I Need Help!!

October 31, 2012

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Boy, I understand where you are coming from! My ex-husband used to remind me whenever he could that I’d be as big as my mother! or that we needed to buy a bigger toilet seat!, but these rude comments only sent my in a downward spiral of depression.

Compulsive Sexual Behavior

October 30, 2012

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Inability to control urges

How much sex is too much? How often is too often? What if sex occupies a majority of your thoughts? Sex is a natural part of human life, but when your need for sex becomes so great it interferes with your work and relationships — and you can’t control your urges even though you want to — you may have a problem.

Win the Chores War!

October 22, 2012

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Do you find yourself the only one that seems to care that the chores get done? Before you fly off the handle, consider these strategies to involve the whole family in home management!

Building up the Immune System

October 15, 2012

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What are some good foods to eat to build up the immune system, to avoid getting sick in the flu season?

It’s time to stock your kitchen with health promoting foods. Researchers have found that the nutrients you eat can have a strong impact on your immunity.

Newton’s Third Law of Motion

October 12, 2012

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From a Western perspective, one analogy that is commonly drawn to help better illustrate Karma, involves Newton’s Third Law of Motion. If you think back to High School physics (your teacher told you this would come in handy…), you will recall that Newton’s Third Law of Motion states that “for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.”

Heart Disease

October 4, 2012

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Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the U.S.A and a cause of much disability and grief to families stricken by the sudden loss of a father or mother. It comes stealthily many times with no warning or with warnings that are unrecognized or ignored.

Free Radical Damage Reduced through Weightlifting

September 30, 2012

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Weightlifting has been touted for its effects on building muscle mass, controlling weight and increasing metabolism, but new research has found that it may help to protect the body from free radicals – by-products of metabolism that contribute to many chronic diseases.

Get Up and Dance!

September 27, 2012

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We all know by now that aerobic exercise is paramount to keeping in good physical shape as we age. But it’s also no secret that the minute some folks think of exercise, they’d rather just sit down in their chairs and forget it. Depressing, they say. Exercise takes effort. Have you considered dancing?!

I run Twice a Week and my Knees are Starting to Hurt

September 17, 2012

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Knee pain is a very common complaint I hear from runners. It is impossible for me to diagnose your specific problem just knowing that you’re a runner. You could have ligament damage, tendonitis, meniscal tears, etc. Since all I know is that you’re a runner, the following is a response to a question I wrote regarding IT Band Syndrome.
Iliotibial Band Syndrome, more commonly known by its initials “I.T. syndrome” is an over use injury that effects the knee, the lateral portion of the thigh, and sometimes the hip. Pain increases with activity, usually running, and subsides when the activity is stopped.

Exercise Helps to Slow the Progression of Atherosclerosis

September 10, 2012

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While regular physical activity has been shown to reduce and prevent the development of various diseases, new findings show that exercise may also help to slow the progression of atherosclerosis – a build-up of fatty plaque in the arteries that can increase the risk of stroke.