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Weight loss can make smart people look silly, confound roomfuls of award-winning scientists, and baffle the rest of us, who are otherwise competent and brilliant in our own right. Somehow the mysterious answers still elude us.
Part of the... Read more
It’s that time of year again, when we reset our clocks and try to readjust to the time change associated with Daylight Saving Time (DST). Some of us breeze through the change seamlessly, yet others feel out of sorts for days. If you have troubl... Read more
PMS. Three little letters that spell dread and discomfort for millions of women every month. It is reported that more than half and perhaps as many as 85 percent of all women experience discomfort related to menstruation, common referred to as Premen... Read more
For many of us, heartburn is an all-too-familiar sensation: a burning in your chest, throat and stomach. Sometimes called "acid indigestion," it occurs when stomach acid comes up from the stomach and into the throat. While certain foo... 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
I have to attempt to slide the various indicators repeatedly before it moves the scale of 1 to 10.
This has been an issue for quite awhile, raising my blood pressure DAILY. Please change the setup or fix it.... 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
Your body's reaction to sleep loss can resemble insulin resistance, or make you pre-diabetic or you may be diabetic and not know. Fatigue and sleeping problems can be due to high blood sugar or spikes, high blood pressure and a host of other problem... Read more
I have been listening to free hypnosis/meditation apps on my iPhone every night when I go to sleep. It helps me focus on my breathing and relaxation for several minutes every night. I am amazed at how much better my sleep is! It has definitely hel... Read more
If your teens are like mine, they love to stay up late, are difficult to get up in the morning, and would sleep until noon if you let them. That is what teens do, especially when they are growing. Teens often make difficult choices and trade-offs whe... Read more
My kids have always been pretty good about going to bed when I tell them it's time. I'm someone who likes to stick to a schedule, so we stay consistent with bedtimes (although what time they get up and how long they nap is a totally different story.... Read more
Last night I was admitted to the UBC sleep clinic for observation.
The check in was not so bad.
The room I was assigned was a bit cold.
The technician was really nice and has been doing this job longer then I have been doing mine.... Read more
So I've just completed the sleep test where I aimed to get up at the same time every day for two weeks and just go to bed when I felt tired, with the intention of finding out how much sleep my body needs.
The result? Fairly useless.
The les... Read more
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