It’s true. A carbohydrate-rich diet can inflate appetite and girth. Low-carb diets do promote short-term weight loss, but are accompanied by some severe dangers. So what should you do? The truth is, you can have your carbs and eat them too&mdas... Read more
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
Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, causes painful symptoms (like heartburn and acid regurgitation) that usually occur after meals. An exact cause of GERD hasn’t been pinpointed, but certain foods and lifestyle habits seem to trigger GERD... Read more
Cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, and diarrhea are some of the common and uncomfortable symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Unfortunately, no one has yet discovered a specific cause for IBS, but there are many factors that are... Read more
The relationship between exercise and gastro esophageal reflux disorder (GERD) is a tricky one. For some people, moderate exercise can help reduce GERD symptoms and benefit the body in countless other ways too. In a 2004 study in the gastroenterology... Read more
Debating having my thyroid checked, after reading about it, seems like I have a lot of symptoms that could relate to it. Can't hurt right?? Haven't had it checked since I was 14 and I'm almost 22 now... Read more
Read an article about symptoms of gluten intolerance. I have almost all of them, bloating, digestive problems, vertigo, fatigue, etc. Do any of you know of a gluten free diet I can try? #help #glutenfree... Read more
Yuck... I'm taking metformin to help with PCOS symptoms. The good news is that I've lost enough weight that I have to lower my dosage... the bad news is that while I'm figuring it out I have sugar crashes & have to eat extra calories. :-[... Read more
Hi all, Health issues (overweight, gout, high blood pressure, and pre-diabetic) caused me to really consider a lifestyle change. Started pescatarian diet 4 weeks ago. Mostly veggies with fish twice a week. So far so good. Lost 7 pounds. #vegetarian... Read more
Some people may not be aware that gout is a type of arthritis. Gout mostly strikes men over the age of 40. It occurs when too much uric acid builds up in the blood and then lodges in a joint, usually the big toe.Its symptoms are usually a very sore... Read more
Cherries May Help Reduce Risk of Gout AttacksPainful, stiff and inflamed joints are a few of the characteristic symptoms of gout, which is a type of arthritis that is typically, but not always, located on your great toe.When an attack occurs, the pai... Read more
People living with SLE and Fibromyalgia. Tips to endure flare up times and every day fatigue and pain symptoms. A safe, welcoming community together celebrating our small and large victories.... Read more
Britney Spears is looking good. Not only has her hair grown back, but she has slimmed down, too. (I don't think Britney was overweight, but you have to admit she did look pretty unhealthy during her series of personal crises over the last couple of y... Read more
Your husband says he has a nagging pain below his ribs, chest tightness that won’t quit or has simply been feeling sluggish lately, but doesn’t feel like calling his doctor (or doesn’t have one). Here are three symptoms he (and you)... Read more
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