Health & Fitness

6 Ginger Shot Benefits

Health Essentials | Cleveland Clinic Blog 12/2 1:26A schneik4
There seem to be healthy drink options everywhere you look — think smoothies , kombucha and coconut water . But what about a ginger shot? The popular wellness drink can aid in digestion, boost your immune system and may reduce your blood sugar...

You Think It’s the Flu — Now What Should You Do?

Health Essentials | Cleveland Clinic Blog 12/1 11:45P schneik4
Yikes, we’re in the middle of a “tripledemic.” And you’re feeling under the weather. Now what? Cases of COVID-19 , RSV and the flu are all expected to rise during the winter months, making it more challenging to determine what respiratory virus...

Life After a Heart Attack: Caring for Your Mental Health

Health Essentials | Cleveland Clinic Blog 12/1 11:43P Heart and Vascular Team
If you recently had a heart attack or have been diagnosed with heart disease, you’re probably already dealing with a host of changes in your life. You may be on a new diet, doing a different exercise routine or dealing with some side effects of...

Recipe Adventure: 9 Slow Cooker Recipes Worth the Wait

Health Essentials | Cleveland Clinic Blog 12/1 11:30P hortonj4
You don’t need to be home to make a home-cooked meal if you have a slow cooker, a countertop appliance that’ll simmer food at low temperatures for long periods of time as you go about your day. It’s...

What Is Covert Narcissism?

Health Essentials | Cleveland Clinic Blog 11/30 11:22P bigleyj
When we hear that someone is a narcissist, we often imagine them as being overly assertive and outwardly aggressive. In an effort to proclaim they are, in fact, the most important person in the room, a narcissist might bulldoze over healthy...

What To Know About Dry Drowning

Health Essentials | Cleveland Clinic Blog 11/30 11:21P pogored
Drowning is defined as a respiratory impairment — that is, being unable to breathe — because you ve been submerged in water. But maybe at some point, you’ve come across articles or social media posts discussing something called dry drowning. Or...

Should You Consider Botox Injections for Your Bladder?

Health Essentials | Cleveland Clinic Blog 11/30 11:20P Urinary and Kidney Team
It’s happened to most of us at least once: You cough, laugh or run … and a little pee comes out. While a bit embarrassing, rare leaking episodes aren’t a big deal. But what if it’s happening a lot? What if the leaking is impacting how you live...

How To Walk in Snow and Avoid Winter Hazards

Health Essentials | Cleveland Clinic Blog 11/30 11:20P Family Health Team
It’s a cold, icy world out there — and the snow just keeps falling. Don’t let falls, injuries or winter-related accidents slow you down, though. Before the snow starts accumulating and sidewalks get icy, make sure you’re prepared. “We all should...

Recipe: Peanut Butter Balls

Health Essentials | Cleveland Clinic Blog 11/30 11:19P Digestive Health Team
You know you want a snack. No, you NEED a snack. You want something sweet, but also something that’ll keep you energized and won t make you crash later. Enter peanut butter balls. They’re sweet (but not overly so) from the dried fruit and honey,...

What’s the Best Diet for Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Health Essentials | Cleveland Clinic Blog 11/29 11:30P kaputk
You already know that what you eat can impact your weight, shape and elements of your health like your blood pressure and cholesterol. But did you know that your diet can also play a role in your experience with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) ?...

Scarcity Mindset: Causes and How To Overcome It

Health Essentials | Cleveland Clinic Blog 11/29 11:29P capasa
Is the glass half full or half empty? As the familiar saying teaches us, it’s all about your perspective. Having a negative mindset can infect even the best of us. But if you find yourself viewing the cup as half-empty more often than not, you may...

9 Benefits of Hiking

Health Essentials | Cleveland Clinic Blog 11/29 11:29P schneik4
Whether the leaves are changing in fall or the flowers are blooming in spring, getting outside for a hike can be a breath of fresh air — literally. In addition to being a good form of exercise, walking through nature comes with other health...

What Is Black Seed Oil?

Health Essentials | Cleveland Clinic Blog 11/29 11:28P zaleska
Black seeds (sometimes called black cumin) are produced by the fruit of an ancient plant called N. Sativa . Native to Africa and Southwest Asia — but also grown in places such as the Mediterranean — these plants have been used in traditional...

What To Know About Travel During Pregnancy

Health Essentials | Cleveland Clinic Blog 11/28 11:28P kaputk
Whether you’re supposed to travel for work or are hoping to head out for a babymoon before your due date, you probably have more than a few questions about traveling while pregnant. Is it safe? Is flying out of the question? What happens if you...

Are STIs and STDs the Same Thing?

Health Essentials | Cleveland Clinic Blog 11/28 11:27P milnea
What’s the difference between a sexually transmitted infection (STI) and a sexually transmitted disease (STD)? It should be a simple question — especially considering tens of millions of Americans are diagnosed with them each year. But it’s not....
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