myTakes: Health & Fitness

Peralta

The Health Benefits of Hot Sauce and Why You Should Add Some Spice to Your Life!

Do you love hot sauce? Well you're on track to great health benefits already! 1. Hot Sauce Helps Lose Weight Capsaicin can increase your metabolic rate, capsaicin is commonly found in peppers of any kind. It is also very...

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1truekhaleesi

It's time we talk about UTIs or Urinary Tract Infections

UTIs are the second most common infection, next to the cold. It’s time we start talking about them. UTI means Urinary Tract Infection. A UTI is where bacteria, usually e-coli gets in your urinary tract making it inflamed...

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monkeynutts

Monkeynutts discusses the merits of Acupuncture

Hey guys this short Take is going to be about my experiences with acupuncture. Today I have a season acupuncture season with a traditional Chinese doctor, I have seen him for several years now, maybe five separate times...

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SirenDep

What is HIIT and why it's so popular

HIIT is the acronym for High Intensity Interval Training. It means that you exercise in bursts of activity with small breaks of rest in between or lower intensity exercise. For example, you run fast as you can for four...

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LuvAsh

Important Things To Know About Hair!

Hey everyone! So, I just wanted to talk about some important things you may want to know about your hair! I have been natural for almost 3 years and trust me, I know the struggle of getting started when you have no idea...

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Massageman

What are the 4 Reasons You Should Eat Garlic for Better Health?

Other than helping make delicious soups, salads, spaghetti sauce, and (possibly) warding off vampires , there are several reasons to eat garlic regularly to improve your health. Here are four of the most important ones....

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SirenDep

Get Rid Of Adult Acne

Acne is still a problem for many people at their 20s, and affects ages up to 45 years old, not just teenagers. Mild adult acne may consist of blackheads, whiteheads, or small pustules. In its moderate form, adult acne...

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psychoticallyawkward

I have Aphantasia and you might have it too!

Aphantasia- The inability to form mental images of objects that are not present I have aphantasia. As hard as I try I cannot visualize anything in waking life. I am quite literally blind in the mind. This mind blindness...

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Massageman

What are the 6 REALLY "ESSENTIAL" Essential Oils You Should Consider Having?

ESSENTIAL OILS have been around since before Biblical times (think frankincense and myrhh). But what exactly are they? Essential oils are NOT "oils" in the conventional sense of the word, but are concentrated, plant...

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lightbulb27

Men's Emotional Workout level 301!

This is a jump ahead, level 301 Men's Emotional Workout class so you can see where we need to build up to (for you guys still wounded by those prior fembot and life wounds.). This is designed to help you get back to your...

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FckTheRichAndFamous

Getting back on track after being sick

Because I just recently got over a pretty bad flu, here I am with some advice. I get sick pretty often, thus I have experience with coming back to work mode. Here are a few tips how to get back to your productive self:...

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Unit1

Things, that mostly only REALLY depressed people will understand and why they are trapped in depression (detailed)

Roses are red, violets are blue. My heart is dead, I don't know what to do. Clinical depression is not so simple or as the other conventional diseases like for example a cold. It is much more complex than that. Catch a...

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sjoes006

My First Time Getting Botox & What To Expect

So I mentioned a few weeks ago that I had decided to go in on a lunchtime Concierge Botox appt someone in my office set up. Yesterday was the day and we all watched each other get consults, then Botox and/ or fillers, if...

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Massageman

Are You Washing Your Hands Often Enough - AND- at the Right Times?

Ever since we were kids, we learned that washing our hands after using the restroom is a MUST, because it is LOADED with nasty "bugs". Mom was RIGHT! Studies show that ignoring proper handwashing can put one’s health at...

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Jjpayne

Weight does not have to bring you down! : an epilogue

My girlfriend I decided after a long time of getting ourselves mentally ready for it we were going to wear a swimsuit. I had been so overweight for so long that I had forgotten what a swimsuit felt like. I honestly...

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Jjpayne

Weight does not have to bring you down!

Heavy words carry a heavy price That's a pretty good story but I wish it would be inspiring I think we could do something a little more realistic or at least without magic THIS IS A STORY AND NOT REAL LIFE I was at my...

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levantine99

How I "cured" Psoriasis

This myTake is an answer to some other user's myTake (Common Misconceptions About Psoriasis and How I Manage The Condition) who had bad experiences with mainstream medicine managing their symptoms and seek some...

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Hannah591

Stop telling people with chronic illnesses to change their diet or try herbal medicines!

I recently shared a myTake about psoriasis and my experiences with it. I wrote it because I wanted to end the stigma and educate people about it - I wasn't asking for health advice. Little did I know that about half of...

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Hannah591

Common Misconceptions About Psoriasis and How I Manage The Condition

Psoriasis is a part of my life including a bunch of other health conditions. It rarely crosses my mind, I treat it and get on with my day. However, I occasionally come across things online about psoriasis and see people...

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kevinN88

Everything You Need to Know About Mouth Ulcers

Mouth ulcers, also called canker sores are generally small, painful lesions that develop in your mouth or at the base of your gums. They can make eating, drinking, and talking extremely painful. Women, adolescents, and...

