Food for Thought Childhood Trauma contributes to Adult Illness?

2011-12-01 / Health / Comments Off on Food for Thought Childhood Trauma contributes to Adult Illness?Comments

Physical, sexual and emotional abuse in childhood may influence the development of adult diseases, according to a study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Over 9,500 participants completed a detailed questionnaire asking about exposure to childhood abuse and household dysfunction, and the medical records of each participant were evaluated for major health risk factors. Read the rest of this entry »

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EMDR: Breakthrough Therapy for Who? Part 1

2011-11-10 / Psychlogical Issues / Comments Off on EMDR: Breakthrough Therapy for Who? Part 1Comments

Perhaps you have heard someone talking about EMDR yet wondered what does it mean? EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing. However knowing what EMDR stands for doesn’t give a clear understanding of what it is. Therefore, I’ve organized this article with the intent of giving an abrigded introduction and explanation of it.

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Want More from your Exercise Program? Add Balance Training. Part 1

2011-10-26 / Fitness / Comments Off on Want More from your Exercise Program? Add Balance Training. Part 1Comments

Life is all about balancing, and I’m not talking about your checkbook. Every day, you work to maintain a balance between work, play and rest. On most days, you do well. On other days, though, everything collides. So you pick up the pieces and you get back into the balancing act.

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Seniors Still Awaiting Medicare Drug Benefit Post 1

2011-04-29 / Health / Comments Off on Seniors Still Awaiting Medicare Drug Benefit Post 1Comments

The Medicare program does not currently cover outpatient prescription drugs. With pharmacy prices skyrocketing, this has become a huge election year issue, particularly among seniors who vote in large numbers. Read the rest of this entry »

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HRT Safe For Women With History of Breast Cancer

2011-04-22 / Health / Comments Off on HRT Safe For Women With History of Breast CancerComments

Women who had breast cancer and took hormone replacement therapy (HRT) afterwards were no more likely to have a recurrence of the disease than those who did not use HRT, according to a study in the May 16 issue of the National Cancer Institute.  Read the rest of this entry »

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