Stress Can Turn Hair Gray — And It’s Reversible, Researchers Find

Stress Can Turn Hair Gray — And It’s Reversible, Researchers Find

As we get older our hair turns gray. Pigment cells in our follicles gradually die off and contain less melanin (responsible for producing the pigmentation in our hair, skin, and eyes) meaning our hair turns gray or white. Depending on genetics or lifestyle, greying can happen anywhere from your 20s upward. But it is not…

If You Have PCOS, You May Also Experience IBS. The Two Conditions May Be Linked In Several Ways.
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If You Have PCOS, You May Also Experience IBS. The Two Conditions May Be Linked In Several Ways.

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are both common health conditions in the United States. PCOS is related to the production of abnormal levels of hormones, while IBS is a gastrointestinal disorder causing various symptoms including stomach pain and diarrhea. However, it is now believed the two conditions could be linked. Here…

A Quarter of Adults Don’t Want Children — and They Are Still Happy

A Quarter of Adults Don’t Want Children — and They Are Still Happy

For many generations, being childless often came with feelings of sadness and regret. Now, with the world becoming more populated and the cost of raising a child more expensive, many are choosing to be childfree. The word childfree first appeared sometime before 1901. Now however, being voluntarily childless or childfree is a trend that is…

These 3 Things Determine if Your Kids Will Have Good Self Control as Adults

These 3 Things Determine if Your Kids Will Have Good Self Control as Adults

Self-control is the ability to regulate one’s emotions, thoughts, and behavior in the face of temptations and impulses, which is an aspect of inhibitory control. It gives us the capacity to override an impulse in order to respond appropriately. (1) Self-control is a cognitive process that is required in order to achieve specific goals. (1)…

Kids Who Exercise Become Smarter Adults, Scientists Discover

Kids Who Exercise Become Smarter Adults, Scientists Discover

A study has made a positive connection between childhood exercise and improved cognitive function in later life. According to the study, adults who were physically active up to 12 years of age as children, showed higher cognitive functions. No such association was made for those who participated in post-childhood physical activity. (1) Exercise And Intelligence…