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How to Not Let Light Bladder Leakage Hold You BackFeature
How to Not Let Light Bladder Leakage Hold You Back

It’s something no one really wants to speak about. But it’s happening to a lot of us. What you need to know about light bladder leakage.

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.

When Healthy Eating Turns Into a Dangerous Obsession
When Healthy Eating Turns Into a Dangerous Obsession

When eating healthy becomes an around-the-clock obsession, it could be a sign of trouble.

Surprising Ways Owning a Dog Is Good for Your Health
Surprising Ways Owning a Dog Is Good for Your Health

Apart from the sheer fun of owning a pet, having a dog enhances well-being and even personal growth in many ways.

6 Surprising Ways Your Boss Can Support Your Health and Wellness
6 Surprising Ways Your Boss Can Support Your Health and Wellness

Here are simple things your employer could be doing to support your mental and physical health at work and home.

What It Really Means To Run Like A Girl and Why We Want To
What It Really Means To Run Like A Girl and Why We Want To

A closer look into the transformative impact of sports in women's lives.

Workouts: A Prescription to Ease Severe Chronic Anxiety?
Workouts: A Prescription to Ease Severe Chronic Anxiety?

A small study suggests that burdensome feelings can be quelled with a little heart-pumping activity.

How to Get Your Stress Under Control for Good
How to Get Your Stress Under Control for Good

The many changes that come with midlife can make stress particularly bothersome, but there are ways you can get stress under control.

Early Signs of Lyme Disease
Early Signs of Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is caused by a bacterium that may be acquired from the bite of an infected tick. Left untreated, the infection can spread throughout the body and cause serious complications.

FDA Approves First Drug to Help Tame Cluster Headaches
FDA Approves First Drug to Help Tame Cluster Headaches

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday gave the nod to Emgality, an injected medication that's the first to cut the frequency of cluster headaches.

Your Drinking Water May Harbor Cancer-Causing Nitrat
Your Drinking Water May Harbor Cancer-Causing Nitrat

Millions of tons of nitrate from industrial farming find their way into America's drinking water each year, causing thousands of cases of cancer and other health problems.

Gene Test Might Someday Gauge Your Heart Attack Risk
Gene Test Might Someday Gauge Your Heart Attack Risk

A team of Canadian researchers found that by analyzing a person's entire genome, it might be possible to predict their future heart disease risk.

How to Worship the Sun Without Getting Burned
How to Worship the Sun Without Getting Burned

The dangers of the sun are real, but there are ways to enjoy the sun without getting burned.

Caffeine, Nicotine Withdrawal Can Cause Problems in the ICU
Caffeine, Nicotine Withdrawal Can Cause Problems in the ICU

Sudden withdrawal from coffee and cigarettes can trigger symptoms that mimic serious disease, leading to unnecessary tests in hospital intensive care units.

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

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.

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.