You’ve tried mints, gum and mouthwash but nothing works. Bad breath is affecting your social life, causing you to shy away from your loved ones and preventing you from speaking up at work. You’ve already spent a small fortune to cover it... Read more
What is the single, most common problem that most dieters face when trying to lose weight? Will power? Nah. Temptation? Sometimes. Emotional eating? Bingo! That’s why it takes so much more than good intentions and information about nutrition an... Read more
Proper breathing is an underestimated, but critical building block of good health. Slow, deep breathing gets rid of carbon dioxide waste and takes plenty of clean, fresh oxygen to your brain and muscles. More blood cells get the new, oxygen-rich air... 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 want to change your life and improve your health. So you joined SparkTeens, which is a great step, and started a healthy nutrition and fitness plan. Whether you're looking to drop a few pounds, eat more vegetables, or get in shape, you'll... Read more
I am 10 days post opp and trying to start eating food. I am having a hard time eating anything without feeling very sick. I feel very weak throughout the day and I think it is because I have no food in me. Is this normal? Any advice to help me?... Read more
I wish I wasn't so frustrated with eating healthy. I have been trying, but apparently not hard enough. I am just so frustrated because my weight loss has been so slow. I thought that 2 pounds a week would be beneficial for me. I am not sure now h... Read more
I currently am trying to join the military but my blood pressure is too high. I've never really been the one to be healthy, but now i have to be does anyone know foods that i should avoid that has high sodium in it?... Read more
Learn to breath. When you wake up in the morning, take a big cleansing breath. When you leave the house, stop and take a deep breath. Before you enter work or begin your next chore, stop and take a big cleansing breath.Our body needs oxygen and we do... Read more
For my students, breathing is the topic in yoga that prompts the most questions: How do you breathe in yoga? Should it be loud? How do I make that "noise" when I breathe? When the poses get too hard, I become out of breath. How can I keep b... Read more
I don't relax very easily. I am naturally a nervous, anxious, fidgety person. (Just ask my boyfriend how distracting it can be to watch a movie with me--I'm up every 30 minutes or so and constantly readjust on the couch.)When I started practi... Read more
I sweat a lot. I am always soaked at the end of spin class and crusted with salt after a long run. I used to be embarrassed by my copious perspiration and comments at the gym "Did you just go swimming? Need a second towel?", but it's just the way my... Read more
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