6 Tricks to Make a Painful Bruise More Bearable

Bruises are like snowflakes: each one is unique. Some bruises are purple, but others have a red-tint. We notice a painful bruise immediately, while other, not-so-painful-bruises, take us by surprise. A bruise is how the body responds to an injury. They form when tiny blood vessels beneath the skin get damaged, leaving behind a blue, purple, … Continued

Low on H2O: Here’s How to Deal With Dehydration

Did you know that as many as 75% of Americans are chronically dehydrated? Even though most people drink enough fluids throughout the day, they get dehydrated by eating too much salt or drinking too much caffeine and alcohol. Most cases of dehydration are mild, which means they can be resolved by making small lifestyle changes … Continued

5 Stress Fracture Symptoms You Can’t Ignore

Do you feel like there’s something lodged in your leg when you’re running or doing high impact activities? It could be a stress fracture. Stress fractures are very small cracks in a bone, not a full break. They happen in overused bones that take the brunt of weight or impact rebounds. That means ankles, leg … Continued