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Fibromyalgia Flares: Symptoms, Triggers and Treatment

Fibromyalgia – an example a central pain syndrome – is a chronic health condition characterized by symptoms of widespread muscle pain, fatigue, memory problems and mood changes. As in many chronic diseases, fibromyalgia symptoms can come and go and vary in intensity. Fibromyalgia Symptoms While a person with fibromyalgia might experience certain symptoms on a regular...

17 Ways to Help Students With ADHD Concentrate

Research shows that students with ADHD can concentrate better when they’re allowed to fidget (here’s a link to the study). But what if this becomes a distraction for the rest of the class? We received hundreds of Facebook comments from teachers, parents, and students with great ideas for letting students quietly fidget, and here...

Can You Outgrow Therapy for Bipolar Disorder?

I have had years of therapy in my life to deal with bipolar disorder (and other assorted issues). I would say, at least 15. It makes my head spin thinking of all the therapists I have talked to in my time. But I admit, I’m not in therapy now. I know, as a role model...

10 THING’S YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT CELIAC DISEASE-Term Life

Celiac disease is a digestive disorder that occurs when the body reacts to the gluten and protein found in grains, like barley, rye, and wheat. One in every 133 Americans has this disorder. These people have to live a gluten-free life. This disease is also called celiac sprue or gluten-sensitive enteropathy. The immune system...

31 Things To Know – Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester

Nearly 3 million women in our country are now living in the aftermath of a breast cancer diagnosis.According to the National Cancer Institute’s Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program, in 2012 there were approximately 2,975,314 women alive who had a history of cancer of the breast in the United States. Excluding skin...

10 Things You Should Do Before Undergoing Breast Cancer Surgery

1. Stay Calm The diagnosis of breast cancer strikes most women like a “crisis”. However, you should resist the urge to treat it as an “emergency”. Having the cancer removed quickly may help your anxiety, but “rushing” to surgery will not improve your chances of surviving breast cancer or avoiding a recurrence. For...

30 Years in the Making: Fibromyalgia Finally Recognized as Official Diagnosis: Term Life

For the first time ever, fibromyalgia is being listed as an official diagnosis in the medical coding list that doctors, physicians, nurses, researchers, insurers and others use to classify diseases and other health problems. The list – known as the International Statistical Classification of Disease and Related Health Problems or ICD – is released...

13 Things You Didn’t Know About People with ADD & ADHD

There are many misconceptions surrounding people with attention deficit disorders, and frankly a lot of ignorance. Here are 13 things you may not have known about people with ADD and ADHD. Listen up, and focus. 1)    Dreaming BIG There is no limit to how much people with ADD and ADHD can dream. They are uber-creative. And,...

25 Things to Love About Your Child with ADHD

This is a positive, uplifting article aimed at ADHD parents. The article includes 25 easy to read bullet points. The points include good qualities of children with ADHD. For example, how they can find order in chaos and how they want to help others. The article also adds humorous thoughts such as ADHD children...

6 Signs Of Borderline Personality Disorder

A few years ago, I got a call from a social worker, asking me to come to a local mental health facility and attend a meeting for family members of people who were receiving treatment — which came as a shock, as I did not know I that had any family receiving treatment at...

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