Holiday Health Directory
The holidays can be emotionally bruising and physically stressful. Deadly heart attacks spike around Christmas and New Year’s Day, depression and sadness intensify during the holiday season, and allergies may be triggered by wood burning and Christmas trees. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how to maintain holiday health, holiday health tips, holiday dieting, and much more.
Heartburn Meal Ideas for All Year Round
Rich and spicy foods can aggravate your heartburn symptoms. Try these easy meal ideas at your next special occasion.
Holiday Depression and Stress
For many people, the holiday season is a time filled with sadness, self-reflection, loneliness, and anxiety. WebMD offers tips for avoiding holiday depression.
Migraine vs. Stroke: How To Tell The Diffrence
How do you know if an intense headache is a migraine or a stroke? Learn the subtle differences that could save your life.
Managing Binge Eating Disorder at the Holidays
The holidays don’t have to trigger a binge eating relapse. Here are some simple steps to manage your behavior around food and find support during the festive season.
How to Make the Holidays Easier When You’re Divorced
Five tips to help make the holidays easier after a divorce.
Low-Cal Holiday Drinks
Ready to raise a glass for the holidays without raising your calories? From eggnog to a 70-calorie cosmo, make it light, festive, and still enjoyable.
Allergies During the Holidays
Are holiday allergies keeping you on the sidelines? Take control of your symptoms with these quick tips.
Forgive Yourself for Eating Too Much at Thanksgiving
Eat more than you planned at Thanksgiving? Forgive yourself for indulging in Turkey Day dishes.
Ways to Fight the Holiday Blues
You’d think those who dread the stress of gift giving and parties would be happy when it’s all over—but think again.
Tips to Reduce Holiday Travel Stress
Get tips on how to navigate the minefields of holiday travel from experts at the world’s busiest airport.
Healthy Holiday Foods and Recipes
Holidays mean feasts, and lots of them. Learn how to create delicious meals while dodging all the fat and calories.
Slideshows & Images
10 Tips to Make Holiday Travel Less Stressful
WebMD offers a slideshow with holiday travel tips to keep you as stress-free as possible.
Healthy Habits: Better Eating Resolutions
Whether you want to lose weight, get more energy, or just eat healthier, use the tips in this slideshow to improve your eating habits.
Holiday Depression Triggers
10 holiday depression and stress triggers, and ways to cope. From anxiety over bills to social commitments and travel, see how to manage holiday stress.
25 Healthy Holiday Choices
Fight holiday weight gain! Follow these easy tips to sail through the holidays without gaining a single pound.
20 Best (and Worst) Bets on the Holiday Buffet
Plus: Our top tips for handling stress and temptation
Thanksgiving Main Courses: From Turkey to Pumpkin Cannelloni
Elaine Magee, MPH, RD, shares her recipes for grilled, herb-rubbed turkey breast; turkey pot pie; and pumpkin cannelloni.
Lemon Cranberry Pudding Cakes, Holiday Shortbread, and Gingerbread Muffins
Recipes for Thanksgiving desserts: lemon cranberry pudding cakes, holiday shortbread, and gingerbread muffins.