Water retention – when your body holds on to more water than normal – occurs for numerous reasons. Water retention may show up in various ways such as unexplained weight fluctuation and rapid weight gain over a few days, bloating in the abdominal region, or puffiness and swelling in the hands, feet, ankles and legs. Eat less sodium (salt): Sodium plays a key role in maintaining the fluid balance in your body.
You have a vegan guest coming to Thanksgiving dinner, and you have no idea what to make. Here are a few delicious suggestions.
The Oedipus complex might not be so farfetched after all, as a new study reveals that we’re attracted to people who look like our parents. Freud would have been delighted with the findings, conducted by scientists at Glasgow University, which concluded that heterosexual men and gay women looked for women with the same eye colour as their mothers. Similarly, they found that heterosexual women and gay men were attracted to men whose eyes were the same colour as their father.
Hair loss is unfortunate no matter when you experience it. For the study, researchers analyzed seasonality and hair loss by looking at Google Trends data from eight different countries. “This is something that we’ve observed in clinical practice for a long time,” Gary Goldenberg, M.D., assistant clinical professor of dermatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City, who didn’t work on the study, tells Yahoo Lifestyle.
The Harvey Weinstein scandal has opened up a dialogue surrounding issues of sexual assault and harassment, and a small chorus of men is speaking up.
Stress is one of those things most people know they need less of, but struggle to actually put that in practice. Now, here’s more motivation to try cut back on your stress levels: It could wreck havoc on your health. According to a new mouse study published in the journal Scientific Reports, stress can negatively impact your gut microbiota (the microorganisms that are crucial to your digestive and metabolic health) the same way as eating a junk food diet.
Resetting your body clock to tick along with the time of new destination can be tough, and no-one wants to lose any precious holiday time feeling groggy. Jet lag occurs when you travel quickly across more than two times zones leading to confusion between your internal body clock and the local time – and it’s worse when you travel eastwards because we lose time. Prepare your body clock by going to bed and getting up an hour earlier each day for a few days before.
In an ideal world, we’d like to maintain a healthy lifestyle whilst also eating and drinking as we want but finding a balance can be difficult – especially if you’re lacking in self discipline and partial to a glass of wine. Is it even possible to go out to a bar and have a healthy option? Unfortunately, it’s not as easy as just avoiding alcohol, there are also plenty of hidden ingredients that we didn’t even know existed in our food.
A new study has found that, contrary to popular belief, a daily glass of red wine may actually boost your fertility. Published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endrocrinology & Metabolism, the study uncovered that resveratrol, a natural compound found in red wine, lowers a woman’s risk of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), one of the main causes of infertility in women. Unfortunately, PCOS is a pretty common disorder among women of child-bearing age.
If the thought of sharing a bikini selfie to social media makes you want to dive behind the nearest sand dune, then you’ll likely appreciate the magnitude of one mum’s recent post to Facebook. Krystal Gordon, a 31-year-old blogger from Queensland had never worn a bikini, heck until recently she never even owned one. Taking to her Facebook page, Krystal shared an image of herself in her first ever two piece and alongside it included an empowering message encouraging other women to love themselves and their bodies.
When picking up school supplies, don’t forget a calendar or agenda to keep track of projects, dividers to separate material, sticky notes to write down ideas, and if they have a locker- a locker shelf to keep their space clean.
Do you wish your bed was bigger so you and your partner could have more space or are you more of a spooner? According to CureJoy, the way you and your other half sleep may say a lot about your relationship. Click through the gallery to see what your sleeping position reveals and let us know if you agree by tweeting to @YahooStyleCA.
Drinking enough water is a health message that’s been broadcast loud and clear. “Some people are such water-drinking devotees that they are aquaholics,” says Manhattan osteopathic physician Christopher Calapai. The result is overhydration, or hyponatremia, which is a term used to describe a low concentration of sodium in the blood that can be dangerous or even life-threatening. Overhydration is the most common electrolyte imbalance in hospitals, occurring in about two percent of all people, Calapai says.
As a simple step to help you sleep, Maryanne Taylor, a sleep consultant and founder of The Sleep Works, recommends turning your alarm clock around to help let go of timings. There haven’t been many studies into whether or not living without clocks has a positive effect on sleep.
Eat Sh*t & Die(T) is hardly your conventional guide to losing weight. Written by Max Cunningham, a UK-based fitness instructor, the book is also not for anyone who’s the least bit offended by a foul-mouth. While the author claims his approach to permanent weight loss is scientifically proven, not all health professionals agree.
It’s believed that more than 30 million Americans are affected by eczema, which is why Emily Loh was so surprised by the reaction she received while trying to board an Air France/KLM plane from Barcelona to Paris earlier this week. ALSO SEE: Eczema: What it is and how to treat it “I went to check in at desk 704, where I was initially greeted warmly by the agent. Upon seeing the eczema that covers my arms and hands, he pointed and asked with disdain, ‘What is that?’" said the 30-year-old Canadian in a Facebook post describing the incident. “I was taken aback but am accustomed to people asking questions about my condition, so I replied 'It’s eczema, it’s a chronic skin condition I was born with.’" When the agent continued to express disgust and suspicion, asking Loh whether it was contagious and suggesting she was required to carry a doctor’s note permitting her to fly, she began to grow frustrated and offended.
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Guilty of not wearing sunscreen all winter? That’s probably not the only sunscreen faux pas you’ve committed. There are a lot of misconceptions when it comes to sun protection factor (SPF). We chatted with Dr.
Packed with vitamin C, fibre and folic acid, broccoli is the original super food, but getting it into your diet can be a chore. We’ve scoured the web to find the pick of broccoli dishes, from fiery chilli infusions to super cleansing soups, to help you get more broccoli in your life.
When it comes to the road bike vs triathlon bike decision, I’d recommend using what’s most accessible to you, and what you’re most comfortable with. If you’re doing an Olympic distance triathlon or longer, taking in calories and proper hydration during your event is definitely something you’ll want to have tested beforehand.