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Megan Johnson McCullough owns a fitness studio in Oceanside CA called Every BODY's Fit. She has an M.A. in Physical Education & Health Science, is a current candidate for her Doctorate in Health & Human Performance, and she's an NASM Master Trainer & Instructor. She's also a professional natural bodybuilder, fitness model, Wellness Coach, and AFAA Group Exercise Instructor.

Varicose veins: Twisted blue cords under the skin

Varicose veins are the bluish cords just below the surface of the skin, usually on the legs and feet. These all twisted up veins are usually harmless. Although ever present, they are not a threat but can be painful and… 0 Shares |

Cartilage: Cushion protection

Cartilage holds our bones together and supports our tissues. It is tough, but at the same time flexible, which makes damaging this tissue pretty easy. This tissue has a rubbery texture as it serves to cushion the area between the… 0 Shares |

Body Shape: What’s your frame?

The human body comes in many forms, hence the diversity of this world. Every individual has their own skeletal structure with different distribution of fat and muscle dispersed. Until adulthood, this frame is under construction and change, until finally one… 0 Shares |

Diverticulosis: Stomach diversion

The walls of the digestive tract play a very important role in our relationship with food. Diverticulosis is a condition that occurs when pockets form in the digestive tract. These pockets, called diverticula, mostly form in the colon (the lower… 0 Shares |

Weather Forecast: Just ask your joints

Remember when quirky Aunt Sally used to say, “My knees are hurting, must be a storm coming”?? In our adult lives, we now might relate to her wives’ tale. There may actually be truth to her statement. When barometric pressure… 0 Shares |

GERD- irritating acid reaction

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is that irritating acid that can build in the stomach and esophagus. Many of us experience this from time to time, but chronic heartburn, chest pain, difficulty swallowing, feeling like there is a lump in the… 0 Shares |

Low back pain: Listen to you mother and don’t slouch

Nearly 60-80% of the general adult population suffers from low back pain. Yes, that many of us. Annual medical costs associated with this type of injury is reported to be nearly $26 billion in the United States.  85% of male… 0 Shares |

Pomegranate: Medicinal fruit

Pomegranate is a type of tree and its fruit can be used for different purposes, even medicinal. It originates from Iran. It is mostly grown in Mediterranean countries, but also the U.S., Japan, China, Russia, India, and Afghanistan. Pomegranate contains… 0 Shares |

Hepatitis C: The liver’s enemy

Hepatitis C is a type of viral infection that causes inflammation to the liver. The hepatitis C virus (HCV) is spread through blood that is contaminated. It is most commonly spread via shared needles or other tools that inject drugs.… 0 Shares |

Hernias: Unusual discomfort

A hernia can occur when an organ or possibly fatty tissue finds its way into your fascia (the surrounding area of a muscle). They are most common in the abdomen but can also occur in the groin, thigh, or belly… 0 Shares |