Sunday, April 20, 2014

Health Guides

Martin Reed

Foods That Promote Sleep and Help Fight Insomnia

If you are having trouble going to sleep or you can't seem to sleep straight through the night, take a look at your diet. Just as there are foods that can keep you awake, there are foods that can promote sleep and reduce the effects of insomnia.   Here are a few to get you started:   Fish   Fish, such as salmon, tuna, cod and... Read moreChevron
posted 04/02/2014, comments (0)|

Nutrition Label Reading 101: Sodium, Fats, and Serving Size

If you've already checked out Part One of this discussion, you know that my goal is to help you to make a quick assessment about the many foods you encounter in the supermarket (especially processed foods), so that you know whether to grab it and assess the label a bit more, or leave it and move on.  I've covered "initial decisions," and... Read moreChevron
posted 02/03/2014, comments (0)|

Vicki, Health Guide

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 take a fun break. I recently started my own billboards on Vicki,s Pinterest site. I have billboards for my favorite... Read moreChevron
posted 06/24/2013, comments (0)|
Carrie Beth Brown

Carrie Beth Brown, Health Guide

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 for... Read moreChevron
posted 02/27/2013, comments (0)|
Merely Me

Merely Me, Health Guide

Freelance health writer, caregiver, and patient

Skin Cancer Screenings: Questions and Answers

Each month on Health Central’s Skin Cancer site, we select a member question or topic to explore with our consulting dermatologist, Dr. Lawrence Green, a practicing dermatologist and Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the George Washington University School of Medicine. This month we are going to be talking about skin cancer... Read moreChevron
posted 03/28/2012, comments (0)|

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