Arthritis: Will it ever go away??

When aches and pains persist and it hurts just to move, we know our bodies are communicating to us. Inflammation is our body signaling to us that an area is not doing well. Arthritis is a form of this communication indicated by inflammation of our …

Thirdhand Smoke: Harmful residue

We all know the hazards of smoking. The person actually smoking is at risk for many health problems. Second hand smoke can lead to emphysema and lung cancer. But have you heard of 3rd hand smoke (THS)?? This is the less visible type which consists of …

Best Ways to Boost Your Immune System

With the Corona virus shutting down many countries in 2020, individuals with health challenges have chosen to limit social contacts and shutter in. Health organizations have focused prevention on social distancing, hand washing and face mask wearing. We have an immune system which has successfully …

Cholesterol: More H less L

So what is cholesterol?? When we go get our yearly physicals and the doctor tells us our LDL and HDL levels what do these numbers really mean?? We need cholesterol for bodily functions, but our interpretation is that cholesterol is ALL bad. So let’s take …

Sunglasses: Wear those shades

By everybodysfit Posted Friday, August 14, 2020 at 10:28am EDT Keywords: Eye Damage, eye protection, eyes, Polarized Sunglasses, sun, sun exposure, sunburnt, sunglasses, sunshine, uva, uvb We wear sunglasses to keep the bright sunshine out of our eyes. Besides this reason, many wear them as …

Freckles, Moles, and Skin Tags

Everyone has different types of skin lesions that are common and benign, meaning not cancerous. The most common are freckles, moles, and skin tags. Some people embrace these skin markers while others would rather do without and even try to get rid of them. Freckles: …

Body Hair: Your own fleece

Body hair, termed androgenic hair, develops on the body during the years of puberty. We need this hair to regulate our body temperature. When it’s cold, the hairs stand up because the tiny muscles surrounding the hair follicles are trying to trap more heat. This …