An estimated 18 million adults use herbs in some form, and the sale of these products continues to increase.
Herbal supplements, which come from plants that have medicinal properties, claim to cure, treat, or prevent disease.&n... Read more
As a college student, I had my fair share of sleepless nights. But as I matured (and learned from the adverse affects I suffered because of those late nights), I began to realize that at the core of a healthy, long life is good sleep. Surprisingly, w... Read more
Many of the same wholesome foods that you eat to help your skin glow from the inside-out can also be used externally, as cleansers, moisturizers, and skin masks. These vitamins, minerals, and oils that nourish your body also nourish your skin. Below... Read more
Late-night dining on spicy wings and greasy fries can turn even the most tolerant tummy into a tumultuous tyrant. On occasion, everyone experiences heartburn following a large, rich meal. But when the occasional discomfort turns into an ongoing... Read more
Sleep is something that your body craves, but also something that everybody struggles with periodically. You’ve tried to cure it the right way. You stopped drinking caffeine late in the day; you didn’t eat a heavy meal right before bed; y... Read more
Last week was a bit much for us all, with all the tragedies. Yay to a new week! 224
How did you manage with your healthy lifestyle goals during it all? I did really well. I kept thinking I can't run very good I better trim up in case I need to ru... Read more
Why do I eat worse/more on non-workout (rest) days? Is it boredom? Is it because my body needs something? Is it because by brain thinks since it doesn't have to workout, we are on a "free" day rather than a "rest" day?... Read more
I have gained about 20 pounds over the 6-12 months. I started taking Zoloft in Sept 2012 and wondered if that would have slowed my metabolism.
I am relatively new to this site, and wanted to know if anyone has some insight here. - Thanks... Read more
Hi I am off of prednisone after being on it for six months at doses as high as 60 mg, I tapered off slowly and then was off it completely October 24. Unfortunately, I had surgery on Dec 14 and had to get a dose during surgery(hysterectomy /kept ovari... Read more
We all have our favorite T.V. shows, but we don't have to grow roots into the couch to enjoy the show! Get up and do something during the commercial. Pacing is good, or a small amount of aerobic exercising if you have the room.... Read more
After a long, tough workout, an equally long, hot bath is just what I crave. If I'm feeling particularly sore, I add Epsom salts, which help reduce inflammation. You can buy expensive aromatherapy bath salts at department stores, but I don't like to... Read more
Congratulations JAN155! In honor of National Hot Tea Month, our friends at Traditional Medicinals® will be giving away a basket of delicious teas to one lucky SparkPeople member. Traditional Medicinals' pharmacopeial grade tea products meet... Read more
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