Clean water for a well-nourished life

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Earth is 70% water, the human body is 60% water – both fun facts are invariably true, except today there are more people on the planet striving to access this basic need: water. What changed? Well, the climate is different (i.e., less precipitation in some regions, and excessive rainfall in others); and then there’s the… Continue reading Clean water for a well-nourished life

What Black Women Need to Know about Infertility

Infertility Commonly misunderstood and rarely spoken about, infertility is characterized by failing to get pregnant after 12 months of trying (meaning regular and unprotected sexual intercourse). According to the CDC, approximately 12% of women aged 15 to 44 have difficulty getting pregnant or carrying a pregnancy to term. Among married women in the U.S. between… Continue reading What Black Women Need to Know about Infertility

The Benefits of Fasting

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Fasting is commonly used as the world becomes increasingly aware of individual health and wellness. Fasting is to abstain from eating and sometimes drinking for various results and reasons, all of which is to seek beneficial outcomes. Different types of fasting exist. Regular fasting, or Breakfast, is the first meal of the day, proceeding a… Continue reading The Benefits of Fasting

Fertility Health Boosters

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When getting pregnant is more challenging than planned, people often search for answers to understand better what they can do to increase their chances of conceiving. What Is Fertility? To begin, “Fertility is often defined as the ability to reproduce or produce offspring,” says Amy Roskin, M.D., board-certified OB-GYN and chief medical officer of Seven… Continue reading Fertility Health Boosters

How to find a Culturally Sensitive PCP

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Before I begin addressing how to find a PCP or primary care physician, let’s talk about what a primary care physician is and why having one is crucial. According to the American Academy of Family Physicians, a primary care physician is a specialist in family medicine, general internal medicine, or general pediatrics who provides definitive… Continue reading How to find a Culturally Sensitive PCP

Top 5 Reasons for Hair Loss

Hair loss can be very impactful in the life of an individual. It can contribute to a lack of self-confidence or loss of dignity. Furthermore, it can cause increased distress, especially when the individual does not understand why they are losing their hair. This vital subject is mentioned in the Bible, referring to a woman’s… Continue reading Top 5 Reasons for Hair Loss

More Sleep for Better Time Management

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Sleep is an essential part of our lives. It’s a time for our bodies and minds to rest, recover, and prepare for the next day. However, getting a good night’s sleep can be challenging for many. In this article, we’ll cover the basics of sleep routine, sleep habits, and sleep hygiene and discuss sleep divorce.… Continue reading More Sleep for Better Time Management

Promoting Digestive Health and Equity: Strategies to Prevent Constipation

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Constipation is a common gastrointestinal issue that affects people from all walks of life. While various factors can cause constipation, it is essential to address the impact of health equity on digestive health. This article aims to explore the reasons behind constipation and its connection to health equity and provide actionable steps to avoid constipation… Continue reading Promoting Digestive Health and Equity: Strategies to Prevent Constipation

Why men of color should prioritize sleep for the rest of their lives

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“Work now, sleep later” is a common expression many people in society play out in real life. Unfortunately, there can be lasting adverse health effects of not getting enough sleep. Research shows adequate sleep duration, and quality are equally essential (Liu and Reddy, 2022). Long before researchers were studying the field of sleep, we simply… Continue reading Why men of color should prioritize sleep for the rest of their lives

Protecting Your Prostate

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The prostate is a small walnut-sized gland that produces seminal fluid in males. Seminal fluid is what nourishes and transports sperm. Harvard University notes that “because the prostate is located below the bladder and wraps around part of the urethra*, prostate problems can affect both urination and sexual function. (The urethra is the tube that… Continue reading Protecting Your Prostate