As a college student, I had my fair share of sleepless nights. But as I matured (and learned from the adverse affects I suffered because of those late nights), I began to realize that at the core of a healthy, long life is good sleep. Surprisingly, w... Read more
It's becoming more and more common for consumers to forgo medication when looking for a "natural" alternative to treating conditions like depression. No matter what method you choose, it's important to get all the facts. SparkPeople... Read more
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
We live in a culture that's always on the go. We are constantly plugged in to the Internet and are accessible to everyone all the time. We eat in our cars, rushing from must-dos to have-tos. We get in to the office early. We stay late. We take ca... Read more
Common hair removal methods like shaving and waxing may be easier when it comes to the short-term, but these options of removing unwanted hair aren’t exactly the most convenient. Many women must make time to shave every day in order to keep the... Read more
Last week was a bit much for us all, with all the tragedies. Yay to a new week! 224
How did you manage with your healthy lifestyle goals during it all? I did really well. I kept thinking I can't run very good I better trim up in case I need to ru... Read more
Why do I eat worse/more on non-workout (rest) days? Is it boredom? Is it because my body needs something? Is it because by brain thinks since it doesn't have to workout, we are on a "free" day rather than a "rest" day?... Read more
I have gained about 20 pounds over the 6-12 months. I started taking Zoloft in Sept 2012 and wondered if that would have slowed my metabolism.
I am relatively new to this site, and wanted to know if anyone has some insight here. - Thanks... Read more
Hi I am off of prednisone after being on it for six months at doses as high as 60 mg, I tapered off slowly and then was off it completely October 24. Unfortunately, I had surgery on Dec 14 and had to get a dose during surgery(hysterectomy /kept ovari... Read more
It seems that the crazier a headline sounds, the more likely people are to click on it. Even though I knew a recent story couldn’t possibly be what it seemed, I had to check it out for myself. “Exercise Could Hurt Heart Health... Read more
Usually being M.I.A. (missing in action) is a bad thing, but this acronym has come to mean something different to me. I hope that by the end of this blog, you’ll adopt a similar mindset for yourself this week and use it to shape your healthy li... Read more
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