It's common knowledge that eating spicy foods or even being pregnant can result in heartburn for many people. But when heartburn or acid reflux becomes a chronic problem—the cause is often something more than the buffalo wings you had a... Read more
As a pet owner, developing a trusting relationship with your veterinarian is an integral aspect of your dog or cat’s health. Just as we put a great deal of thought into choosing our own doctor, we want to have a competent and knowledgeable pers... 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
Chances are, you know her. Your eyes probably turn green with envy as soon as she walks into the room. She’s the one who consistently looks effortlessly beautiful without makeup. She’s most likely your age (or older), yet looks younger th... Read more
I remember clearly the first time I realized that my heartburn was probably a symptom of a more serious condition. I was sitting at my desk at work sipping on a cup of coffee, trying to wake up, when I felt a searing pain in my chest. It was as if th... Read more
Last week I started a boot camp. I went four days in a row (yeeeaaahhh!) but I canNOT sleep afterwards. Camp is from 4-5pm so I get done in plenty of time before bedtime. However, I find myself just lying awake until 2-3 in the morning. I thought... Read more
Okay I have been doing this since Jan. 12th. The first two weeks I only walked two times a week. then increase and am up to 5 times a week. I do this at 4 pm daily. Since increasing frequency I am not sleeping as well. My husband said I need to do it... Read more
Early mornings are the only chance I have to exercise but lately I have not been sleeping or sleeping well enough to get up and do it.
I have tried many sleep aids, but nothing works consistently.
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For the past week, I've been having some serious trouble with my diet. Not about eating healthy, really, but about eating at all. I haven't had the drive or the desire to eat, unless I'm absolutely starving. And even then, when I start to eat, I lose... Read more
I make myself 'earn' minutes to watch TV or play computer games by exercising. ie, to watch 30 minutes of TV, I need 30 minutes of activity. 'activity' includes household chores, so this gets me moving, limits how much junk I watch, and gives me a... Read more
As we all face the challenges of tough economic times, many of those who have found themselves jobless, sadly have lost their health benefits as well. With the rising cost of health care, many without benefits find themselves either paying out of poc... Read more
Sleep apnea, which causes severe snoring and stoppage of breathing for at least 10 seconds, may not only lower his sex drive but also increase his risk of high blood pressure and stroke. "When you don't breathe, oxygen levels in your bl... Read more
I found out I have obstructive sleep apnea and will need to use a continuous positive air pressure (CPAP) machine at night to keep my airway open.
I went to the sleep clinic last night to try out face masks and nasal "pillows" and slept there l... Read more
So tonight I have to go back to the sleep clinic that I went to a year ago at the worst point of my insomnia. It's a one year check up and I don't want to go AND I have been been sleeping just fine for a while now, but I guess it will be nice to kno... Read more
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