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
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
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
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
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
I proud of myself. My fibromyalgia is terrible right now but I still exercised yesterday and today. It wasn't much of a workout because I am in a lot of pain, but I still did it. #conquering pain feels good... 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
Dealing with lupus and fibromyalgia. Getting harder to exercise. Falling into a deep funk due to other issues. I cry every night. Due to health issues I live with my parents. NOT HELPING! Used to live on my own. I miss it. 5'1" 173.2 pounds.... 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
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
Pattie Ball (PUPPYWHISPERS)Weight Lost: 54 poundsHometown: Middle Grove, NYOccupation: Executive secretaryWhat was life like before your weight loss?I was an active kid--I was a figure skater and played high school sports, so I was always in go... Read more
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