Markham Heid

Living With It

We Looked Into the Real Benefits of Acupuncture

The deal with acupuncture's effect on pain, fertility, depression, and everything else people use it for.
Markham Heid
2.7.19
Wellness Lies

Gluten Is Perfectly Fine for the Vast Majority of People

There’s almost no proof that going gluten-free will do the average person any favors.
Markham Heid
1.10.19
mental health

Some People Actually Fear Getting Credit for Their Accomplishments

The anxiety that's triggered by positive recognition goes way beyond run-of-the-mill shyness or modesty.
Markham Heid
1.7.19
body

These Are the Five Most Effective Ways to Cure the Hiccups

Here's what the science says about a few of the most common techniques.
Markham Heid
12.3.18
Asking for a friend

This Is What Would Happen to Your Body if You Ate Instant Ramen All the Time

Depending on the product you buy, each one may contain 1000 mg (or more) of sodium.
Markham Heid
12.3.18
body

Some People With Appendicitis Can Be Treated With Pills, Not Surgery

New research suggests antibiotics may be a better option for most appendicitis patients.
Markham Heid
10.11.18
mental health

How to Tell if You Should See a Psychiatrist Versus a Psychologist

As a general rule, television shows and movies completely screw this up.
Markham Heid
8.24.18
body

Young People Are Getting Injections to Avoid Looking Old

Dermatologists say the practice of preventative botox is growing in popularity among 20-something men and women. But how safe is it?
Markham Heid
7.17.18
Phys Ed

Some Women Marathoners Run Faster After Giving Birth

The idea of a post-pregnancy performance bump gets passed around among elite female runners. But does it really exist?
Markham Heid
7.16.18
mind

How to Deal With Imposter Syndrome

If you feel like a fraud, you're probably better than average.
Markham Heid
6.21.18
tech harm reduction

This Is What Texting While You Watch TV Does to Your Brain

Here's how to get your mind right.
Markham Heid
6.21.18
The High Life

Everything You Need to Know About Using CBD for Pain and Anxiety

The compound, found in the cannabis plant, is thought to be good for muscle pain, headaches, and anxiety, among other things. But what does the research say?
Markham Heid
6.14.18
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