Health

Health is one of those subjects that is confusing. Why are some given the hardship of illness while others live a life full of anxiety. We all have our own struggles in life whether it’s your IQ score or your addiction to drugs. We take a further look into all of these topics and more.

What Is ALS Disease? A Personal Story

Kimberly and her mom: What is ALS Disease? A Personal Story

My mother was diagnosed with ALS in March 2016. To be blunt, when she told me about her diagnosis, I felt a type of heartache I’ve never felt before. The crying wouldn’t stop, my eyes burned from all the tears and my head was consumed with the worst headache ever. My body was exhausted from mourning my mother who was still alive. The idea that she wouldn’t be around for as long as I wanted to was terrifying to me. But, my fears prompted me to learn more…

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Interview With Richard Hill: A Quest To Find Birth Parents Through DNA Testing

Richard Hill with adopted family

Richard Hill discovered he was adopted as a teenager and then spent a good part of his adult life trying to piece together the puzzle of finding his birth parents. Thanks to at-home DNA tests the process was much easier than expected and he was able to uncover some exciting facts that led to some significant discoveries in his life. Since then, he’s written a book and makes it his mission to help others do the same. We got the chance to interview him and are happy to share his story with our readers in hopes it will inspire others too…

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Vitagene Reviews: Can Your DNA Really Provide Health Insights?

Vitagene box on sofa

Step aside personal trainers; science is in the house. Vitagene’s DNA test promises to give you a more personalized approach to fitness and diet — all based on your genetics. What can you learn from this test, and can your results really help you boost your well-being? We tested it out to see if the health insights lived up to the expectation…

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Inversion Table Reviews: Let Gravity Take Control Of Your Body

Inversion Table Reviews

Does your back hurt from sitting at a computer all day? Or maybe your chiropractor suggested an inversion table to help you stay aligned when you are away from her office. After all, the price of those doctor’s visits add up quickly to a lot more than the cost of one of these tables. So this might be an economical choice for you to get to feeling better on a daily basis. In addition to reduced back pain and disc stress, expect reduced stress, increased blood circulation and better posture. But, what is an inversion table? Which one is the best? Read our review to find out…

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Best Massage Chair Reviews: Human Touch vs Osaki and More

Best Massage Chair Reviews: Human Touch vs Osaki

Wouldn’t it be nice to come home to a massage after a long day at work? However, with the average price of a massage at $60/hour, getting a professional daily massage might not be financially feasible. But what if you had your own massage chair to relax in after that stressful workday? Read our massage chair reviews and begin your journey towards daily stress relief…

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Best At-Home Paternity Test: Discover the Truth

Kid on father's shoulders

Are you looking for an accurate, confidential and relatively inexpensive way to determine the paternity of your child? You’re no longer required to take an expensive blood test at a clinic to get results — there are a ton of paternity tests you can self-administer in the privacy of your own home to reveal this unnerving mystery. Read our best at-home paternity test reviews to see what testing options are available and to find out our recommendations for highly accurate tests…

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Best DNA Testing for Health Reasons: What Can You Learn From At-home Tests?

Stethoscope on fabric

Direct to consumer genetic testing is a booming business these days, but are these tests legitimate? Yes… in some cases. Many at-home DNA tests to determine ancestry as well as several paternity tests are legit. But what about at-home DNA testing for health reasons? This is where caution is key from a consumer standpoint. Various types of DNA health testing kits on the market claim to determine your predisposition for diseases and carrier status, give you your cellular age, or analyze your DNA for weight loss and fitness purposes. Are they worth it? And are they actually accurate? See what we’ve uncovered before putting a dent in your wallet…

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Elliptical and Treadmill Reviews: Freemotion vs Nordictrack vs Proform vs Weslo vs Horizon

Person running on treadmill: Elliptical and Treadmill Reviews

Person running on treadmill: Elliptical and Treadmill ReviewsWhether your goal is to drop some pounds or stay in shape, treadmills and ellipticals can help you reach your goals. We’ve reviewed some of the top treadmill and elliptical brands to bring you the best of the best. We’ve reviewed different categories and chosen winners so you can pick one that best fits your needs. We understand that these pieces of equipment are not spur-of-the-moment purchases, which is why we want to give you the most information we can in an unbiased, easy to understand way before making a decision…

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