You’ve likely heard the praise for probiotics: The good-for-you bacteria and yeasts have been shown to aid digestion, boost immunity, and regulate bathroom habits. They’re naturally found in your GI tract, which hosts more than 500 bacterial species, according to ...Read More »
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There are certain things in life you can’t unsee, and watching a man pop a “salivary stone” out of his tongue on YouTube is one of them. That said, a ton of people are watching, so… Here’s the lowdown: A ...Read More »
Ready to sweat, fit chicks?! Check out these supersets for a crazy intense all-over toning workout. Women’s Health Senior Fitness Editor Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., author of Shape Up Shortcuts, takes you through these supersets. She chose them because they’re super effective and fast-acting—and ...Read More »
There are days when your workout is a one-woman show. No trainer, no chitchatting—just you and your “I got this” vibe. And then there are days when you need a little push. That’s when a partner is clutch. “Sharing a ...Read More »
If you’ve been taught to view bacteria as a bad thing, you’re only half right. There are both good and bad bacteria in your body. Good bacteria naturally exist in cultured or fermented food and offer benefits for your digestive ...Read More »
11 Fitness Instructors Share the Little Things You Do During Class That Make Their Jobs the Absolute Best
When you’re in the presence of a passionate, authentic instructor or trainer, you know—instantly. The passion exudes from their eyes, words, social media posts, and body language, and you feel their enthusiasm constantly as they guide you through class. It’s ...Read More »
When specks of calcium appear in ductal tissue on mammograms, they can indicate a small cancer. But when calcifications are found in the breast arteries, they haven’t been a cause for concern. However, in recent years, physicians have begun to ...Read More »
Are you taking more than one drug? Are you taking a few different types of medications? Are you seeing several different doctors? If so, you may be at increased risk for drug interactions, which occur when a drug, a supplement, ...Read More »
Ask the doctor Q. I have gained 10 pounds this year. I am 52, healthy, and am eating the same foods I have always eaten. Why am I gaining weight now? A. A lot of patients come to me with ...Read More »
Research we’re watching The more fit you are in your mid-to-late 40s, the less likely you are to have a stroke after age 65, according to a study published online June 9, 2016, by the journal Stroke. The study relied ...Read More »