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When You're Extremely Tired: Could It Be Excessive Daytime Sleepiness?Feature
When You're Extremely Tired: Could It Be Excessive Daytime Sleepiness?

Being tired is certainly limiting, but being excessively tired can become an intrusive issue in someone’s life. Understand the difference.

10 Signs You Have a Leaky Gut—and How to Heal It
10 Signs You Have a Leaky Gut—and How to Heal It

This condition is not typically diagnosed but could be affecting the health of many people.

The Best Fruits for Weight Loss
The Best Fruits for Weight Loss

The fiber and water in fruits can help you feel full and make it easier to manage your weight. Plus, fruits provide lots of other nutrients to help keep you healthy.

5 Ways to Help Him Last Longer in Bed
5 Ways to Help Him Last Longer in Bed

If your man climaxes more quickly than you'd like, find out how you can prolong the pleasure for both of you.

How to Drink Green Tea for Weight Loss
How to Drink Green Tea for Weight Loss

If you want to lose weight, consider drinking more green tea. Just 2.5 cups per day can help you drop unwanted pounds.

Fertility-Boosting Foods
Fertility-Boosting Foods

Trying to get pregnant? Learn how smart eating can help fertility and pregnancy, Get food ideas and more.

The Best Teas to Drink for Weight Loss
The Best Teas to Drink for Weight Loss

Some teas can help you shed pounds. Find out how teas can play a role in helping slim your waistline and other health benefits.

The Reality behind Testosterone Therapy
The Reality behind Testosterone Therapy

Confused about the pros and cons of testosterone therapy? Diffuse the myths and learn the facts.

I Never Thought I Needed a Colonoscopy Until This Happened
I Never Thought I Needed a Colonoscopy Until This Happened

"I've learned now that not all health issues present themselves—some are silently lurking inside you and, without regular screening, we may miss them."

Tylenol or Advil? Not Created Equal for Pain Relief
Tylenol or Advil? Not Created Equal for Pain Relief

All pain relievers are not created equal. Tylenol (acetaminophen) may be better for headaches while Advil (ibuprofen) may work better for muscle pain and inflammation.

5 Reasons You Can Lose Weight With Peanuts
5 Reasons You Can Lose Weight With Peanuts

Keep full, stay healthy, lose weight.

Asparagus: A Veggie That Boosts Gut Health
Asparagus: A Veggie That Boosts Gut Health

Asparagus is more than just delicious. It’s great for digestive health, too.

Do You Drink Too Much?
Do You Drink Too Much?

Middle-aged Americans are hitting the sauce too hard and too often, a new poll shows. Are you one of them?

New Chronic Pain Treatments Help the Whole Person
New Chronic Pain Treatments Help the Whole Person

In recent years, researchers have proven a multidisciplinary approach to chronic pain management can offer substantial and sustained pain relief.

Sunscreen's Secret Bonus: It Could Help Keep You Cool
Sunscreen's Secret Bonus: It Could Help Keep You Cool

Sunscreen may do double duty when you're outside on a summer day, keeping you cool as it protects your skin from the sun's harmful rays.

Anxiety and Acne: What’s the Connection?
Anxiety and Acne: What’s the Connection?

Are you stressed because of your acne or is your stress causing your acne? It may work both ways.

FDA Halts All Sales of Pelvic Mesh Products Tied to Injuries in Women
FDA Halts All Sales of Pelvic Mesh Products Tied to Injuries in Women

The surgical mesh is typically used to repair pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and incontinence, but reported side effects have included permanent incontinence, severe discomfort and an inability to have sex.

8 DIY and Natural Skincare Solutions for Better Self-Care
8 DIY and Natural Skincare Solutions for Better Self-Care

As a certified fitness professional and registered yoga teacher, taking care of my body is something I prioritize—and this includes my skincare.

Vehicle Exhaust Drives Millions of New Asthma Cases Annually
Vehicle Exhaust Drives Millions of New Asthma Cases Annually

Traffic pollution causes about 4 million new asthma cases in children worldwide each year, new research shows.

5 Places Germs Are Hiding in Plain Sight
5 Places Germs Are Hiding in Plain Sight

You may take precautions about germs in the bathroom and at the gym, but did you know the kitchen can be more of a hazard? Here are five top places germs hide.

FDA OKs Two New Drugs for Multiple Sclerosis
FDA OKs Two New Drugs for Multiple Sclerosis

Learn more about the latest drugs approved to treat MS.

'Added Sugars' Label on Foods Could Save Many Lives
'Added Sugars' Label on Foods Could Save Many Lives

A new Nutrition Facts label that highlights the amount of added sugars in food could prevent nearly 1 million cases of heart disease and type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.

Do You Suffer from Sleep Issues? These Resources Can Help
Do You Suffer from Sleep Issues? These Resources Can Help

We've culled together the top sleep resources you can go to for trustworthy information that will actually help you.

Do You Suffer from Sleep Issues? These Resources Can Help
Do You Suffer from Sleep Issues? These Resources Can Help

We've culled together the top sleep resources you can go to for trustworthy information that will actually help you.

What's Worrying Moms?
What's Worrying Moms?

HealthyWomen has joined with the Mom Congress Coalition of nonprofit organizations focused on maternal and child health, to create this survey on the issues of most concern to U.S. mothers.

Living Well With AFib
Living Well With AFib

Those who have AFib should be well aware of these things: living a healthy lifestyle and reducing stroke risk.

When A Reversal Agent May Be Needed For Your Blood-Thinning Medication
When A Reversal Agent May Be Needed For Your Blood-Thinning Medication

There are some instances when a reversal treatment may be needed to reverse the effect of a blood-thinning medication.

Sleep Apnea and Excessive Daytime Sleepiness: What Is the Connection?
Sleep Apnea and Excessive Daytime Sleepiness: What Is the Connection?

There are many people living with sleep apnea who still feel a different kind of tired during the day. Learn more.

The Migraine Treatment You Don't—But Should—Know About
The Migraine Treatment You Don't—But Should—Know About

Learn more about non-drug migraine treatments that are now cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

AFib and Blood Thinner Reversal Treatments: What You Need to Know
AFib and Blood Thinner Reversal Treatments: What You Need to Know

Did you know there are reversal treatments for some blood thinners used to reduce the risk of stroke with AFib?

I Never Thought I Needed a Colonoscopy Until This Happened
I Never Thought I Needed a Colonoscopy Until This Happened

I've learned now that not all health issues present themselves—some are silently lurking inside you and, without regular screening, we may miss them.

Why Is My Sleep Apnea Making Me So Tired During the Day?
Why Is My Sleep Apnea Making Me So Tired During the Day?

If you have obstructive sleep apnea, the most common form of sleep apnea, and still feel tired during the day, you are not alone. Learn more.

Blood-Thinning Medication and Reversal Treatment Facts
Blood-Thinning Medication and Reversal Treatment Facts

Understanding how reversal treatments are used in the case of an emergency.

Common Blood-Thinning Medication Questions People With AFib Ask
Common Blood-Thinning Medication Questions People With AFib Ask

Here are some frequently asked questions that may help you better understand how blood-thinning medication works and some risks.

The Best Nuts for Weight Loss
The Best Nuts for Weight Loss

Many varieties of nuts are associated with weight loss and other health benefits, so try adding some—in moderation—to your diet.