Are you trying to lose those last 10 pounds? Did you receive news from the doctor that you need to focus more on heart health?
Molasses is a sticky sweetener that needs to be in your cooking rotation. Source: Health Benefits & Uses For Molasses | Care2 Healthy Living
From fitness fashion like belfies to health trends like the paleo diet, some fads just need to be trashed before 2017 goes any further. Source: 7 Health Trends to Trash in 2017: From Fad Diets to Belfies
LONDON — A student recreated Vincent Van Gogh’s iconic painting The Night Café on her leg to help her cope with self-harm and depression.
18-year-old Amelia Hall — a student at the University of Manchester — wanted to create a beautiful painting as way of dealing with thoughts of self-harm.
“Self-harm is something I’ve struggled with as a way of coping with depression, but in the last few months I’ve decided it’s no longer something I wanted to do,” Hall explained.
“I wanted to find a more positive way of coping. This is why I chose to paint on my leg instead.” Read more…
LONDON — We might be familiar with the signs of breast cancer, but when it comes to identifying visual symptoms in our own breasts, it’s not quite so easy.
Designer Corrine Ellsworth Beaumont has launched a campaign to raise awareness of the visual signs and symptoms of breast cancer using the unlikeliest of devices — lemons.
According to the NHS, lumps are the most common sign of breast cancer, but other symptoms can be seen rather than felt
Yoga rooms are becoming the norm at airports and one even has a therapy pig to try to make air travel less stressful. So it makes sense that now an airport will feature a full gym (with showers) to help you take the edge off, or at least, keep up wit…
Emotional stress has long been considered a major risk factor for heart disease. But doctors have struggled to determine exactly how all that tension and mental strain can harm your heart.
A new study suggests that the brain’s fear and stress region — the amygdala — might be the connecting piece.
Researchers found that heightened activity in the amygdala is associated with a greater risk of heart disease and stroke. The new research was published this week in The Lancet.
While larger studies and additional research are needed to confirm the findings, the researchers said their study could eventually lead to new ways for treating stress-related heart risk. Read more…