Acne is something that almost all of us get… but we CAN get it under control!
Acne will affect most of us at some point in our life. And it’s a bit shit if you get it really bad- you’ll be doing everything the same and then one day puberty hits, bam! Acne eruption. You’re not doing anything different to your best friend with crystal clear skin. A lot of it is out of your control. But by understanding how acne works, we can combat it. Continue reading
Do we have a health related excuse to eat chocolate?!
Cocoa is high in this thing called flavonoids, which are these pretty awesome antioxidants found in plants. Other things high in flavonoids include wine, tea, fruits and berries.
Flavonoids have cardioprotective effects.
Water births should not become more common anytime soon. Image by this talented artist
The general argument in favour for water births revolve around giving the newborn baby a less traumatic entrance in the world. I have read (in magazines, not scientific journals) that the transition from amniotic fluid to water interface is more comfortable for the baby than the transition from amniotic fluid to air.
Whether that is true is unknown- it’s pretty hard to know what level of comfort a newborn baby is in.
What is known is that there are no clear benefits to having a water birth, but there are a number of documented, potentially fatal consequences of having a water birth.
Drinking alcohol is fun, but what are the health effects?
Alcohol is undoubtedly an integral part of Western society. Not only is it a great social lubricant at parties, but plays a part in the work environment when building rapport with potential business partners or simply “fitting it.” This is how our society is run. Everyone drinks. It is the norm.
What is less known, or perhaps known but ignored, is the devastating health effects of alcohol.
Keratin Hair Straightening is said to straighten your hair while also nourishing your hair. But is it toxic to the rest of your body?
Also known as brazilian hair straightening, keratin hair straightening has gotten a lot of attention for containing formaldehyde.
Formaldehyde is toxic.
Porn is everywhere nowadays. Is it affecting your sex life?
The short answer is yes, pornography can cause erectile dysfunction.
I have been reading a book called “The Brain that Changes Itself” by Norman Doidge, a psychiatrist and researched a Columbia University. The book is about neuroplasticity and in chapter four he discusses how pornography causes changes in the brain, and how pornography addiction can cause impotence.