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German Man Needs To Drink 20 Liters Of Water Per Day To Stay Alive

German architect Marc Wübbenhorst has to drink at least 20 liters of water a day or risk dying from dehydration. The 35-year-old suffers from the rare metabolic disease Diabetes insipidus, which causes intense thirst and the frequent excretion of large amounts of diluted urine. If Wübbenhorst stops drinking water, his body starts to dry out, […]

10 Common Health Practices That Are Actually Hurting Us

We live in a wonderful time of mass media. The news is at our fingertips, and entertainment is ever present. Unfortunately, advertisers slip in suggestions for us and we usually follow along without even a second thought. For some of us, our parents taught us certain things because they learned from someone else down the […]

I Don’t Smoke or Drink, I Eat Well & Exercise – How Did I...

Cancer is a very common disease in this day-and-age – according to statistics, 1 in 3 people will get it at some point in their life. But for many people who dedicate their lives to living healthy, it still doesn’t answer the question “Why me?” Dr. Vishal Rao, an oncologist and head and neck surgeon […]

Why Are You Not Supposed To Use Twice Boiled Water For Tea

There’s a rather persistent idea that “reboiling” water (i.e. boiling water two or more times and allowing it to cool in-between) while making a cup of tea is potentially harmful to your health, with some going so far as stating that regularly doing this even drastically increases your chances of getting cancer. The general reasoning […]

What Is The Right Position To Sleep For Each of These Health Problems

Sleeping plays a highly important role in the people’s health. Generally, a human being sleep on average 25 years in his lifetime or 7-9 hours per night. However, it is not only important to get enough sleep but to get the right position to sleep in order to improve your overall well being.   What Is […]

The Real Reason You Get Chilly Hands And Feet – It May Be Different...

If you find that, as soon as the cold weather embarks, you struggle with chronically cold fingers and toes, you’re not alone. Although many of us blame our chilly hands and feet on ‘poor circulation’ (and we settle for answers like: “cold hands, warm heart”), it’s actually has much more to do with your choice of […]

6 Winter Health Foods And Supplements That Actually Work

We ask the experts to review the evidence on some popular cold and flu remedies, and conclude as to whether or not they will actually do us some good in fighting those nasty winter bugs. 1. Echinacea The claims made: Can reduce the severity and symptoms of colds. What the evidence says A 2014 Cochrane […]

Why Your Gross Plughole Could Be Making You Sick

Here’s another reason to unclog the hideous plughole in your shower, in case accidentally stroking a ball of hair with your big toe wasn’t enough: It might be making you sick. New research from the University of East Anglia suggests that all the hair, water, and soap sludge that goes down the plughole after every […]

Debunked By Science…..10 Stubborn Food Myths That Just Won’t Die

Every other week, new research claims one food is better than another, or that some ingredient yields incredible new health benefits. Couple that with a few old wives’ tales passed down from your parents, and each time you fire up your stove or sit down to eat a healthy meal, it can be difficult separating […]

Beer Is The Way….. Humanity’s Secret Weapon For Survival And Health

Most of us cherish the feeling of gulping down an ice cold brew. For many of us, it doesn’t even matter if it’s morning, afternoon, night, or a time unknown to our drunken selves. But hey, it’s beer, the sweet nectar of the gods, so luckily no one blames us, right? We all know beer […]

When To Worry About A Sore Throat

It’s winter time, and infection is certainly a cause of a sore throat. But what else can cause throat discomfort? What signs and symptoms should you be worried about? And when should you see your doctor? The winter season has certainly arrived—with snot dripping, cough droplets swarming, temperatures spiking, and sick people moaning. Germs are […]

This Is Why Your Breath Smells In The Morning

Whether you’ve had a big boozy night or not, you can almost guarantee you’ll wake up every morning with a grim taste in your mouth – which more often than not equals a grim smell. It’s not glamorous, but it’s true. It’s why a glass of water by your bedside table is a godsend if […]

Why You Should Stop Eating White Rice, According To A Physician

From a nutritional standpoint, white rice pales in comparison to its whole grain cousin, brown rice. It gets digested quickly, is rapidly processed into sugar, and only fills you up for a short period of time. In comparison, brown rice is processed slowly, churning out a steady stream of fuel to power your muscles and […]

