What We Know About 5 Common Long COVID Symptoms, According to Experts

Lisa Sass, a 31-year-old woman living in Phoenix, tested positive for COVID-19 in February 2021. For a week, she hunkered down in bed, enduring what felt like a severe case of strep throat with a hacking cough. She was able to ride out the infection at home and the worst of her symptoms dissipated—but then, a […]


Bebe Rexha Says This PCOS Symptom Changed Her Relationship With Her Body

Bebe Rexha spoke about being diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and how the symptoms of the condition have affected her in a new interview with Gayle King on the SiriusXM show Gayle King in the House. “I just found out recently I have PCOS, polycystic ovary syndrome, and a lot of women have it. A lot of […]


Crohn’s Disease Flare-Up: What It Feels Like, Triggers, & Treatment

If you recently received a Crohn’s diagnosis, it’s understandable to feel a bit overwhelmed by the idea of having a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). But learning about what comes next can help you take important steps to prioritize your physical and mental well-being. Depending on how long you’ve experienced symptoms, you’re probably aware that […]


5 Norovirus Symptoms That Can Hit You Really, Really Hard

Just in case you haven’t heard this enough yet: You should really, really be washing your hands well and often. It’s one of the most important things you can do to avoid norovirus, a nasty stomach bug that’s making lots of people sick lately. Reported cases of the gastrointestinal virus, which tends to cause horrible diarrhea and […]


5 Subtle Seasonal Affective Disorder to Pay Attention To

February can be a bleak time for those of us who thrive in the sunshine—and even for those of us who don’t. Whether you’re an avid hiker, someone who hates skipping their daily walk, or you’re just sensitive to seasonal change: Freezing temperatures and exceptionally little sunlight can start to feel personal. Mid-to-late winter is […]


The Earliest Flu Symptoms Can Be Some of the Easiest to Miss

Think back to the last time you had the flu, or just generally felt really unwell. You probably remember hunkering down in bed for a few days while you fought off a fever. But do you remember the symptoms that appeared right before you got blatantly sick?  If you’re like me, perhaps you shrugged off […]


7 Cold and Flu Symptoms That Warrant a Doctor’s Visit

Flu season is in full swing, and many people are feeling the effects of the virus—which is hitting the US harder than usual. This season, influenza has caused more than 13 million illnesses, 120,000 hospitalizations, and 7,300 deaths so far, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The federal agency hasn’t reported […]


You Can Still Infect People With COVID-19 During a Paxlovid Rebound, CDC Says

Some people who take Paxlovid, the antiviral COVID-19 medication made by Pfizer, may develop rebound symptoms after finishing the treatment. These symptoms, which many are calling “Paxlovid rebound,” can make you infectious and/or test positive again—even if you previously tested negative after finishing treatment with Paxlovid—according to a recent health advisory from the Centers for […]


A New CDC Study Shows a Devastating Number of Americans Will Experience Long COVID

One in five COVID-19 survivors aged 18 to 64 and a quarter of those 65 or older have developed long COVID symptoms, according to a large new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published this week. The findings underscore that millions of Americans who have been infected with the virus that […]


Brian Austin Green Opens Up About Living With Ulcerative Colitis

Brian Austin Green, 48, opened up about living with ulcerative colitis in a new interview with Good Morning America. The actor said that his body wasn’t absorbing nutrients properly and that he’d lost 20 pounds during a recent flare-up. “I would eat food, and my body didn’t process any of it. So, then, you start […]


Getting Pregnant With PCOS: Belinda McCall Tells All

Are you ever overwhelmed with your PCOS symptoms? >>Today, my guest is Belinda McCall, founder of WomanBeeWell magazine, and she’s about to share with you her story on getting diagnosed with PCOS and trying to conceive.<< Belinda has been helping women find their own version of wellness through her blog, digital magazine, and online programs. And in this episode, she’s going…

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Strengthen Your Pelvic Floor Without Kegels

I’m going to tell you something a liiittle controversial, but I’m going to speak up because it needs to be talked about in women’s health. >>Kegels are not an effective way to strengthen your pelvic floor.<< Now, I know that that’s a different take than what you’ve been taught in the past, so let me explain. From what I’ve learned…

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Not Drinking Enough Water? 9 Dehydration Symptoms

More than 50% of the human body is water. Are you drinking enough water? On average, you should drink between 1.5 and 2 liters a day. You can find out how much water you need with this calculator: Experts recommend that you drink regularly throughout the day to avoid feeling thirsty. If you feel thirsty, […]