Cholesterol got a bad name for itself over 50 years ago. And although research in the decades since has debunked many of the myths about cholesterol and how it affects our health, many misconceptions remain. Read on to discover the top cholesterol myths – and why you need to start shifting how you think about cholesterol.
Our immune systems are at the core of keeping us healthy, protecting us against infections, illness, and even chronic disease. When our immune systems are happy and healthy, we are happy and healthy. When our immune systems are out of balance and functioning at low capacity, we are at higher risk for everything from the flu to allergies to long-term health concerns.
We’ve all experienced pain, but how much of it is physiological and how much of it is psychological? I’m asking this question because I recently had a really bad bout with pain and it reminded me about the work of Dr. John Sarno. Dr. John Sarno did a ton of research around the Mindbody Connection. He started his career as a regular doctor, assessing physical trauma and prescribing pain meds or surgery as needed. All was well until he realized that his patients didn’t always get better after the initial issue was treated.