Health & Medicine

Resilience: How to train your mental resilience

Resilience describes the ability to cope with crises without suffering psychological damage. We will show you how you can strengthen your inner resilience in...

Fasting to the doctor: Follow these 3 points

"Going to the doctor on an empty stomach" doesn't just mean abstaining from alcohol before the visit, but also from food and certain drinks....

Correct breathing technique for hiking: mountaineer reveals trick

The climb is steep, the backpack is heavy – and the longed-for hut is still nowhere in sight. In moments like these, hiking becomes...

Danger to life: Why dogs shouldn’t romp around in the cornfield

Dogs love to romp through meadows and fields. But there is a great danger lurking there: awns, as the organization Vier Pfoten, among others,...

Natamycin: What you should know about the preservative in cheese rind

Natamycin is a preservative that also has antibiotic properties. Find out how it affects human health and how you can avoid it here. Natamycin...

Paper straws are more dangerous than you think

Paper straws seem less harmful and more environmentally friendly than the now banned plastic straws. However, Öko-Test warns: Some paper straws contain harmful substances,...

Do you think a lot? Experts recommend “4-6 breathing” and other measures

If only I had, what if, and why am I like this? Too much, even pathological, brooding puts a strain on those affected, and...

Antinutrients in food: Should you reduce them?

Antinutrients may sound threatening and unhealthy. But they are found in foods that are actually good for your health, such as legumes and vegetables....

Sober Curiosity: The new joy of being sober

In a society where alcohol is an integral part of life, Sober Curiosity advocates the opposite approach. Young people in particular are increasingly abstaining...

Oat days: How healthy is this nutritional trend?

Oats are healthy – that’s clear. Are the so-called oat days automatically healthy too? We explain the background to this nutritional trend. There are always...

Calf cramps: causes and tips for relief

Calf cramps cause severe pain. The causes are often poor circulation or a mineral deficiency. Here you can find out how to relieve and...

Menstrual cramps: These home remedies help

Menstrual cramps can be easily alleviated with home remedies. We'll show you how you can feel completely comfortable during your period. For many people with...

Walk backwards more often: These are the advantages

Running backwards is anything but a well-known training method - but according to one expert, that's not right. Due to numerous health benefits, more...

Home remedies for herpes: How to get rid of the annoying blisters faster

Herpes is an unpleasant problem, and you can support the healing process with various home remedies. We present you six natural remedies for herpes. Many...

How well do herpes remedies really help? Gels, creams and patches at Stiftung Warentest

“Not again”: That’s the first thought when your lip tingles and the annoying blisters appear. Herpes remedies promise quick healing. Stiftung Warentest...

Why you should avoid paper straws

Paper straws are the new normal. They are intended to replace environmentally harmful plastic drinking straws. However, Öko-Test warns: Some paper drinking...

Mental Health: How cycling can affect your mental health

Cycling not only keeps you physically fit, it is also good for our mental health - in many different areas, as studies show. We...

Optimism: Positive thinking for greater well-being

Optimism has a positive effect on health and psyche. However, if this positive attitude towards life does not come from a deep conviction,...

Dangerous tick bite: These are signs of Lyme disease and TBE

If you are bitten by an infected tick, there is a risk that you will become infected with tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) or Lyme disease...

Green coffee: preparation, taste and effects of the drink

Green coffee is touted by many manufacturers as a miracle cure for weight loss. We'll tell you here whether that's true, what it...

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