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Nearly 20 percent of Americans have a mental illness

October 13, 2014

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Nearly 20 percent of Americans have a mental illness by Debbie Williams — Bi-polar disorder, depression, schizophrenia, anxiety, eating disorders and obsessive-compulsive disorder are just some of the mental illnesses that afflict millions of people. What are the causes and how can they be helped? This subject touches very close to home for me, and […]

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Beat Depression

August 11, 2014

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Beat Depression by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Depression is one of the most common health conditions, and it is a potentially lethal one. Doctors often define it as having four of the following symptoms most of the day for at least two weeks: trouble sleeping, low energy or fatigue, significant weight or appetite changes, constant […]

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Is your home making you sick?

February 17, 2014

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  by Sherry Anshara —  According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), depression affects one in 10 adults in America. Psychology Today reports that people who experience long-term depression may develop illnesses earlier in life and in more serious forms. When people are depressed, they bring that negative energy into their homes. The low […]

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Bright ideas to clear up brain fog

February 11, 2014

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by Dr. Larry Wilson — Brain fog, one of the most common conditions people experience today, is not a “diagnosable disease,” so it often is overlooked by physicians and psychologists. It can feel like a cloud that reduces your clarity of mind. Symptoms include confusion, forgetfulness and feeling detached, which can lead to becoming discouraged […]

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Health facts — Current health updates

January 25, 2014

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by  Dr. Nicholas Warner —  This article reports on the effects of exercise on depression, the affect of bed rest on low back pain, and caffeine and chronic daily headaches.   Exercise may help reduce depression A 1997 study found that mild to moderate major depressive disorder (MDD) ranked second behind heart disease in terms of […]

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Why are our favorite foods making us fat?

January 11, 2014

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  by Scott White —  Why is it that we crave coffee, candy, cookies and all the goodies that are so bad for us? A visit to any location of the world’s most successful coffeehouse chain provides a clear glimpse into the American food addiction. As a nation, we’re now experiencing more disease, obesity, depression, […]

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HGH and sermorelin

December 1, 2013

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by Dr. Paul Stallone —  Collecting treasured life moments is one of the few good things about aging. Weddings, births, vacations and good laughs are just some of the events that enrich our lives and, the older we get, the more take-your-breath-away moments we experience. Not all aspects of aging are welcomed, however. What can […]

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Smart grocery shopping tips

November 29, 2013

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by Paula Owens —  The most important component to prevent and reverse disease, experience lasting fat loss and achieve your highest level of health begins by being mindful and conscious of what you choose to eat. Good nutrition and healthy eating start with making smarter choices when shopping for food. The following tips will make […]

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Resolving the traumas of life

November 22, 2013

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by Stephanie Levitt —  Trauma is everywhere. We bear witness to it on our TV screens as we see the aftermath of a horrendous school shooting and worry about the safety of our own children. We hear stories about wars, people being killed, raped and tortured, and we have friends or family who are in […]

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Letting go of vices

October 6, 2013

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by Kristin Cicciarelli —  Recently, a lovely woman named “Susan” announced that although she is a contributing member to society, an excellent mother and a dedicated employee, she is also an alcoholic. She is not the kind of alcoholic depicted in Hollywood movies — the stumbling, nonfunctioning ne’er-do-well who drinks Jack Daniels for breakfast and […]

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Music — Are you tuned in to what your music is doing to you?

September 30, 2013

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by Sheevaun Moran —  I was in a nice boutique the other day and noticed a song playing in the background that basically said, “My girlfriend is a jerk,” repeatedly. The next verse was something to the effect of, “I love my girlfriend and I am going to stay with her forever.” This was not […]

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Healing your animals’ fears and other negative emotions

September 19, 2013

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by Barbara J. Paster —  We can help our animals heal negative emotions and live better, happier lives. Expressing our love and compassion to them just a few minutes a day is one easy way to help them feel happier and healthier. Animals are connected to us on deep emotional levels. They always feel what […]

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Meditation: Pathway to inner peace

September 8, 2013

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by Ada Porat —  The practice of meditation offers clear physiological, mental and emotional benefits. It can lower blood pressure, relieve anxiety and depression, aid restorative sleep and promote a general sense of well-being. Meditation assists with integrating the inner world of peace and joy with the outer world of action and achievement. This integration […]

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