Sunday, April 19, 2015

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HealthGal

HealthGal, Health Guide

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Health and lifestyle journalist;Physician Assistant;HealthCoach;Nutritionist

Losing Weight in Middle Age May Hurt Bone Health

Your doctor tells you that you’ve packed on some extra heft as you became menopausal and he suggests to you that you need to shed some weight, because those extra pounds equal extra risk of developing hypertension, heart disease, diabetes and a whole host of other diseases.  You are inspired to drop the pounds and you start a Read moreChevron

posted 04/17/2015, comments (0)|
Celeste Cooper

Celeste Cooper, Health Pro

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Chronic pain patient, educator,and advocate

How to Report Foot Pain Symptoms

Foot pain can vary from being mildly annoying, to extremely severe. When you think about it, they are one of our best supporters. Our feet are the furthest body part from our heart, and poor blood circulation may contribute to pain and poor healing. When our feet hurt, we aren’t as active, so our lymph system, which depends only on... Read moreChevron

posted 04/02/2015, comments (0)|
Alisha Bridges

Alisha Bridges, Health Guide

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Just a girl trying to defeat psoriasis.

3 Tips to Maximize Your Dermatology Visit

Have you ever completed an appointment with your dermatologist for your psoriasis, and felt as though the visit was a waste of time? They either told you things you already knew, or for some reason you weren’t as vocal about your concerns about your disease as you would have liked? Many doctors see many patients per day, so the time you... Read moreChevron

posted 03/30/2015, comments (0)|
Karen Lee Richards

Karen Lee Richards, Health Guide

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Co-Founder of the National Fibromyalgia Assn.

How Exercise Improves Pain Tolerance

Although study after study has shown that exercise helps reduce fibromyalgia pain, we've had little understanding of why until now. Scientists have long known that during prolonged strenuous workouts, our bodies release endorphins, a kind of natural opiate that reduces pain and enables us to continue exercising. But they haven't known why (or... Read moreChevron