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Fatigue

The Power of Fatigue

David Shorter | Posted 12.31.2015 | Religion
David Shorter

May 2016 be the year you feel and recognize the deeper meaning of your fatigue. And most importantly, may the gratitude for that fatigue lead you to making the changes in your life that, in time, will lead you to being more happy and healthy.

5 Ways To Find Calm In Your Menopause Chaos This Christmas

Julie Dargan | Posted 12.23.2015 | Fifty
Julie Dargan

Christmas can be a stressful time for people for various reasons. For the mature woman, fluctuating hormone levels that only a woman experiencing menopause will truly understand compound this stress.

Maintaining Wellness, Starting From Your Gut

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 12.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

Diverse and constantly evolving, the gut is responsible for much more than just digestion. In recent years, growing evidence has shown that the gut plays a central role in your overall wellbeing, including supporting a healthy immune system and even affecting your risk for disease and obesity.

5 Tips to Combat Pregnancy Fatigue

Well Rounded NY | Posted 01.20.2016 | Parents
Well Rounded NY

Fatigue is one of the most common symptoms experienced through the first trimester of pregnancy. As if nausea wasn't enough, fatigue can be extremely debilitating, leaving you feeling exhausted -- both mentally and physically -- for weeks on end. However, there are a few lifestyle adjustments you can make in an attempt to combat fatigue and find solace in temporarily slowing down.

What Doctors Are Finally Starting To Understand About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

O, The Oprah Magazine | Pam Masin | Posted 12.02.2015 | OWN

Eight years ago, Ann Cavanagh Kramer was promoted to director of commercial sales at Visa. She transferred across the country to work at the c...

4 Tips To Help Fight Fatigue During Menopause

Julie Dargan | Posted 11.20.2015 | Fifty
Julie Dargan

Tired, irritable, hot flushes, night sweats and weight gain are all common complaints for women entering the menopause. Fatigue is one issue that slips below the radar.

Forty and Tired? You Could Be Entering The Menopause

Julie Dargan | Posted 11.16.2015 | Fifty
Julie Dargan

No one ever wants to admit that they are in the menopause. There is a fear associated with this inevitable passage that all women will have to go through in their life. It is one passage that most women dread.

What You Should, But Might Not Know, About Crohn's Disease

Bhavani Esapathi | Posted 11.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Bhavani Esapathi

I'm incredibly grateful for the life I have and lead, and hate, to think there are other Crohnie's out there who aren't allowed to discover their potential simply because the rest of the world isn't able to see it.

The Multiple Sclerosis Hug and What You Can Do to Manage It

Cathy Chester | Posted 10.06.2015 | Impact
Cathy Chester

An MS hug feels like a band, or girdle-like, sensation tightening around your waist. People sometimes describe it as annoying and others say it can be quite painful.

The Exhaustion Epidemic

Holly Phillips MD | Posted 09.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Holly Phillips MD

Unfortunately, thanks to the cultural stereotype of the super-harried, super-drained superwoman, direct questions about energy and fatigue levels may not be asked during physicals, and patients, accustomed to incessant lethargy, forget to broach the topic altogether.

How to Stop Your Body From Attacking Itself

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 09.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

The immune system is your body's first line of defense against illness. It sends out cells to destroy invaders like bacteria and viruses. But for some people, this system turns on them, attacking healthy tissues and organs.

Is A Vitamin Or Mineral Deficiency Making You Tired?

U.S. News & World Report | Erin Schumaker | Posted 09.21.2015 | Healthy Living

You already know a lack of iron can drag you down. But experts say numerous vitamin and mineral deficiencies can contribute to fatigue. If left ...

These Are The Crucial Lessons We've Learned About Kids And Sleep In 2015

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.09.2015 | Parents

How will the quality of your child's nighttime rest affect how she fares socially, emotionally and academically? Science says sleep plays a bigger role than we ever knew.

Wholeheartedness: The Antidote to Fatigue

Cy Wakeman | Posted 08.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Cy Wakeman

Be a lover of what is and notice when you are not. I promise that if you adapt a mindset of wholeheartedness in everything you do, you will find a renewed enthusiasm for life. It won't be long before you realize the one thing you don't have time and energy for is resistance.

Treating High Blood Pressure and Sleep Apnea While You Sleep

B. Gail Demko, DMD | Posted 08.12.2015 | Healthy Living
B. Gail Demko, DMD

Fatigue, daytime sleepiness and moodiness are all well-known side effects of a bad night's sleep -- but many of my patients don't realize that serious sleep problems can affect not only mood and energy levels, but physical health, as well.

10 Reasons to Get to Know Qigong: Yoga's Less Popular Cousin

Brodie Welch, L.Ac., M.S.O.M. | Posted 08.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Brodie Welch, L.Ac., M.S.O.M.

Here are 10 reasons why you'll love getting to know Qigong:

5 Ways to Replenish Your Energy

Sondra Barrett | Posted 08.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Sondra Barrett

When your body is tense, you're using up energy holding those muscles tight, so one key point to remember to have more energy, find ways to release your tension, breathe and relax

What Are Circadian Rhythms and What Happens When They're Out of Whack?

Van Winkle's | Posted 08.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Van Winkle's

Simply put, your circadian rhythm is your body's internal clock. Operating on a roughly 24-hour cycle, it governs our sleep-wake cycle and plays a large part in everything from hormone release to body temperature.

My Fear of Shark Attacks

Phyllis Sudman | Posted 07.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Phyllis Sudman

You would never send your child into the ocean if you saw a shark. You would never send your child into a pool if you saw lightning. Let's treat our kids' hearts with the same sense of caution and urgency because the real threat to our kids may not be found in the water or sky. It is likely hiding in their chest.

Naked Leadership

Julie Rae Burke | Posted 07.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Julie Rae Burke

Being a CEO is a lot like stripping for your partner. It's a dance -- how much should you reveal and how quickly? And what about your personal tone...

Oh, the Games We Play: Keep-Away With My Insurance Provider

Lisa Carpenter | Posted 06.17.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Carpenter

I like playing games with toddlers as much as the next grandma. Not so much, though, when it's my insurance company playing the part of opponent.

This Is What Lyme Disease Feels Like

Molly Napolitano | Posted 06.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Molly Napolitano

There's also another side of Lyme people don't often talk about -- the anxiety, fear and depression that hangs a dark cloud right over your head. This doesn't happen because you feel sorry for yourself -- it happens because the bacteria gets into your brain.

Why It Can Be So Difficult To Differentiate Between Fatigue And Depression

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.09.2015 | Healthy Living

Depression is a major mental health issue that affects many men and women worldwide each day, but it's not uncommon for their symptoms to be confused ...

The Coffee Complex

Sophie Cowley | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Sophie Cowley

Unconsciously, I have been using caffeine as a means of conforming to the ableist ideal of productivity. This can be dangerous, as drinking coffee can actually lead me to overexertion. In other words, I am fooled into thinking I can do more than my body is able.

Jenny Che

It Might Be Time To Fight Back Against Those Late-Night Work Emails

HuffingtonPost.com | Jenny Che | Posted 05.22.2015 | Business

2:00 a.m. is for sleeping, not for emailing with your boss.