You’ve heard the jokes and the horror stories. But often, faced with the onset of menopause, most of us don’t know whether to laugh or cry. Luckily, if you’re determined to stay fit—or get fit— there’s no time... Read more
Since I turned 40 this year, the passage of time has weighed heavily on my mind. While I certainly don’t want to be 21 again, I wouldn't mind looking more youthful. But the anti-aging creams and surgical procedures that are often promoted a... Read more
We all know that for optimum heart health we need to eat a healthy diet, exercise and not smoke. But did you know that the little things you do every day can have a big impact on the most important muscle in your body?
We put together a list of... Read more
A recent study conducted by the University Of Maryland School Of Medicine reported that laughter not only enhances your mood, but it may also protect your heart. During the study, 20 healthy participants were shown 2 movies: a funny comedy and a war... Read more
It can be easy to lose track of all the vitamins out there. It's even easier to forget how exactly they help our bodies. Let’s see, vitamin A heals wounds and vitamin C improves eyesight, wait, what was it again? There are so many, it... Read more
I just signed up with Spark People, and was amazed to receive a welcome e-mail that included my password. In plain text. In 2014.
I guess it is good to realize how poorly they've thought through our security before I add any more personal inform... Read more
I got 3 minute step test 130+. It is "very poor"
But i can run 1500-2000m, i can lift weights and i did this test without even feeling i did something. I did it again 6 minutes, just to fun, to barely got some sweat out...
Why the heck my h... Read more
Hey everybody! I've had a couple of surgeries and other health conundrums over the last year or so which have really set me back. I've always been overweight, but I had very good endurance and could keep up in workouts with the best of them. I spe... Read more
I am a male, age 74, with High blood pressure, high close, subject to congestive heart failer ( have had 3 ), Quit smoking 4-19-2013, weight then 220 lbs, now weigh 248 lbs. I'm really going to try to lose as now I have trouble breathing ( am on o... Read more
If your itching, any number of reasons can cause it, but be aware that this could by an early sign of diabetes. Uric acid in your system could be the culprit or sugar. For a diabetic the itches can drive you mad sometimes &it can happen with or wit... Read more
Get up and MOVE! If you're MOVING you're GROOVING! Watching tv? Get up and move around during the commercials. Sitting around? March in place, do some chair exercises, get up and walk to another room. Poor circulation causes a multitude of troubles.... Read more
When you're stranded in space, and forced to watch bad movies, it can be easy to fall into poor health habits. A run through the hexagonal doors can help.
Remember: laughter is aerobic exercise!... Read more
The winner is: HITEKFRED! You might have tried massage, but have you tried acupressure? Acupressure delivers therapeutic pressure as a way to stimulate discrete points on the body or relieve pain or tension.
I recently started seeing acupres... Read more
Via our partners at Woman's DayDid you smoke cigarettes for years? Or hardly drink milk or take a calcium supplement during your 20s? Whatever health mistakes you’ve made in the past, our experts weigh in on the specific changes you can mak... Read more
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