Can His #Face Tell If He #Cheats?

CheatersGuys just can’t win in this game, can you? This doesn’t help. A study of men with wider faces are more likely to cheat? The parameter used in the study was called the (face) width to height ratio. This is the width of his face to the height of the body. Clearly this is not something you can work on by going to the gym. Not too long ago a study came out that alleged that men whose age end in 9 (29,, 39, 49, etc.) and those males who were taller were more likely to cheat. Given the aforementioned criteria– doesn’t that mean every man at some point in his life is likely to cheat? Life is a gamble. Wear a poker face.

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How #Kids Today Are Like #Neanderthals

NeanderthalResearch is showing that teens nowadays take their time growing-up. NPR tells us that our distant relatives, the Neanderthals, grew-up similarly to the kids nowadays. Taking your time to put the finishing touches on a brain will only serve you well, like a fine wine. This new study proposes the notion that Neanderthal brains matured a little slower than our brains nowadays. This was because Neuroscientists told us that bigger brains take longer to mature. The newly discovered 49,000-year old 7-year old Neanderthal skeleton provoked this news but it’s a lonesome specimen that showed a Neanderthal child brain was a little slower to develop than scientists previously thought.. Whether this was an aberration from true Neanderthal life or another reason to believe we coddle our younger generations too much – it is what it is and we’ll learn and grow from it. Much respect for observational scientists. In the world today, we need to calculate our moves to survive in home life, work life, social life (online and in reality). We wear a lot of hats. Back in the day of Neanderthals, they had to stay alive to continue living. Period.  Is it trauma or redundancy that makes a brain mature faster? No pain, no gain.

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Why #Puberty is Challenging for #T1D

HGHAll good things come with age, if you look at it from that perspective. However the challenges we all face with puberty are magnified for teens with Type 1 diabetes because of the necessary hormone we know as human growth hormone (HGH). So if you’re looking to blame a behavior on high blood sugar, stop looking for a ‘bad guy’. It’s actually par for the course in a teenage body. By default, HGH stimulates insulin resistance in teenagers with Type 1 diabetes. The reason for this is because HGH and insulin are 2 hormones that do the same thing: grow the body or grow the energy in the body. If they are concurrent in the body, the body will resist one (insulin) to allow the other (HGH) to do its job.  On the flip side, when that same teenager reaches the plateau in his or her 20s, their insulin sensitivity will correct itself. This would be the ideal time to call in a continuous glucose monitor to help navigate the rocky terrain of insulin dosing. A thought occurred to me and I shared it with YouTube.

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End #Anxiety With #Journaling

JournalWhether or not you know this, 40 million Americans suffer with some degree of anxiety. If you’re more comfortable with non-pharmaceutical approaches to alleviate the undue stresses of control, try journaling. A study shows that writing-down your sources of anxiety can help dissipate the arresting emotion. In effect, this helps to complete stressful tasks. Does social media count for the outlet of verbal arrangements for  anxiety relief? Probably not. This diary needs to contain the thoughts that clog-up your brain with scattered-thoughts that impede your productivity. By spilling them on to paper and removing the clutter from your thought process – it helps to clear the driveway for workflow. I like metaphors and that’s a good one. Grab a pen. Let the healing begin

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Advice for #Teen #Tattoos and #Piercings

Tattoo artist working on a tattoo on someone's backNot the face! Recently, a convention of learned folk got together to advice parents and teens and young adults on good practices for piercing and tattoos. Parents, this is your obligation to confer with your aspiring offspring to create their individuality. Earning their respect starts with good advice…until they turn 18. These experts implore you to not tattoo your face unless you’re not concerned it will impair your future career goals Think long and hard before making a lifelong commitment like a tattoo. Definitely investigate your chosen establishment to patronize for your body art. Ensure the needles are sterile and any artists are wearing gloves. Last but not least, be prepared to care for your new addition like a newborn. Pay close attention to the possibility of infection for the next few months, almost as long as a pregnancy. If you’re on the fence about a tattoo, before you jump – try a faux commitment like a henna tattoo.  A 2 week trial period is worth the investment of a lifetime. Whatever you choose to do, wear it well and wear it in good health.

