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Christina Applegate's Insomnia Got so Bad, She Ended Up 'Feeding an Imaginary Baby'

A self-confessed night owl, Christina Applegate knows all too well the pain that comes from a lack of sleep. The Emmy-winning actress recently opened …

Sleep

5 Healthy Reasons You Should Immediately Schedule Your Next Vacation

You need and deserve a break.<p>Your obsessive work schedule wasn't created with your best interest in mind.<p>It wasn't designed for maximum efficiency or for your emotional wellbeing. It was created to keep you busy. To ensure that, above all else, you are a productive worker. And that's where the …

Happiness

Pioneering prostate treatment for tens of thousands of men gets NHS green light

A pioneering prostate treatment which means tens of thousands of men could be spared major surgery has been given the green light.<p>NHS watchdogs have approved the new technique to treat one of the most common medical complaints facing older men.<p>Around half of men over the age of 50 suffer from an …

Cancer

Know These 5 Stages of Sleep For Better Rest

Have you been sleeping wrong this entire time?<p>We get it. There’s no better feeling than an extra 10 minutes of snoozing on a warm, cozy bed.<p>But did you know that it could actually make you more tired?<p>I know, it sounds counterintuitive. More sleep = more tired doesn’t seem like an equation that …

Sleep

11 of the best cheap cycling shorts that will keep you comfortable on the bike without giving you pain in the bank balance

How to keep your bum comfy without breaking the bank

Cycling

Is It Better to Get Up and Walk Around With Insomnia, or Just Stay In Bed?

You've tried counting sheep…and shoes, and to-dos, and vacation days, and whatever else pops into your head—and still you're wide awake. According to …

Sleep

This Is The One Thing You Should Do After Work For A Better Night's Sleep

When you come home at the end of the day, I'm willing to bet one of the only things you really want to do is just go to sleep. But even if you've had …

Living Rooms

9 foods you should never eat before bed

Unfortunately for your after-dinner dessert, coffee ice cream does contain actual coffee — and its caffeine. Some even have bits of coffee beans in …

Nutrition

3 Best Sleep Supplements to Fall Asleep Fast

Insomnia, restlessness, and weird work schedules can make regular, restorative sleep something of an enigma.<p>If you’re struggling to fall and stay …

Sleep

Stress Isn't Killing Us – but Stressing About It Might Be

Eliminate sugar, don't be sedentary, avoid stress – these are our modern-day health "commandments." But are these things we're told we must eliminate …

Mindfulness

What does it mean if your RDW is high?

A test to determine red cell distribution width shows variation in the size and volume of a person's red blood cells.<p>Results of the test, along with …

Medical Research

Signs and Symptoms of Insomnia

Insomnia symptoms are typically stratified into difficulty initiating versus difficulty maintaining sleep. These insomnia symptoms, however, are not …

Sleep

What is pancreatitis? Condition DJ Avicii suffered from prior to his death

<b>Questions still hang over the cause of death of Swedish DJ powerhouse Avicii at the age of 28.</b><p>But we do know that in 2016, the talented musician was …

Medicine

Could we please, for the love of all things good, stop these annoying robocalls?

My smartphone rings. It’s a number I don’t recognize. I ignore it, and the caller leaves a message, “You will be taken under custody by the local cops,” says a robotic-sounding female voice.<p>I know right away that it’s a scam, likely one of a half-dozen calls I’ll get today. And it’s not even noon …

Identity Theft

These Are the 5 Sex Positions That Burn the Most Calories

Skip the gym and hit the bedroom.<p>Lazy sex has it joys. But sometimes what you really crave is athletic sex—the kind that makes you sweat, gets your …

Exercise

Beyond Subway Tile: 9 Gorgeous Backsplash Alternatives

While I love the look of a classic white subway tile, I can't help but get a little giddy when I see something a little bit more special. Adding a …

Interior Design

16 Dining Rooms with Delightful and Diverse Gallery Walls

Every home tells a story. You just need to know where to look and understand the language it speaks. Each little detail, décor piece and accessory …

Interior Design

The Number of Cardio and Weightlifting Sessions a Beachbody Trainer Recommends Each Week

Whatever your goal is — weight loss, muscle gain, or overall health — one thing we have to decide each week is how many times to work out. The next …

Exercise

The five-step method for falling asleep (even when you have the worst insomnia)

If you're sick of counting sheep in an attempt to nod off, we feel you.<p>Attempting to cure your insomnia is no mean feat - but one woman thinks she …

Sleep
Medicine

Strength Routines for Developing a Strong and Healthy Upper Back

<b>A strong upper back is vital to minimize shoulder joint and shoulder girdle injuries.</b> Many athletes and training enthusiasts love the pressing and …

Workouts

A Trainer Says to Ditch Crunches For These Ab Moves Instead

Of all the core exercise variations out there, crunches definitely dominate in terms of popularity. But are they <i>actually</i> effective for achieving abs, or have we all been wasting our time? Personal trainer Ridge Davis helped us settle the debate once and for all. Spoiler: there are better moves to …

The 10-Minute Bench Press Solution

Make Gains, Bury the Pain<p>The Problem<p>Know what sucks? Not being able to do what you were once great at, or seeing your performance slowly get worse. …

11 fitness myths that are doing more harm than good

Unfortunately, there's a lot of workout advice out there that won't help you meet your goals and could actually do more harm than good.<p>Here's an overview of some of the most enduring workout myths and misconceptions, as well as the real science that can help you meet your fitness goals in a healthy …

Exercise

35 Ways to Blast Your Fat Away for Good

Destroying the fat around your midsection takes work. Sure, your training and nutrition both play major roles, but when it comes to getting—and …

Scientists divulge latest in HIV prevention

A far cry from the 1990s "ABC" campaign promoting abstinence and monogamy as HIV protection, scientists reported on new approaches Tuesday allowing …

Public Health

Guacamole

Ingredients<p>3 ripe avocados<br>• 1/4 cup cilantro (with stems), chopped<br>• 1 clove garlic , minced<br>• 2 tablespoons lime juice<br>• 1/2 teaspoon salt<p>Nutritional facts Per …

Food

9 Best Weighted Blankets for a Good Night's Sleep

If you’re one of the 164 million Americans who struggles with sleeping, you’ve probably found yourself scouring the web for the best weighted …

Sleep

20 Ways To Keep Year-Round Abs!

Flat abs are the prize of the fitness world, but some people believe that defined abs are simply not in the cards for them. I believe the opposite: …

Nutrition

Tip: The Leg Day Warm Up You Need

Squat more and get injured less with this simple warm up.<p>One of the main things holding people back from a big front squat is their hips. Not because …

Workouts