You're killing your workout, feeling strong and confident. Maybe you're three miles into a brisk walk, a few meters into your swim routine or in the home stretch of a 5K run. Your heart and lungs are cooperating, your form is on point and you... Read more
Pain is a real, well, pain! How many times have you been gung-ho to start a new workout routine only to feel like you've been hit by a ton of bricks on day two? Something as simple as walking down the stairs can feel like torture. Most of us have... Read more
PMS. Three little letters that spell dread and discomfort for millions of women every month. It is reported that more than half and perhaps as many as 85 percent of all women experience discomfort related to menstruation, common referred to as Premen... 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
For two years I was a sex-ed teacher. One of my favorite subjects to teach was puberty, which required me to ever-so-gingerly reveal the story of the birds and the bees to a room full of red-faced fourth graders. Over the course of three days, I&rsqu... Read more
...need to see a doctor to get treatment and the treatment would involve serious medications; it would not involve lemon juice, dandelion root or anything else that you could get over the counter. The best thing you can do for...... Read more
Mild dehydration can make you tired. Symptoms of dehydration include dry mouth, fatigue, no urine/dark urine, sweating, muscle cramps, headache, rapid heart beat & nausea. Drinking water is an essential treatment for dehydration, but Fruits and veggi... Read more
Cramps can be a real nightmare, especially when they wake you at night. Leg cramps most commonly hit your calves and hamstrings, though they can show up in just about any muscle. Sometimes they seem to come out of nowhere, but they can also be clearl... Read more
Before you jump into the pool less than an hour after eating, you may want to read this. Below, the experts weigh in on whether it’s OK to go straight from noshing to swimming, plus two other popular beachtime beliefs.“Jellyfish sting? Pe... Read more
Just when you thought fat and calories were the biggest restaurant hazards, some new threats have been making headlines lately. Chipotle was recently subpoenaed by the Federal Grand Jury when more than 140 Boston University students contracted n... Read more
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