All Entries For sickness

4 Soothing Stretches for Cold and Flu Relief

Congestion and soreness symptoms due to sickness are no fun. Next time you catch a bug, try these four simple yoga poses for some comfort and hopefully a little relief.
Posted 3/2/2017  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 61 comments   66,828 views
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9 Home Remedies You Should Never Try

Discover which natural 'cures' can do more harm than good
Posted 11/11/2013  6:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 29 comments   130,995 views
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5 Ways to Stay Healthy This Winter

Your winter woes answered, with tips on how to treat--and weather--cold symptoms, body changes, injuries and more.
Posted 11/5/2013  6:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 9 comments   20,264 views
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You Asked: ''Is It Okay to Exercise When You Have a Cold?''

When you're not feeling 100%, it's best to listen to your body.
Posted 4/21/2012  6:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 26 comments   41,578 views
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Everything You Need to Know about Preventing Cold & Flu

Cold and flu season is here - do you now the difference in the symptoms? We've rounded up a variety of resources to help you learn all about colds, the flu, and your immune system.
Posted 12/15/2011  10:00:00 AM By: Denise Tausig : 11 comments   32,022 views
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Poll: Did You Get a Flu Shot This Year?

Every year, especially since having kids, I go back and forth about getting the flu shot. I've never gotten the vaccine for myself, which I might live to regret some day.
Posted 1/18/2011  10:25:01 AM By: Jen Mueller : 161 comments   30,436 views
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Quiz: The Secrets of People Who Never Get Sick

Wonder why some people get sick all the time and others are seemingly a picture of good health? A new book might hold the answers.
Posted 11/16/2010  4:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 70 comments   57,871 views
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An Easy Way to Battle the Common Cold

Recently I read about one simple technique that could alleviate some of the symptoms that come with the common cold. I think itís worth a try.
Posted 10/15/2010  10:28:16 AM By: Jen Mueller : 69 comments   29,975 views
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Hand-washing Is Still the Best Way to Prevent Illness

Hand-washing is one of the most effective means in preventing illness, but sometimes we need to be reminded of this importance.
Posted 1/20/2010  4:00:00 PM By: Nancy Howard : 131 comments   34,190 views
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Is Gluten Intolerance on the Rise? What You Should Know

Gluten-free foods are on many supermarkets shelves. Learn how to tell if these products are for you.
Posted 12/21/2009  1:41:46 PM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 83 comments   23,578 views
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Exercise Reduces Sick Time Better Than Drugs

As cold and flu season quickly approaches, questions arise about exercise and illness. Can exercise help protect you from getting a cold? Research says "yes."
Posted 10/20/2009  1:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 124 comments   55,033 views
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5 Surprising Foods that Fight the Flu

Did you know some specific foods eaten when you feel cold or flu symptoms coming on could help you feel better more quickly?
Posted 10/19/2009  12:00:00 PM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 45 comments   50,561 views
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Can 8 Cups a Day Protect You from Cold and Flu?

Want to avoid the cold and flu this year? Raise your glass (of water) and drink up!
Posted 10/16/2009  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 97 comments   34,152 views
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Is it OK to Exercise When You're Sick?

With the advent of cold and flu season right on our doorstep, learn when it is best to skip your workouts and when to carry on.
Posted 10/10/2009  6:37:05 AM By: Nancy Howard : 132 comments   44,224 views
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