When your legs ache, you can usually lie down and relax to alleviate your symptoms. But for people who suffer from Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS for short), relaxing only makes them hurt more. According to the National Institutes of Health, as many as... Read more
More than 40% of American families spend more money than they earn. And more than 14% percent of our disposable income is spent on debt reduction these days, up from 13% in 2001. With fuel and food prices skyrocketing and the currency weakening... Read more
"It's only the first of the month. How do some members already have hundreds of SparkPoints?" This is a question we routinely get at the beginning of each month. The most common reason for high point totals is that some members like to trac... Read more
This is Step 2 in a series of 5 articles about starting and sticking to a budget. To start with step 1, click here. 2. Draft your budget. If your roof were leaking, you'd follow the trail of water back to the source. That spending log serves the same... Read more
You can use the SparkPoints you earn on the site to buy virtual “goodies” for yourself and other SparkPeople members. Use them to reward yourself for working hard to achieve your healthy goals (with a vacation, a new wardrobe, or haircut)... Read more
Hello, I recently started using SparkPeople and enjoy the site and it's benefits. I downloaded the mobile app for my iphone 5c and while most of it works, half of the time when I try to input food into the tracker, it will freeze and shut down the ap... Read more
I wonder if anyone knows the answer to this. I have a 26lb toddler and we don't use a stroller. I was wondering if I needed to calculate his weight when we walk longer distances(a mile or more). He's not heavy as such but I do notice I'm warmer quick... Read more
I recently shared seven great tips that will help your healthy habits stick for the long haul and today I’ve got more good news for anyone who’s trying to win the battle of the bulge. What you’re doing right now—simply reading... Read more
Before I started medical school, I noticed something strange about the skin of some of my family members, the ones who were overweight or obese, like I was then.Various folds of skin--on the neck, arms, and legs, among other places--I noticed their s... Read more
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