Wednesday, August 27, 2014

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Dorian Martin

Dorian Martin, Health Guide

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Menopausal Women Need to Be Physically Active to Protect Their Hearts

Sometimes it is really inviting to stay in front of the computer or the television, especially on these hot summer days. Why get up and move? Well, there’s one big reason to avoid being a regular couch (or computer) potato. That’s because getting up and doing physical activity increasingly becomes important for women who have gone... Read moreChevron
posted 08/26/2014, comments (0)|
Alisha Bridges

Alisha Bridges, Health Guide

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Just a girl trying to defeat psoriasis.

4 Tips to Keep Your Skin Moisturized in Cooler Weather

It seems like Summer just flew by, and Winter will be here before you know it; and like many others, my Psoriasis is at its worst in the winter time. The cold can be very harsh against the skin, especially those with psoriasis. If you don’t take the steps necessary to keep your skin moisturized your psoriasis can become extremely flaky,... Read moreChevron
posted 08/26/2014, comments (0)|
Cyndi Jordan

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Patient Advocate and Migraineur

Are You a Striver, a Survivor, or a Thriver?

Hello! Since I'm new to the HealthCentral migraine community, it seems appropriate to introduce myself before writing other blog posts as a health guide. So, here goes. :-)   Some of my earliest memories as a child were of that growing sense of trepidation as every sound grew louder, every smell more intense and every light brighter. As the... Read moreChevron
Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

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Specialist in Pain Management and Spine Rehabilitation

Going Back to School without Back Pain

Millions of children are heading back to school now, and nearly one quarter of these young people have low back pain. How can someone so young already be experiencing pain? Children are at risk for back pain if there is a family history of back pain. Girls are at higher risk than boys. Although family history and gender are not risks that can be... Read moreChevron
posted 08/23/2014, comments (0)|
HealthGal

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Health and lifestyle journalist;Physician Assistant;HealthCoach;Nutritionist

Are You Living the Pre-disease Life?

If you are struggling to make some lifestyle habit changes, in an effort to improve your overall health, you might want to consider if you are living a life that predisposes you to conditions like obesity and diabetes.  What does a pre-disease life look like?  Take the following quiz to see just how significant your risk is: Do you... Read moreChevron
posted 08/22/2014, comments (0)|

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