Our phones have changed with the need for more space, bigger screens and more power consumption— so have the risks from prolonged use of them. This is not to say to discard your mobile device, but you may want to practice some safety tips to keep yourself healthy and safe.
The opioid epidemic is one of the greatest crises that this country has ever faced. Every day, countless numbers of men and women die at a young age because of overdoses. This epidemic knows no age bracket, as people of all ages have fallen victim to this addiction. It is thought that 25 million United States residents have daily chronic pain and of that number, 2 million are addicted to opioids.
Many people derive pleasure from smoking a joint, but it’s not something that serious athletes should do along with watching their macros, getting enough rest and drinking a gallon of water a day. New research indicates that marijuana decreases performance, and it greatly increases you chances of death from hypertension.
A study published August 21, 2017 in the journal Acta Physiologica, conducted by Swedish researchers, found that the anti-inflammatory drug ibuprofen inhibits muscle growth. These results are quite significant, for the simple fact that many athletes, gym rats and bodybuilders may take ibuprofen for pain and inflammation before and after workouts.
It turns out that our air, even in areas where levels are deemed “healthy,” can be bad. What’s worse is that the quality of the air can be a cause of premature death for the elderly, those with respiratory ailments such as asthma, or young people.
Most studies show that moderate drinkers are twice as likely to exercise regularly as non-drinkers. The results are consistent in men, women and different age groups.
Some SSRIs impair sexual performance more than others— according to a study led by Alireza Zahiroddin from Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences in Iran.
Massage has little effect on post-exercise recovery— according to a meta-analysis and literature review of 22 studies by scientists from Saarland University in Saarbrücken, Germany.
A study on rats by Chinese scientists found that testosterone supplements improved erectile function by stimulating the ERK1/2 pathway, which has a direct effect on the cellular DNA that controls sexual function.