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Exercizing To Increase Serotonin Levels
Thursday, February 09, 2017      16 comments

***Exercise: Vigorous aerobic exercise delivers a double benefit. It raises brain levels of a growth factor called brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), which stimulates serotonin production; it also enables a precursor to serotonin, trypt... Read more
What Kind Of Mood Have You Been In Lately?
Wednesday, February 08, 2017      18 comments

The importance of the neurotransmitter serotonin in affecting mood has been widely acknowledged in numerous studies linking low brain levels of this key chemical with depression, anxiety, and irritability. Now, scientists are reporting another ... Read more
Venus and Mars
Tuesday, February 07, 2017      16 comments

Do you ever feel like you want to scream but you think that if you started to, you might not be able to stop? Most of the time, my husband and I get along just fine, but.............we both need our own space. In a normal Winter, he is gon... Read more
Winterset
Monday, February 06, 2017      16 comments

It seems like the pattern we are experiencing this Winter in Wisconsin is that Monday through Wednesday of each week is filled with freezing rain, snow, or freezing rain mixed with snow. I have learned to watch the weather before planning any e... Read more
Memory Maximizers
Sunday, February 05, 2017      13 comments

A couple of Blogs ago I wrote about Memory Loss after Menopause. In this Blog is the latest research to help you keep your brain sharp. Memory Games and Other Stimulation To Boost Your Mental Acuity If you want to reduce your risk for... Read more
What You Can Do To Ease Chronic Pain
Saturday, February 04, 2017      15 comments

You can use strategies on your own, without the help of providers of traditional or alternative treatments, to improve chronic pain. These include taking steps to improve your: *****Sleep: Insufficient sleep has been found to increase sen... Read more
Memory Decline and Menopause
Friday, February 03, 2017      20 comments

A new study associates memory decline with menopause. New research confirms what many women have long suspected: Menopause can lead to a fading memory. According to a study of 212 men and women between 45 and 55 years of age, menopausal w... Read more
A Little Humor
Thursday, February 02, 2017      19 comments

Relationships are a lot like algebra. Have you ever looked at your X and wondered Y? emoticon... Read more
How True This Is...........
Wednesday, February 01, 2017      23 comments

A recent study has found that women who carry a little extra weight, live longer than the men who mention it. ... Read more
Have You Ever Had A CT Scan?????
Tuesday, January 31, 2017      20 comments

When I had my yearly physical in November, a blood test showed that my Liver readings were high. I really didn't know what that meant health-wise. My doctor suggested that I have an ultra-sound of my liver and set up an appointment for me. I ... Read more
What Was Your Career Choice and Are You Happy You Chose It?????
Monday, January 30, 2017      24 comments

Growing up, my Great-Aunt was a huge influence on me. She was born in 1902 and was the oldest of 4 children. Her parents, my Great-Grand-parents came to America from Germany. My G.Grandfather and his brother opened a brewery and built a beaut... Read more
Are You An Optimist Or A Pessimist?
Sunday, January 29, 2017      17 comments

If you are a Pessimist, it could affect your health. Two recent studies suggest that thoughts may be as important as risk factors like high blood pressure, high cholesterol and high blood sugar when it comes to heart health. Research publi... Read more
I Was Really Glad To Read This.............
Saturday, January 28, 2017      19 comments

I have been taking Probiotics for the past 8 years for IBS. They have really worked well and have made such a big difference in my intestinal health. I was really happy to see the article below in the Women's Nutrition Connection, February 20... Read more
My Filter Is Missing
Friday, January 27, 2017      22 comments

Today my husband and I went with friends to see the movie La La Land. I love music and dancing and also Ryan Gosling. When the movie began it was in a traffic jam near L.A. and all of a sudden the drivers (who are often enraged when traffic is... Read more
Coping With Dizziness
Thursday, January 26, 2017      20 comments

Most people can remember riding a merry-go-round as a child. Standing on the platform, you held on, leaned your head back and looked at the sky. Then, when you got off the ride, you staggered around for a few minutes while the playground spun ... Read more

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