ADULTS CAN HAVE ADHD, TOO! Seriously? ADHD in Adults? Everyone used to consider ADHD to be something that only occurs among children. Many professionals even believed that children who had been diagnosed with ADHD would later, eventually, grow out of it. But, we know now that that line of thinking is completely [...]
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Heart Health Tip number 1 is to take a deep breath. Deep in through your nose, hold it, let it out. Let out anxiety. Let out concern. Let out anything that you’re holding on to so you can start your day healthy. Tip number 2 is eat protein first. When you eat [...]
Insights about Sickle Cell Disease and Stroke that May Surprise You Sickle Cells If you have sickle cell disease, your red blood cells become deformed turning sickle shaped. The bone marrow tries to make more blood cells to make up for the loss, but can’t keep up causing anemia. The new shape [...]
SYMPTOMS OF HEART FAILURE THAT YOU MAY NOT KNOW Congestion Cough caused by backup of blood and fluid into the lungs Usually a dry cough with no phlegm A wet cough with pink, frothy Fluid caused by a more severe Wheezing caused by asthma Abdominal Bloating Caused by backup of blood and [...]
Not Sure What Cardiac Arrest, Heart Attack and Heart Failure Mean? The terms “heart attack” and “cardiac arrest” are completely different terms, so understanding the differences between the two can help save lives. Heart Attack It’s more like a plumbing problem. It happens when there’s a sudden blockage in the blood vessels [...]
Emotional Traps to Watch Out for as a Caregiver 1 in 7 adults in this country are caring for both an aging parent along with their own children. In many cases, it’s the setup for caregiver burnout. What happens is you get withdrawing from family and friends. Being a caregiver might be [...]
10 Things to Help When Tragedy Strikes C - Come Immediately! Immediate response is the first and best thing you should give your loved one when tragedy strikes. You want to calm him or her by being present there with them. Your presence doesn’t only provide him or her a calming influence but [...]
CHRISTIANS WITH DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THESE 5 THINGS It’s important to remember that depression is a brain illness that can be fatal if it’s not treated properly. Every year, depression affects more than 16 million Americans. Mental health is starting to get the recognition that it deserves, but there [...]
BE THE DAD YOUR SONS LOVE AND LOOK UP TO There're 10 things you can start doing today... 1 PRAY FOR YOUR SONS & PRAY WITH THEM As a dad, you don’t just pray for your sons but let them see you doing it, too. You want your sons to know you’re a [...]
Original or Traditional Medicare…What is the Difference? Good Morning Ms. Toni: I am turning 65 in Dec. and retiring because of my health. I recently had a triple bi-pass and last week I talked with the office manager at my cardiologist’s office about me getting on Medicare and what I should do? She [...]