Nearly every time I open Instagram, someone has sent me a post of an influencer talking about the challenges they’ve faced from hormonal birth control, and why the synthetic hormones in birth control are horrible for our bodies. I get it. I tried out four different versions of the pill before I found one thatContinue reading “Synthetic Hormones in Birth Control: Why We Use Them and Other Options”
I’ve been meaning to write this for a while, since I’ve gotten quite a few questions on products like LiquidIV, Nuun, and Hydrant, and even Pedialyte. There are so many products out there geared towards improving our hydration, and quite a few of them have claims to provide “2-3 times the hydration of water!” Today,Continue reading “How To Tell When You Need Electrolytes vs. When You Should Just Drink Some Damn Water”
I’ve talked a lot on here about different supplements like collagen and melatonin and mentioned briefly that it can be a challenge to figure out whether a supplement actually works or is just a waste of money. Finding supplements that work is a challenge for many reasons, but the biggest one is that the wayContinue reading “Finding Supplements That Work: Why It’s Harder Than You Think”
I was first diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) as a college freshman. Having barely had a yearly cold while I was a kid, feeling suddenly vulnerable to the whims of my body was a rude adjustment. I spent months going to the doctor, with nothing really helping. Had at-home food sensitivity tests existed whenContinue reading “Everything You Wanted to Know About At-Home Food Sensitivity Tests”
A side effect of writing this blog is getting a LOT of targeted ads for various supplements, vitamins, and probiotics. It’s awesome because it gives me constant content, but also sends me on weird rabbit holes and makes me wonder whether these things are maybe actually worth their salt. Today we’re talking about so-called “probioticsContinue reading “Probiotics for Women- The Truth About Probiotics for Vaginal Health”
Coffee without the caffeine crash and the potential to reduce stress—is adaptogen coffee the secret to good mornings?
After struggling to sleep and spending 90% of my day on my computer, I dove into the science of blue light glasses to see if they actually work, and what their potential benefits might be.
Does collagen coffee work? It depends, but the science behind collagen powder is a bit murky.