Health and Fitness

Hannah Calef

Women with infertility may want to get tested for gluten intolerance / celiac disease if they have unexplained infertility, endometriosis or thyroid autoimmune disease. Hidden gluten sensitivity could be the key to conceiving more quickly and staying pregnant.

Kymberly Morgan

Ever wonder how obesity and sugar go hand in hand? Are you confused by the fitness industry bashing sugar yet recommending chemical sugar substitutes? Read on to find out which is better for you and how to cut back on sweeteners to better your health.

AJ Alexander

There comes a time in life, where you suddenly become comfortable with yourself; A mid-life crisis has a tendency to do that to a body. Here, I share some of my thoughts surrounding my body image and weight.

Connie Mistler Davidson

Do you love a good curry? This recipe is so tasty and easy to make, although the chopping can take some time. You can use your choice of veggies; just chop them up and toss them into the mix! Turn your ADD creativity loose on this recipe. Your family and friends will love it.

Sherry Vacik

Cleaning up after a flood is hard, dirty work. Learn about the signs and symptoms of mold exposure and the precautions you can take to keep you and your family safe and healthy during cleanup, while keeping asthma under control.

Jori Reijonen, Ph.D.

While not specific to neuromuscular disease, the modifications and detailed instructions given in the exercise DVD Easy Yoga for Arthritis with Peggy Cappy: Yoga for the Rest of Us will make the yoga exercises demonstrated appropriate for many individuals with neuromuscular disease.

Maria Hester, MD

A subarachnoid hemorrhage can occur when a brain aneurysm ruptures. This serious condition can be immediately life-threatening. While not all headaches are cause for concern, some just might be.

Patricia Villani, MPA, PhD

We often think that we should have a great voice to sing, even when we are home by ourselves. Many of us don’t realize the huge benefits of singing or we might consider signing up for lessons, joining a choir, or singing to our favorite CD today! Read all about it here.

Ronnette Ramirez

Incorporating dance into enrichment programs is essential in every community. When I learned that Khalima Sikorsky, Richmond, Virginia based belly dancer, posted that she was starting such a program, I just knew I had to write about this.

Stacy Wiegman

Echinacea has long been popular for colds and flu because it may help boost the immune system. It appears to be antiviral and stimulate T-cell production, very useful for a cold. However, it may also inhibit hyaluronidase, and this could factor in to decreasing your odds for conception.

Felicity Bleckly

Cochlear implants provide excellent speech recognition for the majority of implantees. The next thing we all want is to enjoy listening to music and hear it the way we once did. Here's some tips about who to get the best sound for music with your Cochlear Implant.

Gail Armanini

A diagnosis of breast cancer can derail even the best financial planning. Regardless of the current state of your finances, there are several steps you can take right now to protect yourself and survive in one piece. Over the coming weeks, we will look at some of the many options available.