Research has told us for decades how important it is to exercise and keep our bodies healthy. For many people, getting enough exercise is a regular struggle. For some, however, exercise becomes an obsession that can be detrimental to health and well-being. I once had a client who would wake up at 4:00am every morning…
It's 8:30am on a holiday weekend in Santa Monica, I’m sweaty, I’m fatigued & I feel FANTASTIC! I just walked out of a hot yoga class that was so much more than a body-chisel experience. It was my me-time, my personal time to re-connect with myself, my happy space to raise my energies and simply…
Here is a peek into what I eat for a typical week. Small, smart, and frequent meals are the way to go. I also included some of my recipes for you to try. Monday: Breakfast: Coffee with frothed almond milk + 1 tsp butter (gee) Post work out snack: Power shake (see my Holiday smoothie recipe)…
While symptoms that include mood swings in younger women may be due to hormonal fluctuations, career pressure and family obligations, mood swings in older women often have different causes. The later stages of life affect individuals differently, depending on personal circumstances such as relationships and health issues. Mood swings in elderly women can be a symptom of an underlying illness.
Fevers in children can be frightening for their parents. In fact, the leading cause of emergency room visits for children is a fever, according to eMedicinehealth. In most cases, fevers caused by a minor infection, but some types of fevers in children are more serious and can be a cause for concern.
You may become concerned with the contents of your child’s diaper, especially if things seem a bit abnormal. Loose stools are a fairly common problem in children and are usually not something that you should worry about. Still, you should know the causes, how to treat the problem and when to call a doctor.
Exercise is generally safe for pregnant women and might even make you feel better. Physical activity gives you more energy and might help relieve back pain and constipation that are common during pregnancy. Exercise during pregnancy should focus more on overall wellness than weight loss, which isn’t recommended while pregnant.
Occasional vomiting isn’t much to get worked up over, but when your child starts vomiting with a fever, you’re likely to take note. You want to do your best to take care of your child, but you aren’t sure whether you need to visit the doctor. Pay attention to her symptoms and the way she is acting to determine the cause of the problem.
Dandruff may begin to be a problem as your child hit puberty. Most younger children don’t have to worry about dandruff, according to Baby Center. When children hit puberty, their hair glands begin to produce more oil, which can cause skin flakes from the scalp to clump together and become more visible. A yeast may also have some responsibility in causing dandruff to form on your child’s scalp.
To many families, the holiday season is not complete without a decorated tree twinkling in the window. Each year, U.S. tree farmers sell an estimated 25 to 30 million pine and fir trees, according to the National Christmas Tree Association. For people with Christmas tree allergies, this abundance of pine and fir needles can make allergy symptoms difficult to control during holiday festivities.