30 May, 2024
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Turns Out Eating This Popular Protein Can Enhance Your Sex Life – Health Digest

If you’re looking to get in some omega-3s, you can’t do much better than salmon. These healthy fats support the health of our cells, organs, as well as our cognitive functioning (via WebMD). Omega-3 fatty acids also boost dopamine release, the same action that occurs during orgasm. This makes sense when you consider that dopamine […]

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Turns Out This Popular Exercise Burns The Most Calories – Health Digest

Calorie burning benefits aside, when you first taking up running as an exercise, it’s important to learn the basics, start correctly, and also know about potential dangers of running. If you’re over 40, overweight, or have underlying health issues, consult your doctor beforehand. Excessive running comes with its risks too, like runner’s knee, skin chafing, and heart […]

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Turns Out Eating This Popular Carb Can Help You Drift Off To Sleep With Ease – Health Digest

It seems the Japanese studies were mainly focused on the sleep-friendly properties of white rice, as that’s the more popularly consumed type of rice in Japan.  White rice has a glycemic index (GI) of 72, which is considered high. The researchers of the 2014 study hypothesize that high-GI foods boost the presence of the amino acid […]

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Turns Out This Is The Best Sleep Position For Your Eyes – Health Digest

A 2017 study in Cornea involved 125 people —100 of whom had dry eye disease — and their sleep habits. Those who slept on their left or right side had more severe dry eye than those who slept on their backs. Sleeping with a fan can soothe your mind and cool your body, but this […]

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Turns Out Winter Snow Can Actually Damage Your Eyes. What We Know – Health Digest

Have you noticed how when you walk out of your home on a cold winter day with snow all around you, the entire atmosphere around you just seems all that brighter? One reason for this is that the snow and ice around you are reflecting the sun’s rays. So UV rays are coming from above and […]

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Turns Out We Have A Button To Stop Nagging Neck Pain. Here’s How To Find It – Health Digest

Prathanchorruangsak/Getty Images Sitting at a desk for a while can easily turn into a literal pain in the neck. It might not be noticeable while you’re in deep work mode, but you feel that stabbing pain when you sit back for a break. You move your head back and forth and wish a massage therapist […]

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Turns Out We Have A Button To Lower High Blood Pressure. Here’s How To Find It – Health Digest

The 2023 article in Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health pulled together nine quantitative studies that found acupressure reduces blood pressure. The researchers concluded that applying pressure at the Taichong point was best for blood pressure. They suggested pressing into the point for five seconds and releasing for one second, repeating this 30 times for a […]

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Turns Out Men And Women Actually Poop Differently – Health Digest

You’ve probably already heard what the smell of your poop can tell you about your health. Turns out, women’s poop could smell different to men’s, mainly because of a different composition of gut bacteria that might be present in the digestive system of each of the sexes, shared assistant professor of gastroenterology at the University of […]

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Turns Out People Actually Die Twice When The End Comes – Health Digest

Brain death is considered an irreversible form of death (per National Health Services U.K.) Even if people are on life support where failing organs are kept alive by modern medical interventions, someone who is brain dead will never regain consciousness, per Better Health Channel.  Brain death occurs when oxygen and blood supply to the brain is […]

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Turns Out Leftover Pasta Can Be Deadly. What We Know – Health Digest

Bacillus cereus (B. cereus) is a type of bacteria that can cause food poisoning. It is found in soil and food and can survive in cooked food. B. cereus food poisoning can cause diarrhea, vomiting, and nausea. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), pasta is often associated with B. cereus food poisoning, primarily because […]