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10,000 steps a day — or fewer? – Harvard Health Blog

Person walking on pavement in park
10,000 steps a day has become the gold standard for many people. That number has sold many step-counting devices and inspired interoffice competitions. But it’s a big number that can be hard to reach. When people continue to not hit five digits, eventually some ditch the effort altogether. Dr. I-Min Lee is an associate...

What Women Want to Know About Vasectomy Reversals

Common Vasectomy Reversal Questions
A vasectomy reversal is like sewing together a piece of spaghetti with a hole in the middle. I see a lot of couples for vasectomy reversal procedures. As they gather information before proceeding, typically the partner, not the patient, fires off most of the questions. These queries come in two forms: questions directed at...

The 5 Best Adaptogens for Stress Reduction

The 5 Best Adaptogens for Stress Reduction
Dr. Jason Fung is stopping by the blog today to share a bit about using adaptogens for stress. Enjoy, everybody—and be sure to share any questions you have on the comment board.  “Adaptogens.” Something about the word is reminiscent of Transformers—you know, those robots that look like...

Why new ‘breakthrough’ in hair loss technology might not be such a crowning glory…

Dr Bessam Farjo
Dr Bessam Farjo He’s past President & Fellow of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) and Founder Member and Past President of the British Association of Hair Restoration Surgery (BAHRS) If you’ve got an interest in hair restoration, or you’re worried about losing your own locks, chances are you saw the news last week announcing...

Primal+Keto Cooking Made Easy: Sesame Ginger Broccoli

Primal+Keto Cooking Made Easy: Sesame Ginger Broccoli
Anyone who knows me well has seen how much broccoli I eat. It’s one of my go-to sides with chicken or steak at dinnertime. But that doesn’t mean I eat it the same way every day. While roasting is my favorite prep method for broccoli’s flavor,...

#MeToo Is Opening a Dialogue on PTSD and Sexual Trauma

The #MeToo Movement Is Opening a Dialogue on PTSD and Sexual Trauma
Share on: The meteoric rise of the #MeToo Movement is fueling an important discussion around the prevalence of violence and discrimination against women across ages, ethnicities, intimate relationships, and career sectors. But as #MeToo continues to build awareness—1 in 6 American women will experience sexual trauma in their lifetime—it also opens the door for...

Digesting the latest research on eggs – Harvard Health Blog

Digesting the latest research on eggs - Harvard Health Blog
Eggs are back in the news — again. A study from the March 2019 JAMA found that higher intakes of cholesterol and eggs were associated with a greater risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and death. The researchers reported that ingesting an additional 300 milligrams of cholesterol per day raised this risk, as did eating...

RELIEVE IBS-D clinical trial & ContactME-IBS

RELIEVE IBS-D clinical trial & ContactME-IBS
The RELIEVE IBS-D clinical trial, which is testing the efficacy of the intestinal adsorbent ENTEROSGEL to treat diarrhoea and abdominal pain in patients with Irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhoea (IBS-D) has so far successfully recruited 105 patients. This large Randomised Placebo-Controlled trial aims to recruit 430 patients over the next 12 months from...

Diastasis Recti | Mark’s Daily Apple

Diastasis Recti | Mark's Daily Apple
Today’s post is part two of a postpartum series inspired by a reader question. You can read part one here. Diastasis recti (DR) is usually described shorthand as a separation of the ab muscles. More accurately, it’s a deformation of the linea alba, the line of...

Primal+Keto Cooking Made Easy: Chimichurri

Primal+Keto Cooking Made Easy: Chimichurri
Today Lindsay’s here sharing one of her favorite keto-friendly sauces—chimichurri. One of the best ways to keep your keto eating varied and flavorful is to experiment with great tasting sauces. Chimichurri is one the most versatile choices as well as one of the easiest to adapt...
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