It’s easy to ignore your skin when it’s doing its job right. For most people, basic washing and a little sunscreen is all they need. But when you have a problem with your skin, it can be all-consuming. Acne can break your self-confidence,... Read more
If you've ever scratched your arm or leg and left a trail of white flakes (who hasn't?), then you’ve seen the effects of dry skin. While uncomfortable, dry skin usually isn’t "serious," but it can make a formerly-smooth... Read more
Darn, it happened again! You’ve just tried a new facial cleanser, but instead of the healthy glow you had hoped for, your skin became red, itchy and irritated. With a sigh, you throw the cleanser into the drawer filled with all of your other be... Read more
Looking your best can be frustrating. Just when you get a beauty routine down pat, the seasons change and suddenly you have to start all over again. Keeping your hair and skin in top condition all year round means working with the weather, not agains... Read more
For some people, exercise itself is an uncomfortable activity, with all the sweating, huffing and puffing, and challenge that comes with elevating your heart rate for an extended period of time. But for people with seasonal allergies, the discomforts... Read more
I have lost about 22 lbs in 5-6 months, still trying to get rid of a few more ones-My weight loss wasn't fast as I didn't follow any crash diet, but tried to eat healthily with the help of a dietitian. I have also exercised regularly, walking everyda... Read more
I looked up the calories in a grilled, 4 oz. chicken breast and got the following results: Bullrito's 220, SparkPeople 137, two other sites 187 and 211, respectively. I am not sure which one to use. This is scary because it's only one item, but if I... Read more
I am 21 and have started my weight loss journey, I started at 225 and I am now at 213 after a week and a half, I'm not trying to lose weight really quick but my pounds are shedding anyways, I do cardio and weights almost everyday for an hour or two.... Read more
So, I'm 53 and have been losing a a steady 1-2 lbs a week since September last year. I go to the gym 3 x a week and mix up my workouts so I don't get too comfortable with one thing, and also walk my dog 3 miles a day in all weather.
I know that... Read more
Hypothyroidism as something can make you tired and gain weight, flaking skin, hair loss, dry, coarse and/or itchy skinfatigue, exhaustion,feeling run down and sluggish,fatigue, constipation & feeling cold all the time. Have your thyroid tested.... Read more
Now that winter is officially here, so are the risks of winter injuries. While I live in a climate where snow and ice are rare, many areas of the country are experiencing snow, ice, and cold temperatures like never before. Below are a few of the most... 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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