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Late-Day Exercise: Can It Cause Insomnia?

Does exercise late in the day cause insomnia? Answer From Edward R. Laskowski, M.D. Regular exercise reduces stress and anxiety, and generally improves sleep. But for some people, exercising within a few hours of bedtime may cause problems getting to sleep. Keep in mind, everyone’s different. For some people, late-day exercise isn’t a problem. It […]

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Can Anal Sex Cause Hemorrhoids?

Maybe you’re new to butt play and excited to see if it helps you have really great sex. Or perhaps anal activities are a consistent part of your sexual repertoire, and you don’t plan on changing that anytime soon. Either way, it’s worth discussing whether anal sex can cause hemorrhoids. It’s not that we want […]

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Pregnancy and Diabetes: Why Lifestyle Counts

When you have diabetes—either type 1 or type 2—pregnancy presents unique challenges. Naturally, you’re concerned about the effect diabetes might have on your health and your baby’s health. There’s much you can do to promote a healthy pregnancy, however. Here’s what you need to know about pregnancy and diabetes—and delivering a healthy baby. Pregnancy and […]