Archive for March, 2012

Sharon Howard’s Evaluation and Plan for April. Part 2

Friday, March 30, 2012 7:07 Comments Off

If you notice that you are not hungry, but still want to eat, ask yourself, “How do I feel?” The blank column, next to the food and amount, you can label “Feelings”. Jot down what is going on at the time you are eating.

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Sharon Howard’s Evaluation and Plan for April. Part 1

Friday, March 30, 2012 7:03 Comments Off

Dear April, Welcome to Four Get Fit! You are beginning a unique program designed to help you lose weight and get fit. You are starting out at 170 pounds. You have tried many diets in the past, and we will not put you on a restrictive diet here.

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Mothers Raising Daughters

Thursday, March 29, 2012 6:57 Comments Off

My teen-age daughter started high school last month and hit a wall. Nothing seems to work for her at the moment — not the hours, the environment or the workload.

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Making a Migraine Diagnosis

Monday, March 19, 2012 3:28 Comments Off

The most important factor in the diagnosis of migraine is the history of the patient’s symptoms. To make the diagnosis of migraine and to rule out a more serious condition, doctors will begin by asking questions about the patient’s symptoms, prior history of health problems, medication use, habits, and family history.

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Heart Disease Risk Different for Adolescents

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 4:50 Comments Off

Unlike the relationship between coronary heart disease (CHD) and inactivity for adults, CHD risk for adolescents depends more on weight than on activity level. A study published in Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise (Vol. 33 No. 2) noted that, while CHD risk in adults is directly related to aerobic fitness, in children and […]

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It’s Never Too Late To Quit

Wednesday, March 7, 2012 5:42 Comments Off

Some people who have smoked for many years feel as though they are too old to get the benefits of quitting smoking. They feel that the damage cigarettes have done to their body, is irreversible and that there is no sense in quitting. Well, a recently published study in the British Medical Journal shows just […]

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