Headaches: What Yours Is Trying To Tell You

Recurring headaches should never be ignored.Credit: iStock From the pounding of a migraine to a low-level nagging discomfort, few of us escape the pain of a headache. According to a 2022 study published in The Journal of Headache and Pain, more than half the world’s population – 52 per cent – have experienced some type […]

How Caregivers Can Battle Empathy Fatigue and Regain Their Compassion

The guilt and confusion are overwhelming. You desperately want to feel compassion and empathy—and you know you do care, deeply, for your loved one. But sometimes, it feels like you’d need a backhoe to excavate that empathy and compassion from where it’s buried amidst the stress of caregiving. You aren’t alone. This scenario is common […]

Melatonin Overdoses In Kids Increase 530% Over Past Decade

Over the past decade, the number of children overdosing on melatonin, a sleep aid, has increased by 530%, according to a new study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The largest increase, a 38% jump, came in the first year of the coronavirus pandemic, which the study’s authors say was likely because […]

How To Tell If You Have a Yeast Infection or UTI

Itching, burning or the constant urge to go — when it comes to problems down there, figuring out what’s wrong can be a tricky task. That’s because many issues that affect the vagina present with symptoms that may seem similar or even overlapping. This is particularly true when it comes to urinary tract infections and […]

How To Move With Migraines

Migraines are the most common form of headache that can cause severe throbbing pain – usually on one side of the head – and severely affect quality of life. A migraine attack can last hours or days and often comes with nausea, vomiting and extreme sensitivity to light and sound. According to a 2018 Deloitte […]