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WindowLicker

My Upper Endoscopy Experience

Prepare The Mind When you hear that you are to have your first upper endoscopy you immediately think of the prospect of someone shoving a hosepipe down your throat. You think of your gag mechanism (not to be confused...

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Wolframium

What I’d say at the end of video reviewing human body as a platform

If the developers of human body spend as much time and attention they did to sex in other aspects, like teeth, nails or water management, it would make much more pleasant experience. So, at this point, I cannot recommend...

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Jjpayne

A Pregnant Position

(this is a dreamy and playful view of pregnancy and it is not meant to be based on reality) Pregnancy, I honestly think it’s stupid. Why do girls just think they can skip work because they are having a baby? Half of the...

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GoldCobra

Burn fat as you sleep?

Hello fellow GaGers!! Have you ever wanted to become leaner and burn fat while sleeping? Well there are studies now that claim that it is possible! What's the best way to burn fat while you sleep? If you sleep in a...

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laurieluvsit

Drug Addiction! Is This Your Final Cry For Help?

WHY I CARE ABOUT YOU First because you are a human being, you are an important part of the community you are in and that is important to me and to everyone that lives in your community with you. The nature, makeup, health...

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MissMc3

Ashley Graham is overweight, and everyone is just afraid to say it!

In the last few hours I made two posts. One as myself and one Anonymously. My first post was titled: Do you think it's appropriate to have a size 16 model cover Sports Illustrated? Do you think it's appropriate to have a...

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milesgeorgedavis

The Dumbing Down of Americans Through Chemical Warfare in Our Food

This is going to be a short one but an important issue for me. Lately I have been noticing more people having all kinds of medical ailments. Brain fog, constant pain, going into a room and instantly forgetting why they...

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ragequeen

My Experience With Accutane: Is It Worth It?

Hello everyone! How nice to be back and write to you all. I`ve been on accutane or isotretinoin (if you want to get really scientific and nerdy here) for two terms. The first one was a year ago and lasted six months, the...

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victoriaxoxo

So You Have Reached a Weight Loss Plateau...

If you are reading this, you might be like me or in the same predicament as I was in a few months ago: feeling like regardless of how much you train and run and gym you are stuck. As if the scale is laughing at you by...

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Cammy137

The Quarter Life Crisis!

At the age of 25, I’ve come to realise that there is an aspect of life that nobody warns you about. I don’t think any adult as I was growing up ever mentioned their 20s as being a time of horror or confusion. We always...

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legalboxers

How long can people live. You can live as long as you can..

Im sure we all want to live long. Children, grandchildren, great grandchildren. But how do we get there.. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/19/health/human-life-span.html - How Long Can People Live? Humans aren’t built to...

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SpiderManFan2002

Diplegia: What It Is and How It Has Affected Me.

Diplegia by definition: paralysis of corresponding parts on both sides of the body, typically affecting the legs more severely than the arms. In this MyTake I will be talking about how it has affected me in my life. I...

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legalboxers

Doctor it hurts when I do this. So dont do it. Run tests.

so you got something which hurts.. head, neck, body, arm, chest, sides... You go see your doctor.. So you get a physcial, x-rays, and all that fun stuff. Then they say the need to do more tests....

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Anonymous

7 Ways to Include Positivity In Your Life

A lot of people are too negative these days. There is a difference between realism/honesty and negativity. You can approach things from different perspective and it doesn't necessarily always have to be the negative one....

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Anonymous

What it's Like Living With Anxiety Disorder

This myTake is about living with anxiety. And I don't mean day to day anxiety that people have sometimes I mean people with anxiety disorders. I have an anxiety disorder so I'm gonna tell you how it's like. 1. Always...

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AbdKilani

Negative Body Positivity!

Hello \ مرحبا Today's take is going to be a harsh one, but it is time for the truth , Don't forget it is #NotSweetNovember ! Suggested reading track: https://www.youtube.com/embed/wyx6JDQCslE What is this about , well I...

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kxera

Having a Fulfilling Life: Finding Peace Within

How to Live a Fulfilling Life: Finding Peace Within At some point in our lives, we have all felt unhappy or at war with ourselves. For many, it's temporary but for some it can seem like an unshakable force. Whatever your...

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Massageman

Do you practice good personal hygiene daily? 5 Hints to Help Halt Hidden Hygiene Hitches!

Everyone should should practice good personal hygiene or they will be at increased risk of developing many conditions and diseases. Not only that, your professional and social life could also be affected. (Remember how...

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whyisitso

Nature Makes Us Happier

EVEN GREY DAYS HAVE BEAUTY I am an artist and every time I feel bad or feel stuck I go to an adventure to the forest or take a walk by the lake. I love to watch the sunset, starry skies or even the rainy clouds. Sometimes...

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just_a_potato

Depression, What is it Really and How Does One Cope With it?

Though it is used humorously many times these days, depression is a serious topic and the mental illness itself shouldn't be taken lightly or as a joke. So what is depression? I'll explain it as detailed as possible....

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