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Garlic Nutrition Facts

Garlic is a food that healthy eaters either love or hate. But if you're trying to watch your waistline or improve your diet, garlic nutrition can …

Nutrition

How Long Does It Take for ADHD Medication to Work?

How long ADHD medication takes to work depends on the type of medication you have been prescribed. Typically, ADHD medication falls into two …

ADHD

5 Infections That Cause Birth Defects

Infection during pregnancy is a major cause of birth defects. Infections that would typically result in no or mild symptoms in an adult can have …

Viruses

4 Advances in Leukemia and Lymphoma Care

Every year, advances in both medicine and technology lead to new and exciting ways to potentially treat leukemia and lymphoma and to help care for …

Surgical Management of Premenstrual Dysphoria Disorder

When you have PMDD, you have an increased sensitivity to your reproductive hormones, namely estrogen and progesterone. This sensitivity is believed …

Pregnancy

How to Eat a Well Balanced Vegetarian Diet with Type 2 Diabetes

A vegetarian diet is a diet that does not include meat, fowl, seafood or any products containing these foods. There are a few types of vegetarian …

Nutrition

How Ketogenic Diets Impact Our Body and Exercise Performance

Ketogenic diets have become one of the most popular trends in quick and dramatic weight loss. Commonly referred to as the “keto diet”, it promises …

Weight Loss

Gluten-Free Diarrhea, Constipation, and Heartburn Medications

If you have celiac disease or non-celiac gluten sensitivity, you sadly may be accustomed to gastrointestinal issues such as diarrhea, constipation, …

Gluten

Recovering From a Broken Hip

Hip fractures are among the most common types of broken bones, and once over the age of 65, a broken hip is the most common reason why people need …

Pain

The Connection Between IBD and Psoriasis

People who have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) also sometimes develop other diseases or conditions that are called extra-intestinal manifestations …

Pain

Is Water Flossing Better Than String Flossing?

Let me paint a situation for you. You have your dentist check-up tomorrow and you’re madly flossing because you’re worried about your bleeding gums. …

Dental Care

Should You Make 15,000 Steps per Day Your Goal?

​If you own a pedometer or fitness band, it's likely that it has a suggested goal of 10,000 steps per day. But would you be smarter to set the goal …

Coronary Heart Disease

What Women With PCOS Should Know About Food Sensitivities

For women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) who suffer from food allergies, intolerances, and sensitivities, enjoying food can sometimes be a …

Nutrition

Thyroid Surgery Complications More Common Than Reported

As more thyroid cancer is being diagnosed, the result is that more thyroid surgeries—known as thyroidectomies—are being performed. While the rate of …

Medicine

Nutritional Factors That Affect Hashimoto's Thyroiditis

Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is the most common autoimmune disease and the main cause of thyroid disorders in the United States. While the specific causes …

Fibromyalgia

Mindfulness Tricks to Keep Kids Calm at the Doctor's Office

Sweaty palms, racing heart, inability to focus, and imagining the worst-case scenario are part of just another visit to the doctor’s office waiting …

Mindfulness

Goal Setting and Social Anxiety Disorder

Goal setting can be helpful in overcoming some aspects of social anxiety disorder (SAD). Below are some tips to help you set and achieve goals in …

How Vitamin B12 Deficiency Affects the Body

Vitamin B12 deficiency is one of the most prevalent nutritional deficiencies. It causes an array of symptoms ranging from fatigue to forgetfulness to …

Vitamins

Vitamin B-6 Requirements and Dietary Sources

Vitamin B-6, or pyridoxine, is a member of the water-soluble family of B-complex vitamins. It's required for protein and glucose metabolism, and you …

Vitamins

How Much Vitamin B-12 Does Your Body Need?

Vitamin B-12, or cobalamin, is a member of the water-soluble family of B-complex vitamins. It's required for normal function of nerve cells, DNA …

Vitamins

6 Steps to Avoid Tension While Running

It's important to stay relaxed when running because tension can cause improper running form, which may lead to fatigue, decreased performance, and …

Embarrassing Running Problems

If you've ever had diarrhea, sore nipples, rashes, or other embarrassing issues while running, you're not alone. Most runners have had to deal with …

Diabetes

7 Ways to Find Running Routes When Traveling

One of the things I love about running is that I can do it anywhere -- including when I'm on vacation or traveling for work. But finding safe running …

Travel

17 Commonly-Asked Questions About Learning to Run

You may have wanted to start running for a while now, but had several fears or concerns that were holding you back. <i>What should I wear? How do I</i> …

Bread

What's the Best Running Surface?

<i>"Is it better to run on the road, sidewalk or trails? Am I more likely to get injured on one surface versus another?"</i><p>Although running on a sidewalk …

Marathons

Signs Your Running Shoes Need to Be Replaced

Running in old or worn-out running shoes can lead to running injuries. Over time, your running shoes lose shock absorption, cushioning and stability. …

Shoes

How Long Does It Take To Break in Running Shoes?

<i>"I recently got new running shoes. My feet were a little sore after the first couple of runs in them, and I got a few blisters. How long should it</i> …

Shoes

How to Make Your Running Clothes Last Longer

If you run regularly, it's a good idea to invest in some technical running clothes. Unlike cotton clothing, synthetic fabrics, such as CoolMax or …

Hacking

Can I Wear Trail Running Shoes When Running on Roads?

<i>"I have a pair of trail running shoes. Is it safe to wear them when running on roads, in addition to trails?"</i><p>Whether you're running in regular …

Running

Tips for Safe Travel When You Have Low Vision

The saying goes, “a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step,” but what happens when you are traveling as a person with low vision and …

Hacking