Category: Health (page 1 of 3)

Six ABS Exercises That Will Kill Your Belly Fat

Belly fat is not just aesthetically bad for you, but also can be harmful for your health. If belly fat is not controlled, over a period of time, you can develop heart borne diseases, diabetes and high blood pressure. To get rid your pooch, all it takes... Read More

Cutting back on added sugar

Not so sweet after all—added sugars can harm your health. Too much added sugar in your diet can lead to obesity, but it’s also linked to an increased risk for chronic conditions like type 2 diabetes and heart disease. It’s important to understand... Read More

Top 10 Migraine Triggers

Researchers are still trying to understand what causes migraines. One theory suggests migraines may be caused by imbalances in brain chemicals like serotonin, which helps regulate pain in your nervous system. Another belief is that migraines may be due... Read More

Burn Calories While Crossing Off Your To-Do List

While it’s recommended to get at least 30 minutes of exercise each day to better your overall wellbeing, some days you simply don’t have the time. But that doesn’t mean you can’t sneak it in—one study even suggests that accumulated short... Read More

10 Healthy Afternoon Snacks

By Helen Sanders  It’s 3pm. Your head is bobbing above your desk. Your stomach is muttering curses. You’re daydreaming about supper. You’re in serious need of some healthy afternoon snacks. We’re not going to recommend carb-crushing cookies or... Read More

Teens, Sleep & Daylight Saving Time #DST

This Sunday (March 11) we spring forward, meaning we’ll lose an hour of sleep.  For adults, it may be an annoying inconvenience, but for teenagers (45% of which aren’t getting enough sleep to begin with) it can spell disaster in the forms of... Read More

Why Couples Should Diet Together

It’s been well-proven that “social dieting” makes weight loss more fun and successful—especially with programs that include elements like the spirit competition, teamwork, encouragement and, of course, gentle peer pressure (you don’t want... Read More

#GliderGloves – Gloves that allow you to use your touch screen and keep your hands warm

It’s a cold winter day.  You’re all bundled up keeping nice and warm but you need to use the maps app on your phone to get to your destination.  You have to take off your gloves to swipe and tap your way to figure it out. ... Read More

Why do women have more insomnia?

Far more women than men suffer insomnia or chronic sleep trouble, and middle-aged women suffer most of all, according to an international study commissioned by Calm. Women are 40% more likely than men “always” to sleep... Read More

6 Ways to Control Stress Sweat

Stress is bad enough on its own. Unfortunately for most of us, however, stress usually also brings with it stress sweat, which tends to be particularly stinky, staining, and embarrassing. Given that there are two to four million sweat glands... Read More

Tips for Overcoming Judgment that Comes From Seeing a Shrink

It is often the assumption that if you go to therapy that you have serious problems you cannot manage on your own and there is something fundamentally wrong with you.  In reality, if someone is attending therapy, they tend to be on the healthier side... Read More

Change Up Your Morning Routine With One Simple Fix! – @mouth_watchers

Change up your morning routine with Mouth Watchers® You hear the loud buzz of your alarm – time to rise and shine. Face washed? Check. Shaved? Check. Makeup on? Check. Hair styled? Check. What about your teeth? While the first thing you do... Read More

The Latest News on Concussions May Help You Recover Faster

By Joy Stephenson-Laws, JD (Proactive Health Labs)    Whether you are a concerned parent or family member of a football player, someone who has had a concussion or just someone who wants to be more informed, this blog will help you know more than... Read More

Are You Misguided In Your Headache Treatment?

You May Be Missing The Root Of The Problem, Doctor Says It’s human nature to want to take the shortest route to ending debilitating pain, and that’s part of why the pharmaceutical industry makes its hundreds of billions of dollars each year, says... Read More

Bug bites: Avoid the itch and scratch

Ouch! Once again it’s bug bite season. While some insect bites create a minor itchy spot, others can make you seriously sick. Knowing what bugs are in your area, how to protect against bites and what to do if you are bitten is important for everyone... Read More

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