Wellness

There are many approaches and countless factors that make up a persons overall wellness. HowStuffWorks has extensive coverage on the different types of natural medicine such as DIY remedies and traditional Chinese medicine.

Learn More / Page 49

Psoriasis is an uncomfortable, chronic skin condition that causes round, dry, skin patches that can itch or swell. Learn how to prevent and treat psoriasis with several simple home remedies.

By Editors of Consumer Guide

Plastic surgery can be used to fix physical features of the body but you should be aware about what it can't cure. Find out the truth behind plastic surgery in this article.

By Tamar Nordenburg

The human body goes through a variety of changes as it gets older. Take a look at some of the common external signs of aging and ways to reduce the effects of aging.

By Discovery Fit and Health Writers

Advertisement

There are plenty of organizations that provide plans to quit smoking, but many successful former smokers devised plans of their own that may help you quit. Read other former smokers' stories of quitting to help put you on the road to success.

Giving up smoking isn't about what you're giving up, but what you're gaining. Read the success stories of some former smokers who found that making that reward a bit more tangible helped them get through the difficult early days.

There are nearly as many methods for quitting smoking as there are ex-smokers, but strategies that address both the physical and psychological addictions are the most likely to succeed. Learn about tools to help you successfully quit smoking.

By DiscoveryHealth.com writers

Many people have found strength to stop smoking by turning to spiritual sources. Read success stories from former smokers who found that using spiritual strength was the key to quitting smoking.

Advertisement

When your breasts begin to jiggle, feel sensitive when you run or feel heavy, it's time to consider a bra. Check out these tips that we have gathered for you on how to select a bra.

By DiscoveryHealth.com writers

Liposuction is the most popular type of cosmetic surgery in America. Can we all just have our fat sucked out and say goodbye to diet and exercise?

By Stephanie Watson

If you're having difficulty settling into prayer, you may want to try The Relaxation Response method. Learn more about this method of prayer and how it can help you in this article.

By Bobbie Lieberman

What could be more natural than breathing? Discover how deep breathing can influence your health and happiness in this article.

By DiscoveryHealth.com writers

Advertisement

Sexual dysfunction plagues many people but it can be treated with alternative medicines. Learn more about how traditional Chinese medicine can be applied to this disease in this article.

By Dr. John Chen

Medicines by nature have a mysterious cloud surrounding them, especially ancient types of medicines. Take a look at what we have gathered for you on traditional Chinese medicines.

By DiscoveryHealth.com writers

What is summer stress syndrome and how can I avoid getting it? Find out why individuals get summer stress syndrome in this article.

By DiscoveryHealth.com writers

Everyone loves smooth, clean-shaven skin, but a close shave is the biggest cause of unsightly and painful razor bumps that can also lead to scarring. Learn about preventing razor bumps by adding a few simple steps to your shaving routine.

By DiscoveryHealth.com writers

Advertisement

Every month like clockwork, some women may become irritable, forgetful, distracted, bloated and tired. We're quick to give these symptoms a label: PMS. But what exactly is that? Find out about premenstrual syndrome.

By Stephanie Watson

Before you head to a dermatologist or plastic surgeon for laser resurfacing or a facelift, there are steps you can take at home to fight wrinkles and preserve or recapture a youthful appearance.

Botox injections could give your face the youthful appearance you long for, but find out the facts about Botox injections before you make the appointment.

Owning a pet can be good for your health. Read about the science behind why we own pets and how they can benefit our health and happiness, especially as we age.

Advertisement

Should you consider the switch to all-natural cosmetics? Get helpful information on natural cosmetics and more in this article.

By DiscoveryHealth.com writers

Beauty expert Paula Begoun has performed extensive research on the cosmetics industry, and she's seen just about everything. We asked Paula to share some of her findings on a variety of beauty beliefs.

By Discovery Fit and Health Writers

Life can get hectic, schedules busy and to-do lists long. Where does your time go? And how can you set better priorities? Learn how to spend and manage your time.

When looking at the high level of stress among Americans today, Occupational Psychologist Cary Cooper suggests it may be the lack of control that impacts stress levels most. Learn how a lack of control can impact stress levels.

Advertisement

Stress is a normal part of life, and affects people differently, but it's clear that too much stress can overload our coping mechanisms and result in stress side effects. Learn how to de-stress your life to make you healthier and happier.

By Dr. Rob Danoff

Believe it or not, daily meditation can have a great impact on your sense of calm, and it can have significant health benefits. Learn how to get started with meditation.

By Bobbie Lieberman