Marygrace Taylor, LIVESTRONG.COM

Marygrace Taylor


New Haven, CT, United States

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Recent articles by Marygrace:

Simple Healthy Living

LIVESTRONG.COM offers diet, nutrition and fitness tips for a healthier lifestyle. Achieve your health goals with LIVESTRONG.COM's practical food and fitness tools, expert resources and an engaged community. → Read More

How Bad Is It Really to Pop Cystic Acne?

Trying to pop cystic acne can be tempting, but you'll end up doing more harm than good. Here's a better way to manage, plus when to see your dermatologist. → Read More

3 Tips to Help You Sleep Better With Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain can make it hard to sleep, and poor sleep can make lower back pain worse. Here's how to break the cycle and log the shut-eye you need. → Read More

8 Reasons Your Legs Feel Heavy and How to Get Relief

Legs that feel heavy, weighted, weak or tired might be a sign of a medical condition affecting your veins, arteries or spine. Here's how heavy legs are treated. → Read More

Calf Cramps Waking You Up at Night? Here’s What Your Body’s Trying to Tell You

Here's what causes calf cramps while you're sleeping, how to treat a charley horse when it strikes, how to prevent nocturnal leg cramps and when to see a doctor. → Read More

Nuts Can Be Good for Your Brain, Unless You're Making These 5 Mistakes

Nuts are packed with brain-healthy nutrients, but certain noshing habits could be shortchanging you. Here are the mistakes to avoid when choosing this snack. → Read More

How Bad Is It Really to Sleep With a Bra On?

Wearing a bra to bed doesn't pose any health risks as long as it's comfortable. Here are the effects of sleeping with a bra on and the best sleep bras to buy. → Read More

Why Your Skin Gets Drier as You Age and What to Do About It

Dry skin is often a part of aging, but certain factors can worsen moisture loss. Here's how to prevent and treat age-related dry skin and when to see a doctor. → Read More

Nervous About Going to the Dentist? Here Are 6 Tips to Ease Your Fears

Dental anxiety is common, but these expert-backed strategies can help calm your nerves so you can feel more comfortable and get the dental care you need. → Read More

Over 60? Walk This Way Every Day

Balance exercises are important as we age. Heel-to-toe walking helps prevent falls and injury by improving balance. Here's how to do the heel-to-toe walk. → Read More

What Causes Constipation After Surgery and How to Treat It

Constipation after surgery is common. Fortunately, it's also temporary. Here's why surgery makes it harder to poop and how to get things moving again. → Read More

Why You Bruise More Easily as You Age and What to Do About It

Older people tend to bruise more easily. Here are the most common reasons why, how to reduce your bruise risk and when to see a doctor about frequent bruising. → Read More

Itchy Gums? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You

Itchy gums can have a number of underlying causes. Here's how to figure out what's making your gums itch, how to prevent it and, of course, how to find relief. → Read More

6 Things to Do Every Morning for a Better Night's Sleep

Many of your morning habits can have just as much of an effect on sleep as your nighttime ones. Here are six science-backed behaviors that make a difference. → Read More

Bladder Not Emptying All the Way? Here's What Might Be Going On

Urinary retention has a number of causes. Here are some of the most common culprits and what you can do to find relief when you can't empty your bladder. → Read More

6 Things That Cause Bunions and How to Prevent Them

Bunions tend to develop slowly, so knowing what causes bunions can help you take steps to reduce your risk and maybe even nip a developing bunion in the bud. → Read More

6 Things to Do Every Morning to Support Healthy Aging

Starting your day with a few simple habits can set the stage for a long, healthy life. Here are six to add to your morning routine, according to experts. → Read More

Why Your Hair Gets Thinner With Age and What to Do About It

Aging hair naturally gets thinner, but learn about the factors that can make your locks even more sparse and what you can do to add volume as you get older. → Read More

How Bad Is It Really to Pick a Scab?

A dermatologist breaks down why picking scabs is a no-no, including the effects on your skin and health. Plus, get tips on how to prevent yourself from picking. → Read More

Tired of Waking Up to Pee at Night? Do This One Yoga Pose Before Bed

If pelvic tension or tightness is causing frequent nighttime bathroom trips, this simple yoga pose may help with bladder control. Learn how to do it. → Read More