Everyday triage

Photo by Download a pic Donate a buck! ^ from Pexels I'm one of those people that likes to listen to podcasts or YouTube on autoplay when doing chores around the house or when doing simple tasks at work. I guess most people are like that, perhaps listening to the radio or music or having … Continue reading Everyday triage

What is high blood pressure?

Photo by Pixabay from Pexels Obligatory disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor, and the content of this website was created for informational purposes only. Such content is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, treatment or diagnosis. There's nothing better than to be reminded of the best things life has to offer. In … Continue reading What is high blood pressure?

Don’t look at the problem, look at the solution

Photo by Mihis Alex from Pexels If you've ever ridden a bike or a motorcycle then chances are you've experienced the phenomenon of moving towards what you look at, rather than where you want to go. This is called target fixation, which Wikipedia is kind enough to define as [the] attentional phenomenon observed in humans … Continue reading Don’t look at the problem, look at the solution

What is diabetes?

Photo by PhotoMIX Ltd. from Pexels Obligatory disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor, and the content of this website was created for informational purposes only. Such content is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, treatment or diagnosis. Over the past half year we've covered quite a number of topics. From starvation mode, … Continue reading What is diabetes?

The Basics: Formal education and its limits

Photo by Pixabay from Pexels In our previous post we went over some very basic definitions on reality, language, and how they both differ. We also came to the conclusion that there are things that language cannot capture about our experiences and how forgetting that language and reality differ allows us to believe the lies … Continue reading The Basics: Formal education and its limits

The satiety cascade

Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels Obligatory disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor, and the content of this website was created for informational purposes only. Such content is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, treatment or diagnosis. You know how the phrase goes: You eat an elephant a bite at a time. Over … Continue reading The satiety cascade

El Bosque Oscuro

Source: pixabay.com Esta reseña-que-no-es-reseña puede contener spoilers para El Bosque Oscuro de Liu Cixin. Considérate advertido. En un post anterior hablé de la novela El Problema de los Tres Cuerpos de Liu Cixin, la cual es la primer parte de la trilogía de los Tres Cuerpos. En ese post describí como no pude dejar de leer … Continue reading El Bosque Oscuro

Updating previous posts and playing around with blocks

Photo by Skitterphoto from Pexels Over the past couple of weeks I've gone over some of the blog's pages, life Rebuttals to Fatlogic, The Remembrance of Earth's Past Trilogy and setting up The Basics. I didn't like it when WordPress first made the transition to blocks editing, and although I can see why it happened … Continue reading Updating previous posts and playing around with blocks

The glucostatic, lipostatic and other hypotheses of feeding

Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels Over the past few weeks we've gone over hormones related to our metabolism and diet. Examples of such hormones are leptin, ghrelin, insulin and glucagon. In particular, last week's post had us briefly cover the lipostatic hypothesis, which we'll cover in greater detail in this post alongside the glucostatic hypothesis … Continue reading The glucostatic, lipostatic and other hypotheses of feeding

What is insulin?

Photo by mali maeder from Pexels Obligatory disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor, and the content of this website was created for informational purposes only. Such content is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, treatment or diagnosis. In previous posts we've talked about a couple hormones related to our metabolism like ghrelin … Continue reading What is insulin?