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 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
I'm new to neuropathy, but I've been having undiagnosed symptoms since 2000. I am currently doing water therapy. My main problems are balance and weakness. The water is 92 degrees, so it is warm and inviting. I do various exercises including walking... Read more
Has anyone here had an energy session? What I mean by that is Reiki, EFT, etc...
It's been a million years since I've had those sessions, just wondering if anyone here has had that lately, and what the cost is where you are located
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I have checked out the message boards and haven't found anything helpful yet.. so here goes...
I am 24 and on blood thinners. I am taking Coumadin because my lungs were filled with clots. It was traumatic to say the least. I am having a very har... 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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