Hypothyroidism, the chronic condition of an under-active thyroid, affects millions of Americans. It's most commonly caused by chronic autoimmune thyroiditis or Hashimoto's disease, and can result in a variety of symptoms, including: weight ga... Read more
Although a challenging life event, such as the death of a loved one or financial hardship, can trigger depressive episodes, the causes of depression are complex and overlapping. There are two main categories of risks that can contribute to depression... Read more
One of the things Cyndi (AQUAGIRL08) has learned during her journey toward better health is moderation in all things. She's dealt with several medical conditions that have forced her to learn to live with pain. A positive attitude, learning new e... Read more
If you've never really had a severe problem with your complexion (making your friends green with envy), then consider yourself pretty lucky. Soap and water have always done the trick for you, so you’re probably well past the age of needing... Read more
Are you exhausted on your quest to find the perfect remedy for your dry hair? If daily conditioning isn’t helping, there could be a myriad of underlying reasons for those lifeless locks. From chemical processes to too much heat exposure, the wa... Read more
I happen to notice that there is a new gizmo on the market now: The Fitbit
Curious I googled it. Hmm...another wireless gadget that is suppose to be awesome. Maybe it is, but at what cost health wise? I mean really.
Not too long ago there... Read more
I have a lot of pain and problems with my shoulders and my doctor said not to do them. I need to find something else that will work the same muscles without straining my shoulders. Any suggestions? I have what is call rotator cuff syndrome. I'm j... Read more
Two days ago I started an exercise regiment and immediately saw my weight go up by about 3 pounds. I did not change my diet and ate within my calorie range. Is this normal to gain a few pounds when beginning an exercise regiment?... Read more
My name is Ms.Dee. I have been a member for a short time, but haven't had a chance to hang out with everyone.. If anyone has any idea of how I can use herbs or go to a Health Food Store to resolve my issues: Low Calcium/ Low Blood/ Thyr... Read more
Constipation is a gastrointestinal issue for most diabetics. Causes: not enough water, low fiber foods, high meat intake, lack of exercise, stress, nerve damage, thyroid issues, improper food and improper fluid intake& even medication. Drink lots of... Read more
Through alternative medicine such as acupuncture I have learned that some foods that may be healthy for some people are not healthy for others. For example, currently I should not eat any cold or raw vegetables or salads since I have a spleen/chi de... Read more
Welcome to the BEST team. The name says it ALL. ALL are welcome! We are here to ENCOURAGE , SUPPORT & MOTIVATE one another while we reach our goals. Cause isn't life better with a little BBQ SPICE?... Read more
In 2001, Kim Rhyne gained 20 pounds in six weeks. Normally an energetic women’s ministry leader in Cleveland, she was suddenly so exhausted that she could barely drag herself out of bed. “I wasn’t eating a lot more or doing anythin... Read more
If you are a Dancing with the Stars fan, you are likely familiar with co-host Brooke Burke-Charvet’s recent surgery to remove her thyroid cancer. Unfortunately, Brooke’s history with thyroid issues is not unique; an estimated 27 million A... Read more
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