Dawn Phenomenon

Everyone experiences a hormone surge called the "dawn phenomenon" each morning several hours before they wake up. For people with diabetes, however, this hormone surge results in higher-than-normal blood sugar levels because they don't have a normal insulin response...

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Don’t Have A Stroke!

Don’t Have A Stroke!

Holidays are notorious for bringing on strokes. Those on blood pressure medication(s) who routinely monitor and treat this condition can easily deviate, not only in checking the 'numbers' but also in the diet. After all, it's an occasion. Indiscretions occur. Remember...

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Got Holiday Blues

Got Holiday Blues

Holiday blues are more common then you think and have varying degrees of severity This time of year the lights are blinking, festive music is on all the airwaves yet not everyone is gleeful.  Seasonal depression is more common than you think, statistics approx. that...

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Smell and Memories

Smell and Memories

Recently I learned that our noses can remember 50,000 different scents. Impressive, even more, is that memories can be recalled in detail from way back in our past. So if you recall as a child smelling your mother's perfume your brain waves will respond including...

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Omega 3 Fatty Acid

Omega 3 Fatty Acid

Omega 3-oil has been touted to be helpful for treatment and even prevention of many conditions from heart disease to anxiety and depression.Omega-3 is a type of polyunsaturated fat. Small amounts are essential for good health and can be found in the food that we eat...

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