Depression, anxiety and mental illness

Some argue that: • Hope resides only in some • Help is limited and difficult to assess, unless one is rich enough to go private • Healing is to some extent possible for above disorders but takes time and commitment. However, cure is often not! Reactions?

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don’t throw away your expired epipens

EpiPen is the brand name of an auto-injectable device that delivers the drug epinephrine. It is a life-saving medication used when someone is experiencing an anaphylaxis. Anaphylaxis: is a severe allergic reaction due to insect stings/bites, foods, drugs, or other substances. Epinephrine acts quickly to improve breathing, stimulate the heart, raise a dropping blood pressure, […]

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Don’t neglect your health because of covid-19

Don’t neglect your health cos of this pandemic. Keep up with taking your medications as prescribed and if you have run out of your medications, call your doctor’s office to have refills sent to your pharmacy.Also, don’t neglect your wellness visit with your PCP. Most clinics conduct this visit via telemedicine (phone, video). If you […]

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hand washing is more effective than hand sanitizer

That is why it is so important to wash your hands with soap and water as soon as possible even after you use hand sanitizer. Washing with soap and bubbles for a at least 20 seconds will break the stickiness or adhesion of any bacteria on your hands. It will also break down any fatty […]

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It is not sanitary to re-use bath towels

Unless you wash your towel after each, use a disposable PAPER TOWEL.It’s easy to assume that because you’re clean when you dry off with a bath towel that your towel stays pretty clean even after a few uses. But bath towels host a variety of microorganisms that you might not welcome into your hygiene routineImagine […]

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New STD Testing: GONORRHEA, CHLAMYDIA

Did you know there are several types of sexually transmitted diseases that don’t show symptoms until after it’s too late?The Importance of Getting TestedIt’s highly recommended that you get tested for sexually transmitted diseases or infections if you’re sexually active. Even those who are sexually active with only one partner should consider testing.I recommend you […]

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Blood pressure cuff and irregular heartbeat

Before you get all panicky, you should feel your pulse, does it feel like a regular rhythm? How to feel your pulse: Put your finger on the side of your neck (carotid) or on your wrist (radial). Does it seem regular; not super-fast or super-slow or does it skip a lot of beats? Can you […]

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COVID-19: Dry Cough, Lung Infection, Ventilator

The body detects the thick, toxic mucous and generates a cough to drive the mucous out of the throat and trachea before it gets into the lungs. It has two purposes: In the early stage, when the infection is only in the upper respiratory system, sinuses, nose, and throat, the body generates mucous on those […]

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COVID-19: fear of going to the ER

Going to the hospital can seem extra scary at this time. I have had several conversations with people not wanting to go to the ER for fear of getting Covid-19. Statistics are showing a rise in people dying at home from heart attacks, strokes and other treatable illness’ as they do not want to go […]

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Foods Rich in Vitamin D3 Zinc and Magnesium

According to nutrition experts, the best way to get the nutrients we need is through food. Yet, even if you eat a a healthy well balanced diet, you may still fall short of needed nutrients. Whether you take more of supplements as opposed to food or vice versa, whats’s important is making sure you are […]

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COVID-19: boost immunity with vitamin D3

According to medical reports those patients who died from Covid-19 coronavirus were the ones who had a vitamin D blood level of 15 ng/mL or less while those who survived had vitamin D blood levels of more than 30 ng/mL.  Vitamin D is essential for the functioning of the innate and adaptive immune system and […]

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COVID-19

To Reiterate, up to 80% of the general population who are infected recover without any need to seek care.  Coronavirus affects different people in different ways. Most infected people will develop mild to moderate symptoms such as: • Fever • Tiredness • Dry cough • Aches and pains. • Nasal congestion. • Runny nose. • […]

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Every one desrves Respect

Bus drivers, fast food workers, grocery store workers, delivery drivers, garbage collectors, sanitation workers, etc., are the ones taking us through this crisis, making sure we have the essentials to survive on and even risking their health.  Never look down on anyone for the job they have. A job with minimum wage is not indicative […]

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COVID-19

NYC:  103, 208 cases 6,898 deaths While we cannot stop this pandemic because it has its own course and will stop when it wants to stop, we can do something to stop it spreading thus preventing more sickness and deaths.  We all have to protect ourselves the best way possible. Everyone should consider themselves as   a […]

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Dangers of Tobacco Use

With all of the good reasons to stop tobacco use, why is it so hard for so many people to stop using it. Smokers want to quit, and many people stop smoking and never go back. But for the majority of people its not that easy to stop. Many of you struggle to stop smoking […]

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Antibiotics: Bacteria vs Virus

If you take antibiotic when you have a viral infection, the antibiotic attacks the beneficial and non-disease-causing bacteria in your body. Allowing potentially harmful bacteria to replace the harmless ones

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Smoothies are Healthy

Best Time to Have a Smoothie: In the Morning. If you typically have a hard time getting started in the morning, prepping your smoothie ingredients in your blend cup or pitcher in advance makes things easier.  Before and After a Workout.  Lunch On-The-Go.  Satisfying Your Sweet Tooth.  For Sleep and Relaxation.

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