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Protecting Your Health as You Age

December 6, 2018 / 0 Comments

Getting older has its benefits for sure. Not only do we have the advantage of more life experience, we gain new perspectives on relationships, work/life balance and what’s truly important. Gone are the days of worrying about what someone else thinks about us, or whether we are up on the latest fashions. It seems to…

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Start With a Morning Plan!

October 18, 2018 / 0 Comments

Is it time to hit the refresh button? When it comes to maintaining your health, sometimes ‘life happens’ despite our best intentions. Summer vacations, poor sleep, eating out, and poor planning can wreak havoc on your goals to lose weight, improve your endurance or change your diet. Once we blow it, the temptation to make…

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Breast Cancer Protection

October 4, 2018 / 0 Comments

As the leading cause of cancer in women, breast cancer awareness has become a national movement. October is the only time of the year you will find grown men wearing pink T-shirts or pink bands proclaiming “I Love Breasts” around their wrists. Countless numbers of individuals and non-profit organizations, including the well-known Susan G. Komen…

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Stress or Adaptogens?

July 12, 2017 / 0 Comments

When we look at stress in relationship to other lifestyle issues such as diet and exercise, stress will always be the trump card. Our genes are not designed for a fast-paced, modern lifestyle. They are used to and require longer periods of recovery. This allows us a chance to “reset,” helping us adapt to our…

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Breast Cancer Protection

July 12, 2017 / 0 Comments

As the leading cause of cancer in women, breast cancer awareness has become a national movement. October is the only time of the year you will find grown men wearing pink T-shirts or pink bands proclaiming “I Love Breasts” around their wrists. Countless numbers of individuals and non-profit organizations, including the well-known Susan G. Komen…

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The Dangers of Bioidentical Hormones

July 12, 2017 / 0 Comments

The use of ‘bioidentical hormones’ has become somewhat of an epidemic. The internet is loaded with websites boasting the miraculous benefits of using bioidenticals for just about anything including weight loss, anti-aging, insomnia and of course ‘hormone-balancing.’ Men are now in the cross-hairs of the ‘Low-T” marketing campaign which conveniently describes their most common symptoms…

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How to End Seasonal Affective Disorder and Start Loving Winter

January 28, 2013 / 0 Comments

Many people feel down as winter approaches.  It’s dark.  It’s cold. The holidays can be stressful. But for some people every winter is unbearable.  They’re tired and depressed.  They don’t want to get out of bed.  They snap at their families and binge on junk food. These people have seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Our moods…

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Chinese lunar New Year: A do-over for your New Year’s resolutions

January 14, 2013 / 0 Comments

It’s about almost month into the New Year. Do you already wish you had a do-over for your New Year’s Resolutions? If so, you’re in luck.  You do. February 10th is the Chinese lunar New Year.  The celebration of the New Year, the Spring Festival, is China’s longest and most important holiday.  Because it is…

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The Key to Staying Healthy

November 26, 2012 / 0 Comments

If you live in a rainy area, the odds are pretty good that your automobile will develop some body damage over its lifetime.  Does this mean that you never wash your car because it’s going to rust out anyway?  Of course it doesn’t.  If you care about your car, it means that you’ll fight extra…

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