Your brain on Netflix might look shockingly similar to a brain on drugs. Recent studies have found similarities between the brain’s response to extended screen exposure and drug use. Prolonged screen use can give you an “addict’s brain.” This phenomenon was discovered in a study where individuals who used the internet regularly were asked to unplug from […]
Let’s be honest, everyone knows that sleep is important. It affects memory, metabolism, mood and the immune system. Knowing this, however, and getting the recommended 7 hours of sleep are two different things. You may be quite literally sleeping with the enemy if you tend to fall asleep with your laptop next to you. The blue […]
Recent studies have found health advantages to a daily, low dose aspirin regimen beyond that of heart disease prevention. Aspirin’s broadening health benefits combined with its affordability make it a serious contender as your new best friend. Keep reading to learn how aspirin can help with memory, cancer and your skin.
A recent study has compared sitting to smoking. Long inactive hours in front of the computer or TV increase your risk of death from heart disease, colon and endometrial cancer, diabetes and can even affect mental health. Scientists believe the correlation between sitting and these various health issues is due to the fact that sitting […]
Trying to make healthy lifestyle changes but not sure where to begin? Over-weight? Stressed out? Discouraged? Frustrated? Adopting simple healthy habits can drastically improve your quality of life and get you on the track to a longer and happier life. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is however a gradual process and the results are not immediately […]