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Ranya Elguendy, PharmD, BCOP. has been writing for Beliefnet since 2010 focusing on health. She is an Oncology Clinical Pharmacist who has worked, Volunteered and managed in different pharmacy fields.

You pass by Magnesium dietary supplements on the shelves, maybe wondering about magnesium benefits. Well, maybe you can benefit from magnesium.  Studies have proven that Magnesium could help control blood glucose level, blood pressure, muscle and nerve function, energy production […]

Alcohol: Health Boost or Health risk? When is it ok to hold your glass up and say Cheers? When it comes to alcohol, how much is too much? Find out what the experts recommend and how to recognize the signs […]

Making just a few changes in your lifestyle can help you live longer. A recent study found that four bad behaviors—smoking, drinking too much alcohol, not exercising, and not eating enough fruits and veggies—can hustle you into an early grave, […]

Have you been told that your breath smells bad? Do you fear someone may be even thinking of it, but don’t want to embarrass you? Once you know your mouth could use some freshening up, you might be able to […]

It has always been my dream. A glowing tan without the risk of skin cancer, either by laying for hours out in the sun, or in the tanning bed. It is a fact that the beauty of a shiny bronze […]

Chopping herbs and got a bit too close to your thumb? This time it’s mostly a fingernail, yet, it is deep enough to bleed? This wound is very common, and most of us have been there. Little Blood is Good […]

Face Your Giant Weight loss is one tough issue we face. Well, maybe some of us don’t, but they still work hard to maintain their slim. If popping a pill would make us lose weight, we’d all be thin as reeds. […]

“I feel like my heart is on fire“. I hear patients complain of heart burn and ask for help a lot. well, I understand that those burritos heaped with hot salsa sure look good. But they’ll leave you with a […]

Non-Drug Options for Dealing With Anxiety and Depression Tired of taking your everyday pill hoping it will help you with your depression? Your medication is not helping you anxiety? Don’t want to take medication dreading the compelling side effects ? […]

Haven’t  felt the urge in a while? Perhaps it just hasn’t felt as good as it used to. It could be stress, or it could be something more. When it comes to boosting your sex drive, the topic may seem […]