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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Everlywell Review: Are Its Health & Well-Being Insights Reliable?

EverlyWell Review

Consumer health startup Everlywell got its big break in late 2017 when its CEO, Julia Cheek, secured a $1 million investment from the hit tv show Shark Tank. Fast forward more than a year later and this burgeoning business is making a name for itself and garnering some significant partnerships to propel its at-home health testing business. Are Everlywell’s tests accurate? And what can you learn from the 30 separate tests this company offers…

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Discover Your Roots: Ancestry.com Review

Discover Your Roots: Ancestry.com Review

Ever wonder what mysteries lurk within your family tree? You might be surprised at what you can dig up about your roots and how fun Ancestry.com makes genealogy research. The most well-known genealogy website, Ancestry.com lives up to its high-profile reputation. This company placed first in our best genealogy software online comparison review and second in our best DNA ancestry test comparison review…

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Best DNA Test 2020: FamilyTreeDNA vs 23andMe vs AncestryDNA vs MyHeritage DNA & More

DNA with text Best DNA Test Review

Can a little spit really tell you that you’ve got some Albert Einstein in your DNA or that your ancestors migrated from the Middle East 2,000 years ago? Surely, you’ve heard about the craze over at-home DNA tests. Interested in digging deeper into your family heritage? Want to know what test to take? DNA testing is easier and more affordable than you might think and can lead to amazing revelations about who you are…

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Best Gut Microbiome Testing Companies: Viome vs Ubiome vs Thryve vs American Gut & More

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What’s in your gut? Scientific advances in the last decade show that a diverse host of microorganisms that live in our digestive systems serve both good and bad roles in our overall health. If you suffer from chronic stomach problems, are curious about your gut makeup or want to contribute to ongoing DNA research to learn more about your gut microbiome, read on…

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Best CBD Oil For Pain Relief, Anxiety & More

CBD (cannabidiol) is soaring in popularity for good reasons. This all-natural remedy promises to deliver relief for anxiety, stress, sleep problems, chronic pain, dry and aging skin and more — all with minimal side effects compared to human-made pharmaceuticals. The demand for CBD oil has grown incredibly in the last few years and the market is meeting those needs. With so many companies now offering CBD oil, how do you find the safest and most reputable brands? We’ve done the homework for you. Don’t know much about CBD oil? Read our CBD oil guide to learn everything you need to know, from how it’s derived from the cannabis plant and its legal status to tips for finding the safest, high-quality oil…

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The Ultimate Beard Care Kit And Subscription Box Guide

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Growing and maintaining an attractive beard takes a lot of work. Thanks to grooming tools and subscription kits you can tame your unruly beast of facial hair and maintain a luxurious facial look without the hassle. Whether you want to assemble your own beard care kit or use a beard club and have new products delivered to you on a regular basis we’ve got you covered…

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uBiome Review: What Does Your Gut Have to Say About You?

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Do you suffer from chronic intestinal problems or wonder how healthy your digestive tract is? The wonders of science can now shed some light on what’s living inside your gut. You probably know that a host of microorganisms inhibits our digestive tracts. Many of these microbes are beneficial; some aren’t. But genetic sequencing tests like uBiome’s Gut Explorer and SmartGut can give you a breakdown of some of your intestinal microbes — and whether they fall within normal ranges. Read our uBiome review to get all the information you need about “gut testing” and how uBiome’s products work…

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