Healthy Habits Lead to Healthy Aging

Healthy Habits Lead to Healthy Aging

As we age, our bodies tend to change. While some changes are inevitable, we can work to maintain or improve healthy dietary habits that promote a healthy and happy lifestyle. Susan Bowerman, M.S., RD, CSSD, CSOWM, FAND – Director, Worldwide Nutrition Education and Training at Herbalife Nutrition offers tips to get you on track. Balancing Your Nutrition A healthy diet and active lifestyle is the best way to protect your health as you age.  Balanced meals contain protein to keep you full and sa...

Home Remedies For Stomach Flu

Home Remedies For Stomach Flu

With flu season fully underway, families might be worried about the stomach flu – and with good reason. This virus is extremely contagious for your family and the can live up to two weeks on surfaces. That's troubling since this is one of the most common childhood outbreaks. When different members get sick and pass on the contagion, there's no quick, easy relief until the disease has run its course. Let's learn about the stomach flu, its causes and what home remedies for stomach flu you can u...

8 Tips To Improve Your Sleep

8 Tips To Improve Your Sleep

These common sense habits can make a real difference to how rested you feel, especially if you’re a night owl. Generally it’s not wise to change your lifestyle based on the results of small studies with a handful of participants. However, when the resultant advice chimes very closely with common sense and doesn’t demand much from you in terms of time or money, there’s little harm in giving it a whirl. A new study published in the journal Sleep Medicine looked at the habits of 21 “night owls” ...

How To Have More Energy

How To Have More Energy

Beat the slump with these tips. 1 in 3 of us claims to feel permanently shattered, with the pace of modern life the biggest energy sapping culprit, according to Mintel research. Many of us turn to knocking back a coffee, but that will only mask the symptoms of tiredness. You’ll perk up temporarily because it stimulates the delivery of more oxygenated blood around the body, but when it wears off you may feel even worse. Try these tips instead. Drink more water Dehydration can induce fatigue an...

5 Common Health Issues that are Interrupting Your Working Day (and How to Manage Them)

5 Common Health Issues that are Interrupting Your Working Day (and How to Manage Them)

These issues with your health can be impacting your productivity at work immensely. Putting in a productive shift at work is something the majority of us will strive to do every day. Accomplishing all the tasks set for us and, where possible, going beyond the call of duty by getting extra jobs done, earns us brownie points with our employers, helps out our colleagues, and means that we can end the day feeling satisfied. But however much we might try to achieve this on a daily basis, it might ...

How To Improve Your Gut Health

How To Improve Your Gut Health

Fix your gut health to look and feel better. What’s your gut feeling? According to mounting evidence, that’s one of the most important questions you can ask yourself when it comes to health. Your gut, after all, is responsible for letting in nutrients and water while keeping out toxins – as long as it’s working properly. Let it start to leak and it’ll allow substances into your bloodstream that shouldn’t be there, causing a host of problems. A healthy gut depends on good bacteria, a solid lin...


Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disorder that attacks the myelin sheath covering nerves. Symptoms vary in severity based on the amount and location of nerve damage. Symptoms include tremor, lack of coordination, unsteady gait, tingling or pain in body parts, numbness or weakness in one or more limbs, partial or complete loss of vision in one or both eyes, double vision or blurred vision, slurred speech, fatigue, dizziness and heat sensitivity.


Migraine

A migraine is a type of vascular headache of varying intensity and is often accompanied by nausea, vomiting and sensitivity to light and sound. More than 3 million people suffer with migraines.


Kidney Disease

In chronic kidney disease, also known as chronic renal failure, there is a progressive loss of kidney function. Chronic kidney disease often goes undetected until the disease is in advanced stages. Almost 14 percent of people are diagnosed with chronic kidney disease.


Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder that manifests as pain in various parts of the body, especially in the muscular and skeletal tissue. Of the 3 million who are affected, most are women.


Epilepsy and Seizures

Epilepsy, a condition in which people have recurrent seizures, affects three million people. While it can affect people of all ages, it is most commonly diagnosed in children. It is a central nervous system condition in which the nerve cell activity in the brain is disturbed. More than half of the cases have no known cause.


Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a common and often debilitating condition. This condition is characterized by the overgrowth of tissue that lines the uterus, called the endometrium. Side effects of endometriosis include chronic pelvic pain, painful menstrual periods, and painful intercourse, gastrointestinal upsets such as diarrhea and constipation and nausea. Some severe cases result in infertility.