Reader Questions

The current opioid addiction crisis in America is creating more treatment centers. With multiple options, people who have substance use disorders can make decisions about how to handle rehab. These facilities promise freedom from addiction and guidance towards a...
Some readers are wondering how early is too early to start exfoliating. Should teens exfoliate or is their skin too fragile? What are the benefits of this and how often should they do it? These are all valid questions because...
Recently, a reader asked a question about matcha powder. They want to know what it is and why people are drinking it instead of coffee in the morning. Is it really that good for you? There are many answers to...

Ghee butter, also known as clarified butter, is the latest food trend, especially for the lactose-free community. Some celebrities like Kourtney Kardashian heavily endorse Ghee for this and its health benefits. However, looking at its origins as well as...
When you look at a bruised apple, slimy cucumber, or brown banana, do you throw them away? Are changes in color or texture really signs of fruits and vegetables going bad? These reader questions show an uncertainty as to when...
As more reader questions are pouring in, a lot of people are wondering about the cause of hiccups. This makes sense because it is a problem we all deal with, but it isn't obvious when or why we get...
A lot of recent reader questions ask about blood pressure. One that is especially interesting is "what is a normal blood pressure?" This is a good question because a lot of people don't know what the numbers mean. The doctor...
Everyone's lives are stressful and sometimes harmful, which leads to the constant search for relaxing hobbies. Reiki is a spiritual practice that has become especially popular in the past year. It's becoming the new yoga because of its focus...
Tons of people use apple cider vinegar on the day-to-day in order to stay healthy. The use of vinegar medically has been going on for hundreds of years. This long-lasting reputation is actually backed by science. This isn't just...
Question: Can testosterone use increase your risk for prostate cancer? Answer: I have spoken to many experts and to date there is no direct link between testosterone use and prostate cancer. However, all patients with risk factors like family history of prostate...