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
I remember the first time I heard the word blog. I had to ask for an explanation, and even then wasn't exactly sure why I should be interested in reading, much less writing, a blog myself. According to Merriam-Webster, a blog is "a Web site... Read more
To some, "blogging" may seem confusing or somewhat intimidating. Heck, even the word “blog” itself sounds a little sci-fi. But I’m here to tell you that blogging is actually quite easy, and it can be immensely helpful in s... Read more
Juicy tomatoes growing under the Tuscan sun, oranges that burst with life, the steamy warmth of fresh-baked breads—there are several mouth-watering reasons to treat your taste buds to the flavors of the Mediterranean. The food is magnificent!
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By now you've probably heard the latest research. Sitting is even worse for our health (and fitness) than we thought. And even if you do exercise regularly, you still face health risks if you are sedentary for the rest of your day (you know, the... Read more
When I click on a notification that a blog that I follow has been updated, I want to read that blog. This 'summary view' assumes I want to browse, and means that I have to click and wait for it to load to read the actual update I wanted to see.
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We all know how important it is to keep moving--and how easy it is to cut back on sleep when there are many demands on our time. But I've learned that when I don't get at least 7.5 hours of sleep, life starts to unravel. I'm more easily tempted to sk... Read more
Blog Blog Blog Video Diary: more than a pastime. More than a hobby. The heart & soul of me. If I could I would blog daily. (Health issues prevent it.) What I can't say I can show. What I can't show I can sound out (w music) what I can't face I can s... Read more
Before I started medical school, I noticed something strange about the skin of some of my family members, the ones who were overweight or obese, like I was then.Various folds of skin--on the neck, arms, and legs, among other places--I noticed their s... Read more
Hey, dailySpark readers, it’s Anne again from the food and fitness blog fANNEtastic food! In my first guest post I shared my tips for packing a healthy lunch in five minutes flat, and today, in honor of summer, I’ll be sharing some of my favorite tip... Read more
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