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RN Advice: What’s the Harm?

December 11, 2017 by

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Daria asks:  How much harm am I doing when I have a glass of wine or an unhealthy dessert/appetizer at the many parties this holiday? This is a great question Daria but the answer is – it all depends.  If you are experiencing ANY pain, illness, sleep disturbance, bowel abnormalities, irritabilities, headaches, or are overweight […]

RN Advice: Should I take my prescriptions?

December 8, 2017 by

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Karen asks: I have been diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis and my doctor is prescribing several anti-inflammatory medications to manage the pain.  Should I take them? This question could easily be for any number of inflammatory illnesses such as: Any arthritis Crohn’s disease Heart disease High blood pressure High cholesterol Thyroid issues Fibromyalgia Type II diabetes, […]

RN Advice: Carbohydrates

February 2, 2016 by

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Angela asks: Are all carbohydrates bad for you? First, let me explain what is a carbohydrate.  Any food that breaks down into sugars is considered a carbohydrate.  With that being said, that includes a huge range of foods such as breads, chips, pasta, sauces, etc., as well as fruits and vegetables. Carbohydrates are classified as simple or complex.  […]

RN ADVICE: The Christmas To Do List

December 15, 2015 by

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I am betting that every one of us has a list that is much longer than the list in the picture and we are experiencing a lot of stress over that list.  I know in the past, my lists were very detailed. I put a lot of pressure on myself for the holidays to be […]

RN Advice: Quick Fix

November 24, 2015 by

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Is there any product, diet or regime I can do to drop 10-15 pounds before the holidays? Please help!  Janie Dear Janie,  I love this question because this is a question that I think we all have at one time or another.  We have a special occasion, want to look our best and a quick […]

RN Advice

October 3, 2015 by

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Angela asks: So this past summer I have let myself go.  I have joint achiness, reflux and of course gained more than I want to admit.  How do I get back on track? Great question Angela.  During the summer it is not unusual to get into a relaxed schedule and frame of mind.  The summer […]

RN Advice: Skin Care

July 1, 2015 by

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Our skin is the largest organ of the body. It plays a very important role in the protection of our body as well as is a great messenger of our health. Wrinkles, rashes, sores, dry patches, discolorations, and acne are just a few of the signs that reflect our degree of health. Our skin is […]