Your body has all sorts of complicated processes going on inside it and a lot and a lot of these processes are carried on by incredibly powerful and often incredibly large molecules. Some of these molecules that you’re using right now are so big that they challenge the definition of… Continue Reading The 5 Most Important Molecules in Your Body

Sickle cell disease, also called sickle cell anemia or just sickle cell, is a genetic disease where red blood cells can take the shape of a crescent or a sickle. And that change allows them to be more easily destroyed –causing anemia, among other things. Sickle cell disease is caused… Continue Reading Sickle cell anemia – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment & pathology

You breathe in about 17,000 times per day. It’s a process you rarely think about, but behind the scenes, a huge coordinated effort is playing out. Your vital organs, the gut, brain, bones, lungs, blood, and heart work together to sustain your life by delivering oxygen to tissues throughout your… Continue Reading Oxygen’s surprisingly complex journey through your body – Enda Butler

“Without protective clothing, ice cold waters can knock a person unconscious within minutes.” …Unless you’re Wim Hof. Wim Hof has become very popular recently and his method has gathered many devoted followers quite quickly. The fame comes from Wim’s impressive feats- he holds 26 world records for things like staying… Continue Reading Ice Man Breathing: What to Know when doing The Wim Hof Method