When you take birth control every day, this is what happens to your body

Birth control comes in many forms, including what is commonly referred to as “the pill.” However, not all birth control pills are created equal.   Combination birth control pills contain both estrogen and progestin — hormones that aid in regulating a woman’s menstrual cycle (via Drugs.com). They can either be monophasic, meaning they have the same amount of each hormone, or […]

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What Is Squirting Exactly & How Does It Happen?

If you watch a decent amount of porn or travel in circles that talk about orgasms a lot you might’ve heard a thing or two about ejaculation or “squirting” that can sometimes when a vagina owner orgasms. Squirting over the years has gone from a taboo topic to a sought after bedroom experience for some people. A big reason many […]

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Unusual coronavirus symptoms: What are they?

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) can cause a wide range of signs and symptoms. The most common are fever, dry cough and tiredness. Other symptoms include shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, muscle aches, chills, sore throat, headache, or chest pain. But COVID-19 can also cause symptoms you might not expect, including: Gastrointestinal symptoms. COVID-19 might cause mild gastrointestinal symptoms, including […]

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Disagreeability, neuroticism and stress: What drives panic buying during the COVID-19 pandemic

Panic buying has returned to Australia in the wake of its second-biggest city experiencing a spike in COVID-19. The Victorian government has reimposed stay-at-home restrictions on 36 of Melbourne’s 321 suburbs in response. Once again supermarket stores are being emptied of toilet paper and other consumables. But this panic buying isn’t just in affected areas. It’s not even limited to […]

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When you walk a mile every day, this is what happens to your body

Racking up steps and miles by walking is arguably one of the easier forms of exercise for able-bodied folks. Walking is something that humans have done for as long as we’ve populated planet earth. Whether you circle around the track, meander through a scenic park, or simply strut to get from point A to point B, walking a mile every […]

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13 survivors share stories of what it's like to have a miscarriage

Shattering the saddest taboo of all: Thirteen women share what it’s like to have a miscarriage – after striking new study found losing a baby leaves a third with post traumatic stress The loss of a baby is something that women may carry with them all their lives Wanting to help others affected, the 13 women here are sharing their […]

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Here's What Happened When This Guy Gave Up Sugar for 30 Days

By now, most of us know to be wary of added sugar. It may not be evil, per se, but there’s enough evidence tying sugar to negative health effects that any health-conscious person should be vigilant about their intake. At that same time, though, beating a long-standing sugar habit can be a real challenge. Fitness YouTuber Chase Barron understands that. […]

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What happens to your body when you drink witch hazel

Witch hazel is one of the most well-known skincare ingredients. If, like most of us, you’re not sure exactly what it is, here’s the scientific answer: “Witch hazel is extraction that is made from leaves, bark and twigs from the genus of Hamamelis virginiana, H. mexicana, H. ovalis. Eastern – H. japonica, H. mollis,” Tsao-Lin Moy, acupuncturist, Chinese medicine expert, and founder […]

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Here's What It Really Means When a Narcissist Says 'I'm Sorry'

Clinical psychologist and therapist Dr. Ramani Durvasula makes videos educating people about how to best spot harmful toxic behavior in others, and what to do to protect yourself and limit the damage that can be wrought when you have a narcissist in your life. Having previously explained why it’s not wise to call out a narcissist, Durvasula’s most recent post […]

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