Despite what the anti-vaxxers want you to believe, vaccines are very effective and safe for most people. Though despite this, no vaccine is completely 100 percent effective.
With the uncertainty of the past year, many adults are feeling the impact of stress. Unemployment, finances, and health are all contributing factors of stress and can cause mental or physical illness. For some, the impact of the pandemic on their children has been a contributing stress factor. There are different levels of stress which include mild and moderate symptoms.
With spring on the horizon, many people will suffer from allergies. In fact, according to the Allergy and Asthma Foundation of America, “50 million American’s suffer from various allergies each year.” Allergies are the 6th leading cause of illness in the United States. Whether it’s outdoor environmental hazards, poor indoor air quality, or food allergies, more people are facing allergies and experiencing an allergic reaction. Allergies can be mild, moderate, or severe and some people aren’t even aware they’re experiencing symptoms. Keep reading more details below to learn more about allergies, how to treat them, and what medications can be used to prevent allergy symptoms.
According to a GU Health Policy Institute study, “131 million Americans use prescription medication.” That’s approximately 66% of American adults. In fact, the same study shows, older adults are using the most prescription drugs for chronic conditions. With the cost of many brand medications, many people look for drug alternatives to save money.
There are several unique hormones that are essential to different functions of the body. Simply put, hormones help regulate the body, its functions, and the brain. However, hormones are responsible for communicating two separate messages to the body to exert its functions. Many people understand the basics of hormones, but can’t answer the question; where do hormones come from? Keep reading more details to understand what hormones are, how they function, and the impact of hormone therapy.