Do you know why mosquitoes bite people? Like most, you probably don’t give it a second thought, just the cost of spending quality time outdoors. Usually, it’s a mild irritant, a slightly raised, red welt that goes away in time, usually not a lot of time. Here today, gone tomorrow. But then there are the rare occurrences when that bite leads to something more serious, maybe even life-threatening. We’re gonna talk about what mosquito borne illnesses you are at risk for and what steps you can do to help prevent getting any of them.
Something we tend to not pay attention to on a day to day basis, something as simple as lack of water consumption, can have very serious ramifications on our health. A recent study found that nearly a third of Americans are NOT drinking enough water, with a lot getting their H2O only when it’s contained in other beverages. Sports drinks with their electrolytes, coffee, soda and herbal tea all have water in them, but some also have a ton of sugar, which brings a whole host of other potential problems. Okay, so how much water should you drink per day? Well, that depends.
Pumpkins are pretty prevalent in North American culture, especially this time of year. Linus waited on the appearance of the Great Pumpkin. Everything becomes some version of itself, but pumpkin-spiced! And what’s Thanksgiving without pumpkin pie? But besides being a marketing tool and a great dessert, there’s more to pumpkins than meets the eye! Let’s talk about seven health benefits of pumpkin, most of which you probably aren’t even aware of!
The brutal heat of Summer is over! Everyone looks forward to cooler temperatures, the leaves changing color and the upcoming holidays of Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. But it’s not all good news. This time of year also brings its fair share of health problems with it. Do you know what the Fall’s most common diseases are? Some, you’ll get right away, but one or two might surprise you.
We all know about THC, the psychoactive part of marijuana. It’s the chemical that makes people feel high. CBD is a separate chemical that is NOT psychoactive. So, you do not have to worry about feeling high or dizzy or incapable of doing everyday tasks. CBD will not interfere with any of that. People will not sense that you are on it.