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Medications That Can Cause Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence can be a frustrating problem to contend with. We don’t always know why it happens. But we certainly do know that it’s annoying and can put a real crimp in an active lifestyle. 


The Must-Know Tips to Kickstart Your GERD Diet Plan

If you’ve experienced the painful, burning sensations of gastroesophageal reflux disease, you know how uncomfortable it can be—and you’re probably very motivated to find a solution.

The good news is that a solution is indeed out there waiting for people with GERD. The trick is to find it. The thing is, different foods are triggers for different people. So it may take a bit of effort for you to find what works for you.

First, a quick refresher: Acid reflux happens when your stomach contents come back up into your esophagus, causing heartburn. When the condition is long-lasting and serious, it’s called gastroesophageal reflux disease—and it’s time to do something about it. Here’s how you can kick-start your GERD diet plan and reduce symptoms.


8 Reasons Not to Get the Flu Shot: Dispelling the Myths

It’s the same old song and dance every year. Despite a preponderance of evidence that the annual flu shot saves both misery and lives, there are always those people who say they’re not getting one because of something that happened to their aunt’s best friend’s daughter. Or because of something they saw on Facebook. Or because they heard all shots are bad for you. The next time you come across a flu-shot doubter, here’s how to respond to their claims. 


Be Aware of These 6 Breast Cancer Symptoms

Here’s a startling statistic: One in six women diagnosed with breast cancer had symptoms—other than a lump—that they should have been aware of.


Pumpkin Chili Recipe

Crock pots are great for those with an “on the go” lifestyle—especially if you’re trying to be health-conscious while balancing work and home life. While pumpkins make for lovely fall decor, they’re also rich in nutrients and taste delicious. They contain potassium, which is great for heart health and are rich in antioxidants that support healthy eyes. This pumpkin chili recipe is a simple crock pot meal you prep in the morning and can have ready by evening. It’s a vegetarian dish, which makes it low in calories, and offers 7 grams of protein and 5 grams of fiber per serving.

October 02, 2018 | Chef Darrin Torrey