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Super-Common UTI Symptoms In Women

Super-Common UTI Symptoms In Women

Doing the gotta-go potty dance all the time? Constantly asking “What’s that smell”? Have a love-hate relationship with the toilet? You might have a urinary tract infection, a condition in which bacteria get up inside your urethra, urinary tract, or kidneys, and have a full-on pain party. Don’t panic, though, it’s one of the most […]

Stroke Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

Stroke Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

Each year more than 100,000 women under the age of 65 will have a stroke, according to the American Heart Association.But if you were one of those women, would you be able to recognize the symptoms? In the stroke field, they say ‘time is brain,’” says Andrew Stemer, M.D., director of the stroke program at MedStar […]

Steps to Make Self-Care Part of Your Routine

Steps to Make Self-Care Part of Your Routine

If you, like most red-blooded millennials, spend the majority of your time online, then you’ve probably stumbled upon the internet’s collective obsession with “self-care.” Basically, the concept of self-care refers to making time to take care of yourself without feeling guilty. Methods can range widely, and activities like yoga, reading or taking a relaxing bath […]

Laws of Healthy Old Age

Laws of Healthy Old Age

1. Continue learning Compared to participants of the inner-city Glueck study, the Grant men lived on average 10 years longer than their less-educated peers. However, the 6 percent of Glueck men who graduated from college were just as healthy, even in old age, as the Grant men. 2. Don’t smoke In both studies (and excluding […]

DIY Face Masks For The Gorgeous Skin Of Your Dreams

DIY Face Masks For The Gorgeous Skin Of Your Dreams

Keeping up with the all the fun face masks out there is harder than keeping up with the Kardashians. How do you try them all (and get all their glow-inducing benefits) without going totally broke? Enter DIY face masks. Tweak what you use to suit your skin’s needs that day (dry, oily, flaky) without buying […]

What’s Most Important: Sleep, Exercise or Diet?

What’s Most Important: Sleep, Exercise or Diet?

Q: How do I make an intelligent choice between getting enough sleep, eating well and regularly exercising? I usually sleep when time is tight and stress is high. And I often eat whatever is available rather than spending time to find healthy choices when I’m traveling. Am I better off getting an extra hour of […]

Easy Fixes to Fight Office Fatigue

Easy Fixes to Fight Office Fatigue

If you’re like many people, you probably spend much time battling office fatigue. You’re cruising right along getting work done and then, gradually at first, you feel your body beginning to slow down. Your eyes get heavy, your concentration begins to wander, and then you’re either running for a cup of coffee or an energy […]

Tips to Turn Your Bedroom Into Your Sleep Sanctuary

Tips to Turn Your Bedroom Into Your Sleep Sanctuary

The beginning and end to a successful day is a good night’s sleep. Getting six to eight hours of quality REM sleep improves job performance (and athletic performance), but the National Sleep Foundation reports that daytime sleepiness because of insufficient sleep affects close to 30 percent of workers each month. So what can you do […]

Types of Headaches and How to Get Rid of Them

Types of Headaches and How to Get Rid of Them

Every headache is unique, so Drs. Roizen and Oz don’t recommend using this chart in place of seeing a medical professional. You should go to the hospital immediately if you have any of the following symptoms: sudden onset of the worst headache of your life, vision changes, jaw pain, weakness, sensory changes, difficulty speaking, neck […]

Signs Of High Blood Pressure You Should Know About

Signs Of High Blood Pressure You Should Know About

There are some things that are hard to commit to memory: your mother-in-law’s birthday, how much milk is left in the fridge, and your last blood pressure reading, to name a few.But over half of all Americans will experience high blood pressure, according to the American Heart Association. And considering that high blood pressure essentially […]