Everyone knows someone who buys into urban legends with the enthusiasm of a conspiracy theorist. Or maybe it’s something you read on the internet that stuck, despite your best ...
You may think you know everything when it comes to bodily changes during pregnancy. After all, you’ve read the usual pregnancy books, discussed what to expect during pregnancy with your doctor ad nauseum and talked to all of your friends and family members about their experiences. Nothing will come as a surprise now—right? Wrong. Here [...]
Pregnancy and questions go hand in hand, like peanut butter and jelly. Or peanut butter and chocolate. (Wow, lots of things go with peanut butter.) We’ve thought about some of the most frequent questions we get in our clinic and taken a moment to answer them here. What are my safe exercise options during pregnancy? [...]
When your husband or wife is experiencing chronic back pain, you don’t know what your spouse’s activity limitations will be on any given day.You may have to cancel a date night that was planned 2 weeks ago if your spouse couldn’t even walk as far as the mailbox that morning. This may be a bummer [...]
There has been a dramatic increase in obesity in the last 20 years. More than one third of Americans are now considered to be obese. Obesity is the second cause of preventable death and contributes to breast cancer, coronary heart disease, Type II diabetes, sleep apnea, gallbladder problems, osteoarthritis, colon cancer, hypertension and stroke. [...]
No matter what you do, your ailing parents complain. Tonight’s dinner was bland. You missed a spot when you cleaned mom’s room. And your ears are still ringing from their non-stop complaints about how you’re raising your children. Your once close relationship with your mom or dad has been diminished to a bunch of tasks [...]