What is PCOS?
The Basics PCOS is the abbreviation for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. It is very common and in the US, between 6% and 12% of women in their childbearing years, or around 5 million women, have PCOS. I am one of those women. PCOS is a hormonal imbalance that can cause issues with menstruation, infertility, and excess male hormones leading to several…
Vitamins and Minerals that help you sleep through the night
Sleeping through the night is critical for your physical and mental health. Even so more than half of all Americans often have trouble sleeping. Insomnia is very common and more and more people are turning to the pharmacy for answers. That may not be necessary as there are many foods that help you sleep when taken frequently.
Natural Remedies for Headaches
Ever since I was a young girl I have dealt with varying degrees of headaches. I remember my dad being concerned that I was somehow addicted to Tylenol because I asked for it so frequently. As I got older, I realized that I had to find some natural remedies for headaches. I was an unlucky one for whom traditional treatments…
Let’s Talk About Men’s Depression
Men's depression isn't something we talk about enough, so I'm going to share something with you all. I'm an adult male and I have depression. I have probably always had depression but at first, I didn't realize it, and then I didn't want to admit it. Maybe this sounds familiar to you?
The Billie Razor: An Objective Review
I have Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and along with some other symptoms, I am extremely hairy. The hairs on my legs are seriously thick, black, and grow faster than I can keep them at bay. My underarms quickly turn into prickly patches of razor-resistant craziness, and I don't even want to get started on my bikini line!
Keto Diet Science: What is Ketosis
You have probably heard about the ketogenic (keto) diet but you might not fully understand how it works. If so, don't feel bad, most people that I have talked to that aren't total health junkies don't understand it either. I am going to go into what ketosis is, what it isn't, smash some myths, and answer some common questions.
5 Tips To Pick The Perfect Gym
When you are trying to get healthy and in shape, it makes sense to turn to a gym to help you achieve your goals. How do you find the perfect gym for your needs? I have put together a guide to help you find the right place for you to work out and find support as you move forward in…
9 Best Guided Mindfulness Meditations
Mindfulness meditation is a great way to reduce stress, find inner peace, improve your mindfulness, and get a better nights sleep. One of the best ways to practice is with guided mindfulness meditation videos. In today's post I am sharing some of our favorites. I hope that you find them helpful in your practice.
The Best Shape of My Life In Just 50 Weeks
Last Tuesday, August 27th, was my 44th birthday and by this time next year I will be in the best shape of my life. Right now I'm in pretty good shape, my career is doing better than I ever dreamed, I have a wonderful family. I don't want to brag but things are looking pretty great.
Saying Goodbye To The Blogger Interview Series
For the past 5 months, we have been running a recurring blogger interview feature here on OthFit. Over that time we have published 13 blogger interviews and met some truly wonderful people. It is one of our most successful projects so far.