1. Don’t pull that trigger: Some foods are sure triggers for heartburn. To avoid that burning sensation in your chest or throat, skip citrus fruits, spicy and fried foods, onions and tomato-based staples such as sauce and salsa. Learn more about digestive health.
2. Keep your options open: In the years before menopause (called perimenopause), your periods can become shorter and heavier, with more time in between each cycle. But you can still get pregnant, so make sure to keep on top of your birth control options. Learn more about menopause and perimenopause.
3. Move to the beat: The most common form of arthritis – osteoarthritis – affects 27 million Americans. It starts with mild soreness and stiffness but can gradually cause pain, swelling and loss of movement. Avoid this progression by exercising and losing excess weight. Learn more about osteoarthritis.