While modern birth-control techniques are considered ‘effective’, there are still side-effects to consider. Girls as young as 12 can be prescribed birth control by doctors and only learn about the threats they do years later. Swedish nuclear physicist Elina Berglund Scherwitzl wanted to develop a method of contraception that did not damage hormonal cycles. She created an alternative called ‘Natural Cycles’ that used a combination of research and advanced math. It is an app-based algorithm that identifies when exactly the ovulation period occurs during the cycle. This way, a woman would need to use protection or abstain from sexual intercourse during this period alone.
Canada’s top doctor has approved the use of Psilocybin, commonly referred to as ‘magic mushrooms’ to relieve the pain of four individuals suffering from terminal cancer. Patty Hajdu, the country’s health minister introduced a new exemption the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act since psilocybin has been illegal in Canada since 1974. Studies have proved that the psychoactive components in psilocybin can ease anxiety and pain, especially in those with terminal illnesses.
A technique known as Craniosacral Therapy is a powerful way to allow your body to relax better. It helps your parasympathetic nervous system to gently function in a non-invasive manner. The more you use touch as a means of nervous resonance, the more stress you gradually melt away. This form of therapy, although considered ‘alternative’ allows the synarthrodial joints of the cranium to smoothly palpate. You will be able to alleviate a wide variety of dysfunctions from strokes to sport injuries.
Bananas, especially Burro Bananas, are chock-full of nutrients that aid in digestion and help relieve blood pressure imbalances. They should be a staple regardless of what kind of diet you are following. Pregnant women are especially benefited by the consumption of bananas as they help relieve morning sickness during the first trimester. Bananas are also a great source of folate, which is necessary for the development of the baby’s brain and spinal cord.