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Exploring the Spectrum Autism Information Fair

Autism Information Fair

The fourth annual Exploring the Spectrum autism information fair will provide useful information to help parents and families of people with autism. Guest speakers include Dr. Rolanda Maxim Gott and author Bobbi Sheahan. The event will take place Saturday, April 2, 2016, at Spencer Road Library in St. Peters. Doors …

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Top 10 QUESTIONS TO ASK A WEIGHT LOSS CAMP DIRECTOR

Camp Jump Start

Summer Camp Registration is HERE!? Make sure to know the right questions to ask if you are sending your child to a weight loss camp.? This may be the camp that makes ALL the difference in your child’s life. ? 1.? What is the difference between a for-profit and non-profit …

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Thyroid

Thyroid

If you?ve been diagnosed with hypothyroid disease, you?re very aware of how frustrating it can be. You are told by your doctor that your thyroid isn?t functioning well and that you need to take thyroid hormones. However, when you had your blood work done, the results may have come back …

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Through My Dog?s Eyes

Through My Dog?s Eyes

By Allison White, ACSW, LCSW, CCDP-D Wellness Alley, LLC I?ve always been a pet lover. I was 7 when I got my first dog, which changed my life. They were with me during both good and painful times, major life events, and were stable forces in my life, even during …

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Digest Your Life Let Your Belly Be Your Guide

Digest Your Life ? Let Your Belly Be Your Guide

By Lindsey Bastedo, LMT It is beneficial to reflect on how the idea of digestion relates to all of life. For our bodies to digest food, we must first choose what we want to eat. Once we have chosen what we want to eat, we then start processing it. We …

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New Solutions For ADHD

New Solutions For ADHD

The National Institute of Mental Health estimates that five million children in the United States have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). That?s about five percent of all children. While ADHD is most commonly associated with childhood, studies show that up to 70 percent of children with ADHD continue to have …

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Improving Senior Nutrition

Improving Senior Nutrition

By Denise S. Pott, LCSW – Assistance Home Care ??Lets Have? Lunch!? Despite living in an area that offers so many meal options, the fact is that many seniors do not get adequate nutrition. It is estimated that up to one million homebound seniors are malnourished. This can lead to …

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So Many Choices ? Only One Right Option Hormone replacement therapy

Hormone replacement therapy

Hormone replacement therapy has been around for decades. Women suffering from reduced hormone levels were prescribed synthetic hormones in an attempt to reduce their symptoms. This century, synthetic hormones came under intense scrutiny when it was discovered that they increased the potential for adverse side effects, including death. Suddenly, bioidentical …

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome is a functional gastrointestinal disorder affecting 15% of US population.? In diagnosis, there is an absence of any organic disorder, thus no markers or anatomical changes exist.? It involves immune system changes, brain-gut axis involvement, and gastrointestinal microbiology.? Symptomology includes abdominal pain with either constipation, diarrhea, or …

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