Why Your Migraines Should Be Taken More Seriously

Bella Breakdown If you have ever experienced a bad migraine in your life, then you understand how debilitating they can truly be. It seems migraines have long since been lumped in as, ‘just another headache,’ but new research has shown that some women experience migraines that are comparable to the pain of childbirth. Some doctors are even urging that people begin to take migraines more seriously. A recent study showed that women rated the pain of their worst migraine, on a scale from 1-10, around an 8.9. Whereas the same women rated the pain of child birth around a...

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5 Foods To Eat If You Want To Feel Sexier (And Who Doesn’t?!)

Bella Breakdown While chocolate may be the quintessential symbol of romance, it’s not the only food considered to be an aphrodisiac. We reached out to the experts who explained what you should eat to boost your libido: 1. Olive oil. Olive oil can help increase blood flow, especially when substituted for saturated fats. 2. Maca powder. This trendy health food can be added to smoothies or açai bowls to boost hormone levels and increase energy. 3. Mussels. Mussels and clams have two types of amino acids that increase sex hormones in both sexes. 4. Red pepper. Any herbs and...

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Why Manuka Honey Is All The Rage

Bella Breakdown You’ve probably heard about Manuka (MAH-nooka) honey, and maybe wondered if it was any different from any other kind of honey. Well, it is, and that’s precisely why it is all the rage in the health food and wellness industry. This honey hails from New Zealand, and there are some awesome health benefits to it that you don’t necessarily find in other types of honey. Manuka honey is graded by its potency, which is the factor that makes it different from other honeys, and is called the unique Manuka honey factor (UMF). When the UMF content gets...

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Pros And Cons Of Working Out With Your Partner

Bella Breakdown If you’re looking to stay in shape (or get in shape) this winter, it’s often helpful to have someone to do it with. Whether it’s a friend or a significant other, having a partner in weight loss crime can help a lot with accountability. But, working out with your partner or significant other may actually hinder your weight loss results if either of you aren’t in it for the long haul. A recent Weight Watchers study came out showing that weight loss can either be hindered or helped by working out with your partner…so you be the...

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How to Keep a Positive Daily Mindset

Bella Breakdown Do you wish you were more positive? These tips will help you to have a better outlook every day. Quit with the negative vocabulary. Rephrasing things in a positive way will get you on track for a positive mindset. Surround yourself with good people. Practice gratitude. Taking time each day to be thankful will make you realize all of the things you DO have. Take time to slow down and relax. Practice mindfulness. Being in the present will help you enjoy what is happening today. Read something that inspires you. Adopt a morning routine to set you...

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