How Stress Damages your Mind and Body

According to the American Psychological Association, 43% of adults suffer adverse health effects from stress, 75-90% of all physician visits are for stress-related ailments, and stress is linked to the top six leading causes of premature death.  The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has declared stress a hazard of the workplace and estimates that […]

How Your Lymphatic System Takes out the Trash

Our bodies are incredibly finely tuned instruments. Hundreds of thousands of years of evolution have honed our internal systems to work symbiotically to keep us healthy and tackle any threats to our natural homeostasis. Myriad independent systems have developed an uncanny ability to recognize and remove any elements or toxins that might harm us or […]

Why Women Get More AutoImmune Diseases

It is a widely reported fact that women are far more likely to fall prey to almost every type of autoimmune disease, but the reasons for this are not clearly understood.  This article examines the evidence regarding the incidence rates of autoimmune disease among different age, gender, and socio-economic groups, and the possible causes explaining […]