When cartilage that cushions your joints begins to breakdown faster than your body can replace it, you develop osteoarthritis. Without this protective tissue, the bones in your joints rub together, causing pain, tenderness, swelling and stiffness. Lo... Read more
Next to eating well and exercising, maintaining a healthy complexion is one of the key ways to look our best. Taking care of your skin doesn’t have to be an expensive (or time-consuming) endeavor. These days, high-quality skincare products are... Read more
Darn, it happened again! You’ve just tried a new facial cleanser, but instead of the healthy glow you had hoped for, your skin became red, itchy and irritated. With a sigh, you throw the cleanser into the drawer filled with all of your other be... Read more
It’s easy to ignore your skin when it’s doing its job right. For most people, basic washing and a little sunscreen is all they need. But when you have a problem with your skin, it can be all-consuming. Acne can break your self-confidence,... Read more
It never fails. Just when you want to look your best, you wake up with a huge pimple that seems to scream, “Look at me!” Not exactly the impression you want to make on the world. Fortunately, taking care of your skin isn’t complicat... Read more
Im a little nervous about loose skin after i lose my 98 lbs. Is it a guarantee I will have to deal with it? Or is it possible my skin wont be loose and it will look normal? Ive been overweight all my life... Read more
In need of surgery to remove extra skin after over 100lbs lost. I was quoted about $20k for my whole body. Made a go fund me page if anyone is interested in supporting this for me. even $1 would mean a lot. gofundme.com/yyd8rac... Read more
A friend of mine had a gastric bypass surgery and lost a lot of weight. She's still got some around the middle but has quite a bit of skin hang that she feels self conscious about. Insurance refused to cover her skin removal, saying it wasn't necessa... Read more
Uncomfortable in my skin. Difficult to tie up shoe laces. Felt winded on exertion. After putting my ALL into raising my daughter it was finally time to put some work into me. Thank goodness a neighbour asked me to go to the gym with her.... Read more
You can delay wrinkles by eating spinach, lettuce & basically all leafy greens as they hydrate your skin. Peanut butter has good fatty acids that keep skin supple. Sugar free Jello Hydrates. The oleic acid found in olives & virgin olive oil can mak... Read more
Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com. She writes a monthly series on menopause health and fitness.
One of the most visible changes you may notice during the menopausal perio... Read more
When it comes to healthy, glowing skin, what you put into your body can be even more important than what you put on it. "Everything you eat becomes a part of not only your inner being, but the outer fabric of your body as well. The healthier the... Read more
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