If you've joined a SparkTeam and want to become an active member of the Team, but aren't sure where to begin, then this guide is for you! We'll explain the SparkTeam basics so you can get the most out of your SparkTeam experience.
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These days, it's not uncommon for people to make decisions that affect their health based on information that they find on the Internet. But can you trust the weight loss advice you find on Internet message boards? When it comes to weight loss, a... Read more
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
SparkPeople has a wide variety of resources to help you reach your health and fitness goals. Finding support from others who share common experiences and goals can be an important part of your success. The Community Message Boards and SparkTeams are... 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
Because you're posting in the mobile forums, there is a max of characters per post and some of your message got cut off. You can only get points for the newsletter type emails and there is a points button near the bottom of those to click on.... Read more
Joining this forum in hopes of finding support and giving support to others who are also looking to get healthy. I've lost before gained it back lost before gained it back still never reaching my goal weight. Not defeated and still pushing !... 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
I know there's a forum for breastfeeding moms somewhere. They have a lot of info there. Plus I know when you breastfeed you're supposed to eat/drink 500 extra calories, because that's what breastfeeding moms need to produce their milk. Make sure you... Read more
My Shape Shifting SparkTeam includes a Shape Shifter's Daily Diary forum thread, where team members can post daily Challenges, Intentions, Triumphs and Makeovers.http://teams.sparkpeople.com/sha peshift... 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
Getting motivated is tough, and staying motivated is health’s million dollar question. You might be able to muster up the will to get to the gym a few times a week for a few weeks and then… nothing. Working out starts to feel like a slog... 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
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