or photobiomodulation lights are a part of my daily routine. Here’s why: There’s evidence that certain wavelengths of light are beneficial to the body in various ways. On a

Resveratrol Improves Blood Sugar

I have often written about the many benefits of resveratrol, which is a phytonutrient belonging to a class of polyphenolic stilbene compounds found in some plants. This naturally occurring substance, also known as 3,4′,5-trihydroxystilbene, functions an as antiantioxidant, providing neuroprotection against many neurodegenerative illnesses such as Alzheimer’s disease and stroke. Yet that is hardly

What sugar does to your body. Everything you need to know.

Worried you’re eating too much sugar? Wondering how much is safe to eat? Or whether it’s bad for you… no matter what? It’s time we took a clear-headed look at this topic. It’s time you heard the truth about sugar. ++++ Is sugar “good”? Is sugar “bad”? It’s hard to know for sure these days. Which

Vaginismus: ‘My body won’t let me have sex’

Vaginismus is a sexual pain disorder where women experience an involuntary tightening of muscles around the vagina whenever penetration is attempted. Few know about it, even though a 2017 study found that nearly one in 10 British women find sex painful. Vaginismus can develop at any time throughout a woman’s life and can appear after

How racism harms children – Harvard Health Blog

Racism hurts children, in real and fundamental ways. It hurts not just their health, but their chances for a good, successful life. That’s the bottom line message of a new policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). It is a call to action for all of us. If we care about the health

‘Time outs’ don’t do any harm, parents told

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Using those steps at home to good effect Using “time outs” to discipline children is not going to harm them or your relationship with them, US research suggests. Despite criticism of the “naughty step” strategy, children’s anxiety did not increase and neither did their aggressive behaviour, the eight-year study

Scientists Use CRISPR Tool in Attempt to Cure HIV

FRIDAY, Sept. 13, 2019 — The first attempt to use the gene-editing tool CRISPR to cure HIV infection was unsuccessful but the approach does show promise. Chinese researchers used the tool to give a patient blood cells that were altered to resist the AIDS-causing virus, the Associated Press reported. The study was published

Four Things We Can Learn from Meditation Anxiety

It may seem ironic that meditation — a technique that helps manage stress — can itself inspire anxiety. However, qualms about taking up meditation are common, and they illustrate perfectly that our automatic stress response can fire in situations which are wholly inappropriate. Misgivings inspired by meditation also show how easily stress can develop, in

How to Detox Your Armpits (and Why)

So, in case the title didn’t give it away, today’s post is on an interesting topic, but hear me out before judging! I get a lot of questions from people who try my homemade deodorant and have issues with rashes or odor or excessive sweat. I’ve found that magnesium spray deodorant can be a good alternative,