If you live with migraines, you might already be familiar with the pain and discomfort they cause. Migraines are a specific type of headache often identified by episodes of throbbing pain and, sometimes, nausea, vomiting or sensitivity to light. Migr... Read more
You're miserable: achy, feverish, and exhausted. Your head is pounding, and you're nauseated. All the tell-tale signs are there; it's the flu. Before you stock up on ginger ale and jump into bed for the week, you might consider phoning a... Read more
Your body breaks down the food you eat into a type of sugar called glucose. After you eat a meal or snack, that glucose makes its way into the bloodstream, causing the level of sugar in your blood to increase. Your pancreas responds by releasing the... Read more
Hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, is a common complication of diabetes. In fact, the majority of people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes will experience hypoglycemia at one time or another—even if their diabetes is well controlled. Hypoglycemia c... Read more
Does this sound familiar? "My joints are achy, I feel stiff all the time, and it’s hard to get out of bed in the morning." If there were ever a good excuse not to exercise – if there were ever a defensible time to throw in the t... Read more
So, I am relatively new here, meaning I have been a member for years but recently started embracing the message boards and blogs. I have a huge problem that nobody, not even my doctor, has been willing to help me with. I have been struggling with ext... Read more
just got over severe pancreatitis and gallbladder surgery (5days post op) I and still eating healthy but I can't do most of the exercise I did before for almost 2 more weeks. Any suggestions? I walk in place but can only do about 30min.... Read more
Last summer I was in crisis from severe insomnia. An emergency doctor put me on Remeron. I gained 20 lbs in 6 days! By the end of the month I was up 40. I took myself off of the meds but still can't shed the weight. Very active, eat right. Help!... Read more
After several Dr's I can't even get my T3 tested (I'm not covered) on levothyroxine now 9 yrs or so. I live on SSI ONLY and now can barely take care of myself. Sleep comes only a max of 2 hrs at a time, during day, at night insomnia. Hair is almost a... Read more
I woke up this morning with a severe migraine and was unable to go to the gym. Thankfully felt a bit better after lunch. Just got in 2 hours of cardio. Woo-hoo! I am totally new to exercise but I am loving it.... Read more
We all have them--and when we succumb to our food cravings, we often overindulge. It is sometimes a stumbling block that leads us to binge eating, deflated motivation, and problem that can get us off track from reaching our goals.... Read more
I work out hard in the morning. I usually have lots I need to get done in a day so I need to seriously fuel up to get me through it and to recover my spent energy from my heavy workouts.. My breakfast is my highest calorie meal of the day. It can... Read more
Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com. She blogs monthly on the topics of menopause, health and fitness.
By Cathy Cram, M.S.
This is the third blog in the series on menopause... Read more
Editor's note: The media has been abuzz about the swine flu, which has sickened and killed people in the United States, Mexico and elsewhere. From cable channels to newspapers, stories of the flu outbreak are everywhere, but much confusion remain... Read more
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