Articles: HEALTH

Best Natural Sunscreen for Men

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Sunscreen Is Important to Protect Yourself from the Sun; Make Sure You Find the Right One Natural sunscreen offers the best of both worlds when it comes to sun protection; it will block harmful rays while doing so without the toxic chemicals found in most conventional sunscreen products. The Inspiyr team reviewed the best natural sunscreen […]

The Problem with Western Medicine: What Drug Companies Don’t Want You to Know

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Inspiyr recently spoke with Dr. Alan Christianson, an integrative healthcare provider and co-author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Thyroid Disease who believes true health starts with lifestyle, not popping pills. Dr. Christianson spoke about the problem with traditional medicine today, why taking a pill is not the solution to most ailments today, and how you […]

High Anxiety May Cause Premature Aging

Can anxiety cause you to age faster?  Researchers have found that there is a link between anxiety and life span. A common form of anxiety, called phobic anxiety, could possibly trigger cellular damage in your body, which would lead to a level of premature aging. Older women who have a phobia of common things like crowds or […]

Sitting Too Close to the Computer Can Damage Your Eyes

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These days people spend hours upon hours staring at computer screens whether it is at work or on Facebook and other social media sites. Recent studies have shown that all this staring at screens may be straining your eyes. How bad can it be? The human visual system is complex and amazingly adaptive. It can […]

Flip-Flops Are Ruining Your Feet

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Flip-flops are convenient and comfortable, but they may also be destroying your feet. Several experts believe that flip-flops are fine for the beach or sitting by the pool, but when it comes to long walks or playing sports, they are a big no-no. Flip-flops have no arch support, heel cushioning or shock absorption. This minimal […]

Why Smoking Is Bad For Your Health


According to the American Cancer Society “Tobacco use is responsible for nearly 1 in 5 deaths in the United States. Because cigarette smoking and tobacco use are acquired behaviors (activities that people choose to do) smoking is the most preventable cause of death in our society.” So what exactly is it that makes cigarette smoking […]

What Happens To Your Body When You Quit Smoking

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Do you want to quit smoking? If your answer is “yes”, you have improved health to look forward to. But you  need to know what happens to your body when you quit smoking in the short term. No matter how long you’ve been a smoker – whether 30 days or 30 years – your body […]

8 Natural Hangover Remedies


Too much partying? Suffering from a hangover? Here are some helpful tips to get you back on your feet after a night of drinking. 1. Let’s start off with an easy one. Make yourself some eggs. Eggs contain the amino acid cysteine. Cysteine is responsible for the break down of acetaldehyde, the toxin causing this […]

5 Surprising Heart Attack Triggers

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Heart attacks may seem like they come out of the blue, but most don’t. We know that clogged arteries are the root of heart attacks, but there is usually something else that triggers them. Here are some common yet surprising heart attack triggers. 5 Heart Attack Triggers 1) Traffic pollution Commuters beware: It turns out […]

Children of Older Fathers Live Longer


Delaying Fatherhood May Have Benefits for your Kids Research seems to show that delaying fatherhood will offer advantages for offspring. Children of older fathers may be genetically programmed to live longer. Scientists found that children born to fathers between the ages of late 30s to early 50s inherit longer ‘telomeres’ or tiny protective caps on […]

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