Tag Archives: Findings

Bring Up Sleep – How can I increase my overall well-being

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My second most favourite moment of the day is whenever I’m sleeping (the first is, without any doubt, whenever I’m eating). After a good night’s sleep, I can always benefit from an energy recovery and a less obstructed mindset. Many pieces of evidence are starting to pile up supporting the necessity of sleep. However, despite these indications, heaps of people keep omitting it as a valid health component. Sleep is not only essential to recuperate from tiredness, but it also fundamentally impacts many aspects of your lives that you may not be fully comprehending. As a recent undergraduate and graduate student, I got the opportunity to notice first-hand a trend toward neglecting sleep as a necessary measure to succeed. Not only is this strategy not really helping in getting better grades, but it also may affect your memory and learning performances in the long run.

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Bring Up Fibromyalgia – When pain becomes an everyday occurence

If we try to simplify things as much as possible, we can say that pain is just a seriously uncomfortable event. We can even conclude that pain can, at the very least, be stopped once the triggering agent has been dealt with. Now, what if I tell you that there exist some people that experience pain from, what seems like, unknowable triggers. Would you believe me? I surely wouldn’t. Except that, in recent years, I have developed a chronic pain disorder that made me question my belief. One of the most well-known chronic pain disorders is fibromyalgia. Even though there are currently handfuls of studies exploring the possible cause behind this disorder, still none can explain its nature. There are, as of yet, no apparent triggers but only hypotheses. The only thing possible is to live our lives as best we can and manage the pain that will inevitably occur. Read this article to learn more about chronic pain disorders and my experience with one of them.

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Bring Up Intermittent Fasting – What should my eating schedule look like

Finding a middle ground between losing weight and staying healthy is not easy. Some fad diets have tried multiple times to make us believe that they were the one. Still they all seemed to fall short somehow. Recently intermittent fasting has been gaining a lot of traction which begs to wonder if this whole trend is worth investing time doing. I, being no different than most, wanted to find a healthy way to lose weight, or at the very least manage it. Given the multiple claims and praises this fasting method has accumulated, it really grabbed my attention. I had to figure out what the fuss was all about and if it holds its ground when dissecting science studies. Turns out that it really is a wonderful method, it has definitely surpassed my expectations. However, it definitely isn’t suited for everyone. Read this article to find out what I discovered, from both the science studies and my own experience.

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