Thursday, October 30, 2014

Health Guides

Martin Reed

Naps Benefit Adults, Too

It isn’t just young children who can benefit from naps. Adults can, too. The Spanish cultures know this and most generally still abide by siestas so that individuals can have an early afternoon rest. However, most other cultures view naps as an indulgence or a treat. Yet, research is showing that naps can be beneficial. They go far in... Read moreChevron

posted 10/08/2014, comments (0)|
Cyndi Jordan

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Patient Advocate and Migraineur

Migraine and Our Hypersensitive Brains

In checking out what was happening in the “migraine world,” I came across a tweet by Dr. Todd Schwedt of Mayo Clinic, Arizona, in which he mentioned his upcoming lecture to physicians at the University of Washington on migraineurs and the hypersensitive brain. Those last two words leaped from the page, as they were ones that I could... Read moreChevron

HealthGal

Weighty headlines: breakfast, saturated fat, fasting

Recent headlines have highlighted new studies covering the weight sector, and showcased some new findings.  Here are just some of those recent headlines and studies:

 

Researchers report in the June 5th issue of the Cell Press journal, Read moreChevron

posted 06/08/2014, comments (0)|
Vicki

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Health Guide with Secondary Progressive MS and Osteoporosis

Pinterest - MS Central Question of the Week

Do you use Pinterest? This is something like a billboard made up of images of interests and hobbies. It can be fun, and maybe educational, too. Living with MS is easier when we take breaks, and Pinterest is one good way to... Read moreChevron

posted 06/24/2013, comments (0)|
Carrie Beth Brown

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Writer, Artist and Advocate for RA and Chronic Illness

Living with Chronic Illness: Six Tips for Keeping Your Relationship Strong

Relationships are difficult in the best of circumstances. When you add a chronic illness to the mix, it can be downright impossible to keep things happy and healthy between you and your partner. It's not impossible, though. I wanted to share with you how Rheumatoid Arthritis has impacted my relationship with my husband and the methods we use... Read moreChevron

posted 02/27/2013, comments (0)|