Understanding gestational diabetes

Understanding gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes is a temporary form of diabetes that develops in some women during pregnancy (gestation). Like other forms of diabetes, gestational diabetes affects how cells absorb sugar, causing your blood sugar to increase — putting you and your baby’s health...
5 tips to avoid injury during exercise

5 tips to avoid injury during exercise

Avoid getting injured while getting in shape. Before you set foot in the gym, you need to know the dangers that lurk there. Exercise provides numerous benefits to your health and lifestyle, but it can also cause major lifelong injuries if not taken seriously. Injuries...
High blood pressure? Cut salt from your diet

High blood pressure? Cut salt from your diet

Salt is essential to our body’s fluids. On the other hand, anyone who’s gotten a mouth full of seawater knows that too much salt tastes terrible. Maybe your body’s trying to tell you something. It turns out that too much salt can lead to a host of health problems. The...
Men’s Health: Stress busters for your mind and body

Men’s Health: Stress busters for your mind and body

Maybe it’s money trouble or the burden of caring for a sick relative. Maybe it’s your job or the stress of juggling your family’s schedules. Whatever the cause, everyone seems stressed out these days. Modern life frequently gives us little time between periods of...