5 Steps to Advocating Your Health Concerns
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5 Steps to Advocating Your Health Concerns

One of the most miserable feelings in the world is the feeling of not being heard, especially by someone whom you are seeking help or just trying to understand you. That's how I felt a couple years ago when I visited my fourth OB/GYN in 1 1/2 years. Yep, that's right. I said FOURTH! I am happy to say that I am in love with this doctor's clinical ability and more importantly her ability to listen, hear, and get me!

Life Coach: How To Be Supportive During Fertility Treatments
The disappointment is overwhelming.
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Can Failed Fertility Treatments Ruin Your Relationship?

The stress of fertility treatment can impact even the most stable marriage but what happens when the treatments don't work? Life coach Rhona Berens went through it and survived. In this post, she offers couples four tips on how to manage the fertility journey together with compassion, kindness and love.

12 Ways To Help Your Spouse Face Surgery
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12 Ways To Help Your Spouse Face Surgery

The sad truth of the matter is this—human beings get sick from time to time. No great revelation here, but when your doctor or the doctor of your spouse or lover tells you that "surgery is required" it can be traumatic—to both of you! It can definitely ruin your day. When we get married we promise to love and cherish each other "until death do us part." Those are the traditional marriage vows most all of us recite when we get married. 

What To Do In Times Of Sickness
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What To Do In Times Of Sickness

There are times when your sweetheart is sick or gets injured. Depending upon the nature of the illness, it can become quite an emotional time. How you handle yourself during this time can foster peace and healing or arguments and stress for both of you. People respond to illness differently. Some withdraw into their shell, focusing all of their energy on what they are trying to resolve. Others become very demanding and want to be waited on constantly.

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Skin Needling for Acne Scar Treatment with Derma Rollers

Since appearance plays a vital role in determining a person’s confidence, a number of people all over the globe are adopting different procedures to get rid of their skin problems. But, most of the cosmetic and medical procedures for skin replenishment such as laser therapy are considered as invasive procedures. This means they break through the skin and expose the tissues to the elements of the environment.

Reclaiming Your Vitality - The Journey
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Reclaiming Your Vitality - The Journey

Today was the first day I actually am wondering if I can do this.  Today the spirit was willing but the flesh was weak.  I went to Zumba tonight.  It's been a while since I've taken a class - maybe a month or so.  I'd done Jillian Michael's Body Revolution last week, so I felt like I could handle it.  I couldn't.  It wasn't the pace or that the exercises were particularly difficult.  In fact I felt like the instructor actually toned it down a bit tonight.  And yet I have never felt more awkward and out of

Reclaiming Your Vitality - The Journey
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Reclaiming Your Vitality - The Journey

I worked out this morning.  I noticed how much harder it was doing it in the mornings than evenings.  But I made it through! Today was my cheat day  It's Friday so it's diner and a movie with my daughter.  What I discovered is that fast food smells better than it taste.  And when I eat it I feel disgusting.  I had a horrible quick meal of bad food and I noticed I felt a coating of grease from my throat to my stomach.  It was gross. So am off fast food.  I just can't take it!

Reclaiming Your Vitality - The Journey
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Reclaiming Your Vitality - The Journey

So the day started with some interesting news.  I got back another set of test results.  All normal except Thyroid readings which were low.  Of course they couldn't tell me if that was the cause of any of the other symptoms I have, but they did offer me drugs.  I think that a standard medical practice is to offer drugs to the patient before they ask so you can cut down on the amount of time you actually have to spend with them, especially since you don't actually know what's wrong. 

Food - Let it count
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Food - Let it count

Food: Make what’s in side Counts Food makes the body. Make it count by choosing and eating the right ones. Summer is here and a good time focusing on eating more fruits and vegetables. The focus in this article is vegetables with other components to balance your meals. Are you eating three vegetables every day? Nutrition researchers recommend eating 9-13 servings per day to stay healthy. To improve your number, try preparing them in different ways to add flavors and add a bunch of pizzazz. Variety is the spice of life

Erecticle Dysfunction (ED) Causes
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Erecticle Dysfunction (ED) Causes

How long you have been suffering these ailments? Has this happened overnight or chronically, over time? Can you recall an occasion you first encountered this problem? Does your erectile problem bother you all the time or you face a problem at times? Do you encounter this disorder with all your sex partners (in case there are more than one partner) or just a particular one? When you are able to have an erection, are you able to insert the penis into the vagina?

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Is your man a junk food junkie?
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Help! My Fiance Has Unhealthy Eating Habits

So you've taken the leap and are making wedding plans. You're excited, exhilarated, but nagged by some uneasy feelings because of his eating habits. You're not perfect, but at least you know that what and how you eat is important, and you're consciously, consistently trying to improve your own eating habits. He, on the other hand, could care less, and routinely inhales junk food.

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According to Planned Parenthood, 1.2 million women have abortions every year.
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'Roe V. Wade' Anniversary: 4 Facts About Abortion

January 22, 2013 is the 40th anniversary of legalized abortion in our nation. While voluntary pregnancy termination (VPT) is not a goal for most women, it is a road that millions have taken in the last four decades.