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
Hypothyroidism, the chronic condition of an under-active thyroid, affects millions of Americans. It's most commonly caused by chronic autoimmune thyroiditis or Hashimoto's disease, and can result in a variety of symptoms, including: weight ga... Read more
Digestion isn't the kind of thing you have to think about much. You eat, and well, digestion just happens. Usually we're more concerned with what we're eating (Is it delicious? Does it meet our nutritional needs?) than what happens after... Read more
You're miserable: achy, feverish, and exhausted. Your head is pounding, and you're nauseated. All the tell-tale signs are there; it's the flu. Before you stock up on ginger ale and jump into bed for the week, you might consider phoning a... Read more
I have suffered from eating disorders in the past few years, and am currently trying to recover. At the beginning of my recovery I gained a lot of weight, which was necessary to heal but now I would like to tone up a bit without falling back into old... Read more
A good friend of mine has quite a strange eating routine. She only eats boiled chickpeas and boiled vegetables (mainly fennels, zucchini, broccoli) for EVERY single lunch and dinner, every day. The only add-ons are a tbs of oil and a tbs of mixed see... Read more
Hello! I have had chronic fatigue for 20 years and need to lose 40 pounds after a severe, year long "crash". I am going to start a graded exercise program starting at just 1 minute per day so I am not going to be burning a lot of calories at first.... Read more
Hi everyone! My name is Caroline and I am 22 years old. I'm starting the program because I've been having a hard time maintaining a healthy weight for myself, espeically because I've had to change a variety of medications over the years. I've also no... 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
I'm taking driver's ed, to become a coach bus driver - I've already been offered a job! Yesterday, right about 2pm, my eyes start rolling around in the back of my head and a fellow student starts snoring! What to do?! We discussed it - it's a majo... Read more
The body's immune system is a marvelous thing. When an unwanted antigen invades the body, armies of white blood cells work hard to provide protection. The body produces antibodies to destroy whatever it perceives to be harmful. Typically, that means... 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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