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100 Ways To Change Your Life In 10 Minutes Or Less

Source: Prevention The most effective way to meet any goal, experts say, is through a series of tiny changes. Here are 100 that work. 1. Wipe down your office doorknob. Using disinfectant wipes on commonly touched objects like doorknobs can reduce the spread of cold- and flu-causing viruses by up to 90%, according to researchers from … Continue reading

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Chronic Pain: The Truth Hurts – You’re Not Alone

Source: Sagewood Wellness Pain is an epidemic that affects 85% of Americans. Most just live with it. If you’ve heard me speak about what I do and how I help clients, there’s a very high likelihood you’ve heard me discuss the topic of chronic pain. Many of my clients deal with chronic pain issues and come to … Continue reading

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Why Sitting is Bad for Your Health – Tips for Posture and Ergonomics

Source: Sagewood Wellness Recent studies have shown that prolonged sitting can be detrimental to overall health, but a few adjustments in posture or your workspace can make a huge difference. In working with clients to relieve minor and/or chronic pain, I always look at the initial cause of the pain/injury, as well as identifying those … Continue reading

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Keeping the Gold in the “Golden Years”

Source: National Women’s Health News Keeping the Gold in the “Golden Years”: Staying Healthy as We Age This article was written by: Judy Costlow I have been aging for decades, but it only took me one year to grow old! “Things” can happen quickly in our lives as we age, and we may not be prepared to handle … Continue reading

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Compassion Fatigue and How to Counter It

Source: Healthy Place Compassion fatigue Have you heard of compassion fatigue; sometimes called secondary victimization or traumatic stress, vicarious traumatization? It’s a form of burnout, a deep physical, emotional and spiritual exhaustion accompanied by acute emotional pain. Compassion-fatigued caregivers continue to give themselves fully to the person they are caring for, finding it difficult to … Continue reading

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Greek Myth of Klotho May Hold Key to Unlocking Dementia

Source: NAHC.org Greek Myth of Klotho May Hold Key to Unlocking Dementia By Laurie Edwards-Tate Klotho, the Greek mythological goddess of fate, was believed to be the one who could cleverly “spin the threads of life.”That mythological belief may soon become a modern-day reality in the treatment of dementia. In a study partially funded by the … Continue reading

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Diabetes Diet and Food Tips

Source: Helpguide.org Diabetes Diet and Food Tips Eating to Prevent, Control and Reverse Diabetes Diabetes is on the rise, yet most cases are preventable with healthy lifestyle changes. Some can even be reversed. Taking steps to prevent and control diabetes doesn’t mean living in deprivation; it means eating a tasty, balanced diet that will also … Continue reading

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Easy Balance Exercises for Seniors

Source: Healthlink News Easy Balance Exercises for Seniors Written by David Heitz Medically Reviewed by Peggy Pletcher, MS, RD, LD, CDE on August 22, 2014 Losing your balance is a part of life. It happens all the time. As we get older, however, things such as vision problems, inner ear problems, or weakened hips and ankles … Continue reading

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Depression in the Elderly: It’s Not a Sign of Aging

Source: Healthline News Depression in the Elderly: It’s Not a Sign of Aging Written by The Healthline Editorial Team Medically Reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA on June 18, 2013 As people age and enter their senior years, they may appear to have less energy–staying home more often, eating lighter meals, and spending less time … Continue reading

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Nervous Habits that Harm your Health

Source: Humana Learning Center By Jennifer Nelson Everyone has a bad habit or two that you may take for granted. Nervous energy, a tic that’s become ingrained–what’s a little nail biting or hair twirling in the grand scheme of your health? Well, think again. Some of these habits can spell some serious problems for your … Continue reading

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