To Your Health Newsletter

August, 2014 (Vol. 08, Issue 16)
Healthy Thyroid, Healthy You:
9 Causes of Thyroid Imbalances

How you sleep, how easily you wake up, and how much energy and stamina you have are directly related to levels of the thyroid hormones. The thyroid is heavily involved in many other body processes as well. Here are nine causes of thyroid imbalances and what steps you might want to explore with your doctor if they determine you have a thyroid issue.

Cancer Defense 101

The Power of Nutrition

Rest & Relaxation

Take a Deep Breath

Getting Fit Naturally

3 Steps to Losing Weight

Caring for Running Injuries

Treating Shin Splints

5 Easy Exercises
for Kids of All Ages

Even in today's ultra-competitive, fitness-focused age, health experts generally discourage high-intensity, weight-based training by children and adolescents. But no one's recommending your child sit on the couch all day or exercise purely by "going outside to play." Kids of all ages can try these fun, easy body-weight exercises today.

A Vibrating Capsule for Constipation Relief?

Instead of helping constipation sufferers to really address the numerous lifestyle issues that promote constipation, modern science would like us to instead consider the "vibrating capsule." Fortunately, most people can dramatically improve their bowel habits simply by adopting healthy behaviors.

Swimming: A Fun Way to Improve Heart Health

Today, heart disease is known as the No. 1 killer for women. In addition to adding more fruits and vegetables to your diet, it is important to incorporate exercises to help build endurance and cardiovascular health. One activity that has been proven to be particularly effective is swimming.

The Hard Facts About Alcohol

Excessive alcohol consumption has a serious impact on people's lives, as well as on our nation as a whole. Here are some staggering statistics that put the alcohol problem in perspective.

Maternal Tylenol Use a Risk

Recent studies suggest prenatal paracetamol
exposure leads to poorer gross motor development, communication, externalizing behavior and internalizing behavior, among other complications.