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Natural Relief for Migraines – The Neurofeedback Solution

Today, medical experts estimate that more than 45 million people in the United States alone deal with headaches on a regular basis. If you suffer regularly with tension or migraine headaches, then you know all too well how debilitating they can be. In severe cases, both types of headaches can actually prevent a person from working, going to school, and living a normal life.
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Stress: The Silent Killer

The perils of modern life seem to be lurking in the hallways of our psyche through the pathways of stress. When one thinks of defining stress it is hard to pinpoint where it actually resides. Symptoms of stress are so global that they affect all areas of a person’s functioning from headaches to digestive issues, depression and a feeling of impending doom. Typically when
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Relationship between Debt, Depression and Death by Suicide – The Deadly D’s

Consumerism is the aliment of the 21st Century and advertising that makes us feel inadequate constantly bombards us if we don’t have the latest gadget or the best clothes or the fastest car. The advertising “world” spends $200 Billion dollars a year seducing us to buying various products so that we develop brand loyalty and remain addicted to buying. As a Psychologist I treat
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How Laughter Impacts the Brain

Laughter, such a joyful, intense emotion yet very poorly understood from a brain perspective. As a Psychologist I work to cultivate resiliency in my clients, with one of the prominent factors of resiliency being a sense of humor. We all intuitively know that a sense of humor is a precious commodity and yet we do not “invest” in as heavily as we probably could!
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From Farm to Table – College campuses and veganism

College dining halls are now riddled with incessant choices of foods with specific markers on the food identifying vegetarian, vegan, kosher, gluten free, etc. As confusing as it is, these options also are the doorway to college students learning new and different ways of eating. The following statistics highlight the body image disturbances that are all too prevalent in our youth today: 35-57% of
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Brain Fitness – Healthy Mind, Healthy Aging

As we look over the horizon of a sea of faces and people, certainly there are some “beings” that just seem to radiate contentment, joy, peace and satiety… We have all met women in their 50’s and beyond who are inspirational, seem to have boundless energy and highly infectious with their optimism. A key factor that can help us age well as women is
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Healthy Within Brain Health Institute Launches Summer Brain Training Program

Sessions begin May 15th and assist children with ADHD regain focus for new school year (San Diego, CA – May 1, 2013) – According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, roughly 10% of all school-aged children in the United States, totaling over 5 million, have been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD.  Recent studies have confirmed that the use of Neurofeedback, or
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Special to CNN: Help yourself and your kids: Don’t diet

Link to article on CNN Editor’s note: Dr. Divya Kakaiya is clinical director and founder of the Healthy Within treatment program in San Diego, California, and president of the nonprofit Healthy Within Foundation. She has been treating eating disorders since 1985 and has been cited frequently for her volunteer work with girls and women. San Diego, California (CNN) — Welcome to 2010. What is
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NPR: African-Americans and Eating Disorders

To listen to the audio or read transcript on NPR, click here. FARAI CHIDEYA, host: This is NEWS & NOTES. I’m Farai Chideya. Black people don’t starve themselves, throw up, or do any other things that constitute an eating disorder. That’s what some people think, but that’s wrong. Some studies show that African-Americans are just as likely as whites to struggle with eating disorders.
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