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What is Heartburn?
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What is Heartburn?

Despite its name, heartburn doesn’t actually have anything to do with the heart. Its symptoms, however, can be confused for heart attack or heart disease, depending on the severity.  What Is Heartburn? Heartburn is an uncomfortable, burning irritation in the esophagus, which is the tube that connects your stomach to your throat. Sometimes, the stomach…

Love hormone’ oxytocin could be used to treat cognitive disorders like Alzheimer’s

Love hormone’ oxytocin could be used to treat cognitive disorders like Alzheimer’s

That wondrous feeling we experience when we are in love is caused by a hormone called oxytocin. Japanese researchers believe oxytocin could make a good candidate for treating cognitive disorders like Alzheimer’s. (1) Love Hormone and Alzheimer’s Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive condition that slowly degrades memory and cognitive abilities. Finding a treatment has been…

Baking Is The Best Way To Alleviate Stress—Yes, Really
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Baking Is The Best Way To Alleviate Stress—Yes, Really

When the pandemic spread across the country, many people didn’t know what to do with their free time. While some hunkered down to binge-watch their favorite shows, others decided it was the perfect opportunity to get fit. However, if the empty flour shelves in the grocery stores can be any indication, even more people went…

Alcoholic liver disease rates soar among millennials
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Alcoholic liver disease rates soar among millennials

When people think “millennial,” they often tend to think of younger adults and teenagers. However, the birth years for the millennial generation are between 1981 and 1996, making millennials between 24 and 39 years old. Now, we’re seeing people in this age range beginning to have very serious problems with alcoholic liver diseases. (1) Millenials…