Are You A Power Snoozer?

Are you a power snoozer? This is called narcolepsy, falling aslepp during the day. Do you wake yourself up at night? Do you snore? There are many reasons why people can’t sleep at night. In fact, there are 11 types of insomonia.  Actually women have more sleep disorders, especially those with serious health issues, hormone problems, pain, chemo…
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Prevention Of Hypertension Or High Blood Pressure

Normal is considered less than 120 for systolic pressure and less than 80 for diastolic pressure. Prehypertension is 120-139 for systolic and/or 80-89 for diastolic pressure. Stage 1 hypertension is 140-159 and/or 90/99 for diastolic pressure. Stage 2 hypertension is 160 or higher and/or 100 or higher How can you reduce your risk of high…
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Teens Benefit From Having A Job

Studies have show that teens that work less than 20 hours a week during the school year have higher grades than teens who put in longer hours. Students who work gain the following benefits: 1.respect and compassion for others 2.confidence that they can do a variety of tasks 3.people skills in learning to deal with…
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How To Build Self Confidence In Children

Children need to learn to be confident and feel responsible.  They are never too young to assume responsibilities.  I saw this once… Show, tell, do.  We should assign a child a job or task. 1.Show the child how to do it. 2.Tell the child what they will be doing and why. 3.Do the task with…
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Get Your Kids Active!

With childhood obesity raging in this country we need to get our kids moving. The Park Nicollet Institute has a handy dandy sheet (The Kid’s Activity Pyramid) that has lots of ideas.  Go to : www.parknicollet.com/healthinnovations. There is an exercise pyramid sheet that you can fill in on the back.  There are ideas for everyday, for 3-5…
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