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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.

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 |

Going nuts for nuts: Which is the best choice

Nuts are a nutritious snack to help us make it to the next meal. A handful is meant to do the trick, but reaching for more is a common occurrence. Depending on the type, these crunchy nibbles are filled with… 0 Shares |

Fiber: The conductor of the digestive tract

Dietary fiber is a very important component of nutrition. There are a number of reasons why we need to consume this “roughage”. Fiber is the part of plant type foods that our body does not digest or absorb. The body… 0 Shares |

Alopecia: Spot baldness

Hair loss can be embarrassing, concerning, and even a sign of a health problem. Hair might start to show up on you pillow, more on the hairbrush, in the shower drain, and in some cases small bald spots have become… 0 Shares |

Tuberculosis: Why are we being poked??

Most of us have been tested for TB, also known as tuberculosis, for a job, school, or travel. Tuberculosis is all around us, and it was actually the leading cause of death in the 20th century. We readily take this… 0 Shares |

Beans: A little goes a long way

The musical fruit. Beans are a very healthy type of food that is affordable and versatile. Different types are enjoyed by different cultures. Beans are classified as legumes and grow in pods that have beans inside. These pods come from… 0 Shares |