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
Store shelves are drowning is books and magazines dedicated to the care and maintenance of your body. Your abs, your thighs – even your heart – get special attention. But what about your mind?
Why does it seem like the brain, y... Read more
Heart disease is not a disease that only affects men. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), heart disease kills more than 500,000 women annually. In 2001, well over half of the people who died from heart disease were women.
Yet... Read more
You've been sticking faithfully to your calorie range and exercise plans for awhile now, but you're not seeing the results you want on your scale. Meanwhile, your weight -loss buddy is happily watching the pounds melt away week after week. No... Read more
You probably don't think about your teeth that much unless you drink something icy cold or that little postcard reminding you to schedule your next dental appointment shows up in the mail. However, you should really give your pearly whites more a... Read more
Hello, I just joined. I battle a disease that requires me to take steroids,orally daily. Then an infusion of steroids monthly. Losing weight feels like an uphill battle. I'm trying to stay positive, get my walking in,and keep my food intake down.... Read more
I found out that I have Barrett's disease and just had my second treatment to burn it very painful so I am really learning to be careful about not only what I eat but how much and at what time so alot of planning but hopefully will pay off in the end... Read more
I'm new here and am desperately seeking out some support to lead a healthy lifestyle after going overboard in the past and now falling off the wagon.
I have some bowel problems that don't allow me to eat high fiber foods (esp. raw)... Read more
Thyroid. I have had thyroid disease since I was in my 20's and was able to keep the weight down and do okay. Now that I am post menopause and approaching 50...not so much. It there a group with people in my situation?... Read more
Tight control of BP (blood pressure) in diabetics lowers the risk of strokes, heart attacks and heart failure and slows the progression of diabetic kidney disease...Read more at the link below... Read more
The science magazine Natures said Virgin Oil Oil may have the same effects of Ibuprofen. It may also inhibit the oxidation of LDL (bad) cholesterol. A tsp per day may help in treating arthritis, cardiovascular disease, high cholesterol,& in pain ma... Read more
In 2001, Kim Rhyne gained 20 pounds in six weeks. Normally an energetic women’s ministry leader in Cleveland, she was suddenly so exhausted that she could barely drag herself out of bed. “I wasn’t eating a lot more or doing anythin... Read more
If you are a Dancing with the Stars fan, you are likely familiar with co-host Brooke Burke-Charvet’s recent surgery to remove her thyroid cancer. Unfortunately, Brooke’s history with thyroid issues is not unique; an estimated 27 million A... Read more
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