Wellness
Erin Chamerlik

This Hidden Ingredient May Be Causing Your Headaches

By Erin Chamerlik, MT(ASCP) – I used to think that MSG was only a problem in Chinese food and packages of flavored ramen noodles.  I was aware of “Chinese Restaurant Syndrome”, a group of symptoms caused by a food additive, monosodium glutamate (MSG), but I didn’t know that this was

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Fitness
Andrew Sweet

“When the weather is fine you got fitness on your mind…”

By Andrew Sweet – Summer is here!  For most of the country it means they’re whipping open the doors to their houses and standing in the threshold stretching their whole body, arms extended above their heads, and letting out a large cry of relief.  I can almost imagine the bear

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Weight Loss
Prudence Lay

My Weight Loss Journey- June Update

By Prudence Lay – I love turning my calendar to June and realizing all that it represents. The entire summer is still stretched out before us and the rainy and cold spring weather is (hopefully) mostly behind us.  I can’t go to a graduation or wedding without feeling hopeful that

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Self-Care
Jamee Rae Pineda

How Guilt and Shame Prevent True Recovery from Addictions

By Jamee Rae Pineda – As a counselor in a Christian recovery program, I often find myself helping women undo guilt and shame. These women’s stories of addiction are traumatic in terms of their personal pain and the damage done to relationships with loved ones, especially children. Bad things happen

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Wellness
Patricia Raymond

IRRITABLE BOWEL: SMART TREATMENT

By Dr. Patricia Raymond – Does IBS matter?  If the facts don’t fit the theory, change the facts. ~Albert Einstein Previously thought to be a psychiatrically mediated condition, IBS was overlooked in research into cause and management options. However, we’ve discovered that IBS results in an estimated $8 billion in

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Nutrition
Sheree Gillaspie

Water – Life’s Basic Necessity

By Sheree Gillaspie – Water is such a wonderful, beautiful and important entity! Water is associated with almost everything – it’s literally a part of everything. The magnificent human body is known to be about 60 percent water, and cells can be from 65 – 90 percent water. Drinking lots

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Fitness
Alice Burron

Step Out and Hit the Trail

By Alice Burton – Want all the ease and enjoyment walking has to offer, plus a boost of fitness benefits, a change of scenery, and maybe even a little adventure? If so, then head out for a hike! A longer weekend hike can burn more calories than walking alone, and

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Fitness
Vicki Kron

The Magic of Exercise for Diabetics

By Vicki Kron – Here are the questions you have been asking about exercise: Why do I have to exercise? Why is exercise so important for Diabetics? I’ve lost weight in the past without much exercise, so why should I do it now? I’m really not into weight lifting. Those

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Wellness
Vicki Kron

How to Reverse and Stop Diabetes Nerve Damage

By Vicki Kron – Diabetes is a serious disease and without proper control excess blood sugar can cause moderate to severe nerve damage to your body. One of the biggest problems is that the nerve damage is a slow and degenerative process. Many times you don’t know damage is occurring

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Self-Care
Vicki Norris

“Remind”

By Vicki Norris – Is your mind on hyper-speed, badgering you with all you must do and solve? Or, do you replay in your head all that the world, fear, and hurt have done to you? If so, you may need to remind yourself. Re-Mind: mind again, take you back,

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Self-Care
Debbie Heiser

How Do I Find a “Good Therapist?” A Few Practical Suggestions

I’m often asked by friends, neighbors and, sometimes, family “How do I find a ‘Good’ therapist?”  I suspect this is because when people actually know a therapist and they’re struggling with a problem they’d like to get some professional advice.  This is similar to the way I ask my neighbor

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Anti Aging
Dr. Carolyn Anderson

Is Exercise the Fountain of Youth?

By Dr. Carolyn Anderson – Throughout history, people have searched for the fountain of youth. Perhaps the reason it’s never been found is that it’s been hiding in plain sight all along. New research is suggesting that exercise could very well be the closest thing we can get to a

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Menopause
Beth Havey

What Can Cool Chicks Do About Hot Flashes?

By Beth Havey – Hot flashes don’t occur because something exciting is happening to you during your menopause and postmenopausal years.  Hot flashes can spontaneously erupt at any time and often at the worst of times: you are attempting to dry your hair and the hot flash starts, making you

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Wellness
Sherri Snelling

Women’s Latest Battle: Alzheimer’s Disease

By:  Sherri Snelling – When it comes to Alzheimer’s disease, women are being impacted at a disproportionate level according to The Shriver Report:  A Woman’s Nation Takes on Alzheimer’s, conducted in collaboration with the Alzheimer’s Association.  The report shows that 10 million American women are touched by Alzheimer’s disease and

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Fitness
Marjorie Jaffe

WAIST AWAY!!! – Recover Your Waistline in Three Short Weeks

By Marjorie Jaffe – Remember when you turned sideways and your profile was thin?  Remember that hourglass image that the mirror always showed you?  Remember when fastening your belt didn’t feel like a weight-bearing exercise? Sitting,  rushing, worrying, overeating, having birthdays, shouldering the physical and mental burdens that come, to

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Wellness
Jeanne Norman White

How to Honor this Life and Live in Abundant Health

By Jeanne White, MSOM, L.Ac. – Life is precious. We only live once, as the saying goes. So what do we do with this beautiful gift of life? The body gives us this experience we call life. How are we treating our body? Do we honor this sacred vessel? It

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Wellness
Vicki Kron

The Top Five Diabetes Myths

By Vicki Kron – It’s a fact that 25.8 million adults and children in the US have diabetes. The American Diabetes Association thinks that millions more are going undiagnosed. That’s the bad news. The good news is that a diagnosis of Diabetes or Prediabetes doesn’t have to mean that doom

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Wellness
Margaret Floyd

Take five to thrive: Stress and your digestion

By Margaret Floyd – It’s 7:45am and I’m running out the door, late, for an 8:00am appointment. I’m feeling frantic and I haven’t eaten. I have two choices: go hungry or grab something quickly and eat it in the car. What to do? Unfortunately, this scenario is the way many

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Wellness
Lisa Morrone

Has Your Computer Become A Pain In The Neck?

By Lisa Morrone, PT – These days many of us spend hours sitting in front of our computers. For some it’s our work station, and for others it’s a play station. Like it or not, the computer has become the new information and recreation hub of the home. Anytime you

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Weight Loss
Kelly Stellings

Detox Your Brain for Weight Loss & Success

By Kelly Stelling – Do you want to increase your success with weight loss and other goals? Detox your brain. In a world where wellness is a billion dollar industry, it should be safe to say the importance of detoxing your body is common knowledge. There are so many options

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Health & Fitness
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