So you just found out that you have high cholesterol, or perhaps you have a strong family history of heart disease and want to do your best to prevent it. So you head to the pharmacy or health food store for help, only to be bombarded by countless su... Read more
Your body breaks down the food you eat into a type of sugar called glucose. After you eat a meal or snack, that glucose makes its way into the bloodstream, causing the level of sugar in your blood to increase. Your pancreas responds by releasing the... Read more
When I flip my calendar to February, two things usually come to my mind. One, I’m getting tired of the cold and snowy winter, and two, Valentine’s Day is coming. Now, I don’t know how you feel about this “holiday," but I... Read more
Since I turned 40 this year, the passage of time has weighed heavily on my mind. While I certainly don’t want to be 21 again, I wouldn't mind looking more youthful. But the anti-aging creams and surgical procedures that are often promoted a... Read more
If you live with migraines, you might already be familiar with the pain and discomfort they cause. Migraines are a specific type of headache often identified by episodes of throbbing pain and, sometimes, nausea, vomiting or sensitivity to light. Migr... Read more
Just started a new job last Monday. It involves a TON of walking back and forth for 12 hours. I think it is a blessing in disguise because while my feet are very sore, I know that I'm getting great exercise :) Now it's time for a foot soak lol... Read more
Whoohoo-got my blood work back and my cholesterol was down to normal! Still need to watch some aspects of my diet but great results- now to keep losing- keep moving and keep getting healthy! Feeling great!... Read more
If they are constantly being negative I don't think it's rude to bring it up. They may not realise they're doing it. Maybe be delicate about it though, you don't know what's causing the negativity, whether it's low self-esteem, life problems, etc.... Read more
Any suggestions for quick snacks? I have low blood sugar and I'm allergic to milk proteins. In addition I cannot tolerate any artificial sweetener's so this limits the list. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.... Read more
If you take an aspirin once a day, take it at night. Aspirin has a 24-hour "half-life". Most heart attacks happen early in the morning, the aspirin would be strongest in your system.Always keep an aspirin at your bedside. Ingest it immediately!... Read more
For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat.... Read more
When most of us think of someone having a heart attack, we picture the typical movie or TV version, where the person grabs his or her chest and falls to the ground. But in reality, a cardiac event rarely occurs in such a dramatic fashion. In fact, yo... Read more
Backache? Upset stomach? Before you hit the pharmacy or your medicine cabinet, discover which pain relievers are worth reaching for in this guide.Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs, Such as Ibuprofen, Naproxen Sodium and AspirinHow they work: ... Read more
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