Bottom Line Health

Catering to readers seeking insights on adopting healthier habits for their physical and mental well-being, this section offers practical advice on exercise, fitness, heart health, nutrition, and other facets of personal wellness. From tips on movement and diet to in-depth discussions about cardiovascular health and the mind-body connection, the goal is to provide a well-rounded perspective on taking an informed, holistic approach to one's health.

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Foods High in Cholesterol
High Cholesterol

Foods High in Cholesterol

Derek Burnett | May 8, 2024

Determining what foods are high in cholesterol is more difficult than it first appears, as foods high in unsaturated fat can actually lower cholesterol.

What Causes Dry Eyes and Mouth
Eye Health

What Causes Dry Eyes and Mouth

Jacob Teitelbaum, MD | May 8, 2024

Dry eyes and mouth are more than just uncomfortable. Dryness can damage surrounding tissue like the teeth, gums, and the tear ducts, cornea, and more.

Power Naps – How Long Should You Sleep?
Sleep

Power Naps – How Long Should You Sleep?

Steven Bender, DDS | May 8, 2024

The secret to successful napping is to keep your naps short. Naps that last fewer than 30 minutes bring a…

Checking Out a Surgeon
Diseases & Conditions

Checking Out a Surgeon

Charles B. Inlander | May 8, 2024

Eight years ago, I was diagnosed with a brain tumor. I had just one day to check out the neurosurgeon…

How to Lower Cholesterol
High Cholesterol

How to Lower Cholesterol

Derek Burnett | May 7, 2024

Cholesterol can be lowered through natural means such as habit changes, diet, and physical activity. It can also be lowered through the use of medications.

How to Start Eating Healthy
Food

How to Start Eating Healthy

James A. Duke, PhD | May 7, 2024

Adding healing foods to the diets can be challenging. The low-quality foods typically in American supermarkets don’t make that challenge any easier.

Urinary Tract Infections Are Common After Menopause
Diseases & Conditions

Urinary Tract Infections Are Common After Menopause

Alan D. Garely, MD | May 7, 2024

A sudden and urgent need to urinate, burning pain when passing urine, and lower belly pain and pressure: For many…

What Causes Vaginitis and What Helps It?
Women's Health

What Causes Vaginitis and What Helps It?

Jacob Teitelbaum, MD | May 6, 2024

Vaginitis is an uncomfortable inflammation of the vagina caused by an infection of bacteria, yeast, or other microorganism. It is a common issue.

Staying Safe Behind the Wheel
Aging

Staying Safe Behind the Wheel

Elin Schold Davis, OTRL, CDRS, FAOTA | May 6, 2024

Driving safety isn’t just about adhering to road rules: It’s also about understanding and adapting to the changes our bodies…

Ulcer Friendly Foods and Some to Avoid
Digestive

Ulcer Friendly Foods and Some to Avoid

James A. Duke, PhD | May 5, 2024

Ulcers are sores within the stomach where the protective lining has been eaten away allowing stomach acid to attack the…

Lessons About Our Health
Pain

Lessons About Our Health

David B. Agus, MD | May 5, 2024

A species of jellyfish called Turritopsis dohrnii can revert back to its juvenile form, rendering it essentially immortal. Elephants rarely…

The Most Misunderstood Mind-Body Practice
Diseases & Conditions

The Most Misunderstood Mind-Body Practice

Nolan Williams, MD | May 5, 2024

Of all the various mind-body disciplines, hypnosis is probably the most misunderstood. Misconceptions from portrayals on television and in movies—scenes…

Dangers of Osteoporosis Drugs
Women's Health

Dangers of Osteoporosis Drugs

Jacob Teitelbaum, MD | May 4, 2024

Osteoporosis drugs by causing osteoclasts, the cells that breakdown bones to die early. This may have unintended consequences.

Will CRISPR Change the World?
Diseases & Conditions

Will CRISPR Change the World?

Channabasavaiah Gurumurthy, BVSC, MVSC, PhD, EMBA | May 4, 2024

In December 2023, the U.S. Food and Drug Administrations (FDA) announced approval of a milestone treatment for sickle cell disease:…

Bursitis Self-Care Through Food and Nutrition
Pain

Bursitis Self-Care Through Food and Nutrition

James A. Duke, PhD | May 3, 2024

Between our bones and the muscles or tendons near joints called bursae, and if they become inflamed, the result is bursitis.