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The “M” Word

I’m guessing most of you have heard of MS (Multiple Sclerosis) or MD (Muscular Dystrophy), but I’m also guessing that not many of you have heard of MG (Myasthenia Gravis). MG is a rare, debilitating neurological disorder.

Are You Getting Enough “iums”

It wasn’t long ago that my husband asked me when as a society we became so dehydrated that we all needed to carry large water bottles with us every where we go. I believe that dehydration is only part of the problem. I believe the missing piece are the electrolytes.

10 Ways to Live More Fully

By Dr. Kate Sinner, Contributor Stop trying to be perfect: You already are. Yes, each one of us is a work in progress, but that work is perfect in its state of evolution. When you are driven by perfection, you are unable to appreciate who you already are. Try instead to look at what is right…

Quitting Smoking, Winning the Good Fight

By Ian Newton, Contributor When it comes to my quit smoking clients I ask them to fight for their health and to become true warriors of change. The reason for this is simple. If you try a passive process and expect some outside force to fix your smoking habit then you have a poor chance…

BP (Be Proactive) Well Being Figures in Blood Pressure Health

In working with clients and providing advice and counsel encouraging them to focus on a well-being lifestyle, I often hear questions that start with. “I heard in the news… ” This month one of the topics making news was high blood pressure or hypertension. High blood pressure is a leading risk factor for heart disease, stroke, kidney failure, and other health problems. About 30 percent of people in the United States have high blood pressure.

The Human Genome

Do you remember the Human Genome Project? From 1990 through 2003[i], researchers were able to identify between 20,000 and 25,000 genes. It was basic information about the almost three billion chemical base pairs that we know as CATG, GTAC, or the many variations