Black Vinegar Diet: Forbidden Taste That Can Help Burn Fat

Black vinegar (kurozu in Japanese) popular in Japan and throughout all of East Asia is useful as both an essential cooking ingredient and as part of a balanced diet. Unlike its counterpart Chinese black vinegar, Japanese black rice vinegar has felt that is was made with forbidden rice and some might say it is the […]

Japanese Diet Secret: Black Soybean Tea

  Black soybean tea, otherwise known as kuromame tea, is another wonderful secret of how the Japanese maintain their weight and health. Obesity is arguably the worst health risk threatening the developed world, especially in the West. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than one third, or 35.7%, of American adults, […]

What Do Your Feet Reveal About Your Personality

No two people are ever the same personality and even twins show differences in their personalities. But there are general patterns of behavior, overall attitudes towards life and a general inclination to be one way, rather than the other, that puts us in one group or the other. There is also a very stark connection […]

This Is The Best Time Of The Day To Eat A Banana

People often eat a banana just before or after their morning workout session, or for breakfast, or to fulfill their hunger pangs before meal-time. However, you will be surprised to know that it is, in fact, not the best time of the day to be eating a banana. A new study has found that eating […]

14 Foods You’ll Never Eat Again Once You Know The ingredients

We all know that something tasting good isn’t a guarantee that it’s good for you (sorry to all of you out there with a sweet tooth). What’s less-commonly discussed is that just because something is FDA approved, it isn’t necessarily something you want to put in your body. Here are some of the grossest ingredients […]

Warning: You Might Get Grossed Out – This Is What Really Happens When You...

Simultaneously expressing itself as a solid, a liquid, and a gas, the common sneeze is one of nature’s grossest miracles. MIT researcher Lydia Bourouiba has 
a different name for sneezes, though: violent expiratory events. That’s also the title of a recent study in which her team analyzed sneezes, millisecond by millisecond, with a high-speed camera […]

‘People Are Going To Die:’ Saline Bag Supplies Running Dangerously Low Across The Country

They’re used in hospitals all over the country, but a national saline bag shortage is hitting home. The FDA said saline bags had been in short supply since 2014, but supplies plummeted even further after this year’s devastating hurricane season. Doctors and nurses at the Partner Oncology Clinic said supplies are now dangerously low and […]

This Little Girl Survived Abortion After Mother Jumped Out Window

Pro-abortion activists are quick to claim that pro-life advocates love to harass and bother women going in to abortion clinics, but if one woman’s testimony read before the United Kingdom’s Parliament this week is to be believed, things might just be the other way around. The testimony of a woman who only identified herself as “Kate” — for […]

Amish Hold Secret For Longer Life After Mutant Gene Discovered By Scientists

SCIENTISTS have discovered that certain members of the Amish community have an age-defying mutant gene which allows them to live 10 years longer than the average person. Researchers decided to investigate the Amish community as they live to a “remarkable” average age of 85 without the help of the outside world such as modern medicines […]

Wounded Marine, With No Legs, Running 31 Marathons In 31 Days

Only 0.5% of the population has run a marathon. Hours on your legs, to cover 26.2 miles. Seem impossible? Well, imagine running 31 marathons in 31 days in 31 cities. Up for another challenge? Now, imagine doing all of that with no legs. That is the exact challenge Rob Jones set for himself. Why would he do […]

Police Warn ‘Wipe Down Shopping Carts,” But NOT Because of Germs

Some dangers can come from the most unexpected and downright bizarre places. That’s the warning about a new public health hazard coming from Florida police, but the good news is that there’s an easy solution. NBC 8 WFLA reports that area police are warning residents to be sure that they wipe down the handlebar of any shopping […]

If You Bury An Egg And A Banana Side By Side In The Garden,...

Becoming a good gardener is a challenging prospect, requiring dedication and skill. It should also be borne in mind that different plants need varying levels of attention and conditions for successful growth. For a novice, being able to draw on more experienced knowledge is invaluable. Happily, one gardening blog is promoting an intriguing new method […]

This Breathing Exercise Is Supposed To Get You High Without Drugs

In recent years you may have encountered the term ‘Holotropic Breathwork’, most likely in an article about altered states of consciousness that has all the empirical fortitude of a Goosebumps book. Holotropic Breathwork (or HB for those in the know) is most commonly described as a practice to profoundly alter human consciousness and incite transpersonal […]

This Girl Was Born With Mermaid-Like Legs – And Doctors Had Never Seen Anything...

