Wellness

5 Signs Your Exhaustion Is A Symptom Of A Much Bigger Problem

Feeling tired all the time? Read this.<p>Ask a coworker how they’re doing before 10 a.m. and odds are you’ll hear “tired.” Actually, ask any time of day and there’s a good chance you’ll hear some version of sleepy, spent, or downright exhausted.<p>Fatigue has become ubiquitous thanks to our …

Fibromyalgia

Why you should never drink coffee first thing in the morning

How many times a week do you start the day with a coffee first thing? I reckon at least five, seeing as coffee is basically required by most humans to even vaguely function. For many people coffee comes before <i>everything;</i> not even breakfast makes its way further up the priority list.<p>But it turns out …

PopSugar

8 Reasons Magnesium Is Such a Miracle Mineral

The superhero of the mineral world, magnesium benefits so many areas of our overall health, from brain function, to muscle movement via DNA …

Vitamins

Want to Stay Alert and Productive All Afternoon? Try Any of These 9 Simple Hacks

Want to beat the 4 o'clock slump?<p>If you're like most people, the late afternoon is not the most productive moment in your workday. Instead, you find yourself zoning out during meetings, struggling to focus on complex tasks, and maybe discreetly yawning at your desk.<p>Are there things you can do to …

Self-improvement

8 (Unexpected) Anxiety Triggers You Should Know About

Anyone who's experienced anxiety knows what a terrible, debilitating feeling it is. Oftentimes, you may wonder why it's happening to you or if …

Vitamin D

What Are The Health Benefits Of Magnesium? It Can Calm Anxiety, Help You Sleep, And A Zillion Other Things

Plenty of people vastly prefer natural supplements to help them cope with insomnia and anxiety. I remember how leery I was of the medications my …

Vitamins

Finally—5 Reasons for Insomnia, Explained (and How to Get Some Shut-Eye)

A reported 41 million American workers say they don’t get enough shut-eye—and that’s just those in the workforce. A lack of sleep is not only …

Sleep

The 2018 sleep trends an expert wants you to know about

Next year's sleep predictions<p>As we approach the new year, many of us will be taking a step back from the festivities to think about what it is that …

Drinking Tea Before A Workout Will Improve Your Sweat Sesh In These 6 Awesome Ways

I'm a coffee gal, through and through. I love it, and even though it's been low-key suggested by doctors that I cut my consumption down (and …

Mount Sinai Hospital

How to Get Through a Hangover

The misery that is a hangover has no cure (aside from not drinking in the first place), but there are many at least marginally effective treatments. …

Alternative Medicine

7 Foods That Affect Chronic Fatigue

Chronic illnesses take an enormous toll on our bodies over an extended period of time, making them some of the most insidious and damaging health …

Nutrition

Can sitting in an 82-year-old mineral water bath tub really do anything for your health?

The Roosevelt Baths and Spa in Saratoga Springs, New York, are more than 80 years old — and they look it. The spa consists of 42 individual …

You Should Probably Sit Up For This: Physical Therapist On Building Better Posture

Bad posture, which physical therapist Rupal Patel says "close to 100 percent" of Americans struggle with, can lead to health problems.

Yoga

The U.S. Cities Getting The Least Sleep [Infographic]

On average, an adult requires 7 to 8 hours sleep every night but across the United States, many people are getting far less than that. Back in 2014, the CDC found that over a third of Americans aren’t getting the sleep they need. A further analysis of the factors impacting our sleep was conducted …

South Dakota

Weird Ways Weighted Blankets Can Help You Hack Your Life

Weighted blankets are primarily billed as tools to help folks with mental illnesses get some relief from symptoms like anxiety and insomnia, and it's …

Physiology

11 health benefits of swimming

We share some of the many benefits of swimming, courtesy of Healthline.<p>1. It works your whole body, from toning muscles to building strength and …

News (South Africa)

How to survive Christmas if you're menopausal

Symptoms are exacerbated by stress and tiredness<p>If I were to wish anything for you this Christmas it would be stamina. It doesn't matter how …

Emotions

This Find is Your Secret to Dealing With Holiday Stress

Besides keeping us toasty and comfy, blankets are a simple way to add texture, pattern, and an inviting element to your home. But according to recent …

Emotions

A Million Steps: Developing a Health Promotion Program at the Workplace to Enhance Physical Activity.

The workplace is a key setting for the prevention of occupational risks and for promoting healthy activities such as physical activity. Developing a …

Physiotherapy

Pinterest reveals the top 10 wellness trends for 2018

From air purifying plants and Tai Chi to 'me time' and essential oil food recipes…<p>The new year is all about making healthy resolutions and setting …

Tai Chi

Why Is My Period Heavier At Night? Your Period Follows Your Circadian Rhythm, Too

The Circadian Rhythms & Your Period<p>First postdoc I recorded period gene rhythms in single cells. Still love this video- 3 days in 8 secs #rhythms …

Human Anatomy

Ways You're Unknowingly Making Your Crohn's Disease Worse | Reader's Digest - Reader's Digest

You're lacking a proper treatment plan<p>alexkich /Shutterstock<p>Experts agree that medical noncompliance can be dangerous, especially for those with …

Nutrition

Is this cult-beloved magnesium supplement the answer to your anxiety and sleep issues?

Every so often, a wellness product bursts into the zeitgeist and suddenly, <i>everyone</i> you know is talking about it. Much like unicorn toast and …

Lifestyle

19 Things You Can Do Today to Be Healthier and More Productive, According to Science

A few tweaks here and there can help you bring out your best self.<p>Wondering if it's better to workout in the morning or at night? Whether that multivitamin you pop every morning does anything? Or perhaps how long you need to workout to start to see results?<p>As it turns out, scientists have been …

American Society of Clinical Oncology

I Tried a Sleep Massage for Insomnia

There's nothing I won't do for better sleep. I have hidden my phone, set a bedtime, quit caffeine—I’ve tried sleep teas, sleep elixirs, and sleep gummies. I’ve taken Melatonin and NyQuil. But none of the above has ever significantly improved the quality of the low-grade sleep I'm accustomed to. I …

Can chewing gum improve your golf scores?

Forgot dropping cash on a new driver or spending hours at the range. Turns out all you need for an improved golf game is...gum and caffeine.<p>Studies by the National Institutes of Health have shown that "a moderate dose of caffeine consumed before and during a round of golf improves golf-specific …

Golf

These Tweets About Stuff People Do In Bed Are Honestly Way Too Relatable

What do you do in bed? At first glance, that question sounds dirty to me. And, honestly, I wish I was doing some dirty, crazy things in bed, but …

Trends

Brew Your Way to Calm: These Are All the Best Teas For Anxiety

"Anxiety can have many different causes, and there are many different physiological patterns behind feeling and experiencing anxiety," said Dr. Amy …

Alternative Medicine

How My Japanese Heritage Influences My Wellness Routine

Candice Kumai Kintsugi Wellness ($18)<p><i>Kumai's latest book,</i> Kintsugi Wellness, <i>dives deeper into the Japanese approach to wellness—think of it like</i> The …

Get a Grip on Your Workouts With GymPaws

When you’re banging out reps at the gym, it’s your muscles that are supposed to get fatigued — not your hands. Friction from gripping dumbbells …

Fitness