Essential oils are extremely popular right now. They are said to be a natural cure for many health conditions, including treating anxiety, curing infections, and improving sleep. But do essential oils really work?
Have you ever suspected that you and the women you see most seem to feel cranky, tired, or bloated around the same time each month? The idea of menstrual cycle syncing has been around for decades and some people have even tied the lunar cycle into the equation. But does data back up the claim that menstrual periods can really sync up?
Think summer, think watermelon. Beyond its sweet taste, a watermelon is unique because botanists classify it as a fruit as well as a vegetable. With more than 1,200 varieties available, you’ll have plenty of choices if you fancy this colorful melon and are looking for a healthy food.
I’m Hannah, a mental health therapist (MSW, CSW) and yoga instructor. But I wasn’t always either of these. In fact, I probably said the words “I don’t like yoga” at least a dozen times before I was 23 years old. “It’s too easy.” “It’s just stretching.” “It’s fluffy hippy-dippy stuff.” Then, at 23 years old, I went to my first hot yoga class. 90 minutes. 107 degrees. Humid. No talking. Eyes on yourself in the mirror in front of you. The instructor speaks, then you move. It was miserable. I thought to myself, “Never again…”
Ogden Clinic Calendar of Public Events School’s out and summer’s just getting started. Mark those calendars; we’ve got a fresh supply of bouncy balls, lip balm, and other great freebies for the communities we serve. Everyone loves summertime swag, so look for Ogden Clinic at these public events.
A person loses about 50 to 150 strands of hair each day. However, if you’re starting to notice more hair on your pillow, in the shower or in your hairbrush, it might be a sign of a health problem.
Can laptop heat really lower your sperm count? What about skin-hugging underwear? To kick off Men’s Health Month, Urologist Bradford Stevenson is sorting fact from fiction when it comes to common sperm-killing suspects. Listen up, dads-to-be! Does laptop heat decrease sperm count? Portable computers placed directly on the lap tend to generate heat which can kill sperm. Elevated temperatures in the testicles decrease sperm count and it can take men up to three months to recover the sperm. This goes for other heat-inducing suspects, too: Sitting in a hot tub or sauna CAN kill sperm because excessive heat is in contact with the testicles. Tight underwear CAN kill sperm because the body’s heat can cause testicular hyperthermia and reduce sperm integrity. Laptops CAN kill sperm when placed directly on a man’s lap. Use a desk or table to prevent losing swimmers. What about cell phone radiation? As soon as mobile phones became small enough to fit in our pockets, the rumors started flying. It still remains unclear whether or not cell phone radiation has a …
You’re exercising and you’re eating right, so why aren’t you losing weight? According to Dr. Jim Bledsoe of Ogden Clinic, it may be because you’re not getting the right kind of exercise.
Chances are you’ve heard the admonition to not swallow that wad of gum or it’ll stay in your digestive tract for up to seven years. Maybe there’s no garbage can in sight so instead of sticking the gum to the underside of a table, you simply swallow it; problem solved. But is the wad of Big League Chew® you ate during the midnight premiere of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone still dissolving in your gut? Gastroenterologist Josh Vandersteen has answers.
Hundreds of thousands of Utahns suffer from hay fever, also referred to as nasal allergies. An ear, nose, and throat (ENT) specialist can help determine what pollens are causing your discomfort. The specialist can also design a treatment plan that will help make life more enjoyable.