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Medical News Today: Kratom: Everything you need to know

Kratom is a plant that grows in Southeast Asia. Its leaves have psychotropic and opioid-like pain-relieving effects. People living in areas where kratom grows sometimes use it to treat diarrhea, pain, cough, and fatigue. People living in the United States have shown increasing interest in using this substance as an alternative to opioid pain relievers.… Read More »

Medical News Today: Does magnesium hold the key to vitamin D benefits?

New research finds that magnesium may hold the key to understanding how vitamin D levels relate to health and disease. A recent study investigates the importance of magnesium in vitamin D deficiency. Vitamin D, also known as the sunshine vitamin, has enjoyed something of a celebrity status, receiving praise for a multitude of health benefits.… Read More »

Medical News Today: How do relationship breakups impact physical activity?

Researchers found that changes in marital status affect levels of physical activity in men and women differently. A relationship breakup can change how much you walk. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 60 percent of the world’s population is not active enough. Physical activity is essential for health and well-being. It protects… Read More »