My mom used to love aerobics. Back in the '80s, she had an electric blue workout outfit that I liked to wear when I played dress up. She did Jane Fonda's toning tapes in front of the TV, walked (with her Walkman) in the mornings with a fr... Read more
Often described as an intense throbbing or pulsing in one specific area of the head, a migraine headache is a condition that can't--and shouldn't--be ignored. This severe headache can last for a few hours or up to several days. People who suf... Read more
If you live with migraines, you might already be familiar with the pain and discomfort they cause. Migraines are a specific type of headache often identified by episodes of throbbing pain and, sometimes, nausea, vomiting or sensitivity to light. Migr... Read more
It’s a vicious cycle people with chronic pain know well: Pain causes you stress and stress exacerbates your pain. While everyday evidence points to a connection between stress and pain (and vice versa), research is also highlighting this connec... Read more
Headaches can be frustrating, popping up when you're tense, stressed, dehydrated or otherwise unbalanced. It's easy to blame them on the obvious culprits: a late night, a skipped meal or an insane work schedule. But some of your healthiest ha... Read more
I'm not new here- been off and on since 2008.
My second baby was born in December 2011 and I was 94 kgs at that time. In two plus years time, I've managed to reach 68.5 kgs. When I compared the inches as entered in SP in 2011, I'm gl... Read more
The "management" page for the friend feed is nonfunctional... hopefully this is temporary as a result of the new change to the Friend Feed.. ?:
Although previously and again today (!) I have clicked to not see anything but friends' blogs and the... Read more
I'm not entirely sure this is the correct forum, so mods feel free to close or move this to the appropriate place. I get moderate to severe migraines when weather fronts come through and the temperatures change drastically and when I'm a... Read more
what does everyone do to stay calm and reduce stress? i'm working out regularly, but i had to walk away from a venue because they just wouldn't negotiate most of the terms of their contract. i'd been a giant ball of stress until i decided to just go... Read more
This is the time of year when we try to clean up our acts and Detox.
I read an article this morning that mentioned how stress is one of those issues...almost everyone has some form of stress...
what it does to you depends on how you respond to it... Read more
The apocalypse does not arrive simutlaneously with the eating of a double with cheese at Wendy's. Plan for whatever your "special" item is, don't exceed your plan, and enjoy the doggone thing. Works well as a reward for reaching goals, again, if not... Read more
I used "Pin as tab" in Firefox 4 to fix my daily nutrition tracker page.This way, my nutrition tracker is always there one click away when Firefox opens up. It is less time to add food, and I am more likely to track. ("Pin as tab" is also useful for... Read more
Exercise has long been touted for helping us overcome such health issues as obesity, heart disease, type II diabetes, even some forms of depression. But according to a pilot study published earlier this year in the International Journal of Sports Med... Read more
Keeping the same bedtime, eating regular meals and caffeinating consistently can help. Follow these steps for a pain-free day. 6:30 a.m. Take a Brisk WalkRegularly working out can relieve stress (a trigger for three-quarters of all sufferers) an... Read more
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