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
I have developed severe lactose intolerance. I can no longer even tolerate lactose free milk or yogurt. I need suggestions on how to get my calcium. I cannot have almonds or almond milk in my home as my son has a nut allergy.
I... Read more
I'm addicted to Zumba and need to do some form of it everyday. I just caught a severe cold and was wondering if it's ok to try to workout during this time or if it will just make things worse? I am a generally healthy person despite being a bit over... Read more
I've posted before on my little blog about not loving the gym enviornment but now I'm dealing with anxiety about going to the gym. Me saying I dislike the gym is the understatement of the year for me!
So up until 3 weeks ago I've been going 3-4... 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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