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#Trump and #Nixon Influence Wisdom on #MedicalMarijuana

MedicalMarijuanaMarijuana, according to John Oliver of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight“, is basically catnip for people. There’s truth in humor but it’s actually so much more. The medicinal plant of cannabis may be the answer to ailments that have been unresolved with prescription drugs. A brief history leading us to where we are today tells us a lot about the unexplored pathways of enlightenment.  In 1970, Nixon had cannabis scheduled and today it’s considered a more dangerous substance than cocaine. Really?! Nixon signed a ban on marijuana over 45-years ago. Trump was elected and voters made medical marijuana legal in 44-states. Is history correcting itself? Nevertheless, the point  is that the anti-drug laws that were established by the executive arm of the nation have been influencing the knowledge-base of the medical practitioners in the country. This needs to be updated, like the voters of this nation have indicated. Do we agree? We depend on our doctors to be the healers and pain-relievers for the people who make this nation great (again?).  Perhaps the real voice of America in 1968 was the silent protesters on the White House lawn that irritated Nixon. Here we are 50-years later and it appears they’re now being heard loud-and-clear. Why don’t medical schools get on-board with the edification of medical marijuana and excel at providing effective organic healing to their patients where other options have failed?

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Multipurpose #Vaccine Coming Soon!

NeedlesIf you’re  a parent who hates to see your child cry in pair and fear of shots in the doctors office…this may be good news if those shots are vaccines! The brilliant minds at MIT have created a vaccine that combines many shots into one. It turns-out this bio-synthetic time-release shot can contain up to 2-years of vaccines. The magic behind it is specifically engineered to be delivered at time-intervals. What this means is that one shot can contain different vaccines that need to be released over the next 2-years. The operative words here are “one shot”. No more fretting the next appointment for the next dose. It’s all in there. One and we’re done. We’re still a little ways out from the one-and-done shot. The body temperature of human is likely a little different than the mice that were initially tested for this time-release magic. Time will tell, literally, if this consolidated pain shot can be translated into people. In the meantime, lean on the ice pack technique before and after a shot to nullify the pain. The freshman engineering team from Rice University had the right idea but an ice pack numbs just the same. Fear not, little ones.

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#Trauma on Our #Health

IrmaIt turns-out our brains have a vital role in regulating our immune response. It also happens to be that our brains can be disoriented when a stressful event or trauma hits. So where does this leave us for the impact of trauma on our health? Last week, I was reflecting on some studies that implicate the triggering of Type 1 diabetes in kids that were predisposed to developing it. In other words, these are kids who were likely to develop T1D at some point, but these events were more like adding fuel to the fire creating a quick onset. Can anybody with T1D link a stressful event like death of a loved one, divorce or a natural disaster like earthquake, fire, hurricane shortly before your diagnosis?  I shared my thoughts on it with YouTube. Join us to grow the Dip a Stick Movement to bring a needle-free, no-blood, way for people without diabetes to see the hidden sign of high blood sugar. Early diabetes diagnosis is the best way to reduce diabetes complications.

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How Many #Emotions Do You #Express?

EmotionChartI learn something new every day. Today’s life lesson is that scientists have discovered that humans have 27-emotions. Now I feel woefully ill-prepared because offhand I can count on one-hand, literally, the ones of which I know. Let’s get into it. To name a few of the usual suspects, we’ve got happiness, sadness, anger, surprise, fear, disgust, and confusion. But to add dimension to the picture, they also deemed romance, nostalgia, and sexual desire to be emotions on the palette, for lack of a better word. Our facial expression, tone and tempo of voice, and body language convey the shift in our personality to validate emotions. The 27-identifiable emotions are reflected in some combination of the above mentioned physical attributes to our intangible empathetic delineation. All of us have a bit of an actor inside of us, otherwise how could be pull off such a masterful feat of performance? Maybe it’s just who we are given the circumstances in which we perform? Survival is key to the human race. Some of us win and the rest of us die trying.

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Hitting #Snooze Hurts Your #Heart

SnoozeDrinking decaf coffee and power naps may not be the worst offenders to getting a goodnight sleep. The booby prize goes to the snooze button. This dandy little device may permit you another few minutes of rest but at what cost? A study finds that the snooze button actually jolts your nervous system and can lead to damage to your cardiovascular system. Put that into perspective and ask yourself if it’s worth the bodily damage. The other two options for pinching-out a few more minutes of sleep include switching to decaf coffee and power naps. The decaf idea is good if you drink less than 3 cups. The second you go over the limit – you’re consuming enough to interrupt your sleep. A power nap can shift your circadian rhythms in such a way that you’re resting like a hunter or gatherer. I’m sure that doesn’t jive well with your desk job. The easy option here? Challenge yourself to not use the snooze button for a few days. See if that helps your body fall into a more restful sleep and wake when the bell tolls…the first time.  This alarm clock has a graduating alarm. It does have a snooze button but hopefully as it gently wakes you, the urge to snooze won’t cross your mind. Sweet dreams!

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