Kara Wahlgren

Kara Wahlgren

Writer, editor, photographer.

Philly-area freelance writer specializing in health, fitness, nutrition, and personal finance. karawahlgren@gmail.com

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40s pv article

11 Bad Habits You Can No Longer Get Away With In Your 40s

You don't have to let middle age wreak havoc on your well-being, but you do have to be more careful about avoiding a few common mistakes.

Pv depression article

10 Ways To Treat Your Mild Depression Without Meds

Experts believe antidepressants may be less effective for people with mild depression, but these natural remedies may help you manage your symptoms.

Shakecold article

7 Reasons You Can't Shake That Cold | Prevention

If your cold symptoms are overstaying their welcome, or you feel like you're getting worse instead of better, here's what could be to blame.

Autoimmune article

6 Autoimmune Diseases That Mess With Your Weight

if the number on the scale suddenly goes up or down with no good explanation, an autoimmune disease could be to blame.

Pv depression article

7 Surprising Physical Signs of Depression

Here are a few lesser-known symptoms to look out for.

Sleep cleanse article

I Tried A 2-Week Sleep Cleanse. Here's What Happened.

Going to bed at a decent hour was harder — and more rewarding — than expected.

Pv divorce article

9 Relationship Experts Reveal What They Learned From Their Own Divorces

Not every rocky relationship can be repaired—and even relationship experts aren't divorce-proof.

Pv fight article

10 Things You Should Never Say During A Fight

Strike these phrases from your arsenal the next time you're arguing with your partner.

Pv stretching article

7 Incredible Results You Get From Stretching Every Day

Daily stretching is a healthy habit that really pays off. Here are some of the perks it may provide.

Pv 50lbs article

Exactly What I Ate To Lose 50+ Pounds

Good nutrition matters a lot—even more than your exercise routine. Here are the foods that helped these women find long-term success.

Pv heartattack article

10 Ways Your Life Changes After A Heart Attack

Every 42 seconds, someone in the US has a heart attack. We asked 10 survivors to share how this traumatic event changed their lives.

Pv weightgain article

5 Surprising Conditions that Can Cause Weight Gain

Here are 5 possible reasons your jeans are suddenly so snug.

Pcos article

7 Things You Need To Know About Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

It's important to know the symptoms and get the right treatment. Here are 7 key PCOS facts to get you started.

Allergies article

10 Weird Things That Make Your Allergy Symptoms Worse | Prevention

Even if you hibernate on high-pollen days, some of your everyday habits might be wreaking havoc on your well-being without you realizing it.