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Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Lisa Nelson, RD, LN, Health Pro

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Registered Dietitian and Licensed Nutritionist

Dehydration and Low Blood Pressure

I realize your bigger concern tends to be how to LOWER high blood pressure, but today I want to touch on the reverse so you are aware of this potential problem.

 

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posted 12/18/2014, comments (0)|
Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

Making Plans for the Future with RA

“The future’s so bright, I gotta wear shades.”

 

That’s a line from a terrific song by a group called Timbuk 3. What’s not so terrific is that many people with RA feel that it doesn’t apply to them. How can you plan for... Read moreChevron

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RA & Happiness: Finding Joy By Caring For Others

A middle-aged man sat slumped over in a wheel chair in the doctor's waiting room.  I noticed an old wooden cane nearby.  The man had huge, rough-looking hands.  One of his lower legs was bandaged in gauze.

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Christina Bruni

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Librarian and Writer

Schizophrenia News: December 2014

Individuals diagnosed with bipolar and schizophrenia are at increased risk of testing HIV positive because of their risky sexual behavior, according to research. In a study, 48.5 percent of those with at least one mental illness had tested positive for HIV.  Only 35 percent of those without a mental illness tested... Read moreChevron

posted 12/16/2014, comments (0)|
Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

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Specialist in Pain Management and Spine Rehabilitation

How to Prepare for Surgery

Surgery is often easier than the recovery. Whether you are having joint replacement surgery or another type of surgery that will correct a skeletal issue, you will need to prepare for the tough road of recovery. Your chances of success depend on it.

 

Two primary areas in your life need attention prior to your surgery date:... Read moreChevron

posted 12/09/2014, comments (0)|

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