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Off-Limit Meds & Hypertension

If you have high blood pressure, there are some medications that are now off-limits to you because they can raise your blood pressure further. Watch this video to learn about the drugs you have to avo…

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Antidepressants & Suicide Risk

You've heard that antidepressants can increase suicide risk during the first few months of treatment. But the risk is not black and white-- watch this video to get the details.…

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Antidepressant Therapy: Getting it Right

Taking two types of antidepressants instead of one may give you a better chance at beating your depression. Find out which combos are the most common.…

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The Most Important Part of Your Health

I recently had the privilege of giving a speech to a packed house of incredible people at the Hay House I Can Do It IGNITE conference, where I shared the stage with my mentors, teachers, and friends -…

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The Surprising Silver Lining of Sadness

What if feeling depressed is actually a positive thing that makes you healthier? By Ginny Graves, Prevention Dina S.* had already been on antidepressants for a few months when she got the mo…

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Things You Don’t Tell Your Doctor (But Should)

How many times have you filled out the form at the doctorís office and lied? Everyone raise their hands (Bueller? Bueller?). Yeah, me too. And Iím a doctor.† Why do we do this? Hey, there are some…

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5 Tips to Calm the Common Cold

Oh, the common cold--such misery we learn to live through! Wouldn't it be great to never catch a cold?! While getting chilled or wet doesn't cause colds, there are factors that make you more susce…

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Ask the Loveologist: Not Hard Enough

My husband has been having some trouble having and maintaining an erection lately. We have never had this problem before and he assures me that he is not fooling around with another woman and that he…

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Crazy Making: Treating Children’s Mental Illness with Questionable Drugs

A very odd parlor game that some of my family members like to play (this is extended, not immediate family) is diagnosis the disorder. This alternately humorous and horrifying pastime consists of sele…

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Protect and Care for Your Pet the Green Way

By Doreen Pollack, Intent Yesterday I wrote about taking care of your pet from one end to the other. Most of us hope thatís all we ever have to worry about. Unfortunately sometimes there are hea…

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