Health & Fitness

Before Bed Workout

Are you out of shape and trying to make a change? Are you trying hard enough to make this dream of being thin a reality? If you are still overweight or are not comfortable with your weight and think that you should not weight as much as you do then the answer to that question... Read More »

Coping with Acne

I’m sure everyone is well aware that there are emotional effects caused by acne, and sometimes those effects are severe and far-reaching. More than those obvious red bumps on your face, there are effects of acne that could not just be healed by any cream or acne solution and that is the emotional scars left... Read More »

Supplements for Building Muscle

If you were to walk into your local health and nutrition store looking for supplements that build muscle, you’ll probably find yourself confused and amazed at just how many products there are to choose from. With so many supplements available, it can be a little on the tricky side to decide which ones will help... Read More »

Relieve Back Pain with Exercise

Research shows that nearly 80% of Americans will, at one time or another, experience some type of back pain in their lives. Back pain can be the result of weak muscles, so often the treatment is simply to increase core strength. Core muscles – those between your hips and your shoulders can become “imbalanced” resulting... Read More »

Rock Climbing For Beginners

When you hear the words “rock climbing”, what comes to mind? Do you cringe in fear of the altitude? Or does the adrenaline start pumping through your entire body before you even have time to think about it? Rock climbing is definitely not a sport that will be for everyone, nor is it for the... Read More »

The Perfect Patient

Did you realize how important your job as a patient really is when you speak to your doctor? Most people just do not do a good enough job when trying to communicate their information to their doctor, and often they give much too little pertinent information for the doctor to move forward. Try to think... Read More »

Too Sick for Work?

It doesn’t matter if it’s your spouse, your co-workers, or your boss that you’re worried about when you consider calling your boss to tell him or her that you are too sick to come in. Try as you might, you’ll never be able to hide from the common cold! Before you drag yourself into work,... Read More »

Cosmetic Surgery: Questions To Ask Yourself

I’ll bet you didn’t know that there are good candidates and bad candidates for plastic surgery. I don’t necessarily mean if you are physically a good candidate. There are a lot of questions that you need to ask yourself to determine whether or not you are going to be a good candidate for surgery. For... Read More »

Things That Make You Go Hmmm..

There are a lot of things in the world that make me pause, think, and end in a good ole hmmmm… We’ll leave the philosophical talk at the door, and get down to some interesting, and possibly unknown tidbits about your body. • Goose bumps: Did you know that goose bumps actually have a scientific... Read More »

A Guide to Breast Cancer

Everyone knows what Breast Cancer is – but how much do you really know about it? Do you know the symptoms? Do you know when to call a doctor? Do you know the types? This article should leave you with some great information that will help you better understand this devastating disease. Be sure to... Read More »

3 Surprising Reasons Why You Are Gaining Weight

Have you spent weeks in the “diet zone” only to find out that you’ve actually gained weight, instead of losing it? Sometimes, it doesn’t seem to matter if you’ve reduced your calories or increased your activity level – the scale didn’t lie. You’ve gained a few pounds! Before you toss that scale into the garbage,... Read More »

Does Shift Work and Sleep Problems Go Hand-In-Hand?

If you work shift work, you may have what doctor’s are calling “Shift Work Sleep Disorder” (SWSD) because you work nights or rotating shifts. Often people who work shift work have difficulties sleeping during the day and that means that they’re not getting the rest that they need to function properly. SWSD creates problems with... Read More »