Unfortunately for Louisiana, we did rank among the states with the highest rates of sexually transmitted diseases. The CDC has reported increased sexually transmitted diseases in the United States. according to USN, there have been more than 2.5 million cases of chlamydia, syphilis, and gonorrhea reported in 2021, the most recent year for which data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was reported.
When it comes to maintaining a healthy lifestyle, it's not just about diet and exercise. It's also about the products we use in our daily lives, including laundry detergents. Many commonly available laundry detergents contain toxic ingredients like 1,4-dioxane, SLS/SLES, parabens, phosphates, sulfates, synthetic dyes, optical brighteners, and more. These chemicals can have adverse effects on our health, and they can be absorbed through our skin, our body's largest organ.
Taking care of yourself and maintaining your own mental health is hard! Help yourself find a moment for yourself with these subscription boxes focused on wellness and mindfulness! These are also excellent for friends and family as gifts. Everyone needs a little help sometimes!
The results of a 30-year-long study conducted by the American Heart Association on high blood pressure were just released and the findings are concerning. If you have ever had your blood pressure taken at the doctor's office you were most likely sitting upright. This new study found that doctors may miss "certain health complications" if the patient is not lying on their back when getting their blood pressure taken.
Finding good cruelty-free and vegan skincare can feel daunting. You want to buy products that you know aren't contributing to animal cruelty but it just starts to feel like a needle in a haystack. Never fear animal-lovers, I've put together a short list of some highly-rated options that cover a range of issues!