It turns out that the timing of your coffee break could significant impact on your body. Scientists are exploring a field called chronopharmacology, investigating how drugs, including caffeine, interact with our body's natural rhythms. This emerging area of study indicates that there might be optimal and suboptimal times to enjoy our favorite beverage.
Our holiday season is unlike any other because it starts in October with Halloween and doesn't wrap up until after Mardi Gras in February or March depending on where it falls that year. So while everyone else is starting their New Year's resolutions we are still indulging in all things sugar and fried. This means being tempted by unhealthy desserts, drinks, and meals is unavoidable for almost half the year
Unfortunately for Louisiana, we did rank among the states with the highest rates of sexually transmitted diseases. The CDC has reported increased sexually transmitted diseases in the United States. according to USN, there have been more than 2.5 million cases of chlamydia, syphilis, and gonorrhea reported in 2021, the most recent year for which data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was reported.
When it comes to maintaining a healthy lifestyle, it's not just about diet and exercise. It's also about the products we use in our daily lives, including laundry detergents. Many commonly available laundry detergents contain toxic ingredients like 1,4-dioxane, SLS/SLES, parabens, phosphates, sulfates, synthetic dyes, optical brighteners, and more. These chemicals can have adverse effects on our health, and they can be absorbed through our skin, our body's largest organ.
As Texas grapples with a growing annoyance of sand flies, Louisiana residents are now on high alert for the potential arrival of these pesky insects. Sand flies, also known as sand gnats, are causing a stir due to their relentless biting and irritating presence. For those who've encountered these tiny menaces, they understand the exasperation they can bring. Sand flies are notorious for their painful and itchy bites, often leaving behind red welts.
According to Charlotte Eye Ear Nose & Throat Associates, up to a third of the population can trigger sneezes by simply looking into a bright light. This reaction has two names, Photic Sneeze Reflex, the second is ACHOO syndrome.
Ozempic is a prescription drug that has generated significant attention recently, not only for its primary purpose of managing blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes but also for its potential to aid in weight loss.There has been controversy around people taking this drug to lose weight because the FDA has not approved it as a standalone weight loss medication.
In addition, many are concerned about the potential long-term side effects especially now that they are changing their warning label to reflect a major side effect users are suffering from after taking Ozempic.
The results of a 30-year-long study conducted by the American Heart Association on high blood pressure were just released and the findings are concerning. If you have ever had your blood pressure taken at the doctor's office you were most likely sitting upright. This new study found that doctors may miss "certain health complications" if the patient is not lying on their back when getting their blood pressure taken.