Saturday, September 20, 2014

Health Guides

John McManamy

John McManamy, Health Guide

Author and Advocate

Lithium - The New Brain Food?

Should we all take a bit of lithium? asks a provocative opinion piece in last Sunday’s NY Times. The article’s author, Anna Fels, is a psychiatrist and a faculty member at Weil Cornell Medical College. Her pieces, which have graced the Times for a number of years, have that rare “why hadn’t I thought of that before?”... Read moreChevron
posted 09/20/2014, comments (0)|
Christina Bruni

Christina Bruni, Health Guide

Librarian and Writer

Goal Setting Part Three: Completing A Goal

Completing a goal takes time and effort.  It's a matter of your own preference whether you publicly state your goal or keep it private.  I find that being vocal about my success holds me accountable to staying on-point on my activist message of hope.   See my SharePost the Stages of Change.  Read the John Norcross book... Read moreChevron
posted 09/19/2014, comments (0)|
Eileen Bailey

Eileen Bailey, Health Guide

Freelance health writer

Autism in School: Questions to Ask Your Child's Teacher

The school year is underway. If you have a child with autism, you might be wondering how he is doing in school. You want to keep up to make sure you address any problems right away. Children with autism have trouble with communication so you might not be getting the information you need from your child. The best thing to do is set up an... Read moreChevron
posted 09/18/2014, comments (0)|
Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

Writer, Advocate, Photographer

Traveling with RA

Traveling can be an adventure, bringing you to new cities, new cultures, and new people. It expands your life, offers you the opportunity to widen your culinary horizons, and let’s not forget the masses of photos that can keep you company during rough times. Whether you’re traveling for pleasure or business, RA will come along and can... Read moreChevron
posted 09/17/2014, comments (0)|
Marcia Purse

Marcia Purse, Health Guide

I'm single, living alone, and currently coping not so well with my BP.

Feeding a Depressive Episode

I've talked before about having diabetes. Although type 2 diabetes does run in my family, I'm wholly convinced that the reason mine developed is that I gained SO much weight from psychiatric medications. I never had high blood pressure or high cholesterol before gaining this weight, and I never had blood sugar problems, either.   Another... Read moreChevron