Why Do I Have Saggy Skin, and What Can I Do About It? Why Do I Have Saggy Skin, and What Can I Do About It?
Share on PinterestIf you’ve spent hours in the gym trying to lose weight, you probably know that saggy skin can be an all-too-common side effect. Saggy skin, on both the face and body, is often associated with the loss of fat. The deterioration or reduction of collagen and elastin in the dermis are another cause of saggy skin.While anyone can get saggy skin, it’s more likely to occur i
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How Long Do Panic Attacks Last? How Long Do Panic Attacks Last?
Share on PinterestPanic attacks are abrupt attacks where you feel fear, discomfort, and like you’re losing control even when there’s no danger. These attacks occur out of the blue with no warning and some symptoms can feel like a heart attack.Panic attacks are typically short, reaching their peak in less than 10 minutes. An attack usually lasts anywhere from a few minutes up to 30, tho
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What Are Antifungal Drugs? What Are Antifungal Drugs?
Fungi can be found throughout the world in all kinds of environments. Most fungi don’t cause disease in people. However, some species can infect humans and cause illness.Antifungal drugs are medications that are used to treat fungal infections. While most fungal infections affect areas such as the skin and nails, some can lead to more serious and potentially life threatening conditions like
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Before You Bring Home Baby, Here’s How to Prep Your Pets Before You Bring Home Baby, Here’s How to Prep Your Pets
It’s not all about luck. A little planning can help your fur babies get along with your new baby. Share on PinterestWhen my daughter was born in the summer of 2013, I thought I had everything all figured out. I mean, I didn’t know how to change a diaper, warm a bottle, pump, or breastfeed, but my home was ready. Our nursery was stocked — with lotions, potions, creams, balms, and wipe
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Can a Banana Face Mask Help the Health of Your Skin? Can a Banana Face Mask Help the Health of Your Skin?
Bananas are one of the best fruits for potassium and fiber. Yet some of the benefits of bananas are purported to go beyond just eating them. From hair to skin care, banana masks are increasing in popularity as DIY remedies for a variety of dermatologic issues.It’s thought that a banana face mask may improve your skin due to its nutritional makeup and silica content. However, such benefits ha
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What Can Cause a Chest Lump Other Than Cancer? What Can Cause a Chest Lump Other Than Cancer?
When you find a lump somewhere on your chest, your thoughts might immediately turn to cancer, particularly breast cancer. But there are actually many things other than cancer that can cause a chest lump. For example, it could be a cyst or an abscess. And even if it does turn out to be a tumor, there’s a good chance it’s benign.The chest includes the breasts and skin. It also includes t
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Understanding Dopamine Agonists Understanding Dopamine Agonists
Share on PinterestDopamine is a complex and key neurotransmitter responsible for many of our daily physical and mental functions.Changes in levels of this brain chemical can alter our behavior, movement, mood, memory, and many other reactions. High and low levels of dopamine cause different disorders. For example, changes in levels of dopamine play a role in conditions such as Parkinson’s an
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Diabetic Macular Edema: What You Need to Know Diabetic Macular Edema: What You Need to Know
Share on PinterestOverviewDiabetic macular edema (DME) is a complication of diabetes. People with type 1 or type 2 diabetes can develop the condition. DME occurs when excess fluid starts to build up in the macula of the eye. The macula allows us to focus and see fine details. It’s located in the center of the retina, the blood vessel-filled lining at the back of the eye.When excess fluid bui
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Tips for Managing Life with Diabetic Macular Edema Tips for Managing Life with Diabetic Macular Edema
Share on Pinterest1163068734Diabetic macular edema (DME) is a condition that can affect people living with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. It’s related to diabetic retinopathy, a common complication of living with diabetes for many years. DME occurs when diabetic retinopathy damages the macula of the eye. The macula is a small part of the retina, an important piece of tissue at the back of the ey
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How Long Does Acid Stay in Your System? How Long Does Acid Stay in Your System?
Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), or acid, lasts up to 12 hours in the body and is metabolized within 48 hours. When you take it orally, it’s absorbed by your gastrointestinal system and channeled into your bloodstream. From there, it travels to your brain and other organs. It only stays in your brain for about 20 minutes, but the effects can last considerably longer depending how much is in
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How to Treat and Prevent Lace Bite How to Treat and Prevent Lace Bite
We include products we think are useful for our readers. If you buy through links on this page, we may earn a small commission. Here’s our process.What do hockey players, figure skaters, and soccer players all have in common? They all commonly experience lace bite — a sharp pain down the front of the lower leg to the toes where the shoelaces are tied. Most athletes who wear laced shoes
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An Introvert’s Guide to Making Mom Friends An Introvert’s Guide to Making Mom Friends
I’m terrible at small talk and I don’t feel comfortable being the center of attention. But I had to leave my bubble to find my village.Share on PinterestWhen I had my first baby, I didn’t have any other mom friends and no family within a 200-miles radius. After a week’s leave, my partner went back to work and it was just me and my newborn.I had lots of friends, but they were all at
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What You Need to Know About Acquired Immunity What You Need to Know About Acquired Immunity
Share on PinterestYour immune system does a lot of amazing things. Keeping this system strong helps it fight off infections so you can stay healthy.Although you’re born with all the cells of your immune system, it gets stronger throughout your life as you expose your body to more germs. This is called acquired immunity. In this article, we take a closer look at what acquired immunity is, why
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3 Surprising Skills That Help Me Navigate Working Parenthood 3 Surprising Skills That Help Me Navigate Working Parenthood
Parenting in the 21st century requires a whole new type of know-how when it comes to information overload.Share on PinterestWe’re living in a new world. As modern parents raising the next generation in the post-digital age, we’re faced with challenges that parents in the past never had to consider. On the one hand, we have an infinite amount of information and advice at our fingertips.
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How to Get a Great Workout with Brisk Walking How to Get a Great Workout with Brisk Walking
Share on PinterestWe include products we think are useful for our readers. If you buy through links on this page, we may earn a small commission. Here’s our process.A brisk walk is one of the easiest and most effective cardio workouts. And, best of all, you likely already have everything you need to get started. You can do a brisk, sweat-inducing walk indoors or outdoors and without any spec
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Ages and Stages: How to Monitor Child Development Ages and Stages: How to Monitor Child Development
Share on PinterestIs this child’s development on track?That’s a question parents, pediatricians, educators, and caregivers ask over and over again as children grow and change.To help answer this important question, child development experts have created lots of different charts and checklists that can help you keep track of child development across several key domains:physical developm
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Why Do Some People Feel Like Eating Chalk? Why Do Some People Feel Like Eating Chalk?
Share on PinterestChalk isn’t exactly something most adults consider a delicacy. From time to time though, some adults (and many children) might find themselves craving chalk. If you feel the compulsion to eat chalk regularly, you might have a medical condition called pica. Over time, pica can result in digestive complications. Here is more information if you have questions about eating chal
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