Healthy Hair Ingredients That May Be Hidden in Your Pantry

When it comes to taking care of your hair, you might be tempted to scour the shelves at your local drug or beauty supply store to find the perfect blend of hair care products. These products are often loaded up with chemicals, and they can be quite expensive, particularly when used long-term. What many people don’t realize, though, is that the secret to healthy hair might be hidden in their pantry.

What Was That? 10 Tips for Improving Your Memory

The human brain is constantly changing. The cells and neurological pathways that help us think, feel and remember are constantly adapting, rebuilding and reshaping themselves to help boost our ability to focus and recall important information.

Never in the Mood: Why Your Libido May Be Low and How it Can Affect You

Contrary to popular belief, a woman’s sexual health and interest in sex can vary wildly over a period of time. Sexual desire, or libido, is influenced by a variety of factors, namely hormones that operate within the body to regulate reproductive cycles. External factors can also have drastic effects on the libido. These may include stress, mental health, diet and family or relationship dynamics. This results in periods during which women may experience heightened or significantly lowered sexual desire.

What Effects Can Chronic Inflammation Have on Your Health?

We’ve all gotten an infection or hurt ourselves at one point or another. When a wound occurs, your body’s natural defense mechanisms are activated, sending white blood cells to the area to heal it.

How Hormones Are Linked to Changes in Your Hair

Hormones play a critical role in the body. Humans have around 50 different types of hormones produced by the endocrine system, and each help control specific aspects of bodily function, including sexual reproduction, metabolism and more.

4 Ways to Ease Neck and Back Pain

As we get older, it’s impossible to avoid some inevitable pain issues within the body. Most often, these pains will come from the back and neck areas. Even the slightest thing like sleeping in the wrong position or turning your neck too quickly can easily flare up your spine and bother you for days, or even months.

Don't Get Tricked by Your Treats This Halloween: Understanding the Dangers of Sugar

Halloween is one of the biggest holidays of the year—children and adults alike get creative and dress up, decorate their homes, tell spooky stories and, of course, go trick-or-treating. This exciting tradition is likely one of your kids’ favorite parts of the holiday because of the buckets full of candy they can collect.

Identifying the Signs of GERD and Finding Ways to Manage Your Heartburn

Most of us have experienced a slight burning in the chest after eating a big meal or eating too quickly. This tight, painful sensation usually goes away shortly after it begins and doesn’t happen regularly enough to be cause for concern. For people with GERD, though, this painful sensation called heartburn is their reality.

When the Leaves Change, So Should Your Hair Care Routine

Summer is officially over. Gone are the days of lounging in shorts and bathing suits, reading a book by the pool and taking sunny vacations. Colder weather, cozy sweaters and the holidays are upon us. A lot of changes need to happen during fall. You’ll probably switch out your wardrobe, send kids back to school and turn on your furnace. But have you considered that your beauty routine requires some changes, too?