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Menopause and Hot Flashes

Menopause and Hot Flashes

Defined as the cessation of menses for 12 consecutive months, menopause impacts 25 million women worldwide each year with an estimated 1.2 billion women to be postmenopausal by the year 2030! While menopause is an expected time of life and many women rejoice over the cessation of menses, the neuroendocrine …

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KNEE-D a New Direction?

KNEE-D a New Direction?

New Medical Advances Heal Torn Ligaments Without Surgery If you are an athlete, know an athlete or have ever been involved in sports, you’ve probably heard of the ACL. Most people are familiar with the term ACL, but don’t know exactly what its purpose is or that it is just one of …

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Honoring Your PARENTS’ WISHES

honoring your PARENTS WISHES

By Denise Pott, LCSW, Assistance Home Care Most of us are taught that it is important to honor our father and mother. This is a notion that comes to us through the bible and other religious texts, and is often part of religious training. Honoring our parents means to hold …

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Stress Management Techniques

stress management

Stress is created by our reactions to situations, rather than the events themselves. We can’t always control events that happen in our life, but we can control how we respond. Here are some helpful tips for how to manage and prevent stressful feelings: Visualize a scene that is pleasant, soothing, or brings back happy memories …

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DIVORCE A Child’s Perspective

DIVORCE A Child’s Perspective

Claudia is 11 years old and she has changed. The once outgoing child is now refusing to come out of her bedroom. Her grades have dropped. She has quit all after school activities. She does not sing happy songs or smile any more. And Claudia is gaining weight….a lot of …

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Your Eyes Reflect Your Health

Your Eyes Reflect Your Health

By Lisbeth A. Tanz While a LASIK or one of its six other corrective eye procedures can have a significant positive result, there is something simple you can do to increase the odds that you’ll have your eyesight for the rest of your life. The key is making sure you …

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5 Financial Planning Mistakes to Avoid

Financial Planning Mistakes

Provided By: Stephen Sharpe, Northwestern Mutual We all have goals and dreams for the future. Whether you want to buy your first home, or are planning to open your own business, money is probably one of your primary considerations. This is just one reason why you need to create and …

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Aging Doesn’t Have To Be Scary

Aging Doesn’t Have To Be Scary By Denise Pott, LCSW - Assistance Home Care

By Denise Pott, LCSW – Assistance Home Care There’s no question that aging brings about many changes.  While not all of these changes are something that we look forward to, there are some that are positive; things such as welcoming grand-children, retirement from work, the opportunity to travel or engage …

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Depression Can Be Treated

Depression Can Be Treated

While mental health conditions such as depression are common, they are treatable and individuals can go on to recover and lead full and productive lives. Symptoms of Clinical Depression Persistent sad, anxious or “empty” mood Sleeping too much or too little, middle of the night or early morning waking Reduced …

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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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