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The Link Between Obesity and Asthma

Obesity could increase your risk of asthma because of changes in your respiratory muscles and other related conditions, according to this study.

By Eli Hendel, M.D.

Is It Asthma or Something Else?

If you have asthma that doesn't respond to conventional therapies, it could be because one of these conditions is the root cause of your breathing troubles.

By Eli Hendel, M.D.

Low-Carb Diets Different for Men and Women

Low-carb diets have become increasingly popular for promoting weight loss and heart health, but your gender might affect the outcome.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Spring Cleaning Your Pantry and Fridge

Inspire yourself to lose weight with these spring cleaning tips that can help create order in your kitchen and support healthy eating.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

The Scoop on Powdered Collagen Supplements

Collagen supplements can help with chronic illnesses like diabetes, joint pain, and obesity. Here's how to take it properly.

By Nancy Monson

Obesity's Impact on Rheumatoid Arthritis

If you have RA, obesity can put you at greater risk of complications from your disease. Here's what we know about the link.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

How to Lose Weight When You're Hypothyroid

Losing weight can be hard when you’re hypothyroid, but you can succeed if you follow these key tips.

By Mary Shomon

Weight Loss Challenges for Thyroid Patients

Learn how to overcome these five key challenges to weight loss when you have a thyroid condition.

By Mary Shomon

Childhood Obesity Heralds BIG Diabetes Risk

Childhood obesity appears to nearly quadruple the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Here's why we need to take action and face this growing health crisis.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Are You Eating the Wrong Omega Fatty Acids?

Do you eat too much unhealthy omega-6 and not enough healthy omega-3. Here's what you should know about these fatty acids, and which foods have them.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.