health and wellness

5 Unexpected Signs Of Early-Onset Osteoporosis

Most of us don't spend our time worrying about osteoporosis, as it seems like a condition that only affects older women. However, young women can be affected by bone density loss too, which is why it's important to pay attention to the signs of early…
By Carina Wolff

8 Ways To Treat Allergies, According To Eastern Medicine

Allergies are a nuisance to deal with, and if you're someone who is sick of popping antihistamines every time you get the sniffles, you might be looking for alternative remedies. There are a number of ways to treat allergies, according to Eastern Med…
By Carina Wolff

If You Have These 7 Habits, You Might Have High-Functioning Anxiety

Anxiety can affect people in many different ways. Some find that their daily habits are compromised, while others continue to go on with their routine, so much so that they may not even realize they have anxiety disorder. There are a number of habits…
By Carina Wolff

7 Unexpected Things That Will Happen When You Take Up Yoga

Yoga has been around for thousands of years but it's only in recent times that its true benefits have been uncovered. One of the only forms of exercise that places equal emphasis on the body and mind, just one session can leave you feeling relaxed an…
By Lauren Sharkey

7 Things Your OB/GYN Wishes You’d Stop Doing In Your Relationship

It's wonderful to enter a relationship where you have a regular routine with someone and you begin to feel comfortable with what is going on in the bedroom. But just because you're not single anymore doesn't mean you should stop paying attention to y…
By Carina Wolff

7 Health Myths Gynecologists Hear Most From Patients You Should Be Aware Of

There are plenty of health myths floating around out there, but many of them seem to surround our sexual health in particular. Considering most of us get our information from friends or the internet, it's no surprise we get it wrong sometimes. There …
By Carina Wolff

11 Ways To Inflect Your Voice To Become More Confident

There are so many tips and tricks for boosting self-esteem, and projecting a sense of ease. But one of the easiest ways is to simply play around with the inflections of your voice, in order to command attention, get your point across, and seem more c…
By Carolyn Steber

7 Unexpected Signs Of IBS All Women Should Look Out For

Most of us have heard the phrase "IBS" before, but many people don't know exactly what it means. Because the term is so vague, many people don't even realize they have the condition, but it's important to be aware of some of the more unexpected signs…
By Carina Wolff

11 Hacks To Help You Diffuse Tense Situations

The reality is, people are going to get angry with you regardless of whether you give them a legitimate reason to or not. You can't really control how someone feels or reacts. But if you are looking for ways to diffuse a conflict situation, there are…
By Kristine Fellizar

8 Little Habits People With High Emotional Intelligence Have In Common

When you meet someone, it's often easy to tell if they're emotionally intelligent simply by their vibe and how they carry themselves. Folks with high emotional intelligence tend to have several habits in common, all of which add up to make them easy …
By Carolyn Steber

7 Things You Didn’t Know Are Signs Of An Addictive Personality

There are some people who engage in any habit and have no trouble with moderation or balance. But there are other people who are more prone to addictive behaviors because of their specific personality traits. There are a number of things you likely d…
By Carina Wolff

7 Shocking Ways Your Birth Control Changes Who You're Attracted To & More

When getting on the birth control pill, many women worry about potential side effects, such as increased mood swings or even breakouts. Most women don't think twice about how the pill could influence their sex drive, among other things. How birth con…
By Carina Wolff

These Podcasts Are Genius If You're Struggling To Fall Asleep At Night

Whether you love them or hate them, podcasts are everywhere and if you have an interest, I'm almost positive there is a podcast for that. Something that you might not be aware is that many people use podcasts to fall asleep to. And actually, when you…
By Aoife Hanna

11 Signs You Have A Panic Disorder

Panic attacks are stressful, scary, and can be difficult to deal with. Some people get them just once in awhile, but others experience them frequently, and this could indicate a panic disorder. If you're someone who finds that you experience panic-li…
By Carina Wolff

7 Changes In Your Breasts That Can Be A Sign Of A Greater Health Condition

When most women think about their boobs, they might not be thinking about what they can indicate about your overall health. But paying attention to what your breasts say about health is important, as there are a number of different things that can ha…
By Carina Wolff

5 Differences Between Binge Drinking & High-Functioning Alcoholism

In our current drinking culture, it can be difficult to find the line between going out and having "crazy nights" and having a potential alcohol addiction, while still managing to stay responsible with work and life duties. But there are number of di…
By Carina Wolff

7 Unexpected Signs You Have High-Functioning PTSD

When most people think of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), they envision debilitating anxiety and depression that seems apparent from the outside. But some people exhibit signs of high-functioning PTSD, and they might not be as obvious as you t…
By Carina Wolff

Here's Exactly What To Expect When You See A GP About Anxiety For The First Time

Talking to your GP about mental health is the first step to taking back control. Our bodies are excellent at telling us when something isn't quite right, and if you feel like it's time to have a chat with someone, trust yourself. I know the idea of i…
By Emma Flynn

7 Awkward But Necessary Things To Consider Doing To Improve Your Health

Most of the foods we eat, the exercises we do, and the sleep we get is to improve our overall health, but we don't spend much time thinking specifically about what we can do for our sexual health. However, there are a number of necessary things to do…
By Carina Wolff

9 Effective Treatments To Get Rid Of Hormonal Acne And Prevent Painful Breakouts

If you suffer from hormonal acne, just leaving the house can feel like a challenge. We live in a time where skin acceptance is more widely discussed, but even then, showing off red painful blemishes isn't my ideal way to start the day. In fact, many …
By Lauren Sharkey