19 Apr, 2024
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We Tried The Naked Sleeping Hack To Fall Asleep In Record Time. Here’s How It Went – Health Digest

Some experts are of the opinion that being bare-skinned helps your body cool down and work in conjunction with your circadian clock to induce sleep. A 2012 study published in the Journal of Physiological Anthropology looked at how thermal environment could influence sleep and found that cold exposure was linked with positive benefits in semi-nude subjects. In […]

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We Tried TikTok’s Spicy Orange Hack To Poop Instantly. Here’s How It Went – Health Digest

There’s a reason behind choosing the three ingredients, according to TikTok user Bethany Ugarte-Cameron. Oranges, a low FODMAP fruit considered safe for people with IBS, contain naringenin, a natural flavonoid thought to have laxative properties. In fact, a 2018 study done on mice and published in the International Journal of Molecular Medicine found that naringenin was positively associated with […]

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We Tried TikTok’s Viral Hack To Poop In Just Minutes. Here’s What Happened – Health Digest

Anita Tadavarthy starts off her video by asking her viewers, “Did you poop today?” She then goes on to share that nearly 20% of people are constipated (the National Institutes of Health puts that number at 12%).  “It (the prevalence) blows my mind,” the acupuncturist continues. “All you’ve got to do is just do this,” […]

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Why You Should Avoid TikTok’s ‘Budget Ozempic’ Hack At All Costs – Health Digest

In addition to the obvious fear that such hacks promote disordered eating habits, using laxatives for weight loss comes with both short-term and long-term risks, according to registered nutritionist Anna Mapson (via Healthline). Dehydration, stomach cramps, diarrhea, excessive gas, loss of electrolytes, and tiredness are some of the short-term effects of laxatives. Dizziness, headaches, and dry […]

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The Fruit Hack You’ll Want To Know For Removing Splinters When Gardening – Health Digest

Before trying the fruit hack to remove the object, however, it is prudent to cleanse the skin (and around the area) where the splinter is embedded. You do this to prevent the spread of any germs and the resulting infection. Simple soap and water would do. Once you’ve patted the skin dry, use a magnifying glass […]

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Does TikTok’s Citrus Hack Actually Stop Any Coughing? Here’s What We Know – Health Digest

Perhaps there’s a reason your mother touted the benefits of vitamin C whenever you felt like you were coming down with something. According to Dr. Silvia Robalino, a board-certified internal medicine doctor at HCA Florida Mercy Hospital, “We experience inflammatory responses in our body when we have a common cold because the immune system is typically […]

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Use This Doctor-Approved Coke Hack To Dislodge Food That’s Stuck In Your Chest – Health Digest

According to Healthline, this hack may have something to do with what’s really in soda — the carbon dioxide gas. It could help break down the food that’s stuck in your esophagus.  Speaking of the esophagus, this trick will only work in cases when the food is stuck there, says E.R. physician, Dr. Troy Madsen (via University […]