Carina Wolff is a health and wellness writer based out of Los Angeles. She graduated from New York University with a degree in journalism and psychology. When she’s not writing, doing yoga, or exploring mountains and beaches, she spends her time cooking for her healthy food blog, Kale Me Maybe.

7 Hacks For Balancing Your Hormones During Your Period

Many women don't enjoy some of the symptoms that come with menstruation. After all, they usually include moodiness, breakouts, and cramps. Our bodies experience a natural shift of hormones during this time which can cause these symptoms, but there ar…
By Carina Wolff

9 Hacks To Fight Fatigue First Thing In The Morning

Nothing puts a damper on your day like waking up tired, but sometimes it can feel like no matter how much sleep you get, you're still going through the morning feeling sluggish. To help boost your energy levels, you'll want to try out some morning ha…
By Carina Wolff

7 Things You Should Never Do If You Want To Be Friends With Your Ex

When you go through a breakup that feels pretty civil, you might be tempted to stay friends with your ex. Although it sounds great in theory, remaining close with your former partner can actually be a tricky situation. To make sure no one gets hurt, …
By Carina Wolff

7 Myths About Bipolar Disorder To Stop Believing

When people hear "bipolar disorder," they might picture someone ecstatic one moment, and depressed another. Because mental health is so stigmatized and often poorly misunderstood, people tend to believe plenty of misconceptions, and there a number of…
By Carina Wolff

7 Surprising Reasons Your Blood Sugar Levels Are Out Of Whack

If you're someone who has issues with energy levels, tends to get irritable or spacey, and struggles with cravings or hunger issues, you may be suffering from unsteady blood sugar levels. Aside from irregular eating habits — or the potentially risk o…
By Carina Wolff

7 Insomnia Cures That Sleep Experts Swear By

If you're someone who has suffered from insomnia, you've likely tried everything under the sun to help yourself fall asleep at night. Counting sheep may not help, but there are a number of other different cures for insomnia that sleep specialists swe…
By Carina Wolff

7 Surprising Reasons You May Have Eczema

Anyone who suffers from eczema knows that dealing with the skin condition can be a pain. To make matters worse, it can often flare up at times that are seemingly random. However, there are a number of surprising things that cause eczema breakouts, an…
By Carina Wolff

Eliminating Acne & Other Unexpected Ways Your Body Changes When You Stop Eating Dairy

Whether you're becoming vegan or just trying out something new in your diet, you may have wondered what would happen when you cut out dairy. Eliminating any particular food group can lead to some changes in your body, and there are some unexpected th…
By Carina Wolff

7 Common Habits You Didn’t Know Cause Hemorrhoids

Getting a hemorrhoid is unpleasant and uncomfortable, and if you've ever had one, you might find yourself wondering how it even happened in the first place. Hemorrhoids are actually very common, and there are a number of everyday habits you may not h…
By Carina Wolff

7 Unexpected Ways Loneliness Affects Your Health

When most of us think of loneliness, we think of sitting by ourselves in our room, aching for companionship or being left with our negative thoughts. But loneliness can also manifest itself in other ways, and there are a number of health symptoms tha…
By Carina Wolff

6 Shocking Ways Weed Can Affect Your Brain

Most people know that smoking marijuana can make you feel spaced out or trigger the need for some munchies, but it also can have some other, lesser obvious consequences on your mind as well. There are a number of shocking ways weed can affect you and…
By Carina Wolff

5 Surprising Things OB/GYNs Warn Not To Do When Traveling

When you're on vacation, you're likely spending more time thinking about preventing jet lag or avoiding catching a cold rather than focus on how you can look after your health. However, you might want to add protecting your sexual health to your agen…
By Carina Wolff

Not Flossing and 6 Other Unexpected Things That May Take Years Off Your Life

Many of us just want to live a long and healthy life, and we try to engage in good habits to help us achieve this. However, we may unknowingly be participating in activities that might shorten our lifespans — turns out, there's a number of unexpected…
By Carina Wolff

Medications & 6 Other Things That May Lead To Dementia

When you're young and in good health, you don't spend much time worrying about how you can preserve your memory and prevent illness for the future. However, there are number of "innocent" habits that you didn't realize can lead to dementia, according…
By Carina Wolff

Science Says These 7 Common Supplements Are Absolutely Pointless To Take

If you were to spend time walking through a health food or vitamin store, you would be led to believe it was necessary to load up on a pantry full of supplements to feel your best. However, research says there are many supplements that don't work, wh…
By Carina Wolff

7 Subtle Signs You’ve Had Hemorrhoids But Didn’t Actually Realize It

Dealing with an issue in your bum area can feel awkward and embarrassing, and you may even be hesitant to speak with anyone about it. But problems in this area can signs of hemorrhoids, and you may even be exhibiting some subtle symptoms without even…
By Carina Wolff

If Your Partner Does These 7 "Common” Things, They May Be Hiding Something

Trust is one of the most important parts of a relationship, but sometimes it can be difficult to figure out whether or not your partner is being completely honest with you. Luckily, there are some telltale signs that someone is not trustworthy, and t…
By Carina Wolff

7 Things You Should Be Doing When You're Ovulating, According To Experts

Most women don't spend too much time thinking about how they can adjust their life according to their menstrual cycle, but there's something powerful about listening to your body and working with your natural fluctuations of hormones. For instance, t…
By Carina Wolff

5 Weird Body Odors That Actually Mean You’re Healthy

When you get a sniff of your body odor and it's not pleasant, it's easy to think something is wrong. But there are plenty of body odors that are normal, and some even indicate that you are perfectly healthy. Although it would be wonderful to smell cl…
By Carina Wolff

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