Often described as an intense throbbing or pulsing in one specific area of the head, a migraine headache is a condition that can't--and shouldn't--be ignored. This severe headache can last for a few hours or up to several days. People who suf... Read more
Headaches can be frustrating, popping up when you're tense, stressed, dehydrated or otherwise unbalanced. It's easy to blame them on the obvious culprits: a late night, a skipped meal or an insane work schedule. But some of your healthiest ha... Read more
While scientists don’t completely understand why allergies develop, they do believe that a combination of things create the immune system confusion, from genetic predisposition to environmental factors.
There are two main categories of ris... Read more
Darn, it happened again! You’ve just tried a new facial cleanser, but instead of the healthy glow you had hoped for, your skin became red, itchy and irritated. With a sigh, you throw the cleanser into the drawer filled with all of your other be... Read more
An estimated 18 million adults use herbs in some form, and the sale of these products continues to increase.
Herbal supplements, which come from plants that have medicinal properties, claim to cure, treat, or prevent disease.&n... Read more
Good morning. I joined this board early this month but have not written much. I retired early this year and have been very busy with getting work done in the house and trying to pretty up the outside of the house. I enjoy this board and hope to pa... Read more
I had a pretty bad alergic reaction on Friday and my doctor put me on steroids. Since Friday I have gained back 7 pounds! I'm kinda freaking out. Has anyone else had to seal with steroid weight gain and does it come back off fast?... Read more
Had a similar reaction when I told my sister I was lifting weights regularly. She asked why, and I told her because I like it. Same goes for weight loss; "You're too skinny"..."Well, I put in hard work, and I love my body this way."... Read more
Sometimes we fall off track & lose our direction. The most important thing is how we respond to it. Reaction is more important than any action. Our reaction is the most important step than the initial action. For example, we can make a simple mistake... 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
Most people assume that individuals are overweight because they eat too much at every meal, or they are always making unhealthy choices. But as you probably know, thatís not always the case. New research is looking at how people react to food in di... Read more
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