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How to Reduce Social Isolation in Elderly

It is so sad for me to see people feel or be lonely. It hurts my heart, and I feel compelled to do something. To help in some way. Especially for elderly folks. I lost my dear grandmother at the young age of sixty, and my grandfather just kind of fell into depression after that, […]

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Holiday Blues

Lately, I have seen messaging around the thought that not everyone is in a celebratory mood during the winter holiday season. For many of us, the holiday sadness is challenging to cope with when, everywhere I look, people sing about how this is “the most wonderful time of the year.” Add a divorce into the […]

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Chronic Pelvic Pain Treatment

When someone is suffering from chronic pelvic pain, sometimes they feel as though they would be willing to try anything to relieve the constant agony and disruption to their lives. And sometimes, when people are pushed to the point of resignation, they end up relieving the pain but wind up addicted to opiate painkillers. So, […]

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Heat Sensitivity Symptoms

As my body chemistry changed when I had my children, it is changing again in the pre-menopausal stage of my life and I seem to “overheat” on the regular. As a baby, I was very sensitive to the heat and sun; however, as I grew older, it wasn’t a problem until I was pregnant with […]

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What is Serotonin Withdrawal Syndrome?

As a person who seeks to find the healthy, organic, homeopathic route to certain ailments versus using pain medication, I am prone to serotonin withdrawal syndrome. I must fully disclose ALL of my medicinal solutions to my healthcare providers, including supplements, certain massage practices, essential oils, acupuncture, chiropractic remedies, etc., or I am at risk […]

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Is it Possible to Break an Addiction?

For some, the answer is no. Addiction is a deadly, progressive disease that cannot be fought alone. And for those who come to understand that, find a way out of the addiction merry-go-round. Only by knowing deep down that they need help and then taking action to ask for it is it then possible, to […]

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When Patients Cannot Afford Their Medications

When patients cannot afford the medications they need, we have a health crisis on our hands. Fortunately, companies out there understand this and are trying to do something about it. Whether they are a nonprofit pharmacy committed to helping people get the medications they need at an affordable price or a community health center that […]

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What Happens When Your Immune System Fails?

Since I was a child, I seemed to catch every little “bug” that was going around. If the kind sitting next to me in the class had a cold, I’d get strep throat. It’s still that way. My kids go to school and bring home wonderful viruses and bacteria that seem to love attacking me! […]

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Long-Term Side Effects of Cancer Treatments

If you have or ever had a friend or relative go through cancer treatment and survive, you might all too well understand why sometimes these patients are not so happy about the “alive” part when facing horrible side effects for years to come. Unfortunately, I am that person with a dear friend who is that […]

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