Imagine experiencing severe abdominal pain, along with alternating bouts of both constipation and diarrhea. Even worse, your doctor can find no physical explanation or effective treatment for you, despite these very real symptoms. Unfortunately, this... Read more
Hypothyroidism, the chronic condition of an under-active thyroid, affects millions of Americans. It's most commonly caused by chronic autoimmune thyroiditis or Hashimoto's disease, and can result in a variety of symptoms, including: weight ga... Read more
Even the most dedicated exercisers suffer from fitness setbacks from time to time. Whether it's losing our workout mojo or over-scheduling ourselves, we're human (think: imperfect). But what if you could prevent those setbacks from ever ... Read more
When creating a SparkRally, you want to make sure that your description is as detailed and thorough as possible—that will help Team members plan for the event and minimize confusion and questions. Here are some things you'll want to include in... Read more
What is the most important factor of success and achievement? IQ, self-confidence, perseverance?
Actually, that's a trick question. According to intelligence studies, the answer would be none of the above. In fact, the tendency to set goals... Read more
Yesterday I went for the cardiac stress test. It was the final test in determining my workout level. The doctor has given me the okay to do whatever I would like. I need to start slow, since my body isn't used to the extra work, but I can workout as... Read more
Ok let me try it this way. A couple of years ago I was on here just looking around and there was a setting on the fitness page that would automatically give you exersises listed to do daily based on your set up. I cannot find this setting I know th... Read more
The FAQ about water does not really end up telling me whether or not to count sparkling water, tea, or herb tea in my water count. It gives two different messages. Keeping track of fluid is important to me, and I am doing it manually; but I will no... Read more
Well, this past 3 months has been quite a ride with the illness I've had. I took ill on Dec 29th last year and was really really sick for a month and pretty sick for another month and then not so great for another month.
I saw the lung speciali... Read more
When it gets hard to get in all the water you should drink I go for either sparkling water with lemon or lime (other fruits would work as well) or Clear American (available at Wal-Mart), which is also a easy way to sneak in some vitamins as some of t... Read more
Studies over the last two decades have revealed ways to chemically alter naturally digestible starches. The chemical modifications introduce bonds that make them non-digestible by human enzymes in the digestive tract. Benefits of the newly manufactur... Read more
The latest, most thought-provoking healthy headlines…How to Fix 17 Basic Cooking MistakesI'm an experienced cook who writes about food for a living, and even I learned a few things from this Real Simple slideshow.People are focusing more o... Read more
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