myTakes: Health & Fitness

The Science of Sleep: What's Wrong with It & How to Fix It

I have sleep issues. My interest in sleep began as a teenager, pulling the books on dream analysis off my psychiatrist stepfather's shelf... symbolism, Freud, and all that. We used to analyze my dreams together sometimes....
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Success as guy versus girl

Introduction As a man who is now 30 years old, I have absolutely less shame in almost anything I do because I understand the goal and how what I do dictates my success at that goal in almost everything I do. I'm now going...
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"Oh No, Not Another Take on Butt Exercises!"

The butt: that mystical mass of fat and muscle that has been pushed in our collective faces, figuratively and literally, since forever. Women are trying to grow/tone it because social media tells them to. Men are trying...
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How To Deal With ADHD As An Adult

I was diagnosed with ADHD at the age of 21. You may have heard something about Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder. There are many stories and myths about this problem that previously targeted only children ~...
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My mental illness: My friend & enemy

I'm having one of these days where I'm feeling like a hot mess. I've been in therapy twice in the past three years and its one of the things that makes me feel like a failure. Almost like I'm not normal. One moment I'm...
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Benefits of menstrual cups.

I know what you are thinking "ew gross I would never use that". I use to think exactly the same thing when I first discovered them. The idea of a cup inside my body collecting my blood repulsed me, plus how can something...
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For the ladies: My experience "getting the girls squeezed" and what you can do to get the most out of your mammogram.

OK, I recently turned 35 and my OBGYN suggested that I start getting annual mammograms (I'm starting a bit earlier than most because my aunt is a BC survivor). I was (like many other women) quite nervous about having the...
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How to Get a Bigger Booty!

I can tell you that you can absolutely make your butt bigger. As a guy I have done it myself. How to Get a Bigger Booty Diet You need to build more muscle in your gluts. So to build muscle you need to eat more protein....
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Why I sometimes don’t like to identify as part of the chronic illness community

For my entire life, I’ve been dealing with a number of chronic health conditions. At first it started with the common conditions such as asthma and eczema. Then it turned into some lesser known conditions. It’s hard to...
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When (and when not) to wear a face mask

Hey everyone! Hope you're all doing okay amidst the pandemic. I wanted to share this myTake because I feel there is no real guidance out for there for the general public about face masks and when to wear them or not. I...
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How can you actually tell someone is drowning?

Summer is here and a lot of beaches are reopening... People are getting ready to relax and their pools and have a lesuire swim. I feel like this isn't talked about eas often as it should be and though you may not be a...
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The Many Masks of Emotional Pain... what they are and why we wear them

What is the cause of our most serious emotional pain? The following are only a few of the many ways we can be afflicted with emotional and/or psychological pain in our lives... 1) It can stem from a childhood, or early...
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Tanning beds, tanning at the beach. Good for you or not?

Most girls like a good healthy tan and can spend a lot of time in tanning booths or just soaking up sun at the beach. The girls look good on Instagram - dark and shining with lotion on their skin. Is a tan worth it To...
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What are the Differences Between Munchausen Syndrome and Hypochondriasis?

Today I will explain the differences between Munchausen syndrome and Hypochondriasis. 😌 What is Munchausen syndrome? Munchausen Syndrome; is to try to make yourself sick to get attention from the health personnel. The...
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Raw Milk: Why it's amazing

No, you did not read that wrong. Raw Milk. Straight from the utter. It's never pasteurized and contains good bacteria for your digestive system. DISCLAIMER: you may disagree with me and that's fine. Have your...
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Female Aesthetics, Ribs and Shoulders (fix)

How to fix flared ribs and short shoulder width without painful invasive surgery. (Being realistic here, this will take 1-2 years). The above pic is an example of a flared rib cage. The above pic is an example of a...
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Instagram models pt.2 (Human Growth Hormone)

Alright let’s get right to the topic. Other than Crack Cocaine, HGH (Human growth hormone) is probably one of the most widely used drugs in the whole world. Anti-aging, fat loss, disease treatment, it is used to make...
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The truth: Instagram models are using steroids

This is for educational purposes. Stay away from steroids girls if you want to live longer and have healthy babies. I won’t sugar coat this, the evidence here is observed reality vs anecdotal opinion. “She’s genetically...
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Common types of diets and my stance on them

I will be discussing 5 major types of diets and why they are so followed by people. Health is one of the best precious things in our life. That's why food plays such a big factor in our life. I will give a list of diets...
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If life has raped you badly and you are on recovery, how did you manage to get on recovery?

DISCLAIMER This is not a cure for depression (there is no cure for depression as of today in 2020). This is showing the way towards recovery. I have heard several common methods how humans in a terrible and long life...
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