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
When I was growing up, coaches led sports teams. I had a swim coach, and my brother had a baseball coach. Friends who participated in athletics had coaches dedicated to helping them improve performance in their chosen sport.
In the last de... Read more
Today, kids are well aware of the global threats to their environment, but their physical contact, their intimacy with nature on a day-to-day basis, is fading.
A fifth-grader in a San Diego classroom put it succinctly: "I like to play indoo... Read more
You’ve heard the jokes and the horror stories. But often, faced with the onset of menopause, most of us don’t know whether to laugh or cry. Luckily, if you’re determined to stay fit—or get fit— there’s no time... Read more
Editor's Note: Each day, regular people just like you are losing weight, getting fit and improving their lives by using SparkPeople. Who knows better about what it really takes to lose weight the healthy way than other members like you? That'... Read more
I did physical therapy on Tuesday and am still sore all over! I've taken tylenol so I can sleep at night. Normally I tough it out during the day but today I just can't keep up with the pain and broke down and took tylenol and one bayer asprin. I w... Read more
did anyone around here or does anyone have a spouse who quit HRT due to the WHI study? Come on board and let's talk about what this study should and should not lead women to conclude from this work.... Read more
Have any of you tried Hormone Replacement Therapy after menopause? I haven't slept through the night in so long, I walk around in a fog every day. But HRT kind of scares me - family history of high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes,... Read more
I am just starting my physical therapy (today was my first day). The exercises she is giving me to do are strength training (resistance bands), she wants me to do them everyday twice a day.
I always heard that strength training is supposed to b... Read more
Is there any way of adding vitamin K to the tracker. It is so important that I keep the K at the same levels.
I was low on potassium and Vitamin D. The tracker has helped me to keep track of those.
I have afib and there are an estimated 2.66 mi... Read more
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What do you think of when you hear the word "massage"? Does it conjure up thoughts of a day out with your girlfriend at a swanky spa? Unlike days gone by, massages are becoming quite popular among athletes and non-athletes alike. Until this past Jul... Read more
I recently read that more doctors are prescribing yoga, meditation and other mind-body therapies to their patients. As a yoga teacher and student, this thrills me. Though I came to yoga on my own (actually at the urging of a friend), I think it's gre... Read more
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