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Can You Get Acne on Your Scalp?

Does this situation sound familiar? You get up in the morning and pick up a brush or comb to run through your tangled hair. As you’re brushing, your brush hits your scalp and you feel a sudden twinge of pain. When you touch the area to identify the cause, you discover a small, painful bump […]

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Your Mental Health Can Affect Your Libido: How to Improve Your Happiness and Get in the Mood

For most couples, intimacy is a critical component of a relationship. But if you suffer from mental health issues like anxiety and depression, or even things like fatigue and chronic stress, your libido might suffer, as well. For many, the stress that comes with a decreased libido and the potential problems it causes in a […]

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Coffee Too Bitter? Try One of These Other Yummy Sources of Caffeine!

When most people need a way to jumpstart their morning or get a pick-me-up in the afternoon, they grab a cup of coffee for a little jolt of caffeine. But coffee is definitely an acquired taste—and for some, it’s never appealing. So what do you do, instead? Caffeine naturally occurs in a wide variety of […]

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Why is My Scalp So Itchy? 5 Common Causes of Itchy Scalps

You can scratch and scratch, but sometimes your itchy scalp just cannot be relieved. Scratching your scalp is generally not recommended, especially if itchiness persists, because you could cause scratches, wounds and even hair loss. Instead, you’ll want to get to the root of the problem and relieve the itching. But what, exactly causes an […]

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Healthy Gut, Healthy Body: What You Need to Know About Probiotics

We often consider bacteria to be a bad thing and aim to get rid of them at all costs. However, the reality is that we have millions of bacteria outside and inside our bodies that actually help us. The most prevalent groups of bacteria live in our gut—hundreds of different types of microorganisms create a […]

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Desk-Side Exercises That Can Have a Lasting Effect on Your Health

Office jobs are extremely prevalent in today’s world, and if you have one, you likely spend eight or more hours each day sitting at a desk. Even if you love your job, the long-term effects of sedentary lifestyles cannot be ignored. Studies show that limited movement throughout the day can lead to dangerous health conditions […]

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Shut Up Fitbit! Why It’s Important to Move Every Hour

Fitbits and similar fitness trackers are all the rage today, and they’re helping people more closely monitor their health and fitness goals. One interesting feature found on most Fitbit devices is a “Reminder to Move,” which alerts users every hour if they haven’t walked at least 250 steps. For some people, this hourly notification is […]

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How Often Should You Really be Shampooing Your Hair?

When it comes to washing your hair, most people make a habit of lathering up every time they take a shower—usually once a day. But lately, you might have heard that this practice is actually bad for your hair. So what should you do? It’s difficult to set a hard-and-fast rule about how often you […]

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8 Self-Care Ingredients to Put in Your Bath for a Sublime Experience

There’s nothing quite like coming home after a long day at work, running an ultra-steamy bath and settling in for a relaxing soak. Baths are known to relieve stress, reduce inflammation, soothe aching muscles, reduce congestion, improve your mood and much more. While a plain water bath can provide many benefits for your health and […]

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You Need a Bedtime: Here are 5 Reasons Why

When we were little, our parents made us adhere to a strict bedtime to ensure we got enough sleep each night. But as we grew older, most of us reveled in our new-found adult freedoms and ditched the bedtime, opting to head to bed whenever we wanted. However, studies are showing that bedtimes aren’t just […]

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