How often do you get hiccups? They’re a common condition surrounded by a lot of misinformation. In the movies, they’re often a telltale sign that a character has a drinking problem. In reality, they have many causes. You’ve probably heard of dozens of home remedies. However, most of them lack any science to back them up. You may even be wondering what is going on with … [Read more...] about Understanding Hiccups
As you grow older, it often becomes more difficult to manage your weight. However, the reasons may be different than you think. A recent study challenges the conventional wisdom about metabolism across the lifespan. Rather than slowing down in middle age, human metabolism seems to remain stable from 20 to 60. That’s according to a groundbreaking study at Duke … [Read more...] about The Surprising Truth about Losing Weight After 40
Drinking is a socially accepted coping mechanism. It’s an acceptable way to deal with a breakup, stress at work, or social anxiety. But maybe you’re starting to find that drinking alcohol is affecting your family or work relationships. Or maybe you’ve reached a point where you realize you don’t actually enjoy drinking. Are you curious about how to stop drinking … [Read more...] about 9 Steps to Stop Drinking Alcohol
Would you rather give up your phone for a month rather than skip your morning cup of coffee? Almost half of Americans agree with you, according to one social media poll. Still, with more than 400 million cups of java consumed each day nationwide, you may wonder about the impact on your health. A recent study confirms that the beverage you love probably poses little risk, … [Read more...] about The Surprising Truth about Coffee and Brain Health
An estimated 6.5 million adults took part in Dry January in 2021. If you’ve missed out on making it one of your new year’s resolutions, you can still celebrate a similar occasion any time of year. While some adults need to avoid alcohol completely, others may prefer a more gradual approach. For them, a British charity group helped start a movement in 2014 to quit drinking … [Read more...] about Who Else Wants to Give Up Alcohol for a Month?