Thursday, April 17, 2014

Health Guides

Jerry Kennard

The Relationship Between Self-Focus and Anxiety

Every so often we all give a little time over to the way we feel. Sometimes it’s an awareness of the way we are thinking and perhaps a flash of insight into our emotional state. Then there are the physical things like our heartbeat or breathing, various aches and pains and so on. It’s a perfectly normal process but if self-attention... Read moreChevron

healthgal, Health Guide

Medical and lifestyle columnist

I Put my Kid on a Diet and in the April Issue of Vogue

Here's the short version: Woman who herself struggled with weight issues, self esteem and body issues raises daughter who is chubby, and who finally gets diagnosed as clinically obese by pediatrician, who tells mother that now she has to get help the child lose weight because the child's weight issue is more serious. Mother tries to accomplish... Read moreChevron
posted 04/02/2012, comments (0)|
Penelope James

Penelope James, Health Guide


10 Ways to Have a Healthy Sex Life

If your 2009 was anything like mine, you’re probably feeling like you’re stumbling, rather than gliding, into a new year.  While passing through a transition phase, I like to reflect on where I’ve been and set goals for where I’m going.  Maintaining good health will always be a goal of mine.  Though... Read moreChevron
Charlotte Grayson, M.D.

Charlotte Grayson, M.D., Health Pro


Five questions to ask your doctor about suppressive therapy

I see a lot of patients who take suppressive therapy with no clear understanding of why they are taking it, what the goals are of suppressive therapy and most concerning ... taking the WRONG dose!   I also see patients who suffer through multiple terrible outbreaks of herpes who have NEVER HEARD of suppressive therapy!   Here's a... Read moreChevron

healthgal, Health Pro


Herpes Testing

To provide some clarification, since so many of you write to me asking about herpes testing, here's a run down of the current available tests.  They each have limitations, though I indicate which are the most specific.  A doctor will quite often take your history/examine you and then "marry the history/exam findings to the... Read moreChevron
posted 12/29/2008, comments (0)|