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
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
I’m not a psychiatrist, but if a friend came to me and said she was feeling so hopeless that she couldn’t function at work; that she was going through a box of tissues every few days because of her unexplained crying spells; and that she... Read more
Being overweight is associated with high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, and a host of other serious medical conditions. Recently though, medical researchers have added another potential consequence to the list: gastroesophageal reflux disor... Read more
Fibromyalgia is a mysterious condition, characterized by long-term pain throughout the body. In many cases, it is accompanied by tenderness and swelling in the joints, muscles or other soft tissues (known as "tender points"). Fibromyalgia a... Read more
I was told I have a fatty liver 1 year ago.
My numbers are from Dec 2011 - April 2013:
AST:38, 64, 40, 44, 69
ALT: 76, 108, 66, 88, 123
April 2013 my numbers were AST 69 (max should be 37), and ALT 123 (max should be 65).... Read more
I dont' know if anyone else has this problem: During the week I am super healthy. I always have cooked beans/rice/bulgar and veggies in my fridge that I eat for lunch. Dinner consists of veggies and either chicken stir fry, turkey breast, and once... Read more
I have to shop by the month. That first week i feel like im starving and wanna eat everything. I have gained as much as 10 to 20 pounds in a week no joke. The rest of the month im not hungry at all and sometimes have to make myself eat . This one wee... Read more
Okay, I've been struggling with my weight for years since I was 13 and now I am 19 in college living alone in an empty apartment and I need to get down 80 pounds. I have been trying so hard to eat healthy foods and thought I was on the right track bu... Read more
i put fresh lime in my water..The health benefits of lime include scurvy, digestion, constipation, eye care, piles, peptic ulcer, respiratory disorders, gout, gums, weight loss, skin care, urinary disorders,... Read more
Last week Coach Nicole emailed me a link to an article published in the New York Times regarding midlife eating disorders. While I was quite aware of anorexia, bulimia and binging being diagnosed in young women, I was unaware of the rise of these dis... Read more
I first heard about Female Athlete Triad Syndrome a few months ago from one of the female running coaches at my gym. However, after doing my own research, I discovered this syndrome has been an issue for quite some time. I was surprised to read tha... Read more
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