Items tagged Metabolism

5 Ways to Quickly Boost Your Metabolism That Don’t Include Exercise

Your metabolism may not be completely under your control, but there are definitely ways you can help rev it up each day simply by incorporating a few healthy habits. The key is to integrate them one at a time into your day-to-day ritual until they just come naturally, rather than trying to overhaul your entire routine at once. Exercise is always encouraged to help boost your metabolism, but if you can’t seem to find time to hit the gym,...

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Every Day is Different, Especially for Your Hormones

Fertility is influenced by many factors, including genetics, anatomy, and hormones. While you can not change genetics, and it is difficult to change anatomy, hormones are under more control with the guidance of a physician. Your reproductive hormones interact with each other to change in specific ways throughout your menstrual cycle. Therefore, if one hormone is off, your whole cycle can be off. On average, you go through your menstrual cycle 450 times. When the hormones of your menstrual cycle...

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Why We Started EverlyWell: Redesigning Health Testing

Think about the last time you had a diagnostic test: sitting in a waiting room, seeing a doctor, waiting in another waiting room, getting your blood drawn, and then receiving a list of numbers – and little else. I had a similar story of my own, spanning several months and thousands of dollars. After multiple specialist visits and blood draws, I ended up with a 15-page, black-and-white packet with little information. I spent days on WebMD and Google looking at every...

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