PCOS and IBS: Could These Two Conditions Be Linked?
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PCOS and IBS: Could These Two Conditions Be Linked?

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are both common health conditions in the United States. PCOS is related to the production of abnormal levels of hormones, while IBS is a gastrointestinal disorder causing various symptoms including stomach pain and diarrhea. However, it is now believed the two conditions could be linked. Here are the…

A Quarter of Adults Don’t Want Children — and They Are Still Happy

A Quarter of Adults Don’t Want Children — and They Are Still Happy

For many generations, being childless often came with feelings of sadness and regret. Now, with the world becoming more populated and the cost of raising a child more expensive, many are choosing to be childfree. The word childfree first appeared sometime before 1901. Now however, being voluntarily childless or childfree is a trend that is…

These 3 Things Determine if Your Kids Will Have Good Self Control as Adults
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These 3 Things Determine if Your Kids Will Have Good Self Control as Adults

Self-control is the ability to regulate one’s emotions, thoughts, and behavior in the face of temptations and impulses, which is an aspect of inhibitory control. It gives us the capacity to override an impulse in order to respond appropriately. (1) Self-control is a cognitive process that is required in order to achieve specific goals. (1)…

Will Smith’s Empty Barbell Squat Contains a Valuable Lesson for Men Over 50

Will Smith’s Empty Barbell Squat Contains a Valuable Lesson for Men Over 50

Will Smith committed on his Instagram to get in the “best shape of his life” and he’s doing it right. In a recent post, the 52-year-old actor shared that he is stepping up his health and fitness for a YouTube series. But you won’t see the star working out like Thor or Superman. Not yet,…

Can’t Stand Some Sounds? An ‘Abnormal’ Brain Connection Could Be to Blame

Can’t Stand Some Sounds? An ‘Abnormal’ Brain Connection Could Be to Blame

City life often comes with pros like reliable public transportation, more job opportunities, and exciting social engagements. Of course it may come with cons too, such as a higher cost of living, less personal space, and noise. This last one tends to be a constant source of strife for urbanites. While The National Institute on…

4 Minutes of HIIT can help Diabetes, Liver, Heart, Lungs
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4 Minutes of HIIT can help Diabetes, Liver, Heart, Lungs

In recent years, one of the most popular trends in fitness training has been High-Intensity Interval Training, or HIIT, for short. (1)   HIIT is a 100% effort training technique through rapid, intensive exercise bursts accompanied by brief, but at times active, periods of recovery. The total training session is usually between 15-30 minutes, keeping the…