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The Surprising Benefits of Weekend Workouts

The Surprising Benefits of Weekend Workouts

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News FRIDAY, May 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — You know the value of exercise for maintaining good health and managing chronic conditions like arthritis, but you also know how hard it is to fit daily workouts into a busy schedule to meet weekly minimums. As an alternative, […]

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Mental Prep for Better Performance

Mental Prep for Better Performance

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News FRIDAY, May 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — “Get your head in the game!” Coaches say it to players all the time to get them to focus. The same advice can help you be more enthusiastic about your workouts. Here are five ideas: 1. Set both short-term […]

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Health Tip: Signs of Hemorrhoids

Health Tip: Signs of Hemorrhoids

(HealthDay News) — Hemorrhoids are swollen veins in the rectum. Also known as piles, hemorrhoids affect an estimated three of four adults, says Mayo Clinic. Latest Digestion News Signs of hemorrhoids include: Bleeding during bowel movements. Itching or irritation in the anal region. Pain or discomfort. Anal swelling. A lump near the anus. Many people […]

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Red Tape Means Many Cancer Patients Get Radiation Treatments Late

Red Tape Means Many Cancer Patients Get Radiation Treatments Late

Latest Cancer News THURSDAY, May 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) — When you are fighting cancer, time is of the essence, but new research shows that insurance approvals for lifesaving radiation treatment are often delayed. The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) surveyed nearly 700 radiation oncologists and found that 93% said prior authorization-related delays by […]

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Scleroderma

How do health care professionals classify scleroderma? Scleroderma can be classified in terms of the degree and location of the skin and organ involvement. Accordingly, scleroderma has been categorized into two major groups, localized scleroderma and systemic sclerosis. Systemic sclerosis is further subdivided into either diffuse or limited forms based on the location and extent […]

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Gout (Gouty Arthritis)

What are treatments and home remedies for gout? When gout is mild, infrequent, and uncomplicated, it can be treated with diet and lifestyle changes. However, studies have shown that even the most rigorous diet does not lower the serum uric acid enough to control severe gout, and therefore medications are generally necessary. When attacks are […]

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Causes and treatment of vaginal cuts

Causes and treatment of vaginal cuts

Minor vaginal cuts and tears are common and often occur when a person is removing body hair or engaging in sexual activity. People with certain hormonal, skin, and immune conditions may be more likely to get vaginal cuts or tears. Minor vaginal wounds are usually harmless, but they may cause mild pain and discomfort for […]

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Are there carbs in popcorn?

Are there carbs in popcorn?

Popcorn contains carbohydrates. If a person is following a low-carbohydrate diet, they will need to consider how many carbs they have already eaten or intend to eat that day before consuming popcorn. Popcorn is relatively high in carbohydrates, but this does not mean it is unhealthful. Popcorn is fine to eat as part of a […]