CCL2: This gene codes for a cytokine signal that helps immune cells migrate towards sites of inflammation. Having a certain genetic variant (as does 8% of the population), is correlated with a 58% increase in representation among SARS patients; in these cases, their immune systems overreact. These variants have already been associated with lung and other organ damage. Ashwagandha, also known as an adaptogen, has been shown to work on attenuating this pathway and may help limit the extent of the cytokine storm. For those of us who carry this gene, use of this nutraceutical may provide a potential aid in the early fight against COVID-19, and with few adverse effects. … [Read more...] about Why Some People Spiral With Covid-19
#3. Once you find this point, press the point and then hold on for about a minute. … [Read more...] about What Happens When You Press The Point Near Your Ears For A Minute?
8. Pineapple Makes You Semen Taste Better Many people believe that pineapple aids in enhancing the taste of the semen, but this fact is not backed by science. Foods and beverages are not really known for affecting the smell or taste of semen. The fact is the smell, taste and quality of the semen depends on the diet, lifestyle as well as the genetics of a person. Every individual's semen has a different aroma and taste as well just like other body fluid of a person varies from another person. Though it's known that foods containing vitamins C and B12 are likely to improve the sperm count and motility. … [Read more...] about 8 Myths About Sperms And Semen Debunked!
How to make: Sauté chopped onions, tomatoes, chilli, ginger and garlic in one tsp of olive oil. Add chopped veggies of your choice and sauté for few minutes and then add garam masala, chilli and turmeric powder and a pinch of salt. Add a cup of oats to it and pour two cups of water. Mix gently, cover and simmer for five minutes until the oats are cooked. … [Read more...] about 6 Ways To Make Your Diabetic Meal Healthy And Tasty
Self-care is important but insufficient. Access to high quality, low-barrier, affordable, confidential, and non-stigmatizing mental health treatment for nurses is an absolute requirement under any circumstances. But especially now when what we are asking our nurses to do—and all nurses, not just ICU and emergency department nurses—is emotionally taxing and traumatic at unprecedented levels. Not to mention it's during a time of a public mental health and substance use disorder crisis, as the American Public Health Association has declared. States also continue to have antiquated and punitive state licensing laws for nurses and other healthcare providers, requiring providers to reveal any and all mental health treatment. Those state laws need to be changed so that they aren’t an additional barrier to mental health treatment. (See “Why don’t doctors seek mental health treatment? They’ll be punished for it” by Kayla … [Read more...] about Nuts: How We Treat Nurses