How Years Of Undiagnosed Lyme Disease Impacted My Mental Health

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I worked with Lipman for a while, until he introduced me to Steven Bock, M.D., one of the foremost knowledgeable medical doctors on Lyme disease. I've been treated by him for a little over a year now, getting ultraviolet blood irradiation (UBI) therapy and...

A Recipe for Chocolate Brain Truffles Full of Fiber and Protein

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As a psychiatrist who specializes in using food for brain health, Drew Ramsey, MD, is often asked what to eat to improve both mood and cognitive function. He has a long list of go-tos—which he’s written books about—but one of his favorites is a major crowd-pleaser: chocolate. Before you buy up all...

My Experience Exploring Relationship Anarchy As An LGBTQ+ Person

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Relationship anarchy is a term for viewing all relationships as having no rules other than the ones all involved parties agreed to. Although relationship anarchy is often used in the context of ethical nonmonogamy, relationship anarchy can apply across relationships with family members,...

Why Women Over 50 Don’t Enjoy Sex, From A Relationship Expert

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Women worry about whether their bodies are good enough from a young age. Many continue to beat themselves up about not being perfect throughout their lives. I interviewed hundreds of women for my recent book, Great Sex Starts at 50, and asked them...

3 Chai Concentrate Uses and Recipes To Go Beyond Lattes

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Welcome to the Well+Good SHOP. Our editors put their years of know-how to work in order to pick products (from skin care to self care and beyond) they’re betting you’ll love. Even better? In articles marked with the Well+Good SHOP logo—like this one—you’re able to add to cart without ever...

How Dehydration Can Lead To Brain Fog, From A Neuroscientist

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Your brain is literally made up of water (75% to be exact!), so it needs fluids in order to work properly. “ going to help keep your blood pressure normalized; it's going to help flush out from your cells; it keeps your...

The ‘Big Three’ Exercises for Lower Back Pain

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Once I’ve been sitting at my desk without moving for, oh, about five hours, my back starts to feel like it’s made of stone rather than bones, nerves, ligaments, and muscles. As almost every 9-5er knows, standing up, cracking your back, and performing some ’80s-style aerobic exercises for lower back pain all...

Exercises For Depression, Anxiety & ADHD, From A Neuroscientist

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It's no secret that fitness is an important factor for sustaining good mental health and overall well-being. But depending on what you're dealing with—whether that be depression, anxiety, or even ADHD—different types of exercise may better suit your needs."Overall, we like everybody to get...

Ramp Up Your Core Workouts With This Deadbug Variation From Jen Aniston’s Trainer

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If you fall into the “I’ll do anything Jen Aniston does” fan club, listen up: Her trainer just shared an ab-sculpting exercise on Instagram that you’re gonna want to add into your repertoire, stat. Don’t mind us, we’ll just be on our way to copy yet another one of Aniston’s routines (no...

Why This Cardiologist Uses Meditation To Support His Heart Health

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Meditation is often associated with mental health, and less so with heart health, but according to Junger “ is such a complete practice—especially for heart health.” Several studies have looked at the effects of meditation on blood pressure, finding evidence that mindfulness-based stress reduction...