You only have one pair of eyes, so keeping them healthy should be a top priority. Besides getting regular exams, feast your eyes on these six cool ways to maintain good vision. Read about 6 ways to keep your eyes healthy on Parade.com. … [Read more...] about Protect Your Peepers: 6 Easy Ways to Help Keep Your Eyes Healthy
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How To Sleep Better Even Though Your Hormones Tell You Otherwise
Menopause and sleep: They can be rebellious roommates. The Sleep Foundation puts the number of menopausal women dealing with insomnia (and feeling less satisfied with their sleep in general) at 61%,1 but if you’re the one fighting to fall asleep and stay asleep, that number feels more like 100%. Read more about better sleep during menopause on JennyCraig.com. … [Read more...] about How To Sleep Better Even Though Your Hormones Tell You Otherwise
Why Men and Women Feel Pain Differently
Billie Jean King won the battle of the sexes when she beat Bobby Riggs in a winner-take-all tennis match in 1973, but chances are, if she had sustained an injury in the match, things might have taken a different turn. That's because men and women experience pain differently, with women being the losers. Research finds that not only do women feel pain more often and more intensely than men, … [Read more...] about Why Men and Women Feel Pain Differently
The Ultimate Guide to Surviving the Winter Blues
Feeling sad lately? As the days get shorter and colder, you may feel tired and moody, depleted of energy or enthusiasm. That sad feeling is officially known as SAD, or seasonal affective disorder, and it's quite common, especially in wintertime. Although experts aren’t sure, one theory is that the seasonal changes disrupt your body’s circadian rhythm, your body’s 24-hour internal clock … [Read more...] about The Ultimate Guide to Surviving the Winter Blues
5 Things Every Woman Must Know About Lowering Her Breast Cancer Risk
It's hard to ignore all the pink going on in October. Even without breast cancer awareness month, as women, we're all aware of breast cancer. Either we've had it ourselves, have had a scare, have a friend or relative with it or have had reason to worry (like having a genetic mutation, dense breasts or a strong family history). One of the other risk factors for breast cancer—one we can't … [Read more...] about 5 Things Every Woman Must Know About Lowering Her Breast Cancer Risk