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ADHD in Adults & Children – A Natural Solution

ADHD in Adults & Children

When we hear ADHD, a picture of a hyperactive kid, running his parents ragged, is often what comes to mind. However, when these kids grow up, it is now recognized that the symptoms of ADHD continue into adulthood for about 70 percent of children with ADHD. That translates into four …

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Pre-Conception Planning – Generations at Risk

There is no greater influence on health and wellbeing, or the potential for disease, than the environment in which life begins. The environment of the mother?s body is the single greatest determining factor for sickness or health that a child will encounter in its entire lifetime. Of all that parents …

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CONTRACEPTION

CONTRACEPTION

Pregnancies often are unintended. Currently, 45-62% of pregnancies are unintended. These pregnancies often result in increased preterm delivery, low birth weight, and abortion. Thus, contraceptive methods are available for pregnancy prevention. These methods include spermicide, condoms, withdrawal, sponge, combined hormonal contraceptives, intrauterine devices, implants, and sterilization. COMBINED HORMONAL CONTRACEPTIVES Combined …

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Care for the Caregiver

Care for the Caregiver

By Denise Pott, LCSW – Assistance Home Care Anyone who has been a caregiver can tell you that it’s not an easy job. Caregiving can be both physically demanding and emotionally draining; caregivers can easily become overwhelmed. When a caregiver is stressed they may become less effective, creating a situation …

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Soak Up Vitamin D While You Still Can!

Soak Up Vitamin D While You Still Can!

As summer begins its inevitable dwindle into cooler nights and shorter days, it’s easy to forget that the sun’s potency is in full swing well into the fall. As your mind wanders watching the kids play soccer, you may find yourself wondering, how much sun is too much? Vitamin D …

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Family Rules Going Back to School

Family Rules Going Back to School

With the start of a new school year just around the corner, it is the perfect time to set your child, in fact your whole family, up for a healthier year. The next couple of weeks before the first school bell rings is the perfect time to plan and practice …

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Taking Big Steps Out of Our Comfort Zone

Taking Big Steps Out of Our Comfort Zone

Humans are creatures of comfort. Our comfort zone is our natural, neutral state — a place where stress and anxiety are minimal, where we know what’s coming next and can plan accordingly. There’s nothing wrong with being in your comfort zone, unless you get too comfortable and start holding yourself …

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