Monday, May 20, 2019 by: Chloe Divino Tags: active exercise, common cold, exercise, fever, fitness, goodhealth, illness, light cardio, light exercise, light strength training, natural healing, sickness, slender, strengthen immune system, walking, Yoga (Natural News) You woke up early with your morning workout already planned. The moment you get out of bed, you feel it — a coming sneeze, a soreness in your throat, perhaps some body pain. It has long been accepted that exercise boosts the immune system. Yet when you already feel sick, should you still work out? The answer is — it depends. Some experts follow the “above the neck” rule when guiding patients on whether it is okay to exercise when sick. According to this rule, if the symptoms you are experiencing are above the neck, such as a stuffy or runny nose, a sore throat, or an earache, it is likely safe to exercise. However, if the symptoms are below your neck, such as body aches, fever, or … [Read more...] about Should you keep exercising when you’re sick?
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By Karen D'Souza | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: December 17, 2018 at 7:00 am | UPDATED: December 17, 2018 at 7:04 am Has your holiday ever been totally ruined because you got sick on the way to grandma’s house? It happens to the best of us. You are working so hard to get everything done before you head home for the holidays that you neglect yourself. Instead you focus on buying the perfect presents and disentangling snarled holiday lights (which is impossible). All of that comes on top of your already hectic schedule. Worst of all, precisely when you’re at your most overwhelmed, you have to pack the whole family onto an airplane. All of you are tired and cranky and then you get trapped in a plane with dozens of total strangers and all their germs. For several hours. No surprise what happens next. “Holiday travel may lead to increased transmission of infectious diseases due to cooler weather which results in congregation of people in … [Read more...] about Traveling for the holidays? Here’s how to avoid getting sick
× Food & Drink Home & Living Money Parenting Relationships Style & Beauty Travel Wellness Work/Life Finds MORE FROM HUFFPOST News Politics Entertainment Communities Opinion HuffPost Personal Videos ©2018 Oath Inc. All rights reserved. HuffPost News × 8 Everyday Tasks And What They Feel Like For A Person With Anxiety Wellness “I feel like all eyes are on me. I feel like I can’t walk right, I can’t breathe right, and everyone knows." By The Mighty, Contributor 12/07/2018 03:26pm ET “8 Everyday Tasks, and What They Feel Like for a Person With Anxiety” was originally published on The Mighty. By Sarah Schuster Everyone’s lives are different, and not everyone has the same routine. But there are a few everyday tasks most of us do: wake up, go to work, come home, eat, sleep — just to name a few. When you live with anxiety, even small everyday things can be … [Read more...] about 8 Everyday Tasks And What They Feel Like For A Person With Anxiety
Monday, November 12, 2018 by: Zoey Sky Tags: chronic illness, goodhealth, hypersomnia, insomnia, longevity, mental health, obesity, oversleeping, physical health, sleep, sleep deprivation, sleep disorders, stress (Natural News) Several studies have already confirmed the dangers of sleep deprivation, but is there data on the effect of sleeping too much? An article in the Journal of the American Heart Association, which covered a meta-analysis that involved over three million individuals, revealed that people “who slept nine hours a day died earlier than those who slept eight [hours].” Those who slept 11 hours had an increased odds ratio risk of about 50 percent. Can you have too much sleep? Do you need to get less than seven to eight hours of sleep every night, or is sleeping for too long a marker for a certain condition? If you stay up late, you’ll need more sleep the next day. You’ll also need more sleep if you’re not feeling well. … [Read more...] about Is too much sleep bad for you? Expert weighs in
Make no mistake. Vampires walk among us every day.Not the blood-sucking types, such as Kiefer Sutherland in “The Lost Boys.” These are a more insidious sort. They’re energy vampires, as Dr. Judith Orloff calls them in her new book, “The Empath’s Survival Guide: Life Strategies for Sensitive People.”Perhaps some already come to mind. Maybe it’s the co-worker who operates in victim mentality and believes the world is out to get him. They come to you for compassionate listening, and you end up giving them countless hours of unpaid therapy. Or maybe it’s your drama queen friend, who always has a crisis and either turns to you for help or blows off plans with you to deal with the drama.“It’s somebody who can suck you dry,” said Orloff, a New York Times best-selling author. She’s also on the psychiatric clinical faculty at the University of California, Los Angeles. “When you’re around one, you might feel … [Read more...] about Live Well: How to fend off vampires, those people ‘who can suck you dry’