Headaches can be frustrating, popping up when you're tense, stressed, dehydrated or otherwise unbalanced. It's easy to blame them on the obvious culprits: a late night, a skipped meal or an insane work schedule. But some of your healthiest ha... Read more
Often described as an intense throbbing or pulsing in one specific area of the head, a migraine headache is a condition that can't--and shouldn't--be ignored. This severe headache can last for a few hours or up to several days. People who suf... Read more
I’m not a psychiatrist, but if a friend came to me and said she was feeling so hopeless that she couldn’t function at work; that she was going through a box of tissues every few days because of her unexplained crying spells; and that she... Read more
Caffeine: Most of us can't get through the day without it. Whether brewing a fresh pot of coffee in the morning, enjoying lunch with a refreshing can of cola, or recharging in the afternoon with an energy drink, we have many routines and food rit... Read more
Most people have experienced sleep problems at one time or another, but what causes insomnia is very individual. There are actually two different forms of insomnia—secondary (when insomnia occurs as a symptom or side effect of something else) a... Read more
I'm having a hard time being motivated to exercise. I used to be. I used to workout 5-6 days a week, running, biking, swimming, P90X, Jillian Michaels. I felt great, besides the chronic headaches I have as a result of brain surgery. A few months ago,... Read more
I know I turn to food or caffeine(which I also need to cut back on) when I need more energy.
What are heathly ways people have to increase energy.
On the beverage front I have found herbal teas with ginger, cinnamon, and mint to give me s... Read more
So this is day 2 of the start of my Q. and I have a terrible headache. I have 55 lbs to lose and I was so hopeful to get some help. Has anyone else had this experience, and did it eventually taper off as you adjusted to the medication. 41... Read more
I have not been especially well the last day or so, and had both caffeine and Splenda for the first time in many months. I have had many vegetables recently, but they do not usually affect me, and I have been having 7 or so fruits and vegetables dail... Read more
If your goal is to decrease and/or eliminate the caffeine in coffee, try easing into that goal with part decaf and part regular coffee. I use high quality (bold) decaf with half mild regular coffee. That way I get some caffeine and avoid caffeine wit... Read more
After 8 years of headaches and various treatments, I found a new Chiropractor. After seeing some improvements, he recommended seeing my Primary Care Physician and doing a round of blood tests for allergies. When the tests came back, I found I had a... Read more
You enjoy a cup of coffee with your breakfast, a glass of tea in the afternoon, a sports drink as you recover from your workout and a few pieces of chocolate to sooth your sweet tooth after dinner. Nearly 80 percent of people around the world consume... Read more
Keeping the same bedtime, eating regular meals and caffeinating consistently can help. Follow these steps for a pain-free day. 6:30 a.m. Take a Brisk WalkRegularly working out can relieve stress (a trigger for three-quarters of all sufferers) an... Read more
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