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The Top 5 Facts Women Need To Know About Heart Attacks

Women are more likely than men to have "atypical" symptoms. These often include:

4. Poor lifestyle choices are responsible for the lion's share of heart attacks.

Risk factors you can change to lower your risk include smoking, physical inactivity, obesity, high cholesterol, high blo...

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Sticking to a Healthy Lifestyle

I am not what you would call a consistent person especially when it comes to working out. But let me tell you when I am on a working out kick I do till I fall out because soon enough I get off the beaten path. The path to which my success therein lies... So I know I donít have to be an expert to fig...

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Allergic to UV rays?

Have you ever broken out with mysterious rashes several minutes or even hours after having exposed to bright sunlight? You may actually be sensitive to UV rays! Even if you're wearing clothing the UV rays can pass through and you may erupt in bright red splotches.

It has a name! Polymorphou...

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Have More Confidence, Look and Feel 10 lbs. Lighter



I copied this from a recent post by SP member KELLIEBEAN. She thinks she may have seen it on blog.fitbit.com. but she's not sure.

I teach yoga and find myself saying similar things over and over but never as clearly as this.


Align Your Spine: Sit up Straight...

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The Top 5 Facts Women Need To Know About Heart Attacks

1. Women do not always have the "typical" symptoms of a heart attack.

A heart attack occurs when blood flow to the heart muscle stops. Although women can experience the classic symptom---severe, clutching pain in the chest---they are more likely than men to have "atypical" symptoms. Thes...

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11 Most Common Nutrient Deficiencies

11 Most Common Nutrient Deficiencies


If you eat a balanced, whole-food diet like the one described in my nutrition plan, youíre probably getting adequate amounts of the vitamins and minerals your body needs to function.

If not (and this applies to the majority of the U.S. populatio...

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What Lack of Sleep Does to Your Brain

What Lack of Sleep Does to Your Brain


Science may still be discovering the mechanisms behind why sleep is so important to your health, but you have probably experienced waking up after a poor night's sleep, feeling cranky, over-tired and mentally foggy.

This is only a small fractio...

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The Top 5 Facts Women Need To Know About Heart Attacks

Heart disease kills more women every year than diseases perceived as more threatening, such as breast and lung cancers.

When it comes to the fear factor, breast cancer has a clear edge. Most women are terrified of the disease---and rightly so, since it kills 41,000 U.S. women every year. Lu...

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My secret to success is to exercise daily, eat right and sleep peacefully!

I typically walk in the evening and always after a meal and at least 2 hours prior to bedtime.
I do a set aside deliberate walk everyday. When the weather is crumby, I dance. Prior to exercising I do light stretches to help loosen up. While I am dancing/walking a pay attention to my arms/legs an...

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Keep It Simple and Forgive Myself

The most important thing about any weight loss or exercise program for me has to be simplicity. If it makes life too hard I won't keep it up. I try not to worry about scales and regimes.

I have come to realise that I don't have to punish myself for anything. Just letting go of the self-blame...

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