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
If you've incorporated strength training into your exercise regimen, congratulations! You're cultivating a healthy habit that will help make you better at, well, pretty much everything. But just like other aspects of a healthy lifestyle, stre... 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
Though food is supposed to be one of life's simple pleasures, few things cause more angst and confusion. It's no wonder why. We're constantly being told which foods we should eat to be healthy, which diets we should follow to be skinny, w... Read more
It's blamed for a host of ailments: headaches, digestive distress, weight gain, poor immune function, hormonal disruption, and even behavioral problems in children. But does gluten, the natural-occurring protein found in wheat, barley, rye and so... Read more
I herd it's normal to feel fatigued when you stop eating gluten. Does anyone know about how long it lasts? I have been completely gluten free for about a month now. Before that I slowly eliminated it from my diet hoping it would help.... Read more
I successfully avoided binge eating in January by recognizing triggers (anxiety, eating after dinner, having certain foods in the house) and committing to some different choices that in the past have helped me to avoid binging (consistently tracking... Read more
Anyone else have no problems with exercise fatigue but get absolutely exhausted taking a shower? Is there any truth to what they say about having your arms over your head being very fatiguing?... Read more
Exercise to Help Chronic FatigueChronic fatigue can be a debilitating condition that makes it difficult to make it through daily activities because you feel so exhausted. While it may be tough at first to muster the energy to exercise, physical activ... Read more
Magnesium protects us against heart disease, lowering blood pressure, protecting against diabetes preventing the recurrence of kidney stones and improving the symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome. Magnesium supplements also strengthen muscles and wor... Read more
We will not let disease destroy all that is us! Pain/illness isolates but together we can meet goals of health and wellness despite complex physical/mental challenges, fears, and limitations.... Read more
It's important for people with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) to work in conjunction with their health care providers to start a healthy, reasonable exercise program. Physical activity should be gentle and should be increased slowly over time (in... Read more
Today we're giving away five copies of a fascinating new book: Are You Tired and Wired?
We featured this book in our "must-read" roundup earlier this month, and we were thrilled when the author offered to give away five copies of the book to luc... Read more
As a mom, laying in bed and missing out on your kids lives is devastating! The guilt and the depression is so heavy.
I suffer from chronic migraines and medications failed. I had migraines 5-6 days a week. That's a lot. I tried Botox which gave me... Read more
I found an excellent article about what CFS is. Please see below.
I was diagnosed in the mid 1990s. I have times where I am better than others, and times when I will... Read more
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