From our inflammatory responses to pathogens to our clever retorts to insults, humans have developed all sorts of novel ways of protecting ourselves against threats, both real and perceived.
Learn how to identify whether your sniffles and sneezes, aches and pains or scratchy throat and cough symptoms are the result of a cold, flu or allergies so that you can treat them—and, hopefully, beat them.
Itchy eyes, runny nose, sneezing—allergy symptoms are no fun! Whether you’re dealing with seasonal grass and pollen allergies, or reacting to a trigger such as animal dander, the effects are equally miserable.
Testosterone is the sex hormone responsible for developing the penises and testes, strengthening and enlarging muscles and bones, producing sperm, deepening the voice, stimulating the growth of facial and pubic hair, and for maintaining a healthy libido, or sex drive.
There’s a funny thing that happens with vitamins sometimes, where the often-overlooked organic molecules that have always been essential for human health suddenly become superstars. These days, the spotlight arguably shines brightest on vitamin D, and with good reason.
As anyone with a drawer full of stretchy pants knows, the defining feature of bloating is the appearance or feeling of a swollen or distended belly. Although it is not fun to feel bloated, it is fairly common, with just over 20 percent of Americans reporting that they experienced bloating in a given week