Digestion isn't the kind of thing you have to think about much. You eat, and well, digestion just happens. Usually we're more concerned with what we're eating (Is it delicious? Does it meet our nutritional needs?) than what happens after... Read more
Cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, and diarrhea are some of the common and uncomfortable symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Unfortunately, no one has yet discovered a specific cause for IBS, but there are many factors that are... Read more
When your legs ache, you can usually lie down and relax to alleviate your symptoms. But for people who suffer from Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS for short), relaxing only makes them hurt more. According to the National Institutes of Health, as many as... Read more
When you hear the term "arthritis," you probably imagine painful and stiff joints. While that is pretty accurate (arthritis literally means "joint inflammation"), there are actually over 100 different types of arthritis, which is... Read more
PMS. Three little letters that spell dread and discomfort for millions of women every month. It is reported that more than half and perhaps as many as 85 percent of all women experience discomfort related to menstruation, common referred to as Premen... Read more
Sjögrens Syndrome? Some days r hard to exercise. I try to walk 4 miles at least 3x/week outside. I live in the desert so I take 2 bottles of water, lip moisturizer & sunglasses. Gym 3x/week for 45 to 60 min. I'm always exhausted! Any struggling SS'... Read more
Hello! I have had chronic fatigue for 20 years and need to lose 40 pounds after a severe, year long "crash". I am going to start a graded exercise program starting at just 1 minute per day so I am not going to be burning a lot of calories at first.... Read more
Hi everyone! My name is Caroline and I am 22 years old. I'm starting the program because I've been having a hard time maintaining a healthy weight for myself, espeically because I've had to change a variety of medications over the years. I've also no... Read more
So, I get scolded for stepping onto the shower mat (just outside of the shower) with wet feet.
So I ask what SHOULD I do?
I get told that I am suppose to not step on the shower mat with wet feet.
So the next time I s... Read more
Magnesium protects us against heart disease, lowering blood pressure, protecting against diabetes preventing the recurrence of kidney stones and improving the symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome. Magnesium supplements also strengthen muscles and wor... Read more
The science magazine Natures said Virgin Oil Oil may have the same effects of Ibuprofen. It may also inhibit the oxidation of LDL (bad) cholesterol. A tsp per day may help in treating arthritis, cardiovascular disease, high cholesterol,& in pain ma... Read more
We will not let disease destroy all that is us! Pain/illness isolates but together we can meet goals of health and wellness despite complex physical/mental challenges, fears, and limitations.... Read more
It's important for people with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) to work in conjunction with their health care providers to start a healthy, reasonable exercise program. Physical activity should be gentle and should be increased slowly over time (in... Read more
I first heard about Female Athlete Triad Syndrome a few months ago from one of the female running coaches at my gym. However, after doing my own research, I discovered this syndrome has been an issue for quite some time. I was surprised to read tha... Read more
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