We all feel down sometimes. Whether your issue is a symptom of chronic depression or just a short-term bad mood, finding ways to lift your spirits is key to feeling better and living healthier. There are a variety of options that can help improve you... Read more
After several false starts to lose weight over the years, Rick (LOGHOUSE) tipped the scale at 289 pounds. A weight loss challenge (and exercise buddy) at work motivated him to walk every single day for more than a year. He's now 40 pounds lighter... Read more
We all know how fantastic working out is for your health. But what happens when your workouts aren't delivering the results you want? Or you're not getting the results you think you should be getting? While any kind of physical activity is go... Read more
In the 1920's, French chemist Rene Maurice Gattefosse accidentally lit his arm on fire in his laboratory. The nearest cold liquid was a vat of lavender oil, into which he thrust his arm in an act of desperation. To his surprise, the pain subsided... Read more
Let’s face it: No one has time for a cold. In addition to making us feel miserable, colds destroy our schedules. Work, family, errands—they all have to wait while we get better. Or even worse, we have to carry on despite our achy muscles,... Read more
Hello,I am asking for advice. I am attending a spin class and the first time almost killed me. The second time was hard but I pushed through pain and all. I could not walk after that and was taken to the er. I had xray and tests. They said there is n... Read more
Hi, my name is Julie and I need to lose weight and get healthy! I have had weight loss success in the past, but in recent years not so much. I've been unhappy with my weight for a long time, but not enough to get serious (I am VERY short on willpower... Read more
I was with Spark People for over two years while living in Kingston, Ontario. I changed many poor habits and saw a dramatic difference in my every day life. I participated in message boards, tracked everything and even met other members at running... Read more
I am back again. I have been away. It is not that I haven lost weight, I have. However I have missed the support of the people at spark people;so I am back. I am stuck now. I have hit a plateau, for about the last 2-3 weeks. Finding it very frustrati... Read more
My arthritis is mild, but I have pain from sciatica and bone pain from cancer. This workout is easy and gentle on the joints, and it's for any age. The gentle stretching really helps with my back pain. You can do the workout standing, seated, or stan... Read more
This past week I had lower back troubles with painradiating down both legs down onto my feet. Neverin my life did I ever feel pain like this. I did researchand I am not a big fan of medicine, so I turned my completeattention to Yoga and the differe... Read more
By Sarah Jio via Woman's DayOh, the dreaded headache. The pounding. The tension. The pain. Whether you’re plagued with regular headaches or only get one every once in a while (let’s hope for the latter), we’ve rounded up the mos... Read more
The remedy for back pain used to be rest and more rest. But recent guidelines say that the key to beating back pain is in staying active. Here, how to treat and prevent an aching back. How to Treat Back PainThere's nothing like all-consuming back... Read more
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