Category Archives: Prevention & Treatment

CBD Oil: Benefits, Uses, Side Effects, and Safety

As more and more states legalize the use of marijuana, a product known as CBD oil has surged in popularity. A chemical compound found in the cannabis plant, CBD, or cannabidiol, is non-intoxicating and does not cause the noticeable euphoric effects associated with tetrahydrocannabinol (or THC, another marijuana compound). Products marketed as CBD oil may…

Read more

The Health Benefits of Flaxseed Oil

Flaxseed oil is known for its many health benefits, which include lowering inflammation, preventing heart disease, and reducing cancer risk. There are many more health benefits, along with some side effects and precautions to take when adding flaxseed oil to your diet. Illustration by Brianna Gilmartin, Tips For Healthy Living Health Benefits Flaxseed oil is…

Read more

CBD Oil for Pain

For many people experiencing chronic pain, cannabidiol (CBD) oil has steadily gained popularity as a natural approach to pain relief. A compound found in the marijuana plant, cannabidiol is sometimes touted as an alternative to pain medication in the treatment of common conditions like arthritis and back pain. The use of cannabis for pain relief…

Read more

An Overview of Lung Transplant Surgery

Lung transplant surgery is an extremely complex procedure that replaces the patient’s diseased lungs with donated lungs in an effort to treat end-stage pulmonary disease. One or both lungs may be replaced with donor organs; the patient’s own lungs are surgically removed so the healthy lungs from a donor can be put in their place. Who…

Read more

What to Know About Flumazenil

Flumazenil is a drug used to reverse certain kinds of sedation given for diagnostic or surgical procedures. It can also be a lifesaving treatment for benzodiazepine drug overdose. What Are Benzodiazepines? To understand the uses of flumazenil, it’s helpful to understand a little about benzodiazepines. Benzodiazepines are a class of drugs that activate a type…

Read more

Who Do Men Talk to About Their Health?

“Men are from Mars, women are from Venus,” said that bestselling relationship guide from the ‘90s. Men and women were viewed as worlds apart in how they think and communicate. But a 2018 U.S. survey has found that the opposite sexes are actually more alike than we thought—at least when it comes to talking about…

Read more

What Vitamins Can Help With Inflammation?

Research has pointed to certain vitamins with anti-inflammatory compounds. These vitamins can be acquired in supplement form and by eating foods naturally containing these vitamins. Here is a list of six vitamins that possess anti-inflammatory properties, and foods that are rich sources of them. Illustration by JR Bee, Tips For Healthy Living Vitamin A Studies have…

Read more
1 3 4 5