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In this section, you will find a treasure trove of information and advice that touches upon various aspects of health. This includes physical to mental and everything in between. Here, we unravel the intricate mysteries of the human body and mind, providing you with the knowledge and insights to make informed health decisions.
Our articles focus on the issues that matter most to you. Whether it's understanding the complexities of your body's metabolism, the influence of sleep patterns on your overall health, or the secrets behind effective lifestyle habits, we've got you covered. Discover fascinating facts about genetics, learn about the significance of everyday habits on your well-being, and find out the unexpected health impacts of common items in your home.
We also offer practical tips to tackle common health issues. Get advice on how to reduce bloating, improve sleep quality, and even stop snoring. Gain insight into personal hygiene practices, such as ear cleaning, or learn about the implications of seemingly simple habits, like holding your pee.
But we don't stop at the surface. We dive deeper into the science behind these topics, ensuring that our content is not just engaging but also backed by scientific research. Learn about the importance of different body fat types, the signals your body sends through your feces, or the traits you inherit from your parents.
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“I only wore that T-shirt once, I can definitely re-wear it again!” Most of us are guilty of giving our clothes a sniff test and wearing them day after day. But even if your clothes smell fine, they are covered in sweat and bacteria, and if you don’t change them on a daily basis, it may lead to some unpleasant consequences.
While most of us have fine, light hair covering our faces, some women may notice that this hair can be thicker and coarser. This condition is known as hirsutism, and women suffering from it have more visible excess body and facial hair. Although there are many ways to get rid of annoying hair on your face, being proactive and avoiding the factors that might be causing this hair to grow can save you many trips to the beauty salon.
The Japanese Asahi massage is popular all over the world. Targeting the lymph nodes, it relieves swelling and slows down the aging of your facial skin. Videos showing this technique have already garnered more than 8 million views. Even world-famous models, like Natalia Vodianova, admit using elements of the Asahi massage in their daily face care routine.
It seems like many people have started to carry a bottle of water wherever they go and this is a good way to stay hydrated. Water helps us transport body nutrients, create saliva, maintain our body temperature, and more. However, drinking too much (like more than one liter per hour) can in fact create health issues that can do just the opposite, and you need to be aware of them.
There’s a common belief that it takes 21 days for a habit to form. But scientists have proven that an average of 66 days is necessary in order to turn an action into something that you do without having to think about it. And getting rid of a habit that’s already been formed could take much longer. But it’s definitely worth considering which of your habits are healthy and which may be harmful.
We spend about a third of our life sleeping. Both the quality of our night’s rest and our overall health depend directly on our sleep posture and on what we do before going to bed. We at Bright Side have put together recommendations from top specialists on how to sleep properly to fix all of your health problems.
A study shows that sleeping for 8 hours regularly is not really a luxury, but more an essential part of a healthy routine. Lacking sleeping hours can seriously affect your mental, emotional, and physical health. Researchers found that about 40% of people in the US are sleep deprived. Let’s have a look at what happens if you start prioritizing your sleep.
For thousands of years, women have been getting pregnant and bearing children in their teens and early 20s, but lately the average age of mothers giving birth has changed to be in their 30s. In fact, in 2017, almost half of all births in England and Wales were to mothers who were 30 years old. Modern medicine allows women to choose to postpone having babies, but there are benefits and risks that come with getting pregnant in their 20s versus their 30s.
Eating right and being physically active are a few examples of good habits that can help your body stay fit and young. But this is also true for our facial muscles which tend to lose their firmness as we age. With that in mind, we at Bright Side have compiled a list of the best exercises designed to help return your face to its former glory.
Common belief suggests that it takes 21 days of consistently doing something before it becomes a habit, but experts say there’s no fixed timeline that would make a behavior automatic. It could take any time between 18 and 254 days, depending on how easy or difficult the new routine is. But sometimes, there are harmful habits that we need to kick out of our system right away. And the faster we shift into better practices, the better our quality of life would be.
This has happened to many of us. When scratching our necks or touching our arms, all of a sudden we find ridiculously long and thin white hairs, that seem to have grown overnight. If this has happened to you too, and you thought you were the only person on planet Earth with that mutant hair growing right out of your skin, just know that you’re not alone.
We usually pay enough attention to our bodies when it comes to exercising, but we forget that our face muscles may need to work out as well. And it’s not just about getting a defined jawline — an expert suggests that performing these exercises may help prevent neck pain, headaches, and jaw pain.
