You hear doctors all the time telling you that your health is important. For women, there are many potentially life-saving tests you should receive. You should get a mammogram every two years starting at age 40 and earlier if you find a lump or your doctor recommends it for you.
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If you are a swimmer, especially during the summer months, it can cause your hair to become damaged very quickly. Whether you’re swimming in the ocean, a lake or a pool, the water and sun can damage your hair until it is dry and brittle. In the pool, chlorine helps
Did you know that your fingernail health can show you how strong or weak your bones are? Those with weaker bone density actually have weaker fingernails as well. Whether you are looking to increase your bone and nail health or you just want more fabulous nails, here are some foods
There are many reasons you could be exhausted. You could have a change in your schedule, haven’t been sleeping well, haven’t been eating correctly, and so on. Here are some reasons you might be tired all the time that aren’t food related and how to feel better: You’re living with
We’ve talked about how to stop overeating, but we haven’t talked about what happens in your body when you do. Chances are you over-ate at least once during the holiday season and paid the price. Here’s what actually happens when you feel a little too full after eating a big
The holidays have come and gone and you might be feeling a little icky after all of the decadent dishes, desserts and drinks. It is okay to treat yourself but now is the time to detox and dive into a new eating and exercise routine! Drink more water. If you’ve
Perfect skin can be caused by genetics, but it also needs a little TLC. If you’ve been suffering from skin woes and are jealous of your smoothly skinned friends, here are some easy and inexpensive habits to adopt. Give yourself a massage or get a facial weekly. Massage is great
Bloating can be an unpleasant experience that happens to anyone at any time for many different reasons. You could be bloated and gassy from eating certain foods you don’t digest well, swallowing too much air, being too stressed or anxious or are bloated from overeating or drinking too much. You
Whether you’re a new runner or run many miles a day, you might be wondering how to increase your speed. Here are some rules to help all kinds of runners learn to run faster and beat their personal goals: Get a body composition test. Learn what percentage of body fat
Spring and summer are right around the corner (finally!) and that means getting out your short shorts and bikinis. It also might mean you’re looking into getting a bikini wax. Here are some tips to remember before you head to the salon: Always request a new pot of wax each