Sleeping is just as important to survival as eating, drinking, and breathing. But for people suffering from insomnia, getting enough sleep can range from challenging to impossible. Although the cause may seem elusive, in many cases, simple detective... 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
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, approximately 60 million Americans suffer from insomnia each year. Many of these people rely on medication to fall asleep, but research shows that relaxation and meditation exercises can... Read more
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
You hear all the time that to lose weight, you should track what you eat. Well, a 2008 study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine shows that keeping a "food diary" may double your weight loss efforts.
Researchers fr... Read more
This is a must read for anyone thinking of putting their child on meds for ADHD, this may help. When my daughter was in elementary school, we thought she had ADD or ADHD because she couldn't stay focused on her school work & would not eat her meals..... 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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Now, I don't measure fruit/veggies accurately, and I'm not counting calories, but I still wanted some insight on my food diary over a couple days.
1/2 a medium to large spaghetti squash
2 over easy eggs
1 teaspoo... Read more
I use a 'mums diary' to keep track of everything during the day and then update SparkPeople in the evening when I have a little time to myself. These diaries are great as they have seperate columns for each child, which I use for tracking my fruit/ve... Read more
Dogs and children can sleep right through a bad thunderstorm as we had last night till 3 AM and I couldn't go to bed. I checked on my 7 year old DGD and she was dead to the world.. Dogs laid under the fan and slept right on. I like quiet when I sleep... Read more
In some individuals, foods, medications, latex or insect stings cause an immune response. More than 170 food or food additives have been found to cause allergic reactions. However, over ninety percent of those responses come from eight common food ty... Read more
Something in common with many of the Success Stories on SparkPeople is that those members used our free Nutrition and Fitness Trackers to help them reach their weight loss goal. Being able to track your nutrition intake and how much fitness activity... Read more
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