Monthly Archives: May 2012

7 Ways to Make Scheduling Easier

Here are some no-nonsense tips for getting through the week with busy kids: Think before you say yes. Don’t just agree to every whim your child has. Ask if the child understands the amount of practice expected for violin lessons…

Hepatitis: Signs and Symptoms

A liver inflamed with hepatitis has trouble regulating bile for digestion, as well as trouble screening poisons from the bloodstream. The yellow eyes and skin characteristic of jaundice — which is sometimes a symptom of hepatitis — result from bile…

Cravings Come and Cravings Go, Post 2

Fill your lungs from the bottom (the bottom of your lungs is in the middle of your back, at the base of your rib cage) to your shoulders, then exhale in the opposite sequence. Your rib cage and abdomen should…

Cravings Come and Cravings Go, Post 1

If you reduce or quit your tobacco habit, you are going to have cravings. Cravings are very unpredictable! They can occur you when you least expect it, and even if you are expecting one, it can be milder or stronger…

What Are Your Triggers?

Do you sometimes smoke because something triggers you to want a cigarette? Triggers to smoke can be emotional or situational. Emotional Triggers:

Diverticulosis & Colon Cancer Risk

Q.I had my first colonoscopy today, and my discharge paperwork states that I have no polyps, but I have diverticulosis. My age is 54, and I am a black male. Do I have an increased risk of colon cancer even…