Tuesday, September 02, 2014

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David Mendosa

David Mendosa, Health Guide

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Medical Journalist Living with Diabetes and Author of Fitness and Photography for Fun, www.mendosa.com/fitnessblog

A Diet for Managing the Most Common Condition of Diabetes

Almost all of us who have diabetes have to deal with other medical problems too. But none of these conditions affects more of us than obesity and the problems that come with it.   More than 85 percent of adults with diabetes were overweight in the U.S. government’s Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. And 54.8... Read moreChevron
posted 09/01/2014, comments (0)|
Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

The Month Ahead: RA and Pain Awareness

Does your rheumatoid arthritis (RA) give you chronic pain? How much does it affect your life, your work, and your relationships? Are you coping well? Do the people in your life understand what you’re going through?   September is Pain Awareness Month. It gives all of us who live with chronic pain the opportunity to show the rest of... Read moreChevron
posted 09/01/2014, comments (0)|
Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

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Specialist in Pain Management and Spine Rehabilitation

Fitness in Focus: The Balance Challenge

Everyone is programmed to survive. We have a “fight or flight” instinct that is capable of extraordinary feats of death-defiance. We also have a primal instinct to maintain balance because falling down is not a good option when running from a lion. Capitalizing on the basic reflexes that maintain balance is an excellent way to tone... Read moreChevron
posted 08/31/2014, comments (0)|
Cyndi Jordan

Cyndi Jordan, Health Guide

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Patient Advocate and Migraineur

Going to the ER for Migraines - Interesting and Helpful Research

Most of us with frequent or severe migraines have considered going to the emergency room due to our migraines at one time or another. I have frequently heard those with migraines debate the pros and cons of going to the emergency department (ED). The most common reasons I have heard migraineurs give are that they can’t endure the pain,... Read moreChevron
Teri Robert

Teri Robert, Health Guide

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Author of "Living Well with Migraine Disease and Headaches"

New Research Shows Migraine Responsible for 13% of Deaths in Women

For several years now, studies have shown an association between migraine and cardiovascular  disease and incidents. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) and events include diseases and events related to the heart and blood vessels and include: heart attack, aka myocardial infarction; atherosclerosis: a condition in which plaque builds up in the... Read moreChevron
posted 08/27/2014, comments (0)|

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