Monday morning finds many of us feeling foggy, but 20 to 50 percent of people who struggle with lupus have a unique feeling of mental fogginess
If your child has scoliosis, wearing a back brace can help improve their condition and may even help them avoid surgery.
Rooting for the wrong football team may make you do bad things. A recent study by the INSEAD Business School, published in Psychological Science, found people living in cities whose NFL team loses on Sunday tend to eat more calories and fatty foods on the following Monday. Joseph Rock, PsyD, did not take part in … Read More
Two doors or four doors? Four-cylinder or eight? When shopping for a car, we’re used to answering these questions. But we may not think to ask, “Is this car ‘arthritis-friendly?’”
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Is it a good idea to drink beet root juice for your heart? Our expert explains the evidence.
When I mention lupus to my patients, sometimes I get a confused look because it’s not a well-understood condition. People wonder why the body would attack itself, as is the case with lupus and other autoimmune diseases.
Do the holidays bring more stress than joy? Here are 3 expert tips for feeling less Scrooge-like.
Around Thanksgiving, the buildup of holiday stress begins for a lot of us. There are gifts to buy — which can be particularly stressful if you venture out on Black Friday — parties to plan, and lots of activities to try to squeeze in between now and New Year’s Day. But psychologist Michael McKee, PhD, … Read More
Children can have a stroke. Here’s what you need to know.
Have you ever wondered about the health benefits of seeds? Dietitian Amy Jamieson-Petonic, RD, says people don’t realize certain seeds have a variety of health benefits. Hemp seeds, for example, can be a great source of vitamin E. “Vitamin E is an antioxidant in our body,” says Jamieson-Petonic. “It helps to reduce these free-radicals — these … Read More