Neuroscience, Psychology, Diabetes, Cannabis
Laura is a freelance medical writer from Toronto who creates articles, blog posts, fact sheets, and website content for health-related organizations across North America. She has experience working with a wide range of clients, from health charities to businesses to media outlets. She has experience writing about cancer, diabetes, ALS, cannabis, personality psychology, and COVID-19, among many other topics. Laura enjoys reading scientific journal articles, and finding creative ways to distil the ideas for a general audience.
Laura has an Honours Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience from University of Toronto, St. George Campus. She minored in Bioethics and Buddhism, Psychology, and Mental Health. She graduated with high distinction in 2016. Her education provided her with a strong background in human biology and improved her writing. While at UofT, she was involved in the Buddhism and Psychology Students Union and the Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence Students’ Association.
If you experience an itchy, tight throat after eating certain raw fruits, nuts, or vegetables, you might assume you have a food allergy. However, it’s possible that you are actually allergic to pollen-like compounds in the food.
If you have noticed your nose tends to run when you eat, you may be wondering what is causing it. If you figure out the cause, you can take action to improve your symptoms. There are many things that can cause a runny nose after eating, ranging from eating spicy food, to a food allergy, to seasonal allergies, to irritation.
Low sex drive or low libido is something that can affect people at any stage in life. When there is a mismatch in sex drive between two partners, it can put a strain on the relationship. Both the partner with more sex drive, and the partner with less sex drive, can end up feeling guilty and unsatisfied.
If you have diabetes, you know it can affect many aspects of your life. People living with diabetes can experience excessive sweating, and sometimes insufficient sweating, related to the condition.
Dealing with hormonal acne involves making lifestyle changes to balance your hormones and address the root cause, while also treating the acne topically. A dermatologist may also be able to offer medications that can control severe symptoms.
As anyone with a thyroid condition knows, the symptoms can make it much harder for you to exercise. Yet exercise is one of the things that can help with many of the common symptoms of hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism. So what is the best way to approach exercise if you have a thyroid condition?
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