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8 Surprising Lessons About How Relocating Affects Your Health

Want the ultimate n=1 experiment?

Move halfway across the world, from the winter-y Norhern hemisphere to one of the sunniest places on the planet: Playa del Carmen in Mexico.

The contrast couldn't be starker.

Let's consider some before/after photos to observe the difference. First, my situation...

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Everything You Need To Know About Red Light Therapy Dosing

In this blog post, I'll talk about dosing your red light therapy sessions.

At this website, we get tons of questions about optimally dosing red light therapy for different goals, ranging from aiding with skin disorders, reducing pain or symptoms of fibromyalgia, speeding up recovery,...

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My Lifelong Insomnia Symptoms And Qualia Night As A Sleep-Saver

Hi, I'm Christa, a writer at this Alexfergus.com website.

In this blog post, I'll explain my lifelong struggles with insomnia. This blog post is a bit different than what you'll ordinarily read on this website—akin to Alex's "Open Letter To Vegans Of The World."

I hope to provide you...

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How To Choose Blue Light Blocking Glasses: The Ultimate Shopping Guide

Are you shopping for your first blue-blocking glasses? Or maybe you are looking for another pair? This is the ultimate guide to help you select the perfect blue-blocking glasses for your unique needs!

I, Andrew Latour, guest writer for Alexfergus.com, have been wearing blue-blocking glasses for...

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Hormesis: Why Biological Stress Can Make Or Break Your Health

"Hormesis"? 

Difficult word?

Let me take a detour before defining that word:

This is part 2 of a series on chronic stress. The previous part of this series explained what stress is and how to understand stress within the human body and brain. 

The third installment, which will...

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What Is Chronic Stress? Why You Need To Master Your Thinking Habits

You probably know stress...

Maybe you're still thinking about:

  • a great love you once had?
  • how tuition for your kids?
  • what to do with your life?
  • the passing of a loved one?
  • a falling out with a friend?
  • how to ask someone on a date?
  • or how to successfully get through a date?

We all know stress in...

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How To Conquer Making CBD Oil At Home

 

"We shall, by and by, want a world of hemp more for our own consumption." 

― John Adams

 

A hot and trending topic, CBD has taken the world by storm in last few years. From relieving anxiety, improving sleep, and easing chronic pain; there seems to be an endless list of things...

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What Is Dopamine? Understanding Dopamine's Colossal Role In Health

Summary: 

"How to increase dopamine?"

I've heard that statement many times now, with good reason. No neurotransmitter - i.e. brain signaling substance - has been studied as much as dopamine. 

You may think that I'd suggest a couple of dopamine pills or supplements and...

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How To Be Happy: Why Health Is Essential In The Pursuit Of Happiness

Blog Post Summary:

Many people are striving towards accumulating ever more possessions - hoping that material wealth will make them happy. These people also think that success brings happiness.

Reality shows that the relationship between happiness and income works the other way around:

Happiness...

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Privacy & Wearables - What Your Health Devices Are Doing With Your Data

Wearables, smart devices, sleep trackers.. whatever you want to call them they are extremely popular.

These revolutionary devices empower the user to learn more about their health, sleep, recovery and activity. And in turn make adjustments to improve their health and performance.

Personally I...

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