Wellness

Although it might be a bit of a mouthful, Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) is a chemical found in the human body that has lots of uses and benefits to optimal bodily functioning. It’s the dominant form of sulfur in the human body. Sulfur is an essential element for every cell, especially body tissues. Notably, this nutrient helps to stabilize the connective tissue matrix of tendons, cartilage, and ligaments. Researchers identified as far back as the early 20th century that patients with arthritis are commonly deficient in sulfur. Benefits Of Methylsulfonylmethane According to current research, MSM appears to have both anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidative… Read More »


Melatonin is a hormone that is naturally produced by the brain and is fundamental in the regulation of our sleep cycles. Towards the end of the day, our eyes register the change from daylight to darkness. The eyes then send a signal to the pineal gland in the brain, which is where melatonin is made. The pineal gland secretes melatonin into the blood supply, and consequently, we begin to feel sleepy. When our circadian rhythm (the sleep-wake cycle) is disrupted by stress, night shifts or long-distance travel, our production of melatonin tends to decrease. 7 Benefits of Melatonin If you… Read More »


Testosterone Deficiency Syndrome, or Hypogonadism, is a common health condition in which a man’s body does not produce sufficient testosterone, the primary male hormone. This condition generally affects older men, but younger males can also be affected by several reasons. Androgens are the group of hormones in the body, linked to male reproduction. It is a common but inaccurate belief that Androgens, therefore, present exclusively in male biology. Both males and females require a balance of all hormones, androgens included, for healthy functioning. Testosterone belongs to this group, vital for blood production and reproductive health, and a deficiency can severely… Read More »


Magnesium is one of the vital minerals your body needs to remain functioning healthily. When you don’t get enough of it your body will start to suffer! We took a more in-depth look at some of the symptoms of a magnesium deficiency, as well as the suggested dosage of supplements to perk you back up again. After all, the benefits of magnesium are pretty amazing and you deserve to feel great. Read more for common symptoms and dosage. How Common is a Magnesium Deficiency? According to the online health resource Healthline, a magnesium deficiency is officially diagnosed in some 2%… Read More »


Joints are the structures that connect two or more bones in your body. They are the link between the bones from head to foot, allowing the body to move around in certain angles and take on a various amount of weight we carry. In between your head and toes, joints are in your ankles, knees, hips, arms, and other areas. They are wrapped in the soft tissue to keep the bones from rubbing against each other. However, swelling and pain occur in the joints when excess fluid is collected in these tissues. It will be like a bulge that cannot… Read More »


In our hectic day and age, it seems as if we’re constantly on our feet. Deadlines, early hours, and packed schedules have just become a part of daily life these days. As a result, we tend to be glad of any opportunity we can get to catch a few hours of sleep, it’s increasingly feeling like a luxury we can’t afford. But it’s a luxury that we definitely need since sleep greatly affects our health. Because of how irregular modern work hours are becoming, many of us also find that even on those occasions when we have time to sleep,… Read More »


We have all felt the burn through exercise at some point in our lives – and just like any professional athlete, we all know the joy of sore muscles the day after you do the work. Sometimes this muscle pain can last for days before you can stand, sit or stretch as you normally would. But just like the professionals know you can treat sore muscles naturally and without having to resort to extremes. So save yourself from muscle pain by taking our advice and learning how to manage your aching muscles more naturally. What Causes Sore Muscles? Sore muscles… Read More »


An herb that has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for centuries, horny goat weed is a common ingredient in many vitamins, supplements, and other medicines. The leaves of the herb are what is used in these vitamins, supplements, and medicines. Known as “yin yang huo” in Chinese medicine, there are at least 15 known different species of horny goat weed. Icariin, found in horny goat weed, has been proven through studies to be beneficial for libido and stimulation. What Is Horny Goat Weed? Considered to be a natural aphrodisiac, horny goat weed is a member of the Berberidaceae family… Read More »


Biotin is a vitamin that we should be eating every day to avoid brittle nails, nerve damage – and that can even prevent hair loss! Without Biotin our bodies would never be able to work at optimum capacity… but how do you know if you are getting enough Biotin and if Biotin supplements are right for you? Read this article, and soon you will have your answer!   Why Do We Need Biotin? Biotin is a vitamin found in certain fresh foods that helps the body to produce enzymes. These enzymes then go on to break down the other foods… Read More »


Anyone who has ever experienced the debilitation of hip pain knows how tough it can be to work through. Getting on with your day can be an unpleasant experience, leading to cramps and muscle pain all up and down your side. Thankfully there are some exercises you can do that will help you relieve that hip pain and improve your mobility levels. Interested? Read on to find out more. Why Do I Get Hip Pain? You can get hip pain on either side of your body and the inside or the outside of your hip joint. There are different areas… Read More »


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