Three Common Vaginal Problems You Need to Know

Ladies, have you every experienced discomfort or itching in your vaginal area and you begin to wonder How in the HEALTH did that happen? As we approach the “Lover’s Holiday”, I’ve asked an amazing health and wellness blogger to be a guest author and share her knowledge on vaginal health to ensure that your “lady…

Protect Your Peace 🧘🏾‍♀️

Imagine constantly having shortness of breath, a racing heart, chest discomfort and tingling in your hands but all medical tests reveal that you have no cardiac issues. How in the HEALTH does that happen? Within the last year, I found myself in some situations where I was extremely anxious and had to take repeat breaks…

KNOW YOUR STATUS

A woman marries the love of her life, she waits until marriage to lose her virginity and after two years of marriage the two decide to have a baby. A year after the baby is born the woman becomes ill. She is hospitalized and doctors run a series of test, only to find out the…

LU?US

Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body. How in the HEALTH does that happen? The immune system fights off viruses, bacteria, and germs. Normally our immune systems produce proteins called “antibodies” which protect the body from these invaders. In Lupus, the immune system is compromised, creating what is…

Feel Your Boobies: Early Detection is Important!

As published by the Mayo Clinic – second to skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in women in the United States. Contrary to popular belief, breast cancer can occur in men. How in the HEALTH Does That Happen? It is not clear what causes male breast cancer. The Mayo Clinic shares…

No, I Don’t Want No Scrub!

Your body is continuously producing new skin cells and getting rid of the old ones. How in the HEALTH Does that Happen? According to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), in one inch of skin, you have approximately: • 650 sweat glands. • 20 blood vessels. • 60,000 melanocytes • 1,000 or more nerve endings…

Think Twice Before You Call Someone CRAZY!

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) 1 in 5 adults in America are affected by mental health conditions each year; how in the HEALTH does that happen? In taking a holistic approach to maintaining our health, it is recommended that we become aware of the various aspects of mental health. There is…

Let’s Talk About SEXual Health

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that nearly 20 million new sexually transmitted infections (STIs) occur every year in this country. How in the HEALTH does that happen? I mean, who wants to ruin an intimate moment with conversation about diseases, testing and protection? A few bumps, discharge, odor and pain is…

Let’s Get to the ❤️ of the Matter – Heart Health

According to the American Heart Association, a loved one dies from cardiovascular disease every 40 seconds – that’s about 800,000 people every year! How in the HEALTH does that happen? In 2011, I lost one of the people dearest to me as a result of complications from a cardiovascular disease. After my grandmother’s death, I…

Mindfulness Meditation

Being a grad student and working mom to a school aged kid whose social life is more active than my own, I am often faced with an excessive amount of stress. Imagine realizing 3 hours after leaving the house that you’re wearing two different shoes; how in the HEALTH did that happen? Thankfully, I keep…