Healthy Christmas Directory
Winter holidays are a time to celebrate with family and friends, but many experience health problems during this time of year. Some people's health suffers due to holiday diet sabotage, sleepy or drunk driving, stress, depression, or other factors. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how to avoid health hazards this year and have a safe and healthy holiday.
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.
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.
Home (Bitter) Sweet Home
I'm heading home for the holidays. Though I love my family, the closer the departure date looms, the more anxious I become.
Home for the Holidays: Tips for Stress
For many, the biggest source of holiday stress is family -- the family dinner, the obligations, and the burden of family tradition. WebMD offers tips on ways to prepare yourself and cope better with family obligations and holidays this season.
Bipolar Disorder: Handling the Holidays
With bipolar disorder, the holidays can be difficult. Find help and advice for managing bipolar disorder during the holiday season and avoiding bipolar symptoms such as depression, anxiety, and mania.
Don't Let Shyness Spoil Your Holidays
Experts offer tips to overcome shyness, especially during the holiday season.
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.
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.
Are You a Shopaholic?
Learn the warning signs of a shopping addiction and what you can do to help stop shopping until dropping.
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.
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Naughty Foods to Spice Up Your Holidays
‘Tis the season of temptation. Fortunately, there are ways to avoid the holiday food trap. While Santa makes his list and checks it twice, you can study. WebMD’s list of foods that are naughty and nice.
10 Tips to Make Holiday Travel Less Stressful
WebMD offers a slideshow with holiday travel tips to keep you as stress-free as possible.
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.
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.
20 Best (and Worst) Bets on the Holiday Buffet
Plus: Our top tips for handling stress and temptation
10 Healthy Holiday Party Tips
Ready to throw a guilt-free holiday bash? Just follow these surefire tips.
Un-clutter Your Kitchen Before the Holidays
Learn how to streamline your kitchen before the busy holiday season starts.
Family Holidays: A Dieter's Survival Guide
Drinks before dinner, Aunt Sarah's famous pies, the family favorite sausage dressing, and all those other wonderfully delicious, traditional holiday foods just waiting to be gobbled up: What a quagmire for a dieter!