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Bulking and Cutting, A Pitfall of Society

Diet culture is pretty much the lifestyle among health-conscious youth. This does come with its dangers as extreme diets like Bulking and Cutting can lead to eating disorders and body dysmorphia. Bulking and Cutting diet involves an alternative period of caloric surplus i.e. bulking and caloric restriction i.e. cutting. A recent study found links between bulk and cut diet […]

Ketamine, A new-age antidepressant

An infamous anesthetic, previously approved by FDA, Ketamine has shown great benefits for people with treatment-resistant depression. Administration of ketamine infusion has shown to reduce symptoms of depression, suicidal thoughts, and anxiety. Ketamine is known for its dissociative effects for which it is also used illegally as a party drug, but originally it found its use in hospitals […]

Big Gaps in Care and Even Bigger Medical Debts

The movies, Dallas Buyers Club, Last Holiday, Sicko, The Rainmaker, John Q and Breaking Bad all point to one thing in common: The ugly side of the American Healthcare System.  The United States spent about 16% of the total GDP on healthcare from 1980-2019, when compared with the UK, Australia, New Zealand and Canada. All, but […]

Mental Health Vs. Physical Health. Are They Equally Important?

What is one thing common between Heart Health, Liver Health, Reproductive Health and even in Oral Health? Public awareness. Far too often Mental Health is not considered an important aspect of good physical health. “Suck it Up, Buttercup” is the most common community advice. There is a lot more to mental health than just “having […]

Few Conditions Compelling Employer Healthcare Spending

Five common conditions, consisting of several chronic ones, drive employer healthcare spending and might be able to impact the payer’s overall spending. ASTHMA It is one of the leading factors of employer healthcare spending. The instance of asthma was around 31 percent higher in women. While income levels did not pose to be a differentiating […]

Broken Heart = Broken Health

Divorce is often a lengthy process, with many countries requiring separation before the process is finalized – which may give enough time to heal the wounds or open room for reconciliation. Going through a separation is extremely challenging and has several adverse effects on the divorcees. Frontiers in Psychology – an open access journal is […]

The Importance of Good Mental Health

Far too often mental health is not considered a part of good physical health. However, proper mental health may be the most important part of your health care plan. Even if you look only at one mental disease, depression, in this case, you will find that a great many physical health problems are caused and can […]