Movies and books romanticize the life of a mermaid: she’s a gorgeous undersea creature, but all she wants is to walk on land. Usually, her wish comes true by the end and she lives her life happily ever after, with two legs and two stable feet. All Milagros Cerron’s parents wanted for her was the […]

Here’s What Happens To Your Body And Brain When You Wear Socks To Sleep

Do you wear socks to bed?If you don’t and you have trouble getting to sleep when your head hits the pillow, maybe it’s time to rethink your pajama game.Yep, wearing socks to bed, it turns out, can help you with catching those zzz’s.There’s actual science to prove it, too, as the Sleep Laboratory in Basel, […]

Dying Teen’s Final Wish Exposes Pure Evil Of Socialized Medicine

On her death bed, 18-year-old Leukemia patient Laura Hillier made her mom promise one thing: “She made me promise she would not die in vain,” said her mother Frances Hillier. “I am going to carry it on.” So Frances Hillier is determined that nobody else in Canada will die waiting for a stem-cell transplant that […]

Lack Of Red Meat In Your Diet Could Be Causing This Bedroom Issue

SEX drive in men could wane because of a lack of red meat in their diet. Unlike some other meats, it is rich in zinc – a nutrient known to maintain testosterone levels and boost fertility. Sex drive decline in some men could be due to a simple nutritional deficiency. A lack of red meat […]

10 Health Conspiracy Theories That Turned Out To Be Real

Do you believe in any “health conspiracy theories”?  Do you believe that there are “natural cures” for diseases that the medical establishment is not telling you about?  Do you believe that vaccines, cell phones or the fluoride in the water can have a harmful impact on the health of your family?  If you answered yes […]

104-Year Old Japanese Doctor Recommends These 14 Healthy Pieces of Advice

Oh, to live to a hundred and to enjoy every single year of your long life! 104-year-old Dr.Shigeaki Hinohara is Japan’s oldest practicing clinician and educator who was born in 1911, just before the first World War. The founder of the “New Elderly Movement” and the author of 150 books, including the best-seller “Living Long, […]

All You Need To Know About Dead Butt Syndrome

Dead butt syndrome is a common condition that is caused due to improper training or exercising the small muscles in the hip known as the gluteus medius. Usually, sitting in one position or posture for long hours or running can also lead to this problem. It is important to strengthen all the muscles to maintain […]

Weight-Loss Tips I Learned In Japan That Transformed My Diet

Before I moved to Tokyo, I was always curious how Japanese women stayed slim. When I looked up the perks of a Japanese diet, however, I came across the health benefits of exotic ingredients like miso, natto (fermented soybeans), seaweed and a whole bunch of ingredients I couldn’t possibly source on a regular basis in […]

If You Are Eating A Lot Of Potatoes Stop Immediately

Eating potatoes or chips increases the risk of high blood pressure, new research suggests. Four or more servings a week of baked, boiled, or mashed potatoes is linked to an 11 per cent increased risk of high blood pressure compared with less than one serving a month in women, researchers found. They also found that men and […]

US President Spills The Beans – One Thing He Doesn’t Do Is Drink At...

THERE’S a very personal reason why US President Donald Trump doesn’t touch booze. In an emotional speech to declare the opioid crisis in the United States a public health emergency — he opened up about his brother Fred and effect alcohol had on him. Freddy suffered from alcoholism, and died in 1981 at the young […]

What Are They Hiding – Why Aren’t More Doctors Prescribing Oxygen

Back in 1931, a man named Dr. Otto Warburg won the Nobel Prize for work proving cancer is caused by a lack of oxygen in your cells. In fact, he stated in his book, “The Prime Cause and prevention of cancer” that… “The cause of cancer is no longer a mystery, we know it occurs […]

Why We’re Gaining More Weight Than Our Ancestors

The sad truth about society today is that we’re growing. We’re not referring to growing in numbers, but waistlines. We are now a more obese population now compared to our ancestors, despite the medical advances we have that they didn’t. While we do lead a more sedentary lifestyle – we aren’t hunting our food or […]

Natural Way to Control Sugar in the Blood: All It Takes Is One Boiled...

We determine our overall health with our eating and lifestyle habits. But the modern environment has become toxic, raising our risk of various diseases, and the busy lifestyle we have doesn’t allow having a healthy diet all the time, and this needs to change right now! When we see the results of our routine checks, […]

Nutritional Therapist Guarantees This Three-Day Diet Will Help Cure Depression

We deplete our body’s level of magnesium just by being stressed out. We can also lose it by getting sweaty at the gym, drinking too much at the bar, or eating way more sugar than we should. Magnesium is a powerful relaxant and is perfect for combating stress and anxiety. It’s also great as a […]

Eating Butter, Cheese And Salami Is Good For Your Teeth, Dentist Says

While we often think about how to keep various body parts in tip-top condition – avocado for glowing skin and protein to build muscles, for example – many of us give little thought to our oral health past brushing twice a day and flossing (albeit not as often as we know we should). Good dental nutrition is essential, and […]

Why You Wake Up Congested And Sneezing In The Morning

Are you plagued by morning sneezing fits? Chief Medical Officer at the American Cancer Society tells CNN the likely cause is related to your sleeping environment. Your pillow or bedding may be the issue. If you live in a particularly dry climate or keep your air conditioning very cold, your nose may be reacting to the change […]

26 People Dead After Eating Wrong Dessert At Birthday Celebration

More than two dozen died after accidentally ingesting pesticides that were incorporated into a treat for a special occasion. Pakistani police have confirmed that pesticides were accidentally mixed into a batch of sweets, which led to the death of 26 people and the hospitalization of dozens of others. “Children and women were among the dead […]

There’s A Better Way To Wash Pesticides Off Your Apples

A common kitchen ingredient can be a big helper when it comes to ridding your apples of pesticides, scientists discover. You have a supermarket apple in your hand. You could rub it against your shirt or rinse it under water, or you could mix up a 1 percent baking soda/water solution and use that instead. […]

Yellow Teeth Are Actually Stronger Than Bright White Teeth….Here’s Why

It seems that everyone strives for bright white teeth. There are whitening agents in toothpastes (which apparently don’t really do the trick), floss, mouthwash, strips, gels, and even chewing gum. Yellow teeth seem to get a bad reputation and are usually associated with poor oral hygiene. Fortunately, we have some good news for those who lack […]

Why You Should Never, Ever Pepper Your Food In Restaurants

Chances are, you’ve already heard that the menu is the dirtiest item in a restaurant—harboring about 185,000 bacteria (which is 100 times more bacteria than what’s on a toilet seat). Surprisingly, the second dirtiest item in a restaurant isn’t in the bathroom. In fact, it’s right on your table. Before you reach for the pepper shaker, think about how many […]

8 Things You Should NEVER EVER Touch At A Restaurant

Do you like eating out? Who doesn’t? You aren’t alone either! One report found that 65 percent of Americans eat out at least once per week. Eating out is fun, social, and gives you a break from kitchen duty, so what’s not to like? Well, the fact that many restaurants aren’t exactly the most sanitary […]

Surgeon Diagnoses His Own Cancer With An iPhone

Every marketer wants the perfect story to tell. But if you’re in medicine, you don’t want it to be about yourself. Earlier this year, vascular surgeon John Martin was testing a pocket-sized ultrasound device developed by Butterfly Network, a startup based in Guilford, Connecticut, that he’d just joined as chief medical officer. He’d been having an […]

Woman Can’t Stop Sweating Blood From Face And Hands

A young woman in Italy has a rare and mysterious condition that causes her to sweat blood, according to a new report of her case. The 21-year-old told her doctors that, over the last three years, she periodically experienced bleeding from her face and palms, without any cuts or skin lesions. These bleeding episodes typically […]

This Woman Thought She Had a Runny Nose—It Turned out Fluid Was Leaking from...

The patient: Jia, a 39-year-old defense attorney* The symptoms: A non-stop runny nose The doctor: Dr. Satish Govindaraj, an ear, nose and throat specialist at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City Jia was at her office working one afternoon in May 2014 when her nose suddenly started running. At first she thought it was […]