Women are more likely to have their chronic pain dismissed as being caused by stress and over-emotion. Experts say this is a structural problem caused by sexism – and the stress of this can worsen the pain. Doctors ignored one woman’s pain disregarded and it led to her going blind.
So we started the class, and immediately the ship started rocking. The author and yoga instructor in a warrior one pose. Monica Humphries/Insider Coincidentally, I signed up for a yoga class the only day the ship was rocking. For the five days on the cruise, it was smooth sailing. There
I used to be a serial ghoster who deeply feared intense romantic commitment. I’ve spent the last two years working through my dismissive-avoidant attachment style. I worked with a therapist on my avoidant tendencies and realized I am polyamorous. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Queer communities can feel abysmally
A weed detox is when you stop using marijuana for a period of time to clear your body from the drug. It will take about 30 to 90 days of detoxing from weed for marijuana to leave your system. To prevent marijuana withdrawal symptoms during your detox, stay hydrated, exercise,
Dr. Brittani Carver-Schemper shared a TikTok video warning against using eyeliner on the waterline. She says wearing makeup this way can clog special glands and lead to dry-eye disease. The TikTok of a patient having their eye glands unclogged has nearly 13 million views at the time of writing. Visit
The best breathing exercises include deep breathing, pursed-lip breathing, and the 4-7-8 method. Benefits of breathing exercises include improved focus, reduced anxiety, and better sleep. Practice breathing exercises whenever you feel stressed, but aim for at least once or twice daily. Visit Insider’s Health Reference library for more advice. Breathing
Diaphragmatic breathing is a technique that makes full use of your lung capacity. Diaphragmatic breathing benefits include reduced stress, improved sleep, and lowered heart rate. You should practice diaphragmatic breathing exercises once or twice a day to get started. Visit Insider’s Health Reference library for more advice. Diaphragmatic breathing, aka
Healthy breakfast ideas include veggie omelets, loaded oatmeal, and kefir smoothies. A healthy breakfast is one that combines protein, complex carbs, and healthy fats. If you want to lose weight, eat a healthy breakfast with fiber and protein to keep you satiated. Visit Insider’s Health Reference library for more advice.
What to look for when buying a cross-trainer What you need in a good cross-trainer depends largely on what kind of workouts you’ll be doing. Cross-training can encompass everything from circuit training, which involves cardio mainly on a rower or treadmill and light lifting; CrossFit, which is split between high-intensity
Some of the healthiest fruits include pineapple, apples, blueberries, and mangos. You should eat three servings of fruit a day as part of a healthy diet. Eating fruit improves heart health, reduces inflammation, and boosts your immune system. Visit Insider’s Health Reference library for more advice. Fruit is packed with