Tag: health

Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT) for Muscle Knots

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT) has emerged as a promising treatment for various musculoskeletal conditions. It has shown great success in conditions such as shoulder tendinopathy, greater trochanteric pain syndrome, hamstring tendinopathy, plantar fasciitis, knee osteoarthritis, and so much more. However, in this article, I will share why ESWT might be an excellent solution for […]

A Potential Nutritional Link in Long-COVID

I recently read an article about how researchers have developed a computational model to predict the likelihood of long-COVID, analyzing over 6,500 blood proteins. The study, published in Science, compared blood samples from COVID-19 patients and healthy individuals, identifying significant protein differences. The study suggests that specific proteins, especially those related to immune response, blood […]

Treating Heavy Beard Dandruff

Beard dandruff is a fairly common and bothersome issue for many men, often stemming from factors such as dry skin, dead skin buildup, or a condition known as seborrheic dermatitis. Sometimes, the problem persists because of confusion on how to properly wash the beard, how to use beard oils, or how much oil to use […]

Desulfovibrio and Parkinson’s: Misleading Connection?

I’m not entirely sure who my audience is on this one, but a reader recently forwarded an article suggesting that Parkinson’s disease could (potentially) be preventable, citing scientists’ discovery that a specific strain of gut bacteria, Desulfovibrio, may be a primary cause. It’s a fascinating idea, and it definitely got my inner Health Science Nerd […]

Rethinking the Worthlessness of Multivitamins

I need to vent about something. I recently stumbled upon an article that looked at daily multivitamins and supplements, claiming they might be unnecessary for most folks. While a registered dietician wrote the article, I’m afraid I have to fundamentally disagree. Here are a few reasons why I think the article missed the mark and […]

Shoulder Impingement Won’t Go Away

Are you or someone you know struggling with a nagging shoulder impingement that just won’t go away? Have you tried the exercises but found that your condition hasn’t improved or has even worsened? If so, it’s time to dig into the root causes. Let’s start by talking about the known causes of impingement. If you […]

Navigating Chronic and Rare Disease

Living with a rare disease is often described as a journey fraught with challenges, uncertainties, and a quest for understanding. That is a fairly accurate description. After all, the complexities of rare diseases extend far beyond their scarcity, negatively impacting individuals physically, emotionally, and financially. Understand that if you, or someone you love, happens to […]

The Many Uses of Chanca Piedra

Chanca piedra, also known as “stone breaker” in Spanish, is a herb that has been traditionally used for centuries in South America and the Amazon rainforest. The herb has been used for a variety of health conditions, particularly for its ability to help dissolve kidney stones and gallstones. However, the potential medicinal benefits are actually […]

Two More Alternative Options for Chronic Wounds

Dealing with a chronic wound or skin infection can be difficult. Our immune system plays a critical role in wound healing. However, facing a chronic infection or wound can create a higher level of concern or anxiety. Well, such stress alters your immune system’s ability to heal wounds. As you can imagine, the situation can […]

Semen Health: 301

Are you dealing with fertility issues such as low sperm count or a seminal infection? Sometimes things get imbalanced, and semen health suffers. When this imbalance occurs, anything from weak sperm to infections can arise. Today, we’ll discuss semen health and what you can potentially do to ensure proper functioning. Semen is a mixture of […]