By Certified Registered Dietitian, Lisa DeFazio, for GalTime.com Have you ever said “I just want to lose 5 pounds.” There are a few things you can do to make it happen. An easy way to remember these tips is the word “LOSES”. Each letter represents a tip. “LOSES" Lots of fruits, vegetables, and water.
With the obesity epidemic in this country, it should be no surprise when that the next person you go out with may not be the perfect picture of health. But would a health issue stop you from dating someone? Most people on the dating scene say yes.
Question: We are struggling in our sex life, due to sickness. My husband has developed two hernias. The one in his tummy he has had for years, but the one in his groin is newer and starting to cause him pain, including during sex. Do you have any advice to help us cope and stay connected sexually. We are both still very attracted to each other, but his hernia is causing him pain. I know the quick fix is to repair his hernia, but we are currently without insurance. Kind of an extra question to you:
By Tara Weng, for GalTime.com talking sex with your kids It's probably one of the most difficult and fear-inducing conversation to have with your kids--the sex talk. You may think that putting it off until you feel comfortable is the answer but that method usually fails to impact your kids in the right way.
You’re single! You’re free! But you still need health insurance. Often we think of health insurance as something that married women need or those single women who are actually – gasp – grownups! But no matter what your age, position or future plans for matrimony, you need health insurance right now. Fortunately, there are lots of choices for you to sort through. Your Parent’s Insurance
No matter how wonderful being in a relationship with someone is there will always be stressful times and challenges. Relationships reveal to us who we are and the personal growth we need to do. Stressors like: Worrying about money, the economy, your children, your job, etc. trigger the release of adrenalin and stress hormones such as cortisol. When chronically stressed, we tend to be at our worst in relating and coping. We often trigger stress in others which creates a reinforcing loop adding to the malaise.
The following tips have been gleaned from government websites for staying cool and beating the heat, but first, a rule that ought to be a law: Never, ever leave children or pets in a parked car; don't even think about it! Now, here are the tips ...
Erectile Dysfunction (ED), is no laughing matter. Research shows that approximately one out of ten men experiences ED or a loss of libido at least once in their lives. ED has numerous causes, and according to the National Institutes of Health, approximately 5% of 40-year-old men and between 15% and 25% of 65-year-old men experience ED on a long-term basis ... and it is becoming increasingly more common in younger men.
Just a little tired all the time, dealing with vague aches and pains...or really sick? Is your body working overtime to keep you healthy? Maryanne has three live radio shows each week, and on Maryanne Live she interviewed Deanna Duke, whose journey to health led her to write The Non-Toxic Avenger. We think her results are so important that we're sharing them here.
Sometimes when things aren't going so well in romantic relationships, the best thing to do is focus on yourself and "return to the basics" as they say. I spent a week at the Optimum Health Institute (“OHI”) in San Diego, a place with a mission to “serve as a change agent for humankind by improving the physical, mental and spiritual well-being of everyone we touch”, and was inspired to write about it and how I’ve persisted in improving my health practices over my life through baby step after baby