Although your skincare routine may appear to be well-suited to address all your skin’s requirements, there is still a possibility that you’ve inadvertently committed some mistakes that are hindering your path to achieving a flawless complexion. These errors can range from sticking to the same daily breakfast routine to applying sunscreen solely when outdoors, and they may not be immediately apparent. Still, they can contribute to frustrating breakouts or premature wrinkles.
A 24-year-old expectant mother was shocked when she realized she was oozing a blue substance that was staining everything she came in contact with. The woman, who thought she was “turning into an Avatar,” searched for answers and shared the journey in a viral video.
Even if you aren’t aware of it, your body expels gas through farting up to 25 times a day, including 3-5 times during your sleep. But the beauty lies behind the question of why we actually like our farts and find others’ to be gross. Well, we have an answer for you.
Today we rely too much on our gadgets. The ability to google any question in a difficult situation makes us helpless when there is no access to the Internet or phone. So we’ve put together some simple tips for you that could save your life one day.
Although we often think of fat as something unwelcome, it has remarkable significance in our bodies. Fat tissue not only releases hormones that regulate metabolism and appetite but also has a surprising influence over insulin sensitivity. But beware, excessive calorie consumption can lead to the expansion and multiplication of fat cells, fueling chronic inflammation and disrupting healthy metabolism. Unravel its secrets with us and seize control of your well-being.
We do everything in our power to be healthy. However, our body has ways of communicating, which, if we know how to read them, can be of great help to our quality of life. In this regard, we often forget about feces. Normally, they are a topic that no one wants to talk about, but today we will share with you some reasons why you should pay more attention to them.
Sometimes you have neither the time nor the desire to lace up your sneakers and head out the door. When you feel like watching Netflix with a cup of tea and cookies, remember that you can kill 2 birds with one stone and make your bed a mini gym.
If you’re used to jumping in the shower first thing in the morning, then giving yourself a quick rinse after a workout and enjoying a long, hot shower before bed you might be harming your health more than you realize. Lathering up too often and spending too much time in the shower can damage your skin, hair, and even affect your reproductive health.
Stretching is important not only to those who actively do sports but also to those who lead a sedentary lifestyle. Bright Side shares with you these exercises developed by a Spanish fitness trainer. They will help you to keep your body fit and show which muscles were involved in each exercise.
Many people who start going to the gym get a little lost and confused because there are so many different machines available these days. The reality is, if you want to build big and strong muscles, you don’t have to do hundreds of different exercises and use every single fancy-looking piece of equipment. In fact, the following exercises cover all the muscles in the entire body, are highly effective, and they’re all you need to build that body that you always wanted.
We’ve all been told to brush and floss to avoid tooth decay. However, tooth decay is a very common problem. Here are 8 simple things from our article that you can do to prevent tooth decay — Bright Side
Swimming may be your ticket to having a healthy body and soul, no matter your age. Not only can it give you a full-body workout, but it also helps those who are coping with depression by releasing feel-good endorphins that trigger positive feelings. But that’s not the only perk this activity can bring.
The arrival of autumn means shorter days, changes in the leaves, and the signal of change in human bodies and lifestyles. Whether it’s skin dryness or hair loss, our bodies surely experience some normal effects that can be scientifically explained during this time of year. Needless to say, these changes vary from a person to another.
Bright Side found a set of exercises that will completely transform your body in just 4 weeks. You won’t have to spend money on a gym and special equipment — all you need is willpower and 10 minutes a day.
It’s time for your face to face the facts — this is not a good time for your skin. Air pollution is increasing in many countries, smog penetrates the skin, you need sunscreen to protect it from UV rays, and processed foods don’t nurture it much at all. This is why it’s more important than ever to take care of your face and one method that works is steaming it. This can clean, soothe, and reverse damage on the skin. Did we mention that it’s free too?
We shed 50 to 100 hairs a day, and it’s normal to see a few locks on your pillow in the morning or in the drain after your shower. The amount of hair you’re losing may depend on its length and thickness, and even on the type of pillowcase you sleep on. But if you start noticing that your part looks a bit wider than normal, you may have reason to worry.
Living long doesn’t mean living healthy. It’s important to keep your mind and body young and active. Chinese people keep surprising us by reaching these goals. For example, there is one Chinese woman who was believed to have lived 135 years, and it’s truly impressive.
You don’t have to be a wealthy workout fanatic to get yourself in shape. The most important thing is to get started and stick with it. It’s not always possible to maintain a proper diet and lifestyle, especially if you’re busy. Yet, these 6 celebrities shed kilos like leaves in autumn despite their hectic life. They shared their secrets and didn’t even charge us anything.