Author Archives: Catherine Roberts

8 Ways to Cope with the Symptoms and Side Effects of Parkinson’s Disease

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Of all the medical diagnoses one can receive, that for Parkinson’s Disease might be one of the most devastating. That’s because, as many people are aware, Parkinson’s Disease involves the steady deterioration of nerve cells, which in time can leave an individual unable to perform simple daily tasks, like bathing, feeding, or clothing themselves. For   …Continue Reading


9 Tips for Coping with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

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Nothing can ruin a nice evening out with friends and loved ones like a battle with irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, a condition that can make the digestive process highly unpredictable, uncomfortable, and even painful. IBS can be treated with medications, but there are also a number of relatively straightforward ways to manage this troublesome   …Continue Reading


9 Amazing Health Benefits of Eating Swiss Chard

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For a few years now the health food community has been absolutely raving about leafy greens, with a special focus on kale. And there’s good reason for that: kale, which is widely available and can be added to just about any type of dish (from sandwiches to soups and sauces), is absolutely packed with components   …Continue Reading


9 Important Tips For Building Stronger Arms

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Ask any fitness-minded person what muscles they’re most focused on building up, and there’s a good chance they’ll point to their arms. Both men and women can benefit from stronger arms and, aesthetically, highly toned arms are currently all the rage with people of all genders. But what’s the key to building stronger and more   …Continue Reading


8 Tips for Working Out Longer and Harder

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There’s no denying that reaching your fitness goals—whether that means losing weight or getting in the best shape of your life—can be incredibly challenging. It requires dedication and a commitment to having intense and sometimes lengthy workouts on a consistent basis. And that’s not to say anything about making the necessary changes to diet. For   …Continue Reading


8 Tips For Becoming a Successful Morning Person

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For some people, getting up first thing in the morning comes easily, almost naturally. These morning people recognize that, the earlier you wake up and get moving, the more time you’ll have to accomplish the many tasks facing you during the day. For this reason, morning people are often highly capable and successful individuals. By   …Continue Reading


8 Exercises for Today’s Top Hockey Goalies

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Hockey may not be the world’s most popular sport, but it may very well be the fastest and most intense. Whether hockey is played on ice, in a gym, or on the street, plays are often completed in the blink of an eye, which means players must be in top physical form in order to   …Continue Reading


8 Reasons Why Cold-Weather Running Rocks

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During the winter and cooler days of early spring, local gyms tend to be packed with people while it’s rare to see someone running around the neighborhood. However, so long as conditions are reasonable (as in, not dangerous due to ice or visibility), there’s nothing wrong with running outside during the colder months. In fact, there are   …Continue Reading


7 CHD Facts for Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week

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Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week occurs from February 7 to 14, 2017. Considered by the March of Dimes as the most prevalent types of birth defects, congenital heart defects(CHDs) are considered deadly health conditions that a baby is born with. CHDs change the function and/or shape of a newborn’s heart (or parts within) to the point of   …Continue Reading


6 Signs & Symptoms of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

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By now you’re likely aware that your hormones have a huge impact on your body. Hormones govern a wide range of essential bodily functions—from metabolism to hair growth and from acne to menstruation. However, in female patients with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), male hormones (or androgens) become imbalanced and can cause serious complications, and even increase   …Continue Reading