Health & Balance Slideshows
How To Prioritize Mental Health With Loved Ones
- Taking Charge of Your Future with Cognitive Decline
As you get older, you may be concerned about cognitive decline. Here’s how to help you keep your mind sharp – and how your family and friends can help.
- 10 Ways Binge-Watching TV and Gaming Could Be Harmful
Discover the connections between binge-watching TV, gaming, and your health. Learn why these binge-based habits may be harmful.
- 10 Ways Your Mind Can Help Your Body
Find out how you can harness the power of your mind to help heal your body.
- 13 Ways to Beat the Afternoon Slump
Un-slumping yourself is easier than you think and doesn’t always involve caffeine or sugar. Here’s how to wake up your body and mind.
- How to Quit Drinking (or at Least Cut Back)
Cutting or curbing alcohol? Here are some ways to make the change stick.
- What Happens to Your Body When You Relax
Relaxation can benefit your mental and physical health. Learn more about how it affects your body and the best ways to unwind.
- Coronavirus: Healthy Actions That Help You Feel Better
Spending lots of time at home during the coronavirus lockdown? Worried about the pandemic and how it’s affecting your life? Take these steps now to help with physical and mental stress relief.
- Tips for a Healthy Morning Routine
Are your mornings hectic and rushed? These simple tips can help you start your day with less stress.
- Health Benefits of Yoga
Yoga can be more than a great workout. It may also help you manage stress and build mindfulness and relaxation into your daily routine. Find out about all the good things a yoga practice can do for you.
- Signs You're Burned Out
Work getting to you? Beware these signs of burnout.
- Health Benefits of Getting Outside
The outdoors can benefit your physical and mental health in lots of ways. Here are some good reasons to get out there and enjoy Mother Nature.
- Guide to a Hangover
Find out what happens to your body when you have a hangover, how you can ease the effects, and how you can avoid them.
- How Clutter Can Affect Your Health
Find out how those piles of paper and unused gadgets can hurt your mental and physical well-being -- and what you can do about it.
- What’s Causing My Mood Swings?
Bipolar disorder and mental illness are not the only causes of mood swings. Find out about common habits and conditions that can lead to changes in your mood.
- Ways to Practice Self-Care
Self-care doesn't have to cost a lot. These simple steps can boost your mood and get you moving.
- What’s Making You Angry?
Find yourself flying off the handle more than you’d like? You could have an underlying medical reason for your anger.
- Checklist for Staying Healthy
You hear lots of advice about what it takes to live well. Let's break it down into a few simple, easy-to-remember ways for adults to stay on a healthy path.
- How to Quiet Your Mind
Do you find it hard to shut down the chatter, clear your head, or find a sense of calm? These techniques could help. And they may have other benefits, too.
- Health Benefits of Cuddling
A hug from the right person can make your day. But did you know it’s also good for you? Here are a few ways cuddling can boost your health.
- Binge Watching and Your Health
Before you settle in to re-watch the entire first season of your favorite show, find out more about what binge watching does to your body.
- How to Break Your Phone Habit
How many times a day do you check your phone? If you’re like most people, you probably underestimate that number. Here are a few tips for cutting down.
- How Colors Can Affect You
Colors can have real effects on both your mind and your body. Find out more about how colors can affect you.
- Don't Make These Morning Health Mistakes
Your morning routine can set the tone for the rest of your day. So don’t do these things when you get up!
- Ways Your Smartphone Can Wreck Your Health
You use your smartphone all the time. And it’s a huge help. But overdoing it can cause health problems. Are you making these mistakes?
- Don’t Let Loneliness Harm Your Health
Loneliness: It’s not about simply being alone. It’s when you feel unable to connect in a meaningful way with people in your life. Find out how it can affect your health and what you can do to stop it.
- How Your Bad Habits Affect Your Health
We all have them, but some can be worse for you than others. Find out just how bad your habits may be.
- In a Funk? Here’s How to Shake It Off
Tired? Unmotivated? Parked on the couch? Find out what you can do to get out of your rut.
- Home Remedies: What Works?
Click through to find out about home remedies: Some that work, some that don’t, and some that you should avoid at all costs.
- Prime Time: The Best Time to Do Everything
What’s the best time to get things done? It depends on what you’re doing. This slideshow can help you pick the best hour or day to get the most out of your time.
- 12 Good Things That Can Go Bad
Check out these 12 healthy things that can take an unhealthy turn.
- Why You Need to Win
What is it about winning? Find out what motivates us to beat the competition in this slideshow.
- 15 Ways to Be Happier
Want to boost your mood? See these 15 pictures of pick-me-up ideas.
- Slideshow: 10 Ways to Stop Stress Now
Stressed out? These fixes can help you begin to get back in control, starting now.
- Slideshow: 10 Health Myths Debunked
Does deodorant cause breast cancer? Will touching a toilet seat make you sick? Here are 10 common health worries and the truth behind each one.
- 10 Fast Stress-Busting Pick-Me-Ups
Whether it's taking a quick walk or petting your favorite pooch, learn how to ease your stress in seconds.
- 12 Myths About Your Hangover Slideshow
WebMD helps you separate myth from fact as we examine popular hangover avoidance techniques, morning-after remedies, and other widely held hangover